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Build It or Buy It: StartupNation Radio feat. John Patry and Mike Kaszubski

This episode of StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial 

On today’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff is joined by frequent co-host, Norm Pappas, president and CEO of Pappas Financial. Together, they interview John Patry and Mike Kaszubski.

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John Patry is the CEO of UiS Corp, a one-stop shop for specialty electrical services.

During the show, John Patry discusses:

  • How he bought the business, UiS Corp
  • His business background and related skills
  • The status of the company when he bought it versus where it is today
  • How he’s taken his business from 20-some employees to over 70!
  • The healthy stress that comes along with being an entrepreneur

Listen to the interview below:

Next up, Jeff and Norm interview Mike Kaszubski, owner of HomeTeam Mobile Diagnostics, a company that offers efficient 24/7 mobile X-ray and Ultrasound services to nursing homes, assisted living facilities and patient homes.

During the show, Mike shares:

  • How he started his business in 2013
  • How his company partners with hospitals and physicians to bring its services to patients, which would otherwise only be offered in a hospital setting
  • How patients can qualify for and take advantage of these services
  • How his business has grown since the beginning
  • The challenges and surprises he’s encountered as an entrepreneur

Listen to the interview below:

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