In this episode of the ChangeMakers Podcast, Jeremy C. Park sits down with Matt Kripke, CEO of Kripke Enterprises, Inc., Mid South Aluminum.
From humble beginnings in Toledo, Ohio, to becoming a majority shareholder and recognized expert in aluminum and hedging, Matt shares his journey of hard work, passion, and resilience. Having held significant positions in influential organizations such as the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and currently the Toledo Jewish Community Foundation, Matt provides valuable insights into leadership and community involvement. Listen as Matt discusses the importance of people development in business, his approach to managing risk in volatile markets, and how he balances a successful career with a fulfilling personal life.
“Making the world a better place” is Matt’s motto, a principle he ardently practices through substantial philanthropy and community service with his employees. Alongside his business achievements, he is deeply committed to serving the community, as evidenced by his support for organizations such as The Red Cross, United Way, Ronald McDonald House, Habitat For Humanity, Boys and Girls Club, Mom’s House, Josina Lott Community Services, Humane Society, Cherry Street Mission, Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Hospice of Northwest Ohio, and Toledo Botanical Gardens.
Tune in for an inspiring conversation that underscores the importance of giving back, making a difference, and achieving purpose in life.
Learn more about Matt here: https://www.kripke.com/about-us/