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|WI Lumber Dealers Leadership Speakers|
Speaker: Rick Davis, Building Leaders, Inc.
Rick Davis is the leading sales expert for the construction industry. He is the owner of Building Leaders, Inc., a Chicago-based sales training company devoted exclusively to the construction industry. He is an award-winning sales columnist for ProSales magazine, LBM Journal and the author of The Sales Secret.
During his career he has delivered over 1000 presentations and consulted with industry manufacturers and dealers in 42 states and six Canadian provinces. His methodology and process transform sales organizations and empower salespeople to higher levels of success. His common-sense method for effective selling is a message you will want to hear. Learn more about Rick by visiting www.buildingleaders.com
SEMINAR: Sales Success on Purpose
Speaker: Tony Misura, Misura Group
Tony is the founder and operating leader for Misura Group, providing recruiting services to the building products industry since 1999. The company’s vision has never changed, “Helping people embrace who they are and discover who they can become.” Building the business to support that vision and serving company leaders in recruiting successful teams is his passion.
The dynamics of serving the building products industry for 30 years has allowed Tony to witness best practices in various competitive markets across the nation. He is a frequent industry speaker and regularly contributes articles to ProSales Magazine and LBM Journal. Learn more about Tony by visiting his LinkedIn page -http://www.linkedin.com/in/tonymisura/ or the Misura Group website: www.misuragroup.com
SEMINAR: Best Practices for Hiring & Retaining Quality Talent
Speaker: Emily Overson, Emily Overson Consulting
Emily Overson is an accounting professional who has spent the last 20 years focused on the LBM industry. Emily’s career with retail LBM dealers involved managing several multi-location dealers with specific emphasis in Accounting, Human Resources, IT, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Sales Initiatives, Training Programs and Operational improvements. She is aware of the challenges facing independent retailers and is passionate about the industry and sharing her knowledge to strengthen it. To learn more about Emily, visit https://emilyoverson.com/
Seminar: 5 KEY AREAS OF YOUR BUSINESS YOU MAY BE OVERLOOKING
Do you have the proper tools in place to have the best control of your company finances or are you flying by the seat of your pants? During this fast-paced seminar, LBM industry consultant, Emily Overson will review five key areas many business owners overlook that have a huge impact on your businesses bottom line, including:
Speaker: Tim Peterson, OECS
Tim Peterson is the VP of Operations. Tim manages Field operations in Minnesota, South and North Dakota. Mr. Peterson has extensive experience in regulatory issues in construction and general industry. He has a degree in Organizational Management and Communication and is completing a Master’s Degree in Industrial Safety and Hygiene with a BS degree in Manufacturing Management. Tim is a certified instructor for OSHA 500 both the 10 and 30 hours outreach training program. Tim has also been a guest instructor at St. Cloud State University for the Department of Environmental and Technological Studies and the Aviation Management degree program. For more information on OECS Comply visit -www.oecscomply.com
SEMINAR: OSHA at Your Door
A visit from an OSHA inspector can be stressful and many businesses do not know their rights. Do you know what you should do when OSHA shows up at your business? During this seminar you will learn some tips from workplace safety experts to help employers navigate through an OSHA inspection.
KEYNOTE: Brad Boycks, Executive Director, Wisconsin Builders Association®
Brad manages all of WBA's public policy efforts and manages the association. He works with WBA leaders and members to understand the needs of the industry and to provide members with the valuable tools and opportunities created by WBA's advocacy initiatives. Brad is also responsible for helping the association establish legislative priorities, working with legislators and regulators to get those priorities addressed, and interpreting new or proposed laws.