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Hear From Serial Entrepreneur Ray Dalton About His Secrets for Making Successful Businesses

May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:50 am

Ray Dalton Speaking to the Center for Free Enterprise in Cleveland about Entrepreneurship

Event Recap:

The Center For Free Enterprise, Ltd. hosted its 20th straight sold out program, and largest crowd yet to hear serial entrepreneur Ray Dalton’s story and secrets for success.

Ray Dalton exemplifies American Dream, going from the Watts neighborhood in Los Angeles to senior leadership positions at GE and TRW, and becoming a very successful entrepreneur.

Ray has launched 11 businesses, most recently sold the successful PartsSource and has started fast growing ReLink Medical. We have heard from many of our prior presenters that this region needs more serial entrepreneurs, and few in the region have launched more successful businesses than Ray Dalton. At the conclusion of his presentation, Ray told the audience about his Foundation, that ten percent of the profits of the businesses are contributed to the Foundation, and about how the Foundation gives back.

Watch the video, and learn how Ray got started in business, how when one door closed another always opened, and what Ray looks for when considering a new business opportunity:


Original Event Post:

Building Successful For-Profit or Non-Profit Businesses Organically and through Acquisitions: Ray Dalton, Executive Chairman of reLink Medical

A. Ray Dalton specializes in creating and developing profitable and not for profit business enterprises from innovation to exit. Delivering high quality healthcare products, software and services with exceptional customer service. He is national speaker on social entrepreneurship, growing your business and creating a sustainable culture, and has also published a very successful book; Proceed with Confidence, which focuses on the “5”​ C’s of Success.

Ray is currently the Founder and CEO of the innovative technology based medical equipment liquidation and disposition company, reLink Medical. He was the Founder of the world largest medical parts and procurement firm, PartsSource which was successfully divested to Great Hill Partners in May 2017, OneSource Services and National MD which were acquired by General Electric.

Who should attend? Investors, managers or advisors to businesses. We will discuss building businesses both organically and through acquisitions.

Please join us at the Cleveland Racquet Club. Check in and complimentary breakfast starts at 730a, Discussion starts at 750a. This event is complimentary. Please register in advance. If you like to learn, meet, eat and have fun, then join us. 

Moderator: Ben Calkins, co-Founder of the Center, provides business law services to middle market business owners and investors.

Program Host: David Brown, co-Founder of the Center, is a deal-finder for investors in middle market businesses.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

JP Morgan Private Bank: it is a leading provider of wealth management solutions and advice and is an important segment of JPMorgan Chase, the largest US bank and the 6th largest bank in the world. 

For more information about JP Morgan Private Bank’s services, please contact Greg KeeganVice President, Investment Specialist, Ken Greaney (216/781-2392) Vice President, Banker or John Arrowsmith, Managing Director, Investment Specialist. 

The Calkins Law Firm is a premier boutique law firm that specializes in business law and focuses on business transactions and business disputes. Please contact Ben Calkins (440/796-4592).

Red Hawk Associates primarily helps investors acquire founder or family owned firms. Please contact David Brown (216/464-8714).

The Center’s Marketing Sponsor, Mixed Media & Design, Inc. gives businesses a top-notch brand image at affordable rates. This starts with modern website design, and can also incorporate email marketing, social media, multimedia content, and physical marketing materials from postcards to USB drives.

Founder Mike Maimone says, “I enjoy meeting and working with other entrepreneurs who are passionate about what they do.” Clients in a wide variety of industries have found Mike helpful and affordable – financial planners, attorneys, gym owners, artists, landscapers, and more. Visit his websiteto learn about his services and get a quote.

(440) 813 – 5376 | Email Mike | Visit Website

Meeting Agenda

730a Continental Breakfast and Networking

750a Program

850a Adjourn


 Are there ID requirements to enter the event?

Pre registered guests only, please, due to space limitations.

 Is my registration/ticket transferrable?


 Do I need to print and bring my paper event ticket?


 Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact David Brown at [email protected] or 216/464-8714.

 How do I contact the professionals at JP Morgan Private Bank? 

For more information about JP Morgan Private Bank’s services, please contact Greg Keegan, Vice President, Investment Specialist, Ken Greaney (216/781-2392) Vice President, Banker or John Arrowsmith, Managing Director, Investment Specialist.

You might also be interested in becoming involved with the 100+ Men Who Care about Cleveland group.

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Cleveland Racquet Club
29825 Chagrin Boulevard, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124
Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124 US
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