COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) is launching a new podcast series titled "The Market That Moves America." The inaugural episode focuses on the often overlooked middle market. The series will shine a light on the unsung heroes of America's economic growth with insights, original data and research generated by NCMM, its partners and sponsors. The podcast series is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play Store.
"The Market That Moves America podcasts were created to engage with a larger audience and encourage middle markets businesses to find the resources and to help them take advantage of opportunities for growth," says Tom Stewart, Executive Director of NCMM. "We're excited to bring insight via this new channel."
The initial podcast opens the door to what the middle market encompasses and educates listeners to the challenges these companies face, as well as how vital this sector is to our nation's economy.
Subsequent podcast episodes will feature interviews and discussions with middle market executives, policy makers, and experts in areas like innovation and financial management, along with others. Some future topics "The Market That Moves America" will cover include workforce development, generating cash, and cybersecurity.
"Our goal is to help the middle market grow through a broad network of partnerships, extraordinary content, vital supportive networks and communities, and valuable programs that help improve these companies' competencies and performance," says Doug Farren, NCMM Managing Director.
NCMM is located at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and includes sponsors from Sun Trust Banks, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., and Grant Thornton LLP.
To access and learn more about the NCMM, please visit http://cybersecuritycenter.middlemarketcenter.org/.
About the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM)
The National Center for the Middle Market is a collaboration between The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business, SunTrust Banks, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc. and Grant Thornton LLP. It exists for a single purpose: to ensure that the vitality and robustness of middle market companies are fully realized as fundamental to our nation's economic outlook and prosperity. The Center is the leading source of knowledge, leadership, and innovative research on the middle market economy, providing critical data analysis, insights and perspectives for companies, policymakers and other key stakeholders, to help accelerate growth, increase competitiveness and create jobs in this sector.
Housed at The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business, the National Center for the Middle Market is the first center of its kind in the nation. The Center serves middle market firms, students, academic researchers, policy makers, the media and other key stakeholders with interests in the health and well-being of the middle market. The Center is fully committed to funding and distributing the most credible open-sourced research, dynamically creating new knowledge, providing programs that drive value for middle market companies and offering a well-informed outlook on the health and future of the middle market via the Middle Market Indicator.
For additional survey data and infographics including in-depth looks at regional variations, hiring/talent acquisition efforts and other business concerns among middle market companies, visit http://www.middlemarketcenter.org.
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