The Vistage Learning Series
Accelerate your growth. Rev up your success.

Business is fast. Are you keeping up?

Many of the top business leaders in the world have a secret. They are using Vistage peer advisory groups and executive mentorship to accelerate their business growth and stay ahead of the competition. You can too. Get a front row seat to this exclusive event, introducing you to the world’s leading decision support system for CEOs and top executives.

Join us on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM at:

Edina Country Club 
5100 Wooddale Ave
Edina, MN 55424

Following the presentation, attendees will get the chance to engage in the Vistage experience by leveraging their peers to process a real issue they may be facing in their business today.

Who is this session ideal for? Business owners or CEOs who:

  • Are struggling with growth
  • Are in competitive markets
  • Want more production from their sales team


business people group on meeting at modern bright office indoors. Senior  businessman as leader in discussion.


Featured Speaker – Gary Braun, Partner, Pivotal Advisors

Getting the Edge on Your Competition to Drive Profitable Growth

Most CEOs and business owners are trying to find a way to achieve the next level of growth. But the competition is also chasing that growth leading to lots of competition and eroding margins. We hear CEOs and Business Owners who are constantly challenged with their sales team members who:

  • Are chasing business that they have a poor chance of winning or that the company will have a hard time delivering
  • Fail to build value in the offerings they are selling
  • Discount in order to win business which hurts profitability



Vistage Minnesota Champions represent a diverse range of industries and sponsor events for all of our local members. Our member companies generate more than $9 billion in revenue and employ thousands of people in Minnesota. Each has a unique story to tell about joining Vistage - and the successes that have followed.

Greg Kaupp

Greg Kaupp, CEO

ArcherPoint, Inc
ERP Systems Integrator & Reseller
Sharon Bloodworth

Sharon Bloodworth, President

White Oaks Wealth Advisors
Financial Services
Jim Ginther

Jim Ginther, Managing Director

U.S. Compliance
Environmental, Health, and Safety Consulting


Take action, get results, achieve your goals.


Change Your

Stop working in your business! Start working on your business with a group of like-minded, trusted advisors in a safe, confidential environment.


Discuss What Keeps You Up At Night

It’s easy to feel isolated in a leadership position. You deserve a comfortable space to voice executive concerns and to ask difficult questions. 


Grow Your

You don’t have the time to be an expert in every facet of your business. Get objective advice (specific to your needs) in a one-on-one setting.


Enhance Your
Leadership Skills

Effective leaders are curious, lifelong learners. Improve your business and your work-life balance with new ideas from interactive workshops.



  • Vistage exposes me to a lot of ideas that focus on improving my leadership skills. At meetings, I receive direct feedback from my fellow CEOs. I learn from them what works and what does not.

    Rhoda Olsen
    • Rhoda Olsen, CEO
      Great Clips
  • My key leaders say they’ve seen changes in me since joining Vistage. They have seen me become more strategic and more confident in my abilities to lead the company in the direction we must take to be successful.

    Cory Ploen
    • Cory Ploen, CEO and President
  • There’s no question that the strategic planning process that came out of working with the group has had a dramatic impact on the business. I think being able to come out of the recession as quickly as we did was related to the planning process.

    Dave Lagerstrom
    • Dave Lagerstrom, CEO
      Turck Industrial Automation

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