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Business leader finds value in authenticity

1 Feb 2017


When Traci Tapani and her sister Lori took over the family machining business in 1994, they did so knowing they knew little about sheet metal fabrication, managing people or running a manufacturing company.
Both had other careers. Lori was a CPA in the health care industry and Traci was working in international trade finance.

But their father assured them that a longtime management team was in place at the business, Wyoming Machine, and “the business ran itself.”

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