“Responsiveness Is the Ultimate Key to Business Survival and Success”

Event Information:

June 15, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Birmingham Country Club

1750 Saxon Dr.

Birmingham, MI 48009

Cost: $35.00 prepaid, $40.00 at the door

Sponsor a table for 8 for $350.00

Cost includes breakfast

Detroit, MI

June 15, 2018


Rick Warren

Chairman & CEO

Warren Strategies

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Richard E. Warren is a follower of Jesus, strategic leader, and successful businessman. Rick received a B.S. in Finance from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, he started his career at Ernst & Ernst (now Ernst & Young) before starting his own firm. In 1977 he founded Warren, Henderson & Co., P.C., a CPA firm specializing in tax and management consulting, and served as president and majority shareholder for more than seven years. Additionally, he was a successful real estate developer through the 1980s, orchestrating the planning, financing, and development of more than 40 major projects throughout the Midwest. In 1994 Rick took the helm of Weldaloy Products Company, an established, leading provider of custom copper, aluminum, and other non-ferrous metal forgings. Weldaloy serves global clients across a variety of industries, including aerospace, electronics, oil and gas, and more. Rick also serves as Chairman & CEO of two consulting firms. Warren Strategies is a a private equity investment firm based in Southfield, Michigan, that seeks to provide strategy, management, and marketing services to middle market companies in Michigan, and the Great Lakes Region. Airo Partners serves nonprofit clients through the development of strategy, messaging, and funding. Clients include churches, Christian schools, mission agencies, and faith-based organizations. Amid his entrepreneurship and business enterprises, Rick’s true passions are for people and the gospel. He is heavily involved with various ministries and nonprofit organizations around the country—many of which are involved in supporting education. Rick is married to Sara, and they have two adult-age daughters. Rick enjoys reading, visiting family, spending time beside Lake Michigan, and following his Michigan State Spartans.




Tom Stanfield has worked as a business consultant in the role of Team Builder since 2008. He has been instrumental in establishing systems needed for many small businesses to reduce turnover and improve employee satisfaction. His strong background in recruiting and developing staff has been well received by multiple small businesses.


Previous to his consulting role, Stanfield worked for Mill Steel Company from 1991 until 2008. He joined Mill Steel Company as the Quality Systems Director and instituted their Quality Management System to comply with ISO9000. His responsibilities expanded and his title was changed to People Development Director as duties included recruiting, hiring, training and career development of their employees.


From 1983 to 1991 Stanfield worked at Kalamazoo Stamping & Die, a Ford parts manufacturer. At Kalamazoo Stamping, Stanfield held the roles of Industrial Engineer, Purchasing Director and Operations Manager, responsible for a multi-shift, multi-plant organization.


From 1965 to 1983 Stanfield worked for Checker Motors Corporation, the manufacturer of the Checker Cab and a parts manufacturer for GM. At Checker Stanfield held the roles of Industrial Engineer, Materials Manager and Purchasing Director.



Kalamazoo, MI

July 20, 2018


Tom Stanfield

Owner, Team Builder, & Business Coach

Stanfield Associates



"Employees Are People, Not Just Resources: Managing Your People as People"

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Event Information:

July 20, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Kalamazoo Country Club

1609 Whites Rd.

Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Cost: $35.00 prepaid, $40.00 at the door

Sponsor a table for 8 for $350.00

Cost includes breakfast


Event Information:

August 17, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

University Club of Grand Rapids

111 Lyon St NW, Suite 1025

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Cost: $35.00 prepaid, $40.00 at the door

Sponsor a table for 8 for $350.00

Cost includes breakfast


Grand Rapids, MI

August 17, 2018


Dave Casterline

Executive Director

Three Rivers Health Foundation



"We're Building People, Not Companies"

David Casterline is currently the Executive Director of the Three Rivers Health Foundation. For over 30 years, he worked in corporate America serving in corporate senior-level leadership roles. He’s currently the Chairman of the Ethics Advisory Board for the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) and also serves on MCA’s Executive Board of Trustees. He’s also serving in board capacities for the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce; Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Board; Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Economic Vitality Committee; and has been active with the Wes Leonard Heart Team and the Three Rivers Rotary Club. Casterline earned the distinction of being named an “Adrian College Institute for Ethics Fellow” in 2013. For several years, Casterline has spoken to and advised various companies, colleges and groups on the importance of building up people in the work environment. It’s all about treating people in the same manner you wish to be treated and doing the right thing. As leaders, it’s vital to create a culture that inspires growth, creativity and strong ethics – all of which are at the forefront of long-term success.
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Kalamazoo, MI 49019

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