Alok is a business coach, public speaker, & workshop leader on a mission to end financial fear in families. He helps parent entrepreneurs acquire clients, close deals, and increase revenue so they provide their families and leave a legacy that matters. Alok is the former founder of Fed By Threads, a Tucson-based clothing company that fed over half a million meals to Americans in need. He has given a TEDxTalk, been nominated for the Gifted Citizen Award, was a panelist at the Social Enterprise Summit in Phoenix AZ, has built 3 companies, and is a proud father to his son Sequoia (Se-coy-uh) and partner to his girlfriend, Caitlin.
My company provides sales & client acquisition coaching for parent entrepreneurs who want to scale their businesses, acquire higher quality clients, and close better deals. Like great athletes, every entrepreneur goes further faster in their business with a private coach. I work 1:1 with my clients, run group training, and hold workshops.
From large data sets to perceptions mapping, Research Director Zack Bickel helps his clients understand the story behind the numbers. He does this by creating a research plan — a clear path for his clients to identify and understand what motivates people to purchase a product or service, keep their membership with an organization or vote in an upcoming election.
His clients range from major companies and business start-ups to alumni associations and campaign committees. Zack’s research has won elections, successfully launched new products and helped communities structure services and infrastructure investments for their residents. He is the client’s guide to ensure the right questions are asked in the right way, making the information collected is both reliable and valid.
Zack’s research tools include the creation of surveys, focus groups, depth interviews, and product testing. He earned his BS in Business Economics from the University of Louisville and his MS in Resource Economics from the University of Arizona. He is also married to University of Arizona researcher Ashley Bickel.
Conducting market research for clients since 1999, StröngPOINT Opinion Research is today a unit of NüPOINT Marketing. StröngPOINT Opinion Research builds long-term relationships with our clients. We consider repeat engagements the most coveted measure of success. Our work is featured monthly in the Arizona Star’s community polls and can be found at www.tucson.com.
Jeff Hatfield, Branch Manager-Tucson
4742 N. Romero Rd, Tucson, AZ, 85705
Jeff Hatfield is the Tucson Branch Manager for AAA Landscape. Jeff is a member of AAA’s Landscapes Executive Committee which includes their CEO, CFO, President, Vice President and the Executive Director of Operations. Jeff also Chairs AAA’s “Excellence in Operations” Strategic Planning Focus Group which advocates employee involvement in company planning involving Safety, waste elimination, workforce development, recruiting and retention. Jeff is a graduate of the Greater Tucson Leadership class of 2018. Jeff is an Arizona Certified Landscape Professional, has a certification in Sustainable Landscape Management and is certified by the Arizona Department of Agriculture; Office of Pest Management.
When he is outside of work, he spends time with his 5-year-old daughter, catches up on yard work and tries to get as many rounds of golf in as he can. He works in the community to help develop a workforce for the trade industries, building employment soft skills and training existing employees.
AAA Landscape, an Underwood Brothers Company, was started over four decades ago, with an old borrowed pickup and a thousand dollars cash, brothers Robert and Richard Underwood started the Company. Their father, a county extension agent, had raised them to care deeply about the land and its keeping. They applied this passion on behalf of their clients and a new business was born.
Today, AAA Landscape, founded in 1975, is ranked in the top 50 of the largest commercial landscape contractors in the United States with over 500 employees and offices in Phoenix, Tucson and San Antonio. The company holds General Engineering Licenses in Arizona, California, and Nevada along with a Texas Irrigators License. AAA Landscape has established a great reputation, known for its excellent working relationships with clients, product knowledge, and project delivery. The size and scope of our projects/properties have expanded throughout the years, ranging from ½ acre sites to upwards of 300-acre sites.