9 episodes

Industrial manufacturing, operational excellence, middle market investing, speciality distribution, and other complex topics made simple with executive sessions. Join our host, Clayton Gullett of MiddleGround Capital, as we invite industry experts to share key insights from from the factory floor to the board room about topics ranging from ESG and automation, to industry 4.0. 

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Industrial manufacturing, operational excellence, middle market investing, speciality distribution, and other complex topics made simple with executive sessions. Join our host, Clayton Gullett of MiddleGround Capital, as we invite industry experts to share key insights from from the factory floor to the board room about topics ranging from ESG and automation, to industry 4.0. 

    Episode 9: AI opportunities and risks

    Episode 9: AI opportunities and risks

    On MiddleGround’s eighth episode of Executive Sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with MiddleGround Founding Partner, John Stewart, and the Dean of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, Dr. Simon Sheather to talk all things AI. This episode covers:1. AI Opportunities and Benefits2. Setbacks and dangers of AI3. AI in Manufacturing and Private EquityCheck out our company blog recapping the episode: https://bit.ly/3Q4O8wvLearn more about MiddleGround Capi...

    • 53 min
    Episode 8: UAW strike

    Episode 8: UAW strike

    On MiddleGround’s eighth episode of Executive Sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with MiddleGround Founding Partner, John Stewart, and Head of our Transaction Team, Justin Steil. This episode covers:The United Auto Workers StrikeElectric Vehicles2017-2024: A New NormalCheck out our company blog recapping the episode: https://bit.ly/3HFyoLXLearn more about MiddleGround Capital: https://middleground.com/Follow MiddleGround Capital on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/middlegro...

    • 41 min
    Episode 7: 2023 economic retrospective

    Episode 7: 2023 economic retrospective

    On MiddleGound’s sixth episode of Executive Sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with MiddleGround Founding Partner, John Stewart, Managing Director of our European Transaction Team, Alex Van Der Have, and Head of EU Business Development, Anthony Denaix. This episode covers:Considerations of European ExpansionThe Importance of Hiring LocallyDifferences in strategy between the US/EUChallenging Economic EnvironmentsCheck out our company blog recapping the episode: https://bit.ly/47pnZilL...

    • 48 min
    Episode 6: equity abroad

    Episode 6: equity abroad

    On MiddleGound’s sixth episode of Executive Sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with MiddleGround Founding Partner, John Stewart, Managing Director of our European Transaction Team, Alex Van Der Have, and Head of EU Business Development, Anthony Denaix. This episode covers:Considerations of European ExpansionThe Importance of Hiring LocallyDifferences in strategy between the US/EUChallenging Economic EnvironmentsCheck out our company blog recapping the episode: https://bit.ly/47pnZilL...

    • 48 min
    Episode 5: operational bootcamp 101

    Episode 5: operational bootcamp 101

    On MiddleGround’s fifth episode of Executive Sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with MiddleGround Founding Partner John Stewart and his brother, Co-Partner of Banner Industries, David Stewart. This episode covers:1. Building a Bootcamp2. Creating and Maintaining Cooperative Change3. Lean Manufacturing Requires Standardization4. The Impact of BootcampsCheck out our company blog recapping the episode: https://bit.ly/3Ptj6NELearn more about MiddleGround Capital: https://middleground.com...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 4: the ABCs of ESG

    Episode 4: the ABCs of ESG

    On MiddleGround’s fourth episode of executive sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with two guests: Madelyn Tutewiler, Director of ESG, and Managing Director of ESG, Mike Bridge. This episode covers:1. The importance of involving ESG in businesses2. Raising minimum full-time pay to $25/Hour by 20253. Equitable hiring to reflect local communities 4. How we bring ESG to life in portfolio companiesLearn more ...

    • 49 min

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