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The Who’s Who of Speakers at The 25th Annual Gathering of Games – Part 1

The 25th Annual Gathering of Games is not only going to be a fantastic networking and learning event — it’s going to feature some of the brightest and most influential business speakers in the world. You simply can’t miss these Great Game experts if you have any interest at all in open-book management. The pre-conference speakers alone cover a wide variety of topics and industries that you’re sure to enjoy. 

Here are the pre-conference sessions and speakers on the agenda: 

Donna Coppock, “The Game” Overview (September 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Donna is the Executive Trainer at The Great Game of Business. She also is a certified ProfitAbility And 5 Languages of Appreciation at Work facilitator. 

Rich Armstrong and Matt Burtin, Game-Winning Strategic Planning Workshop (September 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Rich is an employee of The Great Game of Business with over 25 years of experience with open-book management. He joined The Great Game of Business in 2005 after being President/GM of SRC Power Systems, Inc.

Matt is the Director of Sales and Marketing for SRC Logistics, Inc. He has sales experience, including a Fortune 500 company. On multiple occasions, he has been recognized as a “Top Gun” that recognizes employees for going above and beyond.

Rick Robinson, Does Leadership Matter? (September 6, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Rick is the Managing Director of Ramsee Consulting Group. In the last 25 years, Rick has made an impact in the strategy, execution, and engagement for a variety of types of clients.

Mike and Nikole Rose, Practitioner Visit: Year One in a Professional Services Firm (September 6, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Mike is the CEO of Mojo Media Labs, an award-winning inbound sales and marketing communications agency, and author of ROE Powers ROI: The Ultimate Way to Think and Communicate for Ridiculous Results

Nikole is the President and COO of Mojo Media Labs. Prior to Mojo Media Labs, she worked at mid to large corporations in all aspects of Marketing.

Matt Garrett, The Numbers Aren’t the Most Important Thing – They’re Everything! (September 6, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Matt is the founder of TGG Accounting and is on a mission to help business owners gain freedom through numbers. Under his leadership, TGG Accounting has been listed in the INC 5000 top companies for four years in a row.

Katie Davis, Great Game for Social Sectors (September 6, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Katie spent six years as CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks, in which she successfully implemented The Great Game of Business, before becoming the owner of Dream Big Consulting LLC.

Jack Stack and Bo Burlingham, Taking the Game to the Next Level (September 6, 2017 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Jack created the Great Game of Business after saving SRC Holdings, Inc. using what would become open-book management. He has written two books on the subject, The Great Game of Business and A Stake in the Outcome. His knowledge has helped increase SRC’s stock by 360,000% and created thousands of jobs since 1983.

Bo is an editor-at-large of Forbes and Inc. and the author of five books, including The Great Game of Business.

Rick Rose, ESOP Overview (September 6, 2017 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Rick is the Managing Director of Menke & Associates where he has specialized in ESOP design and implementation for the last 35 years.

Patrick Carpenter, Getting Started Roundtable (September 6, 2017 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Patrick is a Vice-President at The Great Game of Business, Inc. He speaks and consults regularly on behalf of SRC and The Great Game of Business.

If you think that these speaker sessions look amazing, get ready for Part 2 of this blog series, which will cover the speakers in the conference portion of The 25th Annual Gathering of Games.

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