Twin Cities Business Growth Conference

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Golden Valley Country Club

Twin Cities Business Growth Conference

About TCBG

The Twin Cities Business Growth Conference (TCBG) was created in 2019 to provide a venue for business executives to learn from one another and strategize with industry leaders. Each year, its partners compile a list of the biggest issues and opportunities companies face and use that to develop a program to address them head-on.

Twin Cities Business Growth Conference

This Year's Event: Playing Offense in Uncertain Times

Executive-only event

Empowering Professionals

Save the date for Twin Cities Business Growth Conference 2022!

Location: Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55427

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2022

Time: 12:30PM - 6PM

Twin Cities Business Growth Conference Keynote Speakers
John Warrillow
2022

John Warrillow

We are pleased to welcome our keynote speaker, John Warrilow, founder of The Value Builder System, at this year’s executive-only event. A sought-after speaker, John has keynoted Fortune Magazine’s Growth Summit, Entrepreneur’s Organization New York City and Toronto Chapters, and the Inc. 5000 conference.

He is also the author of two bestselling books, Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You, recognized by both Fortune and Inc. Magazine as one of the best business books of 2011, and The Automatic Customer: Creating A Subscription Business in Any Industry. John also hosts Built to Sell Radio, which is ranked as one of the world’s 10 best podcasts for business owners.

John also has more than 20 years of research experience into the small and medium business market. We are confident John will provide some great insights for all attendees.

Twin Cities Business Growth Conference

Agenda

12:30PM - 1:00PM

Check-in | Networking

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Keynote: John Warrillow, Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Advisor & Author

2:00PM - 4:30PM

Breakout Sessions

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Happy Hour | Networking

Twin Cities Business Growth Conference

Our Speakers

Bruce Lach

Bruce Lach

President of
SUCCESS Computer Consulting

Chad Haldeman

Chad Haldeman

Senior Business Advisor of The Resultants

Gary Braun

Gary Braun

Partner & Co-founder of
Pivotal Advisors

Rick Rittmaster

Rick Rittmaster

VP of Consulting of
CorTalent

Andrew Kuderer

Andrew Kuderer

Senior Client Success Manager of CorTalent

Following John’s presentation, TCBG partners will be lacing up their shoes and running feet first into how businesses can lean into and/or shift their focus towards playing offense in these uncertain times.

During this afternoon session, speakers will cover the importance of hiring for your future workforce, flipping the sales field to attract new opportunities, evolving your tech strategy to support constant changes and updates and exploring secondary growth engines to ensure the success of your long-term goals.

Attendees will also get the opportunity to collaborate and network with other business owners and leaders throughout the day and into happy hour.

Bruce Lach

Bruce Lach

President

Bruce Lach has 40+ years of IT and General Management experience. During his first 20 years, he spent time in “corporate America” with IT stints at Twin City Federal, General Mills and Land O’Lakes. In the mid-90’s, Bruce began leading start-up and small businesses providing IT services to large enterprises in the Twin Cities area.  Many of these services were focused on building data warehouses for familiar companies including Wells Fargo, Toro, Valspar, Harvest States, and more. In the decade prior to joining SUCCESS, Bruce was a “turnaround guy” consulting with distressed and mildly profitable businesses to improve business operations and profitability leveraging Theory of Constraints.

Chad Haldeman

Chad Haldeman

Senior Business Advisor

Chad Haldeman is a 25+ year sales and management professional with expertise in revenue development, strategic planning and execution, organizational leadership, structural innovation and the creation of high performing teams. In 2013, Chad partnered with The Resultants, a leading Twin Cities business advisory firm. As a Business Advisor, Chad advocates for the best interest of your business, using a process that has proven time and time again to help companies build value and achieve personal and professional success.

Gary Braun

Gary Braun

Partner & Co-founder

Gary Braun, Partner and, Co-founder of Pivotal Advisors. Gary has been a successful salesperson and sales leader since the late 1980s. He has worked in multiple companies with different sales channels (direct, through resellers and distributors). Prior to co-founding Pivotal Advisors, he was the VP of Sales and helped his company grow from 23 employees to 1,400 employees. He also helped grow the revenue from $1M to $400M in just over a decade. To scale the company Gary had to learn on the fly how to create systems, repeatable processes, hiring/onboarding systems, compensation plans, and more.

Rick Rittmaster

Rick Rittmaster

VP of Consulting

Rick is an expert at creating people strategies that connect to and advance business strategies. He has partnered with leaders in large, mid, and small organizations with the goal of building talent that takes companies to the next level.  Rick has consulted on leadership, organizational effectiveness, innovation strategy, change management, and employee engagement.

Andrew Kuderer

Andrew Kuderer

Senior Client Success Manager

Andrew’s passions extend to creating long standing and meaningful relationships, driving to achieve goals both individually and within an organization, as well as striving towards continuous improvement. He also manages projects that include high-level retained search, consulting around working relationships and communication with teams, hiring assessments, and Applicant Tracking Systems. He also manages sponsored events and builds on-going relationships with our strategic partners.

Twin Cities Business Growth Conference

Meet the Hosts

CorTalent
SUCCESS Computer Consulting
Pivotal Advisors
The Resultants