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Episode Eleven: Linda Maclachlan

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This episode of the CEOnly Podcast features Linda Maclachlan, founder and chief executive officer of Entara, a leader in IT Managed Services. They discussed the need for agility and adaptability when building consulting and business services, as well as the importance of understanding the unique value that your business brings to the table as a supplier.


  • Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE

    President and CEO, Association Forum

    Michelle Mason is the President and CEO of Association Forum. Association Forum is the “association of associations” in Chicago. Founded in 1916, it has nearly 4,000 members. Prior to Association Forum, Michelle served as a managing director at the American Society for Quality (ASQ). In this role, she concentrated on business development, membership, component relations, innovation, advocacy, social responsibility, and process improvement efforts. Prior to she was Vice President of Strategic and Future Focused Research at the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE).

  • Linda Maclachlan

    Linda Maclachlan is the founder and CEO of entara, a leader in IT managed services for mid-market businesses. Entara, formerly YJT Solutions, partners with strategic IT leaders to bring traction to the IT journey into the future by leveraging an IT roadmap process, a customizable ServiceNow ITSM platform, 24x7x365 Help Desk and Infrastructure Management, SD-WAN solutions, AWS and Azure expertise, business process automation, and a practical vision of the future of IT for the mid-market. Located in downtown Chicago, entara sets the new standard of IT managed services and future readiness.