Every year, Forbes publishes its list of 25 “Small Giants,” which celebrates businesses that favor greatness over growth through their community involvement, commitment to staff and industry excellence. Three recent winners were Vistage members, each of them in one of Chair Steve Johandes’ Grand Rapids Michigan-based groups. The commonalities don’t end there. These leaders each attribute a great part of their success to building a culture that values, celebrates and incentivizes employees.
Dwight Strayer is COO of Service Express, Inc., which specializes in data center maintenance for server, storage and networking equipment.
Mike Marsiglia is managing partner and shareholder at Atomic Object, a consultancy that designs and develops custom software for businesses.
Matt Jung is co-founder of Comfort Research, which is best known for manufacturing and selling Big Joe brand products.