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Eternal ROI Episode 56: Proving the Economic Value of Workplace Ministry with Brad Thompson

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Brad Thompson is the former CEO of Columbia Forest Products, a billion-dollar hardwood plywood manufacturer with more than 2,000 employees. 

His long tenure at the helm of this industry-leading company is marked by outstanding accomplishments. Record profits and sales. Surging stock prices. Low turnover. High employee engagement. But, as Brad says, these stats are simply the result of one much more important effort: sharing Christ’s light with his employees through a sustainable process. 

He shares the steps he took when he decided to take his love for Christ to the next level.

Eternal ROI Episode 56: Proving the Economic Value of Workplace Ministry with Brad Thompson

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What can bounce people out of bed in the morning is this: caring for their fellow employees and the communities in which they live.

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More About Brad

Mr. Thompson is an accomplished CEO in the Forest Products Industry with forty years of experience in tactical and strategic planning, project management, budgeting, cost reduction, and domestic and international acquisition experience. He possesses significant global knowledge of the plywood and veneer business and performance management techniques in ESOP organizations. He has a strong track record in turning strategy and vision into action within multi-layered, geographically dispersed organizations. His experience includes a strong record of performance turnarounds. 

Mr. Thompson has a B.S. in Forestry from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from Purdue University. Prior to working for Columbia Forest Products, Mr. Thompson held various positions at Champion International and Weyerhaeuser Company.

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