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“Developing Talent Has Elevated to #1”

Detroit, MI

June 16, 2017


John Lankford

Master Certified Business Advisor

 Premier Executive Forums




Event Information:

June 16, 2017 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Birmingham Country Club

1750 Saxon Drive

Birmingham, MI 48009

Cost: $35.00 prepaid, $40.00 at the door

Sponsor a table for 8 for $350.00

Cost includes breakfast




John Lankford is an expert at executive coaching and developing leadership talent. John emphasizes alignment, individual planning and accountability for achieving clearly defined goals and dreams. Mr. Lankford has more than 25 years’ experience developing leaders across a wide array of diverse industries. He was responsible for leadership development as an executive at: Ford Motor Company, Comcast and Ascension Health. He has also been a presenter at the Disney Institute, the Worldwide Conference on Work Teams and the International Conference for Performance Improvement. Mr. Lankford’s work in designing a company-wide system to develop the next generation of executives was recognized as “the most comprehensive approach to developing leaders we have ever seen in corporate America” by the Program Director at the Center for Creative Leadership. John applies his experience as a national conference keynote speaker and has designed and implemented executive education and leadership programs with GE, the University of Michigan Business School and the Center for Creative Leadership. He has been tapped as an expert business source by The New York Times, CBS and DBusiness Magazine, in addition to having been a syndicated business columnist. John Lankford was recognized as the 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010 North American Associate Business Advisor of the Year.
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“Leading and Managing by Integrity”

Kalamazoo, MI

July 21, 2017


Tim Terrentine

VP of Development & Alumni Relations

 Western Michigan University


Event Information:

July 21, 2017 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Kalamazoo Country Club

1609 Whites Road

Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Cost: $35.00 prepaid, $40.00 at the door

Sponsor a table for 8 for $350.00

Cost includes breakfast




On any given day of the week, you can find Tim Terrentine engaging people and companies in southwest Michigan and across the United States facilitating growth and impact. From center stage to the production floor, TEDx speaker Tim Terrentine communicates directly to the heart leaving you captivated and moved to action. An alumnus of Western Michigan University, Tim has built a career focused on economic development through leadership development and giving back to his community. He has recently taken on a new role at Western Michigan University as the Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, after serving as the Executive Vice President for Southwest Michigan First for the past six years.
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“Advancing Your Leadership

to the Next Level”

Grand Rapids, MI

August 18, 2017


Tim Hiller

Co-Founder & Owner

 Next Level Performance


Event Information:

August 18, 2017 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

University Club of Grand Rapids

111 Lyon St. NW #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




Tim Hiller is the author of the book Strive and a highly sought after speaker in the areas of leadership development, faith, and discovering purpose. Tim speaks regularly in corporate, conference, educational, and public settings. Example engagements include: PlanteMoran, Bronson Healthcare, The National Football Foundation, All Pro Dad, Sports Spectrum, YMCA, Walther Farms, Western Michigan University, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and more. A former NFL and record-setting collegiate quarterback, Tim now uses his gifts, talents, and experiences to serve and better others. Tim directs the personal, professional, and leadership development efforts of the Instruments division of Stryker, a Fortune 500 medical technologies firm based in Michigan. In addition, Tim is the co-founder and owner of Next Level Performance, which builds leadership and character in student-athletes through the platform of athletics. Hiller and his wife Michelle and son Daniel reside in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


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