Subject: Focus on Growth! IMC Colorado 2/11/11 Breakfast Program
Secrets to Business Growth and Successful Consulting
Join your colleagues in a lively, interactive session with a stellar panel of seasoned consultants who will share their experiences and insights on what it takes to launch, sustain, and grow a successful consulting practice. Learn from the best and network with other consultants who are focused on business success and growth!
The Program entitled, "Secrets to Business Growth and Successful Consulting,” features three experienced consultants who will share insights from their distinctly different paths to consulting success. The panel includes:
Dom Cingoranelli, CPA, CMC is Executive Vice-President and cofounder of Succession Institute, LLC. Dom has conducted partnering facilitation for award-winning construction projects around the country and he has written numerous articles, co-authored two books for the CPA profession, and speaks throughout the U.S. Dom's passion is helping organizations successfully work through difficult issues by making sure they address root causes rather than symptoms. (http://www.successioninstitute.com/)
Todd Ordal, CMC, helps CEOs and their senior teams increase organizational performance resulting in better financial results, a clear strategy or a better night's sleep without narcotics. Todd brings 30 years of management experience to his firm, Applied Strategy. He has been CEO of three companies and has had as many as 7,000 employees. He has also served on numerous boards of directors. Along with being a CMC, Todd is also a certified professional coach and is President of the CO Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants. (http://www.appliedstrategy.info/)
Patricia (Pat) Sikora, PhD, owner of Sikora Associates, LLC, has partnered with managers for over 25 years helping them better understand how to leverage the creativity and passion of employees and create lasting profitable relationships with customers. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and a recently co-authored book, "Turbulence: Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers” has been identified as a "must read” by the New York Times, Seattle Times, and the Risk Management Association among others. (http://www.sikora-research.com/)
The panel discussion will be moderated by Brian Balgaard, CPA. Brian has over a decade's experience leading software implementations and process improvement initiatives, guiding cross-functional teams through organizational change in a variety of industry sectors including federal government, trade associations, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and consumer goods. He is currently an associate at Point B, a management consulting firm located in Denver and other major markets in the U.S. (http://www.pointb.com/)
Come prepared to share your concise, 30-second introduction with thegroup and your own "lessons learned” about consulting success. Be sure to bring a stack of business cards to share!
Where: Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place.
When: February 11, 2011; 7:00-9:00 am.
Networking and full breakfast at 7:00 am; introductions and program starts at 7:30.
How Much: Cost is $25 for members, $30 for guests, and includes the full breakfast.
Late registrants (after 2/9/11) and walk-ins pay $10 extra.
Register at www.imcusa.org/coevents
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The IMC Colorado chapter meets the 2nd Friday of most months for breakfast, networking, an educational program, and peer support at the Denver Athletic Club at 1325 Glenarm Place. Contact Rudy Miick, Membership Chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303 413-0400 for more information.