This morning’s Barn and Business Breakfast held in the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center on the Grace College campus feature Chuck Surack, founder and CEO of Sweetwater Sound. A report on the event is in today’s Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Business, Ag Leaders Hear Sweetwater CEO On Values
Sweetwater Sound founder and CEO Chuck Surack emphasized his business values, as mirrored in the Boy Scout law, before some 400 agricultural, educational and community leaders Tuesday morning at the Fifth Annual Barn and Business Breakfast.
The values that drive his business, Surack said, are that all employees strive to be “trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent.”
At the event, held in the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center on the Grace College campus, Surack was interviewed by Suzie Light of the Kosciusko Community Foundation on the topic “Becoming a Business of Choice for Both Customers and Employees.”
Surack’s business, Sweetwater Sound, is the nation’s leading supplier of musical instruments and related technology. Sweetwater employs 1,500 people over nearly a dozen enterprises, and expansion plans are underway to add 1,000 employees and to develop a 400,000-square-foot warehouse on the Sweetwater property, located on U.S. 30 on the west side of Fort Wayne.
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