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Charles Mullen

Ep78: Partnering with the Minority Business Assistance Center

Today, Chuck and Brittany are joined by Vaughn Johnson from the Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) with the state of Ohio at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. Vaughn shares the many benefits of establishing a diverse workforce and how it impacts the bottom line. Vaughn discusses how companies can add diversity to their boards …

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Special Episode: Post-Election Tax Considerations

Surprise – a brand new episode out today! Chuck and Brittany talk to tax expert Robert Jackson and estate planning experts Eric Flickinger and Matt Silla about the impact of the election results on estate tax and possible tax changes for business owners, including what to do next about the PPP loan and forgiveness. A …

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Ep75: Managing a Family Office

Once you’ve built your business, it’s time to continue your legacy for generations to come. Establishing a family office provides multi-generational families a proactive plan for their financial aspects, customized to their needs. We’re joined by Bob Neides and A’Shira Nelson from Apple Growth Partners to learn about their family office services. They share insights …

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Ep74: Before Social Media, there was the BBB

Remember the days of reviewing a business before social media? The Better Business Bureau has been facilitating ethical exchanges between consumers and businesses for decades, and we’re joined by director of operations, Edwin Hubbard, Jr., to discuss how local businesses can leverage accreditation with the BBB. Also, Edwin shares how he manages an impressive volunteer …

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Ep73: Establishing an Employee Advisory Council

Does your company have an employee advisory council? Do your employees have an anonymous avenue to discuss concerns, changes, or positive comments to the leadership team? Chuck & Brittany are joined by AGP’s Tiffany Trent and Bethany Dria to discuss why the firm established an employee advisory council and why it’s to the benefit of …

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Ep72: Understanding the Employee FICA Deferment

Hot off the press! We have a special episode this week with the latest news on the employee FICA deferment. Taylor Lorenz from AGP’s COVID-19 Response Team joined Chuck and Brittany just yesterday (9/8/20) to discuss the latest developments from the Presidential order, what employers need to do, what employees should know, and more. Taylor …

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Be the Change: AGP’s Response to the George Floyd Tragedy

By Chuck Mullen, Chairman I recently saw a meme of Back to the Future fare where Doc told Marty “whatever you do, don’t go to 2020.” Heck, the troubles have come so fast and furious, Doc could just have accurately said “don’t go to 2nd quarter 2020.” Two major crises have struck our country in less than …

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