Episode 168 | The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants

Summary:

Gordon Gough is the President and CEO of The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants. In this role, he is the point person for the Ohio retail and wholesale issues in the Statehouse and Congress, and he manages the council’s budget, staff, and vendors. He’s spent over 15 years at the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants, and he earned his Bachelor’s in Political Science and Masters in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and the Fisher College of Business.

Milestones:

(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:41) Small Biz Cares
(00:01:16) The SunDown Group
(00:01:43) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:02:16) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:08) Introduction to Gordon Gough
(00:04:05) Background and upbringing
(00:05:15) First experience at The Ohio State University
(00:06:20) How did politics and government become a focus for Gordon?
(00:09:10) Gordon’s first job out of college
(00:12:00) How Gordon’s path has grown and evolved in The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants
(00:13:40) How is retail evolving and how is The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants keeping up?
(00:18:53) Columbus Gives Back
(00:19:25) The Eleventh Candle Company
(00:20:15) A typical day at The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants for Gordon
(00:21:50) Where Gordon gets his daily information…
(00:23:05) Gordon’s goals for the next 3-5 years for The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants
(00:25:05) Gordon’s personal goals for the foreseeable future for The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants
(00:27:00) Gordon’s advice for young professionals and entrepreneurs
(00:30:00) Live Uncomfortably
(00:31:45) Like, subscribe, and share Conquering Columbus
(00:32:23) Small Biz Cares
(00:32:59) The SunDown Group
(00:33:25) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:33:55) Conquering Columbus Outro

Links:

Gordon Gough
The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants
Small Biz Cares
The SunDown Group
Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
Columbus Gives Back
Eleventh Candle Co.
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