CEO Forum – 12.11.17 Orlando

The CEO Forum: Central Florida Monday, December 11, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Alfond Inn 300 E New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 Featured Presenter: Bill Hagaman Jr., CPA Managing Partner, CEO WithumSmith+Brown, PC Please join WithumSmith+Brown’s CEO and Managing Partner, Bill Hagaman, who will share the story of the public accounting firm’s successful growth journey from five people in a small town office to nearly 1,000 team members in six major metropolitan regions. Having consistent year-over-year revenue and size growth since inception in 1974, Withum currently ranks as the 26th largest public accounting firm in the nation and can boast one of the best staff retention rates in the profession…. Click here for more information about the...

CEO Forum – 11.17.17 HCARS

Event Photos click on an image to view larger    Leveraging Technology with Leadership for Greater Success Friday, November 17, 20177:30 to 9:00 amWSB Associates – 2nd Floor Conference Room701 Xenia Ave S., Suite 200Golden Valley, MN 55416 7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A Rich Nazarian Minnetronix Rich Nazarian, CEO and chairman of the board of Minnetronix, co-founded the medical technology company in 1996 with three employees and one project. While providing both business and technical leadership to the company, he served as company president until April of 2017. He is the principal inventor on 15 patents and is the chief author of numerous papers on medical device development. Rich has led his company in the development of new and innovative medical devices such as implantable artificial heart electronic systems, cardiopulmonary bypass systems, laser imaging systems and ventricular assist devices and nerve growth stimulators. Holding both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Rich is also a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He was also named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please visitwww.Hennepin.us/BusinessAssistance and click on the Economic Gardening section, call 612-348-4191, or email...

CEO Forum – 10.20.17 HCARS

Event Photos click on an image to view larger    Contagious Culture: Our Path to Workplace Productivity and Profitability Friday, October 20, 20177:30 to 9:00 amWSB Associates – 2nd Floor Conference Room701 Xenia Ave S., Suite 200Golden Valley, MN 55416 7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast (sponsored by Insperity)8:00 am to 9:00 am – Speaker presentation and Q&A Jennifer Smith Innovative Office Solutions Jennifer Smith, co-founder and CEO of Innovative Office Solutions, started the company in 2001 with a vision of making workplaces more productive by creating places where people love to work. Not only does Innovative design workspaces, but the company also offers office supplies, break room and coffee services, cleaning and facility supplies, and printing and promotional services. A woman-owned business and the largest independent office solutions company in the Midwest, Innovative Office Solutions has ranked in the Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America for eight years and has been included in the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by the Minnesota Business Journal for six years. Ms. Smith credits the contagious culture of the company as the secret to its success. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please visitwww.Hennepin.us/BusinessAssistance and click on the Economic Gardening section, call 612-348-4191, or email...

CEO Forum Info Session 09.22.17

          Recruiting now for the next program that begins in October Information SessionAttend an information session to meet the program facilitator and learn about the program’s impact from a current CEO participant. Friday, September 22, 20177:30 a.m. – registration8 a.m. – 9 a.m. – presentationWSB Associates – 2nd Floor Conference Room701 Xenia Ave S., Suite 200, Golden Valley, MN 55416Continental breakfast provided by Insperity Leverage the power of peer learningThe CEO roundtable provides a confidential forum where you can share challenges and experiences. Get custom researchYou will be connected with a team of research specialists who will spend up to 60 hours conducting customized research just for you. Who should apply?The program serves CEOs of second-stage* for-profit, privately held businesses with 10-99 employees and annual revenues between $1M-$50M. *Second-stage businesses are past start-up stage and have an appetite for growth. For more information: www.hennepin.us/businessassistance and click on the Economic Gardening section or call 612-348-4191       – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –            ...

Recognition – Valintry, Inc. 500

VALiNTRY JOINS INC. 500 – VALiNTRY recognized as one of the fastest growing, private companies in the U.S. ORLANDO, FL (August 16, 2017) – IT consulting and staff augmentation firm VALiNTRY announces that it has been honored by Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country, ranked number 142 nationally, and 10th in Florida. Founded in 2013 as a one office start-up, CEO, Daryl Dixon and team have transformed the company into a multi-million dollar, nationwide corporation in just a few years. “We are honored to join the ranks of such prestigious group in our first year of eligibility. Our team understands how meaningful it is, especially given the success of past winners such as Oracle and Under Armour. I’d like to thank our associates and clients throughout the country for their support and dedication in helping us reach this milestone.” Dixon attributes much of the organization’s success to the adherence of core values. From accountability to honesty and integrity, VALiNTRY is unique in its emphasis on people service, teamwork and transparency. Inc. 5000 is an annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the country. As an expansion of the brand, Inc. 500 was created, ranking the top 10% of the country’s most elite 5,000 businesses. About VALiNTRY – VALiNTRY was founded in 2013 as an IT consulting firm with a staff augmentation division offering long term and “just in time” employee resources within the technology, accounting and marketing arenas. VALiNTRY has offices nationwide with hubs in Orlando, Dallas and Nashville. In 2016, VALiNTRY was the recipient of the GROWFL “Florida Company...

CEO Forum – 09.18.17 Orlando

The CEO Forum: Central Florida Monday, September 18, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Alfond Inn 300 E New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 Featured Presenter: Barbara J. Stankowski President/CEO of AMTIS Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret) Join Barbara Stankowski, the owner and President/CEO of AMTIS, Inc. a woman owned small business established in 2007 as she shares highlights of her 10 years journey and lessons learned along the way. Barbara best summarizes her 10 year journey as… Click here for more information about the event. Click here to view the...