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 – 01.17.19 HCARS

   CEO Forum – January 2019   Leadership & Business Growth Series Speaker:  Paul J. Wagner, Chairman and CEO of Minnesota Wire Thursday, January 17, 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 Paul Wagner Paul Wagner is chairman and chief executive officer of Minnesota Wire. He has been with the St. Paul based custom development and manufacturing firm since 1985, when he joined the sales department. Before coming to Minnesota Wire, Mr. Wagner worked for Northstar Financial Corporation and the Metropolitan Sports Center. He became president of Minnesota Wire in 1992 and was named CEO in 2000. During that time, Mr. Wagner greatly expanded the company’s market exposure which now includes the medical, defense, industrial, and commercial sectors; and he has provided strategic direction to evolve the business into a high technology development house, primarily through federal research and development grants. The company has a greater than 80 percent capture rate on federal grant applications (compared with a 10 percent national average) and won the prestigious Tibbetts Award in 2007 for excellence in Small Business Innovation Research. Mr. Wagner developed Minnesota Wire’s subsidiary Minnesota Med-Equip, the Minnesota Defense division, a joint venture with Primordial, Inc., and was a founding member of the state’s Manufacturers Alliance and Leaders Alliance. In 2004, he founded Defense Alliance, the region’s defense and homeland security industry network that is the first of its kind nationally. The organization serves to network businesses, organizations,...

CEO Forum – 12.20.18 HCARS

   CEO Forum – December 2018   Leadership & Business Growth Series Thursday, December 20, 20187:30 to 9:00 amWIPFLi – Conference Room7650 Edinborough Way, Suite 330Edina, MN 55435 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 Rhoda Olsen Rhoda Olsen began consulting with Great Clips, Inc., in 1984, only two years after this Minnesota-based brand opened its first location. During her time as a consultant, Olsen helped develop the brand’s inaugural franchisee orientation program and operations manual. She joined the corporate team as vice-president for human resources and training in 1987, at which time she also became an owner. Over the years, she assumed additional responsibility for several other functional areas including marketing, communications, operations, facilities, and purchasing. She was named president in 1998 and transitioned to CEO in 2011. Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Olsen transitioned from CEO to the role of vice-chairperson on the board of directors. Great Clips grew from 1,000 salons in 1998 to more than 4,100 salons across the United States and Canada in 2016. During that time, Great Clips also grew system revenues four-fold, increasing from $200 million to well over a billion dollars. Today, Great Clips is the world’s largest salon brand with locations in more than 180 markets across North America.   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 Holiday Social MN – 12.19.18

  Date   Wednesday, December 19, 2018  4:30 pm to 7:30 pm CT   Location   Cooper Pub & Restaurant (Screening Room)  St. Louis Park, MN   Register Today!   Learn more or register at:   bit.ly/ceonexus121918 For more information about this event, please contact info@ceonexus.com   This special holiday event is sponsored by Melissa Johnston of Highland Bank, Chris Naylor, Certified EOS Implementer, Steve Quello of CEO Nexus, and Ryan Tansom of GEXP Collaborative.  Please join us for happy hour on Wednesday, December 19th and meet other CEOs leading second stage growth companies. No presentations, just an opportunity to chat and connect with your peers. Register early to secure your space at the event! view map larger: bit.ly/ceonexus121918map Cooper Pub & Restaurant (Screening Room) – 1607 Park Place Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN 55416     (952) 933-6500...

CEO Forum – 12.12.18 Central FL

The CEO Forum: Central Florida Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Winter Park, FL Featured Presenter: David J. Duda President and Chief Executive Officer A. Duda and Sons, Inc. David J. Duda was appointed President of A. Duda & Sons, Inc. in September 2009 and Chief Executive Officer in September 2010. He joined the company in 1987 as a Business & Systems Analyst and went on to hold a variety of positions in Finance & Accounting before being named Chief Financial Officer of the corporation in 2001. Prior to being appointed President, he most recently served as Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Duda holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Resource Economics, both from the University of Florida. A native of Oviedo, Florida, Mr. Duda is a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, where he served as… Click here to view the flyer. Click here for more information about the...

CEO Forum – 11.29.18 HCARS

   CEO Forum – November 2018   Leadership & Business Growth Series Thursday, November 29, 20187:30 to 9:00 amWIPFLi – Training Room7601 France Avenue S #400Minneapolis, MN 55435 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 Robert Warner Robert Warner, president of Warners’ Stellian, has worked for his family’s appliance company full-time since 1988. The company began as Stellian’s in St. Paul and was purchased in 1971 by Robert’s father, Jim Warner, who added his name (plural to include his wife and children) to the existing store name-thus Warners’ Stellian. Established on a solid foundation of the best products and exceptional service from sale to delivery, Warners’ Stellian is now owned by Jim Warner’s nine children. Four members of the Warner family actively operate the company, while nineteen third-generation Warner family members work full-time for the company in sales, merchandising, operations, and marketing. One of Robert Warner’s proudest accomplishments is the construction of the 150,000 square foot distribution center which incorporates energy-saving features such as photo lighting and a natural cooling system. Warner also initiated an aggressive recycling program, resulting in tons of appliance packaging being removed from the waste stream. Warners’ Stellian now has ten store locations in addition to the corporate headquarters and distribution center.   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...