Doug Tatum

Doug Tatum

Doug Tatum serves as Chairman of the Board for Newport Board Group, a national partnership of CEO’s and senior executives who advise emerging middle market companies and the private equity firms that invest in them. He also serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University. He is Chairman of the Board for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global not-for-profit organization with 58 Chapters and 14,000 members in the US and internationally, representing middle market private capital investors, intermediaries and the middle market deal community. Doug also serves as the Advisory Board Chairman for the Institute for Exceptional Growth Companies, a national research institute-funded by the NASDAQ Foundation and the University of Wisconsin - Extension. Its mission is to study exceptional growth companies, the capital markets, and their impact on employment and economic growth.

Doug speaks extensively throughout the world, presenting the research and frameworks included in his award-winning book No Man’s Land: Where Growing Companies Fail.

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Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the dangers to entrepreneurship that are posed by the federal government, including oppressive regulations.
Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to recommend watching how your competition is behaving regarding consolidation as a way of spotting trends that could have implications for your business.
Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to report that low interest rates are causing large companies to grow customers through acquisition within their industries with borrowed money instead of investing in the traditional economy.