Bob Burg – NARS Keynote Speaker
Bob Burg shares information on topics vital to the success of today’s businessperson. He speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales organizations. Although for years he was best known for his book Endless Referrals, over the past few years it’s his business parable, The Go-Giver (coauthored with John David Mann) that has captured the imagination of his readers. Bob is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing, and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies. The American Management Association named Bob one of the 30 Most Influential Leaders and he was named one of the Top 200 Most Influential Authors in the World by Richtopia.
Mike Saraille is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, a graduate of the University of Texas McCombs Business School, and now a leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor for Echelon Front. Mike served fifteen years as an officer in the SEAL Teams and five years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an enlisted Recon Marine and Scout-Sniper. Mike is a recipient of the Silver Star, six Bronze Stars, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, and a Purple Heart. Upon his retirement from the Navy, Mike joined Echelon Front as leadership instructor, speaker, strategic advisor. He is President of Echelon Front Overwatch, a company that specializes in the recruiting, training and placement of U.S special operations forces veterans with companies seeking leaders with an Extreme Ownership mindset to build their ranks and dominate on their battlefields.
Brandon has a passion for the strategy of business and helping clients develop the right one for their market. He enjoys working with clients on consulting arrangements, including cash flow modeling, profitability analysis, and leading his firm’s signature “Strategic Planning” sessions. A talented presenter as well, Brandon regularly speaks to entrepreneur groups about tried-and-true core business concepts. He is the co-founder of the Disciple Game Plan – “A Christian Game Plan to Winning in your Personal, Professional, and Spiritual Life,” and frequently speaks to organizations to motivate and inspire.
Scott began his business experience 41 years ago with an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit spread across various avenues from delivering papers and mowing lawns to taking on various roles on the ground floor of the repossession industry. A natural affinity and unparalleled talent for locating fugitives transitioned into recovering high-dollar collateral, which fatefully led to the establishment of MVTRAC, one of the premier LPR data technology companies in the marketplace today. Since then, Scott’s experiences and success as a worker, professional, manager, business owner, advisor and consultant within the automotive finance, repossession, and various data technology spaces have paved his path as a high-demand investor, life coach, and consultant as well as a sought-after speaker at industry and public speaking events.
Jeffrey Marsh is Chief Managing Officer and Executive Vice President of Millennium Capital and Recovery Corporation, a nationwide recovery management and skip tracing firm based in Hudson, Ohio. Jeff has been named one of the industry’s “Trailblazers, Disruptors, and Innovators” in the auto finance industry by SubPrime Auto Finance News. Millennium is the only nationwide recovery management and skip tracing firm to receive the Kaizen Award from Toyota Financial Services, and most recently received the Recovery Services Excellence Award, part of Toyota’s ongoing performance award program which is intended to drive recovery performance and compliance results and a competitive spirit amongst Toyota’s recovery service vendors.
Jose Mendiola is President of ALS Resolvion (ALSR) an industry leader of national recovery management solutions for auto lenders, most of which are the top automotive lenders in the U.S. Prior to help form ALSR, Jose spent 15 years as a member of a regional auto finance company last having served as its COO with oversight of a $120 m auto loan receivable. He has 23 years of automotive experience which has provided the platform for various consulting relationships with startup finance co.’s as well as industry speaking engagements.
Joel Kennedy is a consumer finance executive, experienced with Fortune 100 companies, large financial institutions, and early-stage consumer finance companies/start-ups. He founded Pelican Resource Group and successfully managed it through to its secondary phase of private equity backing as Pelican Auto Finance. He is passionate about improving the auto finance ecosystem and the application of tech in consumer finance; artificial intelligence, and fraud prevention. Joel is the COO of TruDecision, a fintech company focused on making sophisticated analytics accessible to lenders, and serves as a Board Member of the National Automotive Finance Association.
Terry Groves is the co-founder of Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems and SVP of Remarketing. Terry is responsible for the logistics and sale of more than 90 million dollars of assets repossessed annually. Terry has worked with both Fortune 500 and early-stage companies in establishing new markets, driving growth, and creating shareholder value. With more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience, Terry has overseen the successful launch and acquisition of two startups and has aided several companies in early commercial successes, growing revenues from 0 to 20 million dollars. Terry has held positions as VP of sales, sales director, and country manager, working with companies such as EDS, NRC, and HIS.
Monty Cavalier, NARS Emcee
Monty Cavalier grew up in Saint Francisville, Louisiana. Upon graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Navy, where he traveled around the Pacific, eventually settling in San Diego. He joined ABA Recovery Service in 2004, where he currently serves as client relations manager. Since joining ABA, Monty has been instrumental in their success and growth to date. In addition to his position at ABA, Monty also works to promote the California Association of Licensed Repossessors (CALR) and has been an integral part of what CALR is today. In his spare time, he also enjoys doing community work for non-profit veterans and camping. His positive attitude, sense of humor, and professionalism are an asset to any event or organization.