Creating a Profitable New Venture


CareerCastMany people dream of creating a venture that is profitable and positively changes lives. Bill Strickland, president and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, has done that and more. In the course of his remarkable journey, he has won a MacArthur Genius grant, served as a three-time case study for the Harvard Business School, lectured at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and founded the MCG Jazz series, the longest-running and most successful jazz label in America, which has produced over 1,200 concerts and garnered four Grammys.

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