Eric Lofquist Co-owner, President & CEO

President & CEO

Magnus International Group co-owners Eric Lofquist and Scott Forster have been selected to share the company’s success story at two upcoming Cleveland business events.

On March 3, Eric will present to the Cleveland chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). ACG Cleveland is a networking organization comprised of Northeast Ohio professionals that engage in middle-market mergers and acquisitions, as well as broader corporate finance.

Founded in 1981, the Cleveland chapter has approximately 500 members. The event will take place at Shaker Country Club from 5:30 to 7 pm and is open to members and nonmembers. Register here. Presentation description:

For only the third time in nearly 30 years, an Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year® winner for manufacturing and distribution runs a business headquartered in Northeast Ohio that’s locally owned and operated, too.

Join Eric Lofquist, CEO and co-founder of Magnus International Group, for an insightful discussion on how he and his unique natural products development and manufacturing company achieved such acclaim and a host of other honors for innovation and growth by capitalizing on the benefits of doing business from “The Cle.”


Vice President & COO

On May 12, Scott will be the kick-off address speaker at the 19th Annual Presidents’ Forum of Cleveland meeting. Presented by The Entrepreneurship Institute (TEI), the Forum is an annual conference of high-powered peers backed by an influential network of entrepreneurs and expert service providers. The event is held in cities throughout the country.

Since 1976, TEI has been providing guidance nationally to CEOs and presidents of small and medium-sized businesses. The primary purpose of the Forum is for company owners to acquire knowledge, experience and resources to grow their firms and create new jobs. Participation is by invitation only.

Past keynote speakers at the Cleveland conference include former Mayor Jane Campbell, Len Komoroski, CEO of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena, Terry Stewart, former president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Adele Malley of Malley’s Chocolates and Art Falco, president and CEO of PlayhouseSquare.