How to Take Some of the Worries out of Babies and Sleep
Brent Wolkin the Vice President of Colgate Mattress that was founded nearly 70 years ago on the values of integrity, loyalty and honesty, and they remain the cornerstones of the company join eHealth Radio and the Children's Health and Sleep Health Channels.
Topic: How to Take Some of the Worries out of Babies and Sleep
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Brent Wolkin discuss the following:
What is one of the most worrisome parts of being a new parent?
For any new or expecting parents tuning in today, what would be your key advice or message regarding their baby's sleep environment?
Are all crib mattresses the same and is there anything to look for specifically when shopping for one?
How does a baby’s body change and will this affect the type of mattress required?
Are there specific materials that are used in crib mattresses and are there any that should be avoided when choosing a crib mattress?
What's been your proudest moment at Colgate?
Brent Wolkin, the Vice President of Colgate Mattress, represents the third generation of Wolkins to lead the company. Established by his grandfather, Sol Wolkin, Colgate Mattress was founded nearly 70 years ago on the values of integrity, loyalty and honesty, and they remain the cornerstones of the company.
Brent graduated from the University of Georgia and went on to earn a Master's degree in mathematics from Georgia State University. Before joining the company in 2008, Brent taught middle school math for several years.
At Colgate Mattress, he began as credit manager and then moved on to serve as plant manager for 14 years giving him a unique perspective on manufacturing and quality control for the company. In his current role as Vice President, Brent is instrumental in driving the business’ direct-to-consumer growth and guiding Colgate’s production operations.
Brent is married to Amy and has two adorable children, Ethan and Shai, both of whom were raised on Colgate mattresses.