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Snow Talk with Mr. Freeze provides in-depth interviews with industry leaders and an insider look at what makes our industry work.
SIMA has regularly featured a Life & Leadership series at the annual Symposium. Snow Talk expands that concept with Assistant Editor Mike Freeze as he speaks to snow and ice professionals about life, business and leadership in the snow and ice management industry

Carl Bolm

Leadership in Diversification with Carl Bolm

As part of our leadership series, we'll talk to Carl Bolm, founder of BSR Services out of St. Louis, Missouri. Bolm, who is also SIMA board chair discusses his beginnings in the snow and ice industry, the issues it's facing, entrepreneurship and the importance of diversification.

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As part of our leadership series, we’ll speak with Jeff Tovar, Owner of Tovar Snow Professionals out of East Dundee, Illinois. Tovar is an original SIMA board member as well as author of “Success Leaves Clues: Tips that worked for me.”. We’ll learn about Tovar’s transition from veterinarian student/football player to snow warrior/businessman. Plus, we talk about where the snow and ice industry is going and how the Tovar Way led to a chance meeting with Richard Branson. 

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Deb Katz