“Yes. It is Possible” with guest Linda Boardman of Applegate Farms
August 17, 2010
Hosted by Aldonna Ambler
If you are the founder of a midsized company and even remotely suspect that you have taken your business as far as you can (but sense there is more potential), listen to this interview. Linda Boardman was with Whole Foods and was the largest customer of Applegate Farms; now she is their president. Hear why CEO, Steve McDonnell, concluded that his company was worth an investment in a president, and how Applegate Farms has improved its infrastructure, expanded its distribution channels, and has grown to over $100 Mil/yr in the past few years. Learn how they have expanded their executive team, addressed cultural changes, and worked through shifts in roles.
The Growth Strategist
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“The Growth Strategist” is a peer-to-peer show featuring lively interviews with the top executives of successful midsized companies (typically between $20 and $200 million/year) sharing advice and recent experience about the growth strategy of the week. Each program opens with some practical tips from the host, Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, based on her 35 years of experience helping over 800 midsized companies in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability®. Ambler has won 23 major awards for her own success as an entrepreneur, industry leadership, and advocacy on behalf of growing companies.
Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, President/CEO of AMBLER Growth Strategy Consultants, Inc., is The Growth Strategis™ who wants you to succeed in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability®. Aldonna has consulted to over 800 clients in her over 30 years in business and is also a professional keynote speaker. Aldonna’s clients fall into five major categories: professional service firms, construction-related/distributors, technology/telecommunications companies, family-owned businesses, and women-owned businesses. She has served as Co-Chair of the New Jersey Delegation to the last White House Conference on Small Business, has testified at Congressional hearings, and has met with four Presidents in the Oval Office. Aldonna has won over 20 awards for advocacy and entrepreneurship, including “Women Business Owner of the Year” by the National Association of Women Business Owners.