Show 137 with Tim & Paula Oberst of Ohio Mobile Shredding

Tim & Paula Oberst Tim & Paula Oberst, Founders, Ohio Mobile Shredding

This is a shred industry start-up story beginning more than 25 years ago.

Long-time destruction industry veterans, Tim and Paula Oberst of Ohio Mobile Shredding join us on the show today.

You’ll learn how Tim and Paula got started with an incredible marketing campaign, how Tim built his first shred truck and what it takes to get through the tough times. They also talk about building the business as husband and wife as well as adding the next generation of the family into the business.

We will also get you caught up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 42 minutes

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Show 135 with Craig Busch of Busch Systems

Craig Busch Craig Busch, CEO and President of Busch Systems

Craig Busch has had a significant influence in the shredding, RIM and recycling world with his line of products and consistent innovation. This includes various types of recycling containers and secure shred collection devices.

An entrepreneur at heart, Craig is the CEO and President of Busch Systems as well as a partner and founder of a number of other related businesses you likely know.

On the show today you can hear his story and learn how he has created and sustained his business success.

We will also get you caught up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 29 minutes

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Show 134 with Richard Reese of Iron Mountain Part 2

Richard Reese Richard Reese. Former President, CEO and Chairman of Iron Mountain

On last week’s show we learned the Richard Reese story. We discovered what he did before Iron Mountain, how he got to Iron Mountain and then the incredible success he experienced while at Iron Mountain as it’s President, CEO and Chairman.

In this, the second half of my interview with Richard, I ask him about his perspectives on the RIM industry, his thoughts on the current round of acquisitions and any predictions he might have about where the industry is headed in the future. I ask his advice on entering the industry and succeeding in it as an independent operator. We talk about the commoditization of the industry and a whole lot more.

This show should be required listening for anyone in the RIM industry.

We will also get you caught up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 41 minutes

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Show 107 with Trisha Rooney Alden of R4 Services

Trisha Rooney Alden Trisha Rooney Alden is the Founder & President of R4 Services in Chicago

Just 23, Trisha Rooney Alden purchased a small storage business as a way to start her entrepreneurial life. In that storage business she bought were the archival records of one small law firm.

Today, almost 20 years later, R4 Services is a incredibly successful, full-service record center in Chicago employing more than 30 staff and managing more than a million boxes. R4 has a full plant based shredding operation and provides the full suite of other RIM related services.

Today you get to hear Trisha’s story.

We’ll also get you caught up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 30 minutes

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Show 102 with Chad Sorrell of Archive Logistics

Chad Sorrell is the founder of Archive Logistics, a nine year old full service RIM enterprise he founded when he was 23.  The company serves the Tri-City area in East Tennessee, which includes Johnson City, Kingsport and Bristol.

Chad Sorrell Chad Sorrell, Founder of Archive Logistics

Chad has built an incredibly good business in a very small market. He’s been awarded with a “Top 40 Business People Under Forty” by the area Business Journal and currently sits on the Board of Directors for PRISM International.

On the show today, Chad shares his story of starting the business at 23 and the lessons he’s learned along the way. I believe he is one of the RIM industry’s young rising stars.

We’ll also share some of the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 32 minutes

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RIMproReport Show 96 with Patrick DeVries of DeVries Business Services

In the city of Spokane, Washington, Patrick DeVries is making things happen.

Patrick is the founder and President of DeVries Business Services, a company that is using the power of diversification in its service offerings to establish an incredibly solid position in the marketplace.

Pat DeVries Patrick DeVries, President & Founder, DeVries Business Services

Not only does DeVries provide records storage, shredding, scanning and imaging and the standard RIM related services, they also have a solid courier business, a commercial furniture business and more.

On the show today, Patrick and I discuss the benefits of diversification, as well as the DeVries story.

There is a lots of great information on the show today.  Enjoy it!

Show Length: 33 minutes

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RIMproReport Show 77 with Mike Coakley of CH Coakley & Company

Mike Coakley is the Managing Partner of CH Coakley & Company in Milwaukee, WI. CH Coakley is a full service RIM service company as well as a vault, a scanning company and more.

Mike Coakley

On the show today, Mike tells his own story and the company story. He also shares a number of wonderful ideas for RIM service companies related to corporate diversity, accounting firm transitions and succession planning. Lots of great advice included.

We’ll also get you caught up on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 28 minutes

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RIMproReport Show 46 with Mike Sullivan of Automated Records Centre

This week we chat with Mike Sullivan, President of Automated Records Centre in State College, PA.

Mike’s in a small market but is doing some incredibly cool stuff. He is an aggressive marketing implementer.

Take time to listen to this interview. There are a lot of valuable lessons.

By the way, if you want a good example of a RIM business owner that does blogging right, be sure to check his SullivanSpeaks blog every Friday for his latest post.

It’s great stuff.

We’ll also update you on the latest industry news.

Enjoy the show.

Show Length: 38 minutes

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