Linda Gabbard / Framework Initiatives Company, LLC
A high performing Strategic Execution Consultant and Vistage Chair, Linda Gabbard is known for driving growth and results in large global companies, start-up businesses, and turnarounds. Her consulting practice specializes in strategic execution, change management, leadership development and executive coaching. She has deep experience in the manufacturing space with experience in product marketing, sales, general management, leading international business units, and change management.
Recognized as a change agent and strategist, she combines teamwork, creative problem solving, and a sense of humor in supporting clients in the execution of complex strategies in fast-paced environments. Winner of Vistage Chair Excellence Awards, Master Chair, and National Chair of the Year awards, she is a certified Co-Active Coach (CPCC and ACC) and Leadership Circle 360 Practitioner.
Wayne Kurzen / The Kurzen Group
Wayne Kurzen is an International Award Winning Business Advisor, Coach, and Speaker with over 30 years of business and leadership experience. In over 11 years as a Certified Business Coach, Wayne has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs grow their business and have a “life.” Wayne has worked with Leadership Teams of more than 60 Entrepreneurial Companies ranging from $1 to 100 Million in revenue – focusing on Successful Businesses that want to break through to become a market leader.
Wayne is a former decorated USAF Pilot where he commanded a Unit of 700, and was promoted early to Colonel (top 1% of his peers). As the owner of several businesses, he secured the first exclusive U.S. Distributorship for Europe’s then second largest decorative brass hardware manufacturer. In less than two years, he grew this start-up business to a point where they were supplying products to Home Depot.