Case Studies

How MarineMax Achieved 95% A Player Success Rate with Store Managers Hired

MarineMax is one of the biggest boat dealership companies in the world, using Topgrading for hiring all employees. The dealer general manager job (store manager) is a crucial role and using Topgrading, the company improved from 25% high performing store managers to 95%. In a nutshell, Topgrading involves a) letting candidates know THEY have to …

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Highlights of an Exciting Chat with a Topgrader: Chuck Cohen, Managing Director, Benco Dental

Chuck Cohen: Thanks to Brad for not only bringing us Topgrading, but it’s very flattering to be asked to participate in the call like this. Our company:  We are the third largest distributor of dental products in the United States. Basically our customers are dentists and everything you see in a dentist’s office is what …

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Chat With A Topgrader: Dave Sibley, CEO, White Lodging

Brad Smart: Welcome to Dave Sibley of White Lodging. White Lodging is one of the fastest-growing, fully integrated, independent hotel, ownership, development, and management companies in the country. As a trusted partner, White Lodging consistently delivers superior hotel experiences and exceptional returns on investment among premium brand hotels across the country, making it one of …

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HOW HR MANAGERS CAN RISE TO CEO – An Interview with Larry Washow

Meet the HR Manager who became a successful CEO: Larry Washow was COO (1998 – 2000) and then CEO and President (2000 – 2010) of Amcol, a $1.5 billion (market cap) global company in minerals, oil field services, environmental services, and transportation.  What is unusual is that Larry was an HR manager from 1977 until …

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Chat With Successful Topgraders: Culligan International

January 9, 2014 Chat Transcript Guests: Scott Clawson, President & Chief Executive Officer at Culligan International; and Kelley Mudgett, Director of Human Resources – North America at Culligan International Moderator: Dr. Brad Smart, President & CEO, Topgrading, Inc. Summary:  Scott and Kelley’s advice to would-be Topgraders: Topgrade the whole company. Require that all Topgrading methods …

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