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Do the Right Thing, and Good Things Will Happen

Season 2, Ep. 36

Meet Ron Pattison. 


His WHY is Trust. 


Interviewed by WHY Institute Founder Dr. Gary Sanchez (Better Way).


Ron Pattison grew up in rural Montana. Ron graduated from the University of Montana with a B.A. in Business Administration in 1980. He specialized in Accounting. While there he was a walk on to the basketball team as a freshman. After graduating, Ron moved to New Mexico in 1982, where he began working in Public Accounting and received his CPA Certificate in August of 1984. After working for a national/international employee benefits firm, Ron opened Pattison Pension Specialists in Dec. of 1990. Ron has specialized in the design and administration of Defined Contribution Plans (DC), also known as 401 K plans, as well as many others. He is an avid sports enthusiast, as well sports fan and follows many different favorite teams.

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Season 2, Ep. 34
Meet Dale Armstrong. His WHY is Make Sense. Interviewed by WHY Institute Founder Dr. Gary Sanchez (Better Way). Dale Armstrong was raised in rural western New Mexico and graduated from San Juan College in 1984. He worked in the plumbing trade while attending NMSU, and continued working in plumbing until 1987. In 1987, Dale started TLC Plumbing & Utility. Over the past 32 years Dale has grown the business from a one man shop into a thriving company that employs over 500 people that live and work in New Mexico.Dale has raised his family and grown his company in his home state. He knows New Mexico's potential. After a visit to Santa Fe during the2017 legislative session to testify as a business owner and advocate for bills impacting the business community, Dale became frustrated with how carelessly some politicians were casting their votes. To him, it appeared to be more of a competition between parties, rather than what was right for constituents.He came back from the experience discouraged by how he and other citizens were being served on common ground issues. As such, he decided to find a way to educate the public and encourage positive change. Ultimately, this led to the creation of Viante New Mexico.Business Philosophy:• Do the right things for the right reasons every day.• Develop leaders and allow them to grow.• Champion personal & technical development of the workforce.• Teach life skills to all employees.• Develop systems to benefit the client & employees.• Support the needs of the community.Professional Accomplishments:• NM Ethics in Business Award• Pinon Award - Quality New Mexico• Developed a 4 year Apprenticeship Program at TLC• Best Places to Work in New Mexico - Winner for 3 consecutive years• Top Performing CEO - State of New Mexico• The Safety-man Award for our commitment to our employee's safety• The Cooper Award for outstanding dedication to excavation law safety• The STEP Award for Safety Training Evaluation ProcessYou can learn about Viante New Mexico here: www.viantenm.org/dale-armstrong/.You can find out more about TLC Plumbing here: www.tlcplumbing.com, or email Dale at darmstrong@tlcplumbing.com.