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Whether you’re launching your business or scaling it, there’s no doubt you want the best team by your side. Pending your growth stage, when does it make more sense to outsource and when is the right time to bring talent in-house? Get intel from industry leaders on how and when to smartly grow your team and the effect it has on your culture.

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Steve Gaither (Moderator), Chief Marketing Officer, CA Fortune/CA Branding

Steve Gaither is the Chief Marketing Officer at C.A. Fortune, and leads the C.A. Branding pillar. Founded as JB Chicago, C.A. Branding is an integrated marketing agency whose clients range from Fortune 500, middle-market, to emerging brands.  As a mentor at the Good Food Business Accelerator, ICNC, the Food Foundry, Chicagoland Food and Bev, and The Hatchery, his relationships with entrepreneurs led him to co-found the Windy City Troublemakers, an early-stage food meetup in Chicago. Steve was formerly a partner in Spiral Sun Ventures and Windy City Food Brands, where he and his fellow CPG experts provided the capital and go-to market strategies that help brands accelerate their growth. Steve graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Architecture and Planning. He resides in Munster, Indiana with his wife and three children.

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The Founders Series is presented in partnership with CA Fortune:


We appreciate the support of our primary sponsor for this event, the 2112 Incubator!

Event Details
07. 30. 2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network
(312) 525-9653