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Adrian Miller, Author of The Blatant Truth: 50 Ways to Sales Success

 For more than 20 years, Adrian Miller has been a strategic ally to companies that want results-driven performance training and executive-level business development. She is a highly recognized sales-training expert who offers real-world solutions to clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 global enterprises. 

Adrian takes a customized approach with each client and works directly with both the sales team and management so everyone understands the organization's advantages, opportunities, challenges, and problems. She produces targeted solutions with measurable results.

 

Passionate about helping companies win new business, she delivers her innovative programs in an unforgettable and energetic style that motivates sales teams to achieve new heights of success. Her knowledge base is broad and deep; she has successfully worked with clients in financial services, publishing, manufacturing, accounting, biotechnology, legal, healthcare, and technology.


In March, 2009, Adrian launched Adrian’s Network, a virtual business networking community that is winning fans from many industries and professions.


Adrian is a sought-after speaker and the author of The Blatant Truth: 50 Ways to Sales Success. She is also a frequent contributor to many industry blogs, major business publications, and trade journals. 

 


Sarah Durham, Principal/Founder, Big Duck

Sarah Durham founded Big Duck in 1994 with the belief that nonprofits would benefit from the for-profit sector’s best branding and marketing strategies. Today, Big Duck is the leading communications firm in New York that works exclusively with nonprofits to help them raise money and awareness. Sarah works with nonprofits of all sizes and missions, including United Way of New York City, National Brain Tumor Society, B’nai Jeshurun, and the Brooklyn Community Foundation. She was featured as a ‘Top Fundraiser Under 40’ in the February 2006 issue of Fundraising Success Magazine, and is an adjunct faculty member at NYU. Sarah is a dynamic speaker who trains nonprofit professionals on topics such as relationship cultivation and stewardship, producing cost-effective print and web materials, branding, and the boards’ role in communications. Sarah is also the author of "Brandraising: How Nonprofits Raise Visibility and Money Through Smart Communications” published by Jossey-Bass, an imprint of Wiley, in December 2009. 


Randy Joy Epstein, CPA, Founder, Randy Joy Consulting

Randy Joy Epstein helps her exceptional clients build extraordinary companies by utilizing all their financial resources and energy to fulfill their personal and businesses missions.  Ms. Epstein is a business expert who writes and speaks on entrepreneurship, business planning, systems creation and building financial independence.

Prior to starting her own company, Ms. Epstein worked for a startup .com which was sold for $125 million and for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she worked with entrepreneurial, real estate, and technology companies ranging from Fortune 500 clients to startups. 
 
Ms. Epstein’s current and prior boards, committees and affiliations include WNED’s PBS/NPR stations, the Wharton Club, IREM, CCIM, Steinhardt Heritage Center and NAWBO.
 
Ms. Epstein holds her CPA license in New York, graduated from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Buffalo, and holds her degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School of Business.

Alan Siege, CEO/Owner, Small Business Management Consulting

Alan Siege, CEO/Owner of Small Business Management Consulting, which focuses on small firms. SBMC helps companies increase profits by improving the way they tell their business story. He has been featured in NY Newsday, CrainsNewYork, American Express OPEN, Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, and Good Housekeeping. He is an instructor for the NYC Department of Small Business Services Entrepreneur Boot Camp, a Kaufman Foundation Certified Facilitator for its FastTrac programs offered by NYC, as well as an adjunct Professor at the Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University.


David Rudofsky, President, Rudofsky Associates, LLC

David Rudofsky is a business consultant who advises clients on how to optimize their business' profitability through cost management, financial and strategic planning, and competitive analysis. A graduate of Wharton School of Business, Rudofsky uses creativity, strategic thinking, and analysis to find fresh solutions to his clients' business problems.




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