July 12, 2016
The Chief and Matty Weber discuss everything from the Federal Reserve and HSBC getting let off the hook, to the UK’s new Prime Minister and knuckleball pitchers. Plus, Ravin Gandhi, Founder & CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings out of Chicago, IL joins us to discuss the business of globalization and how he will not be voting for Donald Trump based on his proposed trade policies.
Guests & Co-Hosts
Matt Weber is currently the Executive Producer/Update Anchor for Stocks & Jocks. He is a diehard sports fan (Cubs, Bears and Bulls especially) and has worked for WSCR-AM 670 The Score, 120 Sports Network and Chicago Sports Webio while also appearing on Comcast Sportsnet Chicago. Matt has covered the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Marathon as a field reporter and has interviewed some of the biggest names in sports. Matt is a Chicago Bulls season ticket holder and currently lives in the West Lakeview neighborhood on the Northside of the city. (more…)
Ravin Gandhi is the Founder & CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings. He began his career at KPMG in Chicago. In 1995, Mr. Gandhi joined Coatings and Chemicals Corporation (CCC), a family owned supplier of nonstick coatings, as Director of Global Marketing. Within a few years, CCC became the sole supplier to most American cookware, bakeware, and electrical appliance manufacturers by pioneering high quality “non-branded” non-stick coatings.
In 2001, CCC was sold to Akzo Nobel, the world’s largest coatings company, in a deal conceived of and executed by Mr. Gandhi. Mr. Gandhi was named President of the merged entity Akzo Nobel Nonstick Coatings, becoming (at age 28) the youngest Divisional President in the history of Akzo Nobel.
Mr. Gandhi left Akzo Nobel in 2002 and founded Glenborn Partners L.P., an investment company focused on private equity, real estate, and venture capital investing. In 2007, after the expiration of his 5-year noncompete agreement, Mr. Gandhi founded GMM Nonstick Coatings. Today, Mr. Gandhi splits his time between leadership roles at GMM and Glenborn Partners.
Mr. Gandhi holds a BS from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Mr. Gandhi serves on the Board of Directors of Hester Biosciences, and is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Mr. Gandhi makes frequent national media appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal.
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