Our guest is Rob Zicaro, an ESOP advocate, speaker, and consultant, and a singer-songwriter. He spent 26 years as an employee-owner at Web Industries, and he shares his insider's perspective from his years as an active employee-owner, as well as his current experience enjoying this unique benefit and continuing his career in music (at RobZMusic.com).
Rob offers a lot of food for thought for both current and prospective employee owners, with an emphasis on the importance of developing a culture of communication and mutual respect.
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About Web Industries
Web Industries, a contract manufacturing organization serving the aerospace, medical diagnostics, consumer health and hygiene, multi-insulation and wire and cable markets, prides itself on the fact that it is 100-percent employee-owned.
"Web Industries is a 100% employee-owned company, and all of our employee-owners have the opportunity to share in the success of the company. As employee-owners, we also share the responsibility to meet our commitments to our customers, to each other, and to the communities in which we live and work.
Web Industries believes in the power of teamwork and that every business opportunity is a chance to build a lasting relationship. We know that there is a real energy that exists when companies are open, honest, and work together to meet mutual goals. As a company, we thrive on that energy and work to bring it into every product and every project that we touch." [Source: Web Industries, Careers]