Professional Management and Business Legacy with Joni Fedders (Ep. 39)

Professional Management and Business Legacy with Joni Fedders (Ep. 39)

Are you ready to transform the way you run your business? Today on the Finish Big Podcast,  Mark Doman introduces Joni Fedders, President of Aileron, and explores the unique nonprofit organization based in Dayton, Ohio. Together they explore how Aileron helps business owners and their teams embrace professional management to elevate their lives and organizations. …

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From Growing Pains to Profit With Ron Nagy (Ep. 38)

From Growing Pains to Profit With Ron Nagy (Ep. 38)

Have you ever wondered what it takes to scale a family business into a multi-location, multi-million dollar empire? In the latest installment of the Finish Big Podcast, Mark Dorman talks with Ron Nagy, a successful second-generation business owner, about his journey of transforming a single-location body shop into a multi-location thriving enterprise, the challenges faced …

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Navigating the Emotional and Practical Aspects of Business Transitions With Joe Scheid (Ep. 37)

Navigating the Emotional and Practical Aspects of Business Transitions With Joe Scheid (Ep. 37)

Are you a business owner standing at the crossroads of change, wondering what to do next?  You’re not alone. In this episode, Mark Dorman and founding member of the Legacy Advisors Network, Joe Scheid tackle the often-overlooked but critical issue that business owners face: the complex challenge of financial planning during pivotal transitions. Together they …

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Executing A Successful Exit Plan With Rich Craig (Ep. 36)

Executing A Successful Exit Plan With Rich Craig (Ep. 36)

With a rapidly evolving marketplace and the persistent talent shortages in the accounting industry, the need for expert guidance in succession planning has never been more critical In this insightful episode, Mark Dorman speaks with Rich Craig, Managing Partner at 415 Group. Together, they discuss the intricacies of growing an accounting firm and the broader …

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The Remarkable Journey of The Pearl Valley Cheese Company With Chuck Ellis (Ep. 35)

The Remarkable Journey of The Pearl Valley Cheese Company With Chuck Ellis (Ep. 35)

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run and operate a successful business? How about doing it over multiple generations spanning nearly a century? In the latest installment of the Finish Big Podcast, Mark Dorman sits down with Chuck Ellis, recently retired president and CEO of the renowned Pearl Valley Cheese Company in Ohio. …

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Maximizing Sales Strategies With Melanie French (Ep. 34)

Maximizing Sales Strategies With Melanie French (Ep. 34)

Do you need help with developing sales functions in your business?  Well, don’t go anywhere because you’ve come to the right place! This week, guest Melanie French, a fractional VP of Sales, joins Mark Dorman to discuss the importance of developing and improving sales functions in mid-size companies. Melanie shares her journey from a Sales …

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Crafting Success Through Navigating Governance Challenges With Mike Catan (Ep. 33)

Crafting Success Through Navigating Governance Challenges With Mike Catan (Ep. 33)

If you’re a business owner wrestling with the idea of passing the torch or expanding your family’s business footprint, take heart—you’re in good company. In the latest edition of the Finish Big Podcast Mark Dorman talks with Mike Catan, the former CEO who propelled Pat Catan’s and Darice Incorporated from a humble family craft store …

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Exploring Business Valuation and Market Dynamics with Scott Gabehart (Ep. 32)

Exploring Business Valuation and Market Dynamics with Scott Gabehart (Ep. 32)

Do you understand the true value of your company? In today’s enlightening conversation, Mark Dorman talks with Chief Valuation Officer at BizEquity, Scott Gabehart to shed light on the complexities of business valuation. With Scott’s extensive experience and insight, this episode demystifies the valuation process and illustrates how BizEquity’s innovative platform is making accurate valuations …

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CEPA and Business Transition Triumphs with Steve Hopkins (Ep.31)

CEPA and Business Transition Triumphs with Steve Hopkins (Ep.31)

What do you need to make the most of your succession plan? What strategies and information could exit planners provide? Join Mark Dorman and his guest Steve Hopkins, Owner of Charter BTA, in exploring the critical nature of devising contingency plans for business owners. Together they touch on the advantages of having a CEPA credential …

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Exiting a Family Business with Mike Swiatkowski (Ep. 30)

Exiting a Family Business with Mike Swiatkowski (Ep. 30)

Are you working in a family business? Do your values align with the company values and trajectory?  Mark Dorman speaks with Mike Swiatkowski, VP of Corporate Development at Gordon River Partners, about his journey through his family business. From starting at the company, to promoting growth after his father passed, to leaving the family business …

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