Membership Forum Luncheon - Crucial Factors of Corporate Strategy

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April 19, 2022 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM MDT

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Corporate strategy is the most crucial factor when it comes to expanding the business and overall growth of the company. In the current environment, executives are focused on multiple forces including balancing profitability—risk assessment and targeted growth; company definition of market segmentation; adaption of sales and marketing in a post-pandemic world; employee ownership; and board of directors’ effectiveness.

The discussion will be moderated by Bremmer Kneib, Senior Vice President Corporate Banking Market lead at PNC.  Panelists include;  Dana Jacoby, CEO of Vector Medical Group, Taylor Merritt, Chairman & CEO of Merritt Aluminum Products Company, and Paul Minton, President & CEO of California Eastern Laboratories and Board Chair of TDIndustries. 


Dana Jacoby

Dana Jacoby

Vector Medical Group

Dana Jacoby is recognized as a difference maker and trusted advisor to health system executives, medical practices, vendors, and other stakeholders in optimizing patient care while also elevating financial and operational performance. Dana’s passion for operational excellence has driven a distinguished record of achievement at the intersection of market data, measurement and analytics, strategy design and implementation, and technology innovation.  She is a published author and engages audiences as a keynote speaker, educator, and subject matter expert at medical forums, summits, and conferences.  Dana has played a pivotal role in leading transformation throughout the highly regulated and value-centric healthcare industry.


Taylor Merritt

Taylor Merritt

Merritt Aluminum Products Company
Chairman and CEO

Taylor Merritt is Chairman and CEO of Merritt Aluminum Products Company, a Top 50 Family Owned Business in Colorado and the leading manufacturer of accessory products for the heavy-duty truck industry in North America. He is an active investor in commercial real estate, private equity and other alternatives.

Paul Minton

Paul Minton

California Eastern Laboratories
President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul Minton is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Board member of California Eastern Laboratories in Santa Clara, CA. CEL specializes in wireless and optical semiconductors and related systems. He is also Chairman of TDIndustries, a specialty contractor based in Dallas, TX. TD’s operations span most of the southwest. Both CEL and TD are 100% employee owned. In addition, Paul is currently a Trustee of The Conference Board’s Committee for Economic Development.

Brenner Kneib

Bremmer Kneib - Moderator

Senior Vice President, Denver

Bremmer Kneib is a Senior Vice President within PNC’s Corporate Bank, where he manages a team of bankers serving the Colorado and Utah markets. In this role Bremmer oversees all aspects of corporate banking including talent and business development.


Event Secondary Body

Member:  $75

Non Member:  $125

Young Professional Member:  $25

Young Professional Non Member:  $55

Hosted by: ACG