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Strategic Plan for Growth

Posted on: October 18th, 2021

RA Consultants has seen significant growth over the last few years, but not without facing some challenges.  This led to changes in key positions, hiring the right way, and creating a strategic plan for growth. MLA Principal Doug Leconey began serving as a Financial Advisor to RA in 2017.  Below is the last in a…

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Employee Retention focus of Seth Morgan Interview

Posted on: October 14th, 2021

Seth Morgan, MLA CEO discusses Employee Retention on The Sunday Business Page.  Seth was interviewed by Jon Delano on Pittsburg’s KDKA and asked about retaining key employees during this difficult labor market. Below is the transcript of this lightly edited version.  See the full interview here. Interview Transcript Jon Delano: This is the Sunday Business…

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Hiring For the Future

Posted on: September 28th, 2021

RA Consultants has seen significant growth over the last few years, but not without facing some challenges.  Owner John Allen needed to make changes in key positions and then build his team by hiring for the future. MLA supports finance people.  We bring the expertise that helps you evaluate who you have, develop them further,…

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Changes in Key Positions

Posted on: September 21st, 2021

RA Consultants has seen significant growth over the last few years, but not without facing some challenges. And the owner needed to make changes in key positions. Established in 2004, RA Consultants is a private, independent firm of engineers, designers, surveyors, and professional construction inspectors working across every aspect of the water infrastructure environment. Founded by…

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MLA Advises on Inflation

Posted on: September 15th, 2021

Rising prices have been in the news, and Seth Morgan, MLA President and CEO was asked what MLA advises on inflation.  Seth was featured on the Jimmy Barrett Show, on NewsRadio 740 KTRH-AM in Houston, Texas. Below are an edited version of Seth’s segment, and some highlights from the conversation: Jimmy Barrett: We see inflation across the board…

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Trustworthy Services

Posted on: August 17th, 2021

Jaime Deason opened Fetch! Silver Spring in 2007 after struggling to find reliable, quality care for her own pets. Since that time, she and her team have built a reputation for providing trustworthy dog walking and pet sitting services in their area. Fetch! Pet Care Silver Spring serves a group of communities in the Maryland/Metro…

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Passion for People and Pets

Posted on: August 10th, 2021

Jay Barrett opened his first Fetch! Pet Care franchise in Birmingham, AL back in 2008.  “I was a Fetch! client for many years in Atlanta and loved the service so when I moved home to Birmingham I jumped at the opportunity to open my own location.”  Jay and his team quickly grew the company acquiring…

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Own A Business of Your Own

Posted on: August 3rd, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 on the economy will be felt and analyzed for decades to come.  But one thing is already clear.  A record number of individuals are starting their own business, acting on the invitation provided by the pandemic to own a business. 4.3 million applications for business licenses were filed in 2020 which…

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Surviving Inflation

Posted on: July 27th, 2021

Talk of inflation continues, and more government spending is in the works.  But how do we know what the impact of that spending will be?  And what can we do now that will position our businesses for surviving inflation? Since its founding in 2006, MLA has been through difficult economic times.  And our team has…

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Seeing Inflation

Posted on: July 19th, 2021

There’s no question that we are seeing higher prices for products and services.  But does that mean we are entering a period of inflation?  Many experts are weighing in on the question of what a post-COVID correction is, and what is the new reality.  Are we seeing inflation or just more correction in the economy?…

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