A Recipe for Success with Laurie Cummins and Alexandra Groezinger

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Laurie Cummins and her daughter, Alexandra Groezinger, join Susan Michel and Carol Ann Fernandez to share their story. Laurie and her husband started their business, Groezinger Provisions, Inc. in 1982. As a woman in business, especially in the male-dominated food industry, Laurie has faced and overcome challenges to achieve the success that her business has today. Her daughter, Alexandra, joined her in the business in 2014. Since then, the duo has continued to achieve new heights, and their all-natural Alexian Pates and Specialty Meats are distributed in high-end stores around the globe! In this episode, we learn more about what it takes to be a woman in business, what it’s like to work in a family-owned business, why the food industry can be a great place to be, and advice on how to succeed in a family business or any business at all!

Join us every other week on Women’s Wealth: The Middle Way®, a radio show aimed at helping women navigate questions about work, money, and family. You can find us on http://www.womensradio.com/author/lhurd, https://womenswealth.podbean.com, https://soundcloud.com/womenswealthmiddleway, on the SoundCloud Apps for iPhone and Android, and Spotify. See you in two weeks!

About Susan Michel

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Susan Michel, CEO & Founder – Glen Eagle

Susan Michel is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glen Eagle, a full-service Registered Investment Advisor and Broker-Dealer. Susan founded Glen Eagle in 2002.  Glen Eagle is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

What differentiates Glen Eagle is the culture Susan has created.  Her approach is summarized in the firm’s vision statement, “Faith, Family, Firm, in that order.”  Everyone at Glen Eagle internalizes this statement in their day-to-day interactions with each other and with the firm’s clients.

Today, under Susan’s principled guidance, Glen Eagle has grown to become a national financial services firm providing corporations, family offices, business owners and multigenerational families with trusted stewardship and transparent access to their wealth. Glen Eagle serves clients in 32 states and manages over $4 billion dollars in assets.

Susan’s business leadership has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Brava Award by Smart CEO and the National Enterprising Woman of the Year Award.  She has also been named one of NJBIZ’s Best 50 Women in Business and one of the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners of New Jersey.

Susan has a national presence as a speaker and writer.  Susan has spoken to a wide variety of audiences, including FINRA’s National Annual Conference, Financial Advisor’s Invest in Women Conference and the Enterprising Women Conference. Susan also hosts a national podcast, Women’s Wealth: The Middle Way®.  She has been featured in Fortune, Forbes and Newsweek.

Susan believes it is important to give back to others through service.  She currently serves as Vice-Chair of Board of Trustees of The Hun School of Princeton, as a Trustee on the Board of the College of St. Elizabeth and as a board member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO).