Get Real With… Marc Blackman

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Gold Eagle is a leading provider of premium solutions that protect, preserve and enhance the performance of consumer and durable goods. While its business remains healthy, its leadership is sensing shifts in climate and demographics that might impact its long-term sustainability. In this “Get Real With…” session, Marc Blackman will share Gold Eagle’s journey as well as its potential marketplace challenges and how it has begun to anticipate how the company can respond to them while continuing to leverage its core purpose and values.

Get Real With… is a practicum track full of deep dive conversations with conscious business and thought leaders answering questions you always wanted to know but haven’t been able to ask. Come hear stories not only about their rise to success but about what happens down in the trenches applying the principles of Conscious Capitalism when faced with challenging situations and tough choices and the hard and important lessons learned in the process.

Managing Partner of ClearSpace, LLC, Thea Polancic sits down with Gold Eagle CEO, Marc Blackman.






Marc Blackman

CEO /// Gold Eagle

Marc Blackman is Gold Eagle’s Chief Executive Officer. He received a BS in Business Economics from the University of Arizona Tucson. Marc came to Gold Eagle in August of 1993 after working 10 years for the E&J Gallo Winery—last serving as the Rocky Mountain Division Manager in charge of sales, field marketing, and distributor management. Marc viewed Gold Eagle as an outstanding opportunity to grow and join a family business with family values.Today, as CEO, Marc’s current responsibilities… Read More >

Thea Polancic

Managing Partner /// ClearSpace, LLC

Thea is a passionate advocate for the power of business to create a beautiful, prosperous and fulfilling world. She is the Managing Partner of ClearSpace, LLC; a Chicago-based consulting firm that helps leaders, teams and organizations grow and thrive. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Chicago Chapter of Conscious Capitalism. The Chicago Chapter has more than 1000 members and offers events for the public and senior executives 5-6 times per year.Over the past 15 years, Thea has worked closely… Read More >