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Catalyst Connection’s New CFO Sees Position as Opportunity to Give Back

By Todd Miller Whit Little, Catalyst Connection’s new CFO, has spent more than 30 years in senior management at multiple startup technology and manufacturing companies in the Pittsburgh region. In many of those roles, Whit was a loyal client of Catalyst Connection. Those experiences enabled him to gain a solid understanding of Catalyst Connection’s mission […]


Accounting Considerations for Lean Organizations

by Lindsay Andrews Many manufacturers utilize lean techniques to help improve manufacturing processes. In addition to the manufacturing process, the concepts of lean can extend to various other aspects of the business including accounting.   There are five principles of lean and each one of these principles has applications to accounting departments.   1) Creating Customer Value […]


Manufacturers Can Cross Digital Bridge Through Build Back Better Regional Challenge Initiative 

Just as American iron and steel and manufacturing emerged from the Greater Pittsburgh region in the Industrial Revolution, today a new revolution of advanced manufacturing (AM) technologies grows from southwestern Pennsylvania’s innovations in robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and other leading-edge digital technologies. According to a McKinsey Global Institute report titled “Making it in America: […]