24 episodes

Craig Pollack, Founder & CEO of FPA Technology Services, Inc. interviews successful business owners, subject matter experts, and other impactful business leaders in the Greater Los Angeles area with the goal of helping other small business owners and key decision makers grow or simply improve how they run their businesses - ultimately looking to increase their profitability.

Business Before Technology Craig Pollack

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Craig Pollack, Founder & CEO of FPA Technology Services, Inc. interviews successful business owners, subject matter experts, and other impactful business leaders in the Greater Los Angeles area with the goal of helping other small business owners and key decision makers grow or simply improve how they run their businesses - ultimately looking to increase their profitability.

    #24: Behind the Scenes at VC3 with Derek Woolf, COO of VC3

    #24: Behind the Scenes at VC3 with Derek Woolf, COO of VC3

    In this episode, we meet with Derek Woolf, Chief Operating Officer of VC3, FPA’s parent company. As COO, Derek is a key member of the VC3 leadership team driving operational improvements across the organization with years, if not decades, of experience running an MSP. Among other topics, Derek share’s his thoughts, experience, and understanding of VC3 and the integration process FPA is currently going through.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #23: Leverage Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand with Michael Ashley, Owner & Creative Content Specialist at Michael Ashley Publishing

    #23: Leverage Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand with Michael Ashley, Owner & Creative Content Specialist at Michael Ashley Publishing

    In this episode, we meet with Michael Ashley, Owner and Creative Content Specialist of Michael Ashley Publishing. In addition to writing thought provoking articles on AI and the future of tech for Forbes, Entrepreneur, and others, Michael also works with thought leaders to tell their stories in new and meaningful ways while helping them build their own personal brands. Michael is the co-host of the “Changing the Story” podcast and to date, has co-authored 50+ books. Listen and learn how you could improve your own personal brand leveraging some of Michael’s great insight.

    • 54 min
    #22: The State of Commercial Real Estate with Sheryl Mazirow, Founder & President of Mazirow Commercial, Inc.

    #22: The State of Commercial Real Estate with Sheryl Mazirow, Founder & President of Mazirow Commercial, Inc.

    In this episode, we meet with Sheryl Mazirow, Founder & President of Mazirow Commercial, a “Tenant Only” Real Estate advisory firm. Sheryl works with businesses to help them not only find and procure the perfect office space, but also helps in between lease executions with ongoing cost saving programs. Listen and learn how you could improve your office space search while also reducing your ongoing location costs.

    • 50 min
    #21: Prepping For Your Exit with Kevin Berson, Founder & President of Kinected Advisors

    #21: Prepping For Your Exit with Kevin Berson, Founder & President of Kinected Advisors

    In this episode, we meet with Kevin Berson, Founder & President of Kinected Advisors, a full-service M&A Advisory Firm. Kinected Advisors was founded in 2014 with the objective of helping business owners increase the value of their companies and ultimately sell for maximum value on their terms. Listen and learn how you could improve your business with some valuable tips and tricks long before you’re thinking of exiting.

    • 52 min
    #20: Reducing Your Risk with Justin Grooms, Founder & CEO of Chariot Consulting

    #20: Reducing Your Risk with Justin Grooms, Founder & CEO of Chariot Consulting

    In this episode, we meet with Justin Grooms, Founder & CEO of Chariot Consulting. Justin works with businesses to help them improve the lives and performance of their employees through risk management, safety, and training and development programs. Justin has developed a comprehensive approach to reducing risk, improving safety, and increasing productivity. Listen and learn how you could reduce your risk and increase the safety of your employees at the same time.
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    Guest: Justin Grooms | www.ChariotConsultingLLC.com
    Host: Craig Pollack | www.FPAinc.com
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    This is a Mr. Thrive Media production | email: Chaz@MrThrive.com | Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #19: Removing Revenue Roadblocks with Tim Fitzpatrick, Founder & CEO of Rialto Marketing

    #19: Removing Revenue Roadblocks with Tim Fitzpatrick, Founder & CEO of Rialto Marketing

    In this episode, we meet with Tim Fitzpatrick, Marketing Consultant, Fractional CMO, and Founder of Rialto Marketing. Tim works with his clients to accelerate growth by removing the revenue roadblocks most small B2B businesses run into. With his proprietary “Rialto Revenue Acceleration System”, Tim has developed a proven system to not just improve marketing but generate real and meaningful results. Listen and learn how to remove the revenue roadblocks from your growth plan.
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    Guest: Tim Fitzpatrick | www.RialtoMarketing.com
    Host: Craig Pollack | www.FPAinc.com
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    This is a Mr. Thrive Media production | email: Chaz@MrThrive.com | Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

The Executive Advisory ,

Interesting, Engaging, & Insightful

Craig is a very conversational interviewer that puts his guests at ease and allows the doors of insight to open. His questions and interaction really allow the value to come out from the conversation. Nice!

jtroxel ,

Really nice interview

Craig has a wonderful way to engage the subject and the listener. I really really enjoy him.

SCSweeney ,

Terrific!

Craig does a great job of bringing interesting guests and insights to the business community.

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