In this episode, the Vice President of Marketing and Sales at The Knapheide Manufacturing Company shares what it’s like to be part of a tight-knit executive team, focused on evolving a brand that has sustained through six generations of family leadership.
The Soul of Business with Rishad Tobaccowala
Long-time Chief Growth Officer for the Publicis Groupe shares insights from his latest book: Restoring the Soul of Business, Staying Human in the Age of Data.
Brand Love with Nicole Ertas
Lovers, Lords, Hackers and Hawks – Great brands consider them all. Listen in to learn this model and how to apply it in your next campaign.
Rebranding a Branding Agency with Ali Mahaffy
Discover how a marketing agency with the sole purpose of building brands decided it was time to rebuild their own. Spoiler alert: they came out the other side a stronger brand with a refreshed outlook and a higher employee engagement rate.
Building a Brand from the Inside Out with CMO Tracy O’Brien
Join us as we talk to the CMO of Turner Mining Group about building a brand that appeals to both employees and customers. Find out how she strives to create a feeling of “One Team” and why it’s important to have a marketer at the table.
Purpose, Passion and People with Katie McCord Jenkins
President and chairperson of Illinois Mutual Insurance covers all things from modernizing a 110-year-old company to work-life balance to women in leadership. And she does it all with a people-first mentality.
Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders with Peter Docker
Peter Docker is passionate about enabling others to be extraordinary. His book, “Leading From the Jumpseat: How to Create Extraordinary Opportunities by Handing Over Control,” is about lifting people up and preparing them to lead.
Positioning Strategy & Organizational Design with Brian Kessman
Lodestar founder and principal consultant explains how he helps agency leaders refine their positioning strategy and redesign their operating model to balance the needs of their clients, employees and the business.
Empowering DEI with Megan Gibbons
As co-chair of the DEI committee, Senior Project Planner Megan Gibbons, fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, valued and free to be their full and authentic selves. Through her work, she empowers others to create the culture they wish to see.
A Positive Employee Experience with Nick Knuffman-Brewer
Nick Knuffman-Brewer recently brought his wealth of corporate retail HR experience to Simantel in his role as Associate HR Manager. Hear how his background influenced his take on HR and how he’s infusing that into the employee experience.
The Impact of Strong Female Leadership with Erin Bowald
Executive Strategy Director, Erin Bowald, has learned a lot in her 15 years at Simantel. Hear how it prepared her for the role she’s in today, what she learned from the strong female leadership of the past and how she’s now shaping the next generation.
Celebrating the Agency’s Anniversary with Alicia Ruemelin
Marketing and Brand Director, Alicia Ruemelin led the planning and execution of Ish Fest, Simantel’s 40(ish) anniversary celebration in the fall of ‘22. It took a ton of work, but in the end, the event went off without a hitch(…ish).