CEOs You Should Know Columbus

CEOs You Should Know Columbus

CEOs You Should Know - iHeartMedia Columbus' showcase of businesses that drive the Central Ohio economy. Hear from the Capital City’s key business leaders who contribute to the vibrant and growing community.

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June 28, 2022 46 min
Hot Chicken Takeover was born out of a trip to Nashville, and one man's love of Chicken. Joe DeLoss was so passionate about his experience and for chicken, that he went back to Columbus and started to Google how to make Chicken. The rest as they say, is history! Here's the HCT story
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Established in 2020 Riverside Bank of Dublin set out to be a different in the world of Banking focusing on the local customer experience and technology. CEO Bill Daily alone, has over 30 years experience and shares the story of Riverside Bank and where it's going
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June 21, 2022 30 min
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JEGS High Performance is the second largest mail order company of automotive equipment in the United States. It sells performance auto parts, aftermarket accessories, tools, and race apparel. New CEO Brian Rowland is setting out to make an even bigger footprint in the 60+ year old Company
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Dr. Frederic Bertley became COSI's 5th President & CEO in the Fall of 2016. With an electrifying wit and personality, to his charm, intelligence, and vision, "Dr. B" has ambitious plans for COSI's future, and it's only the beginning
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Charleys Philly Steaks is an American restaurant chain of Philly cheesesteak stores headquartered in Columbus. The franchise was established in 1986 on the campus of Ohio State University. By 2017 there were 600 locations in 45 states and in 19 countries.

Here's the "Charleys story" journey, as told by President Candra Alisiswanto
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UM Grad and Navy Veteran Larry Gross oversees a family business his father started years ago. Now, Bath Fitter/Kitchen Saver continues to expand & flourish in an ever changing, always competitive industry of Home Remodeling
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Ricart Automotive was founded in 1953 when the late Paul F. Ricart bought a tiny Ford dealership in Canal Winchester. Paul's sons, Fred Ricart and Rhett Ricart, grew Ricart Ford into the mega dealership it is today. The guitar-strumming Fred, through thousands of TV commercials that he produced at his Ricart studio, became one of the most recognized faces in Central Ohio. Rhett is the behind-the-scenes businessman who takes ca...
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Meet Claire Coder, a young entrepreneur who saw a need for feminine products in places many overlooked. The idea was born: Aunt Flow stocks business and school bathrooms with 100% organic cotton tampons and pads. Toilet paper is offered for free, why aren't tampons?® Feminine hygiene products for businesses and schools. Menstrual products."
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Westerville based Revolution Mortgage is trailblazing the world of Home Mortgages into a world class experience. We caught up with the founder and CEO, Tony Grothouse
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J. David Karam is the Chief Executive Officer of Sbarro, a leading Italian quick service restaurant company. Mr. Karam joined Sbarro when he was appointed Chairman of the Board in January of 2012 and assumed the additional duties of CEO in March of 2013. His passion in the food industry is undeniable! Here's his story
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Meet Olive CEO & Founder Sean Lane, an Intelligence Officer in the USAF who worked with the NSA at one point, then had an epiphany. Drawn in by the Prescription abuse problem that consumed his hometown and him personally-Sean set out to create the "Internet of Healthcare", and that's where the story of Olive begins
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Meet CEO John Ness of ODW Logistics- A third-party logistics (3PL) provider specializing in integrated logistics solutions. They help companies make smarter choices about warehousing, e-commerce fulfillment, and transportation decisions, so they can streamline costs and operate more efficiently. Here's their story
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Meet Tom Krouse, CEO of Donatos! Donatos is a family-owned pizza company famous for Edge to Edge® toppings, founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1963. They take pride in giving back in every community they serve. After hearing Tom's story, it's no wonder Donatos continues to be one of the most admired & beloved Pizza company's in the nation.
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Watershed Distillery on the principles of community in 2010. They wanted to live in, work in and contribute to the community in which we grew up. They aimed to create spirits that stood apart in quality and character. Along the way, we set out to form a community of our own. One that could gather together to savor, celebrate and enjoy good spirits and company.
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Meet George Kauffman, Owner/VP of Byers Auto Group. Byers Auto Group is family owned and operated and has been serving Central Ohio in the transportation industry since 1897.
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Ohio Mulch is a landscape supply company that has been providing innovative products and services to satisfied customers for more than 37 years. CEO Jim Weber II opened the first Ohio Mulch retail store on April 1, 1984 in Blacklick, Ohio. In the fall of 1991, he began manufacturing his own high-quality hardwood mulches. Here's his story...
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