• CMMA November Meeting

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    Name: CMMA November Meeting
    Date: November 15, 2018
    Time: 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM CST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    CMMA tour of DeZurik on November 15, Jeff Gau to speak on Leadership

    Speaker:  Jeff Gau, CEO of Marco, will be presenting on the topic of Leadership.

    Jeff Gau is CEO of Marco, a technology services company founded in 1973.
    Jeff served in the United States Air Force and is a University of North Dakota graduate. He joined Marco in 1984 as a sales representative and held various management positions before he became president in 2004 and CEO in 2006.  He believes in high performance, sustaining a fun workplace and keeping score. Jeff was named a Most Admired CEO by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in 2016 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Upper Midwest in 2015. He was also named one of the 100 People to Know by Twin Cities Business Magazine in 2017.
    Community Involvement: Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board, Sharp National Dealer Council Board, Cisco Channel Advisory Board, CentraCare Health System Board and Greater St. Cloud Economic Development Corporation Board of Advisors.
    About Marco
    Marco is one of the largest technology providers in the country with over 32,000 clients throughout the Midwest and nationwide. We specialize in business IT services, copier/printer solutions and managed and cloud services. Our technology experts break down complex solutions into simple terms to position your business for success.


    Tour:  Dezurik

    The vision at Dezurik is to deliver exceptional value to their customers by applying their valve and problem-solving expertise to improve the customers operational performance. DeZURIK, APCO, HILTON and Willamette – four of the most trusted brands in the valve industry – have set the standard for design innovation, quality and service. Dezurik's high-quality products have made them a global leader in manufacturing valves for water treatment, sewage treatment, water distribution, pump stations, pulp and paper, chemical and petrochemical, mining, power, hydropower dams, and other process industries.

    On the tour people will see machining of castings and assembly, testing and painting of valves for municipal water & wastewater and industrial industries.

    Hearing Protection and safety glasses will be available at the plant and are required for the tour.  Tour groups will consist of one Dezurik employee to 10-12 people.



    Meeting and Breakfast:
    Love of Christ Lutheran Church
    1971 Pine Cone Road
    St. Cloud, MN  56303

    Tour Location:
    250 Riverside Avenue North
    Sartell, MN  56377
    Date/Time Information:
    7:15 Registration
    7:30 Breakfast Meeting
    9:00 Tour of DeZurik
    Contact Information:
    Sandy Kashmark
    Includes full breakfast. CMMA requests remittance for all reservations not canceled prior to the meeting. 
    *If a company is a CMMA member, ALL employees are eligible to attend at the member rate. Special needs? Contact Sandy at Midwest@runestone.net or 800-654-5773

    Invite A Guest! CMMA members are encouraged to bring a potential member from another company as a one time FREE guest! Contact Tina-Tina@MidwestManufacturers.com to take advantage of this opportunity. 

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