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Reflections on My Bike Ride Across Iowa

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I just returned from yet another trip to Iowa to ride RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, billed as the largest, oldest and longest bike ride in the world. I’ve ridden it many times before and written about it in this forum. While it’s rigorous (Iowa’s not flat, its hills roll on […]

Private Capital Options Available to Middle Market Business Owners

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On July 17, Ironwood Capital and SunTrust co-hosted a Capital Strategies program in Orlando, Florida.  The program addressed the many private capital options available to middle market business owners. Panelists were Paul Witinski, director at Ironwood Capital; Robert Harding, partner at Gray, Robinson; Michael Poole, shareholder at PCE; Roger Wilson, director at SunTrust Bank; and James […]

Happy Hour in Cleveland

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Ironwood Capital, along with accounting firm Bober Markey Fedorovich and law firm Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, both located in Cleveland, hosted a reception for business partners on May 16 at Town Hall.  The venue was just right for the crowd of 40-plus to relax and network. Many thanks to all who attended the happy […]

A Celebration of Connecticut’s Manufacturing Strength and Innovation

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On the evening of November 30th nearly 70 business leaders from across the state gathered for a celebration of Connecticut’s manufacturing strength and innovation. The event, held at ON20 in downtown Hartford, was co-sponsored by Ironwood Capital, accounting firm Grant Thornton and law firm Shipman & Goodwin. Dozens of Connecticut’s leading manufacturing companies were represented, […]

Homecoming Event for Ironwood Capital Interns

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I was delighted to welcome a dozen former, current and soon-to-be Ironwood Capital interns for our annual intern luncheon this past Friday. We traditionally host the group the day after Thanksgiving, so we can catch up with them and they can meet and network with each other. Our interns are an important part of the […]

Mentoring Small Businesses at the Inner City Capital Connections National Conference

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On November 17th, Ironwood Capital was invited to participate in the 12th Annual Inner City Capital Connections National Conference. It’s been my pleasure to have been part of events sponsored by Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) for several years and to have encouraged members of the Ironwood team to participate as well. ICCC is a […]

Capital Strategies Charlotte – A Focus on Growing Your Business

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On the morning of November 17, Ironwood Capital co-hosted a Capital Strategies program in Charlotte, North Carolina with Fifth Third Bank and GreerWalker LLP, a Carolinas-based accounting firm. More than 40 people attended, including executive leadership from over 20 local companies. Among them was Mike Ruch, CEO of Ironwood portfolio company Industrial Timber. The program […]