CEO Forum – 04.18.19 HCARS

   CEO Forum – April 2019   Leadership & Business Growth Series Speaker:  Kjell Bergh, chairman and CEO, Borton Volvo and Borton Overseas Thursday, April 18, 20197:30 to 9:00 am Sunrise Banks Headquarters2525 Wabash Avenue                NEW LOCATION!St. Paul, MN 55114 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 Kjell Bergh Kjell Bergh, chairman and CEO, Borton Volvo and Borton Overseas, began Borton Volvo in 1967 and purchased it three years later. The enterprise grew to include four auto dealerships in Minnesota and Florida. Borton Overseas is a tour operator which encompasses a limousine service and lodges in Tanzania. Bergh has served on the boards of Gillette Children’s Hospital, the American International Automobile Dealers Association, the World Press Institute, and the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. He is a trustee emeritus and member of the executive and audit committees at Macalester College. He also serves as regent emeritus at Augsburg College. He is the recipient of many international awards and honors.   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 – 03.21.19 HCARS

   CEO Forum – March 2019   Leadership & Business Growth Series Speaker:  Bill Dierberger, president and CEO of Skyline Exhibits Thursday, March 21, 20197:30 to 9:00 am St. Louis Park City Hall – 3rd floor Council Chambers5005 Minnetonka Blvd.St. Louis Park, 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 Bill Dierberger Bill Dierberger is president and CEO of Skyline Exhibits, headquartered in Eagan, MN. With over 120 offices around the world, Skyline is a recognized brand in the trade show industry and is a leader in the portable and custom modular segments for that business segment. After graduating from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Bill played professional baseball with the Chicago White Sox. He began his business career at 3M and spent most of his career in global marketing and distribution roles, including a three-year assignment to develop 3M’s business in Asia. Bill came to Skyline in 1999 and developed its dealer network. He oversaw marketing, sales, customer service, design, and training, and was named president of the company in 2010. During his time as president, he led the company through challenging times, including the death of the company’s founder, a new board of directors, and the sale of the company to a private equity firm. During his tenure Skyline’s sales tripled, and he migrated the company and its culture from a manufacturing and engineering driven company to a marketing, design, and service driven organization that continues to manufacture at high degrees of accuracy and efficiency. Skyline has won every major award in the tradeshow...

CEO Forum – 03.13.19 Central FL

The CEO Forum: Central Florida Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Winter Park, FL Featured Presenter: Barbara Stankowski AMTIS, Inc. Ms. Barbara Stankowski completed a distinguished 28-year career in the U.S. Navy, retiring in 1998. After her retirement from the Navy, she worked for several women-owned small businesses as a training and education consultant and facilitator supporting government and industry clients. From 2007 to 2018, she was the owner and President/Chief Executive Officer of AMTIS, Inc., an SDVOSB and woman- owned small business providing services to commercial, federal, and state agencies. AMTIS, Inc. was selected by GrowFL as one of the 2012 Florida Companies to Watch, honored with multiple awards and was recognized from 2013 to 2018 by Inc.500/5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. AMTIS, Inc. is celebrating 11 years in business. Barbara and her team have grown AMTIS into a multimillion-dollar company serving several government agencies. Barbara sold AMTIS, Inc. in December of 2018 and now serves clients as an independent consultant. Barbara is a strong supporter of second stage small businesses through the GrowFL Advisory Board and Chairman’s Council. She is also a member of the Veteran Small Business Coalition, NDIA, Women in Defense (WID), and on the Board of Directors for Tech Sassy Girlz (TSG). Barbara holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. She continues to facilitate Senior Executive development and leadership workshops as well as strategic planning and change management sessions for a variety of federal, state, and...

CEO Retreat 02.28-03.01.19

Date 1:00 pm Thu., February 28, 2019 to 1:00 pm to Fri. March 1, 2019 Location Mission Inn Resort & Club (map) Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737 (800) 874-9053 www.missioninnresort.com 6 Sessions plus Networking Cybersecurity, EOS best practices, Labor law, Leadership, Succession & more Thu. Dinner / Fri. Breakfast Thu. Dinner / Fri. breakfast will be at Mission Inn (included in registration) Announcing the 2019 CEO Nexus retreat at Mission Inn! All CEO Roundtable members are invited. Spouses and significant others are also welcome, but they may not attend retreat program presentations unless they are an active member of the ownership / leadership team and have day-to-day decision-making responsibility in the business. • The event agenda includes a mix of presentations, panel discussions, best practices and networking exercises consistent with member feedback gathered following the 2018 member retreat. Topics to be addressed include leadership, cybersecurity, EOS best practices, succession planning and business valuation. The program will emphasize group interaction and expanded networking opportunities. • Each CEO attendee will receive a booklet containing attendee contact information, speaker biographies and links to related assessments and tools presented at the event. If you would like to distribute promotional material about your company at the event, please submit a request to info@ceonexus.com and provide the physical materials to your roundtable facilitator at the scheduled January roundtable meeting. • A member golf event will follow the Friday session (projected tee time, 200 pm). To participate in this related but separate activity, send a message noting your desire to participate in the golf event to info@ceonexus.com . A member host will contact you to coordinate details. Hotel...

CEO Forum – 02.21.19 HCARS

   CEO Forum – February 2019   Leadership & Business Growth Series Technical Services Designed Specifically for Entrepreneurs Speakers:  Becky Siekmeier, Pat Dillon, Sarah Swenty Thursday, February 21, 20197:30 to 9:00 am St. Louis Park City Hall – 3rd floor Council Chambers5005 Minnetonka Blvd.St. Louis Park, 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 Becky SiekmeierMinnesota High Tech Association “SciTechsperience STEM Internship Program” Pat DillonMinnesota High Tech Association “SBIR/STTR Program” Sarah SwentyU.S. Small Business Administration “SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program” 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...