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Mathile to Speak on ‘Lessons Learned the Hard Way’

Feb 3, 2009

Tim Mathile, president and CEO of Franklin Brazing, will discuss "Lessons Learned the Hard Way" in Ohio Northern University's Dicke Forum on Monday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m.

Presented by the ONU Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team, this event is free and open to the public.

Mathile will discuss his path as an entrepreneur after graduating from ONU with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1987. He will provide students with insight on how to create and grow an idea into a successful business.

In business for more than 30 years, Franklin Brazing, located in Lebanon, Ohio, specializes in high-volume, high-efficiency processes with a specialty in stainless steel parts.

Mathile serves on the board of directors for Aileron, a non-profit organization created to strengthen communities by helping business owners lead and manage their companies, driving growth, innovation and jobs.