RHINO NATION Networking Phoenix Founder Gelie Akhenblit with My Home Group Associate Broker Patrick Davis and Sigrist Cheek Potter and Huyser Managing Partner Howell Cheek
Arizona is a great place to live and do business.
Learn about the many different growing and vibrant neighborhoods are in the state. How to connect and make great business relationships. Small business advantages in this state from a CPA’s perspective. Whether you’re thinking of moving to AZ or you already living here, you’ll learn a lot on this segment on what Arizona has to offer.
NetworkingPhoenix.com is the Valley’s one-stop-shop for professionals, entrepreneurs, small business owners, people in transition and anyone else looking to find networking events, chamber of commerce mixers, useful business seminars and leads clubs to grow their network.
Gelie Akhenblit is the CEO/Founder of Networking Phoenix, the largest professional organization in the Valley with over 40K members. She is who you engage with when you understand the value of that “one connection” that can change the trajectory of everything. Gelie consults business owners on strategic business development and relationship marketing, as well as facilitates high-level warm introductions and runs influence marketing campaigns through her own media channels. A seasoned presenter, one of Gelie’s favorite accolades was being invited to share her message on a TEDx stage. As her tagline goes “Who do you want to meet? I’ll introduce you.”
My Home Group is a Real Estate Brokerage Company in Arizona. They are the fastest growing Brokerage in Arizona and the 2nd fastest growing Brokerage in the United States, with over 1700 licensed Real Estate agents.
An experienced Real Estate Broker since 2005, Patrick Davis is committed to his clients best interests and to providing a smooth transaction before, during and after the sale of the home. His mission is simple; to provide a world class buying and selling experience to each of his clients, while ensuring the highest level of communication and the most advanced technology in the marketplace.
Since moving to Arizona from Oregon, Patrick has dedicated himself to learning and loving all things Arizona. Arizona has a healthy influx of people moving into the state to enjoy the enhanced quality of life that it provides. Patrick knows the trials of moving into a new environment and he can ensure a smoother and less stressful journey to your new neighborhood. He offers a complete concierge service to assist you in all your needs to quickly feel comfortable, connected, and settled.
Sigrist, Cheek, Potter & Huyser, CPA’s is a full-service CPA firm specializing in small and medium-sized businesses. They combine big accounting firm experience with personal small-firm service. All of the partners have lived many of the challenges and opportunities faced by business owners. Areas of concentration include financial statement preparation, tax strategies for both business and individuals, and merger/acquisition consulting.
Howell Cheek joined Sigrist, Cheek, Potter & Huyser, PLLC as managing partner in 1998 after five years as President and CEO of a Tempe-based electronics manufacturing firm. Prior to that, Mr. Cheek was Chief Financial Officer for a major real estate acquisition and development company, as well as Vice- President, Tax Manager for a large financial institution. Mr. Cheek passed the CPA exam in 1983, and holds a Bachelor of Science-Business Administration degree and a Masters of Science degree in Accounting.
ABOUT RHINO NATION
Rhino Nation is a growing community of influential entrepreneurs and small business owners that share a common trait, they don’t walk, they don’t run, they CHARGE to their destiny. We acknowledge and celebrate their business expertise, leadership and fearless attitude to be victorious in their goals. Rhino Nation is committed to making powerful connections and providing enhanced exposure to broaden the reach and promote the extraordinary talents of our community members.
ABOUT YOUR SPONSOR
Rhino Online Strategies & eCreativity helps you free up your precious and limited time, as a business owner, to do what you do best….running and growing your business. Michelle Faust and her team partner with you to identify your content and marketing needs and provide you with fresh, innovative, dynamic copy that will effectively reach your target market, leading to increased customer engagement, a higher conversion rate, and increased sales.
Great content becomes the seeds of a bountiful business harvest, so you can cultivate and grow your business. We take the time to personally understand you and your company’s purpose, so your marketing message reflects who you are and speaks directly to your target market. Let us join you as part of your team. We’ll partner with you to develop powerful messaging strategies.
We strive to create an expansive mindset through education, marketing content and access to a talented team of business consultants. Our mission is to deliver cutting edge entrepreneurial support by providing engaging targeted messaging along with online business education, ancillary business services, and enhanced exposure.
Michelle has an extensive background in sales, marketing and public speaking, primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. When she left her corporate career, she shifted into the entrepreneurial world, combining her experience, talents and passions to reinvent herself. As a marketer and copywriter, Michelle thrives on discovering what motivates people into action and what their key emotional triggers are. Michelle and her team create powerful and targeted messaging that improve conversion rates and increase sales. Michelle loves to connect people through the power and beauty of the written word. her passion is helping people create a road-map to success, so they can fulfill their dreams and live their destiny.