GO Grow: Manufacturing Spotlight

The latest episode in Georgia Oak Partners’ "GO Grow” video series features Managing Partner Mike Lonergan's conversation with Georgia Association of Manufacturers President Roy Bowen.

Created by Georgia's textile industry, the Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) has steadily diversified its membership and broadened its reach and the scope of issues it addresses. While its mission has remained constant over the years, today GAM works on behalf of all Georgia manufacturers to enhance their competitiveness in a global marketplace.

In this Manufacturing Spotlight, Mike and Roy discuss key trends impacting the manufacturing industry and how leaders can leverage creative approaches to tackle skilled labor issues.

We'd be happy to discuss how these trends apply to your business

GO Grow: Manufacturing Spotlight

By Camille Cantrell | September 14, 2021

The latest episode in Georgia Oak Partners’ “GO Grow” video series features Managing Partner Mike Lonergan’s conversation with Georgia Association of Manufacturers President Roy Bowen. Created by Georgia’s textile industry, the Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) has steadily diversified its membership and broadened its reach and the scope of issues it addresses. While its mission […]

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Consumer Marketing Spotlight

By Camille Cantrell | September 8, 2021

The latest episode in Georgia Oak Partners’ “GO Grow” video series features Managing Partner Mike Lonergan’s conversation with Your Pie Chief Marketing Officer and Marketing Expert Lisa Dimson. With more than 20 years of marketing experience on behalf of consumer brands, Lisa discusses digital marketing trends accelerated by the pandemic and how to leverage those […]

Building the People Who Build Your Products

By Camille Cantrell | August 5, 2021

By: Dean Ditmar, Operating Partner I started my eight-year tenure at General Electric (GE) Plastics in 1997 as a Regional Sales Manager. Just two years prior, GE had introduced Six Sigma, the Motorola-inspired methodology for eliminating 99.99966% of defects in the manufacturing process. Although this process focuses on defects in manufacturing, it also opened my […]

GO Grow: Franchising Spotlight

By Camille Cantrell | July 28, 2021

The second episode in Georgia Oak Partners’ “GO Grow” video series features Managing Partner Mike Lonergan’s conversation with Operating Partner and Franchising Expert David Barr. David has been part of the Georgia Oak family for nearly ten years and sits on the board of two of Georgia Oak’s partner companies, Your Pie and Farm Burger. […]

Staffing Industry Insights

By Camille Cantrell | June 30, 2021

By Kevin P. LeCompte Before I entered the staffing world 25 years ago, I served as an officer in the Army National Guard. The lessons I began learning in the Army about cultivating successful team environments, I refined during my years as an executive at Aerotek, Staffmark, and Global Employment Solutions. I became right at […]