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Mind Your Business, with the Wharton SBDC: August 8, 2019

Hosts Loren Feldman and Celeste Corrado are joined by Tom Gimbel (Founder and CEO, LaSalle Network) and Gene Marks (Columnist, Author, and Owner of The Marks Group PC) on the Thursday, August 8, 2019 edition of Mind Your Business, with the Wharton SBDC.

Air Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Gene Marks

Air Time: 1:00 pm
Featuring: Gene Marks

Tom Gimbel

Air Time: 1:10 pm
Featuring: Tom Gimbel

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Tom Gimbel

Founder and CEO, LaSalle Network

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Tom Gimbel is the Founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, a national staffing and recruiting firm headquartered in Chicago.

Since the company’s inception, LaSalle has won more than 70 culture and revenue-based awards. For the past six years (2011-2016), Staffing Industry Analysts has named LaSalle Network one of the top five Best Staffing Firms to Work for in the country, and recognized LaSalle Network on its national list of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms for the past four years (2012-2015). Also, LaSalle has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for the past nine consecutive years (2007-2015), Crain’s Chicago Business’ list of Best Places to Work in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and Glassdoor’s 2016 list of “Best Places to Work,” as the only staffing and recruiting firm and only Illinois-based company.

Gimbel individually has been recognized on Crain’s Chicago Business’ “40 Under 40” list, and was also inducted into the Chicago-area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.

Gimbel is a national expert on jobs, labor market trends, hiring, employee engagement and workplace culture. Gimbel is a contributor for Entrepreneur, Inc., and Fortune magazine, speaks at conferences and universities across the country, and is featured frequently on CNBC, TODAY, Fox & Friends, Fox Business Network, and in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fast Company, Staffing Success Magazine, Crain’s Chicago Business, among others.

LaSalle Network specializes in executive search, accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, marketing, human resources, supply chain management and healthcare revenue cycle for temporary, temporary-to-permanent, and permanent roles. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has grown organically in revenue every year, doubling in revenue every four years. Also, in an industry notorious for steep turnover rates, LaSalle Network has among the highest retention rates in the staffing industry with an average employee tenure of four years and less than a 5 percent voluntary turnover rate.

Gimbel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and is on the Board of Directors of Ounce of Prevention, and on the Board of Directors of the American Staffing Association. Gimbel is also involved with Young Presidents’ Organization, American Staffing Association, and an active member of Economic Club of Chicago, Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Twitter – @TomGimbel

Personal Site – TomGimbel.com
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Gene Marks

Columnist, Author, and Owner of The Marks Group PC

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Gene Marks is a columnist, author, and small business owner.

As a small business expert, Gene writes daily for The Washington Post focusing on issues affecting the business community. He also writes weekly columns for Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Fox Business, The Huffington Post, and Entrepreneur.com. His columns are read by hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized business owners around the country. Gene has interviewed celebrity entrepreneurs such as Donald Trump and Gene Simmons.

Gene has written six books on business management, specifically geared towards small and medium sized companies.

Through his keynotes, workshops, seminars and executive retreats, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies so they can make profitable decisions.

His most recent is The Manufacturer’s Book of Lists. Gene has also written In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash, The Small Business Best Seller, The Streetwise Small Business Book of Lists, The Small Business Desk Reference, Outfoxing The Small Business Owner — Crafty Techniques for Creating a Profitable Relationship andThe Complete Idiot’s Guide To Successful Outsourcing.

Nationally, Gene frequently appears on FOX Business, FOX News and CNBC discussing matters affecting the business community as a small business expert. Gene also appears quarterly on MSNBC’s “Your Business” program and monthly on various TV outlets in the Philadelphia area. In addition, Gene has appeared as a guest on numerous radio talk shows including The Sean Hannity Radio Show, authored dozens of articles for many publications and has been quoted frequently in the national media, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Chicago Tribune and Business Week. He is also a member of the National Speaker’s Association.

Through his keynotes, workshops, seminars and executive retreats, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies so they can make profitable decisions.

Gene owns and operates the Marks Group PC, a highly successful ten-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to small and medium sized businesses. The Marks Group PC, launched in 1994, has grown to help more than 600 companies and thousands of individuals throughout the country.

Prior to starting the Marks Group PC Gene, a Certified Public Accountant, spent nine years in the entrepreneurial services arm of the international consulting firm KPMG in Philadelphia where he was a Senior Manager.

Twitter – @genemarks

Personal Site – http://www.genemarks.com/
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