CEO Series July 12, 2012
Thursday, July 12, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (CDT)
Our CEO series speaker will be Joseph McCaul, CEO of Borowski Race Enterprises, Inc., in Rockdale, Illinois. His interest in the company dates to the January 2010 acquisition of same by the investment affiliate of Joseph Associates International, Inc., for which Joe also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. Borowski builds and tests high performance engines for auto and marine enthusiasts, restoration professionals, and racers worldwide. The company also sells engine parts and is a factory dealer for Dart engine blocks and other major brands. Custom machining is done on state of the art CNC equipment to a precision of 2-10,000ths of an inch. Builds are routinely in the >1,000 HP range. Joe's son Kenneth McCaul provides primary on-site management for Borowski.
Joe has an extensive background in business, engineering, and finance. He holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and engineering degrees from the Polytechnic University in NY. Joe has also earned the M&A Sources’ advanced designation of Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary now held by fewer than 100 individuals worldwide and has been admitted to American Mensa. Joe previously had been a Group VP and board member of EVALCA, the US subsidiary of a publicly-traded Japanese chemical company. Before joining EVALCA, Joe spent 16 years with British Petroleum (formerly Standard Oil of Ohio). He led the international sales and licensing activities for one of their specialty chemical businesses. During his tenure in the corporate world, he was able to visit and do business in more than 40 countries.
The CEO Series has adopted a new format this year for these free monthly seminars. You still enjoy coffee while networking from 8-8:30 a.m. But the main event has changed. No longer do you hear from only a single presenter. Instead, the featured CEO presents his or her company and a challenge the company currently faces, after which, the CEO Series organizers, Ellen Huxtable, Paul Lloyd and Bill Price, act as the expert panel, asking questions and giving advice -- and then they open up the discussion to the audience for questions and more advice or reports of similar experience.
The CEO Series organizers cover the gamut of business areas: administrative, capitalization, organizational, marketing ... pretty much all of the important parameters to look at when your company needs to solve a problem or take advantage of an opportunity, So come hear their advice to the company of the month -- and pick up some ideas for your own company!
Created by three local companies to help west suburban businesses prosper.
· Advantage Business Concepts (www.advantage-biz.com) offers customized solutions for achieving breakthrough strategies and tactics.
· GrowthLaw (www.growthlaw.com) is a business-focused law firm dedicated to helping client businesses grow.
· Zuk-Lloyd Associates, Inc. (www.zuklloyd.com) turns ordinary business information into extraordinary stories through the creation of highly effective sales materials:
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The CEO Series thanks its current cosponsors:
· College of DuPage SBDC
· Entrepreneurial Roundtable, U of C-Booth Graduate School of Business
· Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago – West
· Knapp Center for Entrepreneurship, Illinois Institute of Technology
· Congregational Church of Batavia Small Business Networking Group
· Midwest Entrepreneurs Forum
· I Have a Bean
· Greater Naperville LinkedIn group
· Fox Valley Computing Professionals
· First State Bank
· Joseph Associates International
The CEO Series is the continuing project of three local firms dedicated to helping DuPage County businesses. GrowthLaw (Bill Price) is a business-focused law firm dedicated to helping client businesses grow. Advantage Business Concepts (Ellen Huxtable) offers customized solutions for your business on everything from effective time management through structuring for growth and recognizing strategic opportunities, and B2b Interactive Marketing Inc (Brian Basilico) helps companies and non-profits market their products and services through the effective use of online tools including: websites, blogs, eMail, social networking, Google, S.E.O., YouTube, and more.