Join us for our 6th annual

Leadership Summit


Theme: "Overcoming the Overwhelm:

The System is the Solution"


Keynote Speaker:

Dave Kahle


Kahle Way Sales Systems


Module Speakers:

1. Tom Stanfield

Owner of Stanfield Associates

2. Mary Jane Mapes

President of Aligned Leader Institute

3. John Keuning

Director of Manufacturing Excellence at Express Employment Professionals

4. Paul Hindelang

President of Results Systems Corporation


March 22, 2019

The University Club of Grand Rapids

111 Lyon Street NW #1025

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

7:30 am -11:30 am

(Registration begins at 7:00 am, breakfast is served at 7:30 am)


Is your leadership team stuck in a rut? Are you struggling to fix a culture that is just not making the cut? The Leadership Summit is designed to take your team to the next level. The half-day session is packed with challenging presentations and discussions for all of your employees, no matter what their professional title. The information presented is relevant to everyone and forces each person to think outside the box and stretch their abilities to boost confidence and productivity.


In addition, attendees will benefit from multiple networking opportunities, personal evaluations and best practice applications to implement in your business right away. Round Table Discussions and Q&A sessions are designed to apply the information directly to your team and business.


Get the most out of the Leadership Summit by bringing your whole team. Sponsor a table of 8 for the day for $400(Save $80! Price includes breakfast).


The cost for one seat at the Leadership Summit, including breakfast, is $60.00.




Leadership Summit Speakers


Dave is a high-energy, high-content sales authority, with a special gift for engaging his audiences and stimulating people to think. A world-class speaker, he has presented in 47 states and eleven countries.


Dave has honed his message through real life experience. The number one salesperson nationwide for two different companies in two distinct industries, he took a new territory to over $5,000,000 in five short years, becoming the national sales leader. As the general manager of a start-up company, he directed the company’s growth from $10,000 in monthly sales to over $200,000 in just 38 months.


His programs are powerful and career-changing because he combines his unique understanding of proven educational principles with 30 years of exceptionally successful sales experience.


Since 1988, he has served as president of Dave Kahle Management, LLC, a sales consulting and sales training firm.  Dave has trained thousands of salespeople, and has authored thirteen books, 50 multimedia programs, and has been published over 1,000 times.  His credits include: How to Excel at Distributor Sales, The Six-Hat Salesperson which has been translated into four languages and is sold in more than 20 countries, 11 Secrets of Time Management for Salespeople available in eight languages, as is  How to sell Anything to Anyone Anytime, and his latest book, The Good Book on Business


Dave has personally worked with over 459 companies, helping to transform sales organizations and enrich sales people.


He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toledo, and a Master's degree from Bowling Green State University.  He and his wife split their time between Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Sarasota, Florida.  He is a father, a step-father, an adoptive father, a foster father, and a grandfather.



He can be reached at:

(616) 451-9377!/dave.kahle.sales



Dave Kahle


Kahle Way Sales Systems

"The System is the Solution"


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.



Mary Jane Mapes

Founder & President

The Aligned Leader Institute

Tom Stanfield

Owner, Team Builder, & Business Coach

Stanfield Associates

Mary Jane, CSP, is one of the most sought-out authorities on the topics of business relationships and leadership development on the platform today. Her ideas have transformed the lives of the countless numbers of people for whom she has spoken, from Avon Products Inc. in the East to Farmers Insurance in the West; from Stryker Corporation in the North to Phillips 66 in the South.


Numerous people have walked out of her programs and completely changed the way they work with, communicate, motivate, and persuade their employees, colleagues, customers … even members of their own families. Her clients have reported that her ideas have helped them to melt walls of isolation, boost their productivity, enhance their leadership effectiveness, achieve greater sales success, and get promoted to the highest levels.


Mary Jane is an executive coach with a host of happy clients who have experienced career advancement to the C-suite, higher levels of sales success, increased employee engagement scores, and overall greater productivity and profitability.  She is also an entertaining and highly engaging nationally accredited speaker who has an uncanny ability to hit the stage and create an instant connection with her audience. She consistently receives rave reviews for her thought-provoking content, infectious humor, and life-changing ideas.


Among Mary Jane’s long list of credentials, she includes:

  • Past-president of the National Speakers Association, Michigan Chapter
  • Past-president of numerous other professional local associations such as ASTD and PEAK
  • One of only three people over the past 20 years to be a recipient of the Charles Leadership Award presented by the National Speakers Association, Michigan Chapter, for outstanding leadership.
  • One of only 235 women worldwide (with a global membership of over 53,000) to have earned the distinguished Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association and the Global Federation of Speakers for standards of excellence and professionalism in speaking.
  • Member of the Academy of Distinguished Alumni from Western Michigan University’s School of Communication.
  • Author of three books: The Art of Fielding Questions with Finesse; a top selling book, You CAN Teach a Pig to Sing – Create Great Relationships with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere; and her latest international best-selling book, The Unstoppables – Success Strategies from 12 Top Women Leaders to Supercharge Your Career.
  • Active in her church; community volunteer, and currently board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters


Mary Jane is married and has two grown children.


Mary Jane can be contacted at:

•;; 269-324-1847




John Keuning joined Express Employment Professionals in 2017 as the Director of Manufacturing Excellence.  John has a passion to put his thirty years of manufacturing and leadership experience to work for companies by providing both classroom training and on site consulting in all areas of manufacturing.  He has extensive experience in Lean Manufacturing theory and implementation as well as helping new and advancing leaders understand the day to day work of being a leader.


John has served multiple industries as a Supervisor, Lean Leader, Product Launch Leader, Production Manager, Plant Manager, and Director of Manufacturing.  Through each experience, his main focus has been to help fellow leaders, direct reports, and team members to be their best while executing the daily duties of manufacturing.

John’s goal is to help develop leaders, engage workers, reduce the cost of goods, and increase profitability for companies by arming teams with tools necessary to be great agents of change. Supervisor Boot Camp, Advancing Excellence Series, and the Express Lean Series of classes are all part of this quest for excellence.  John’s believes the best place to work on solutions for your manufacturing needs is on your plant floor working with your teams.


Away from the job, John enjoys family time, golfing, bonsai, reading, aquarium keeping, and traveling.

John has a Mechanical Engineering Technology degree from Ferris State University.


John Keuning

Director of Manufacturing Excellence

Express Employment Professionals


"Communication With People,

Not To People: Engagement"

"Effective Systems Are Built On

Effective People"

"Cascading Actions and Goals"

"Move Fast or Move On"


Paul Hindelang


Results Systems Corporation



Paul Hindelang provides inspiration and profit improvement for clients in his workshops, consulting, coaching and speaking. Paul teaches business owners and individuals how to: improve their attitudes, productivity and results; expand their client relationships, referrals and resales; and increase the “real valuation” of their business or personal estate.


He has provided timely assistance to clients in business sales growth, sales and service improvement, staff motivation and productivity techniques. His systems and “guaranteed results” provide a risk free approach to quickly achieve specific focused objectives.


Paul is an engineer with advanced work in Human Resources, Philosophy, Theology and most importantly – Entrepreneurial business experiences. Teaching Personal Growth and Personal Leadership for Results is his hallmark.


He is broadly certified and licensed in quality improvement, logistics, leadership training, commercial real estate & financial services. Extraordinary opportunities exist for every person and every business; Paul finds the untapped treasure and helps his clients mine it.



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