Episode 186 | Casey McCarty – Columbus Idea Foundry

Summary:

Casey McCarty is the CEO of the Idea Foundry. Before taking over as CEO a year and a half ago, Casey had served as the COO for 7 years. The Idea Foundry is a community of makers, designed to inspire creativity and help their members bring out new ideas and unleash their passion to make things; from learning to weld, make video games, launch a startup, or even just take a class or two, you can do it all at the Idea Foundry.

Milestones:

(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:44) Small Biz Cares
(00:01:20) The SunDown Group
(00:01:44) FMX
(00:02:17) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:10) Introduction to Casey McCarty
(00:04:03) How Casey got involved with the Idea Foundry
(00:06:58) Mindset early on
(00:08:50) The friction that comes with new processes
(00:11:19) Growing pains and changing strategies at the Idea Foundry
(00:13:30) Balancing the needs of the different members of the Idea Foundry
(00:16:30) Mix Wonders
(00:17:23) The revitalization of Franklinton
(00:21:05) Life as a CEO vs. Life as a COO
(00:27:58) Casey’s life outside of the Idea Foundry
(00:29:25) Live Uncomfortably
(00:31:00) Closing remarks
(00:32:03) Like, subscribe, and share Conquering Columbus
(00:32:25) Small Biz Cares
(00:33:00) The SunDown Group
(00:33:24) FMX
(00:33:55) Conquering Columbus Outro

Links:

Casey McCarty
Columbus Idea Foundry
Mix Wonders
Small Biz Cares
The SunDown Group
Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
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