Atlanta Episode 224 – John Loud, Tom DiGregorio, and H. Joseph Ehrmann – Fireside Chat #2
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Join us for the second episode in our Fireside Chat series! We bring on a couple of previous local guests as well as a welcome newcomer out of San Francisco, H. Joseph Ehrmann, as we continue to discuss how you can sustain your business or even grow your business during this tough time in our world’s history.

As business leaders in our respective communities, it is imperative that we give hope to our local businesses who might feel helpless during this crisis. We’re needed now more than ever.

 

 

John Loud / Loud Security Systems

John Loud, originally hailing from Boston, has embraced the spirit of Southern hospitality in all aspects of his personal and professional life.  John has worn many hats in his career:  hockey player, comedy club manager, Delta flight attendant, political campaign worker, community volunteer and entrepreneur.

John’s primary focus since 1995 has been the establishment and growth of LOUD Security.  From its humble beginnings in the basement of the Loud home, LOUD Security now employs over 60 people and services 8,500 customers. Most recently, John’s outstanding leadership resulted in the Kennesaw Citizen of the Year Award and the Mack Henderson Public Service Award for his commitment and dedication to the quality of life for the citizens of Cobb County.

Not only has John used his talent of integrating today’s technology with old fashioned service to his current business, he has lent his talents to professional and community organizations across the state of Georgia.  From President of the Kennesaw Business Association, President of the Georgia Electronic Life Safety and Security Association, cooperating with local police departments to promote Georgia legislation that would increase life safety to his customers; John has been, and continues to be, an avid champion for the security industry.

 


 

Tom DiGregorio / AquaGuard Foundation Solutions

As President and Owner of AquaGuard Foundation Solutions, Tom has strived to raise his consumers’ expectations of residential contractors by developing and running his business with his slogan “A Service Company with Integrity, A Contractor who Cares” as his guide.

With more than 21 years’ experience in residential home services, Tom has an extensive understanding of the residential basement waterproofing and foundation repair industries. He brings a focused and intelligent approach to each job and is a true waterproofing and foundation repair expert. Tom achieved his certifications from premiere organizations including The National Association of Waterproofing & Structural Repair Contractors, The Basement Systems International Waterproofing Contractors Network and Foundation SupportWorks, Incorporated (FSI).

 

 


 

H. Joseph Ehrmann / ELIXIR Saloon

H. Joseph Ehrmann is a fairly unique entity in the bar, beverage, and event industries, and he leverages that in everything he does. He utilizes 30+ years of F&B experience, a Thunderbird MBA, non-F&B corporate experience, and his international background to build his companies and provide his clients and business partners with the best services in the industry.

Ehrmann runs and owns both his bar and cocktail event production companies, is an operating partner with Fresh Victor, and advises several clients in the beverage industry.

 

 

 

 

Ted Jenkin / Oxygen Financial
(Host)

Lee Heisman / Savant CTS
(Co-Host)

John Loud / Loud Security Systems
(Guest)

Tom DiGregorio / AquaGuard Foundation Solutions
(Guest)

H. Joseph Ehrmann / ELIXIR Saloon
(Guest)