2021: Year in Review

Posted by Jon Gormin on Jan 13, 2022 10:33:59 AM

Doing a year in review and outlook is always a little fun since you have perfect hindsight and are guaranteed to be 100% wrong. I closed last year’s review by saying, “With our expertise and capital, we think that strong businesses can become industry leaders in the post-pandemic landscape.” Unfortunately, as we approach the second anniversary of broad shut-downs in the US, the post-pandemic world still hasn’t emerged. Instead, we have the highly contagious Omicron variant ravaging the world and the US, creating a whole new issue – the tight labor market is even tighter with people out of work sick or unwilling to go back to work. This time the government isn’t shutting down the country; companies just simply don’t have enough workers to operate.

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Topics: COVID-19, 2021