January 16, 2023

Scaling a Business and Improving Lives: A Vision for Mental Health Support in the Workforce (with Joel Furno)

In this episode, Joel shares his vision for scaling his business and improving the lives of his workforce through mental health support. He talks about the importance of growing a culture of love in workspaces and how he navigates the challenges of building and maintaining a great team in the business world.

Tune into this episode with us to hear about: 

  • How to scale a company's culture of love, support, and care
  • Joel talks about what triggered his self-exploration and healing journey
  • How to use the success of business to make a bigger impact on people's lives and the communities they are in
  • The importance of awareness of root cause of performance issues 
  • Why paradigms are being rethought and people are open to new ways of addressing suffering in the areas of mental health and addiction
  • And so much more!

About Our Guest: 

In 2006, Joel founded Citrin at the age of 19 while pursuing a degree at Ohio State University.  Citrin is a hospitality company that provides valet services to restaurants, hotels, healthcare centers, and auto-dealerships as well as parking management services for developers who own surface lots and parking garages.  Citrin’s local clientele includes Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Schottenstein Property Group, Easton Town Center, Polaris Fashion Place, Canopy Hotel, Crawford Hoying, The Wood Company, and more. 

Today, Joel continues to serve as Founder and CEO. The company employs over 750 people and has scaled to 14 cities across the country, while still remaining headquartered in Columbus. Last year, Joel was ranked as the #6 CEO nationally with Glassdoor for all companies with less than 1,000 employees, which reflects the values that have been ingrained inside the organization.

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