Tom Alongi, national manufacturing practice leader, hosted thought leaders from a broad range of industry specialties. Part one featured an economic forecast from Kevin Kliesen of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and executive director of the National Center for the Middle Market took the temperature of middle market manufacturers. Part two welcomed a panel discussion on the opportunities and risk when moving beyond recovery to create new growth. Part three was highlighted by UHY Consulting professionals on turning supply chain challenges into opportunities and the differences between the two presidential candidates. Part four wrapped up the series with a panel discussion on taking sustainability to the next level and touched on presidential election outcome impacts.