TUESDAY, APRIL 23RD, 2019 | 1PM - 5PM

Metropolitan Ballroom and Clubroom, 5418 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416


Leadership Conference (Ticket price includes a Network Social directly following the conference.) $99.99

A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to

Unleash Your Inner Unicorn

Own Your Story and Ignite your Future


Kristi Piehl is an Emmy Award-winning television news reporter turned entrepreneur. Her company Media Minefield launched in 2010 specializing in earned media and messaging. In 2018, Media Minefield debuted on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America and has been recognized as one of the Twin Cities’ Best Places to Work. As a Bethel University graduate, Kristi was named Alumna of the Year in 2015. She is a founding member of DePaul University’s Women in Entrepreneurship Institute, a board member for Literacy Matters Foundation and Village Schools of the Bible, and a member of Women Presidents’ Organization and the C200 Protégé Class of 2017.

Breakout Sessions

Relevant and Practical Insights for You and Your Organization

Creative Data

Utilizing your most important asset to drive customer experience and engagement!

April Seifert, Justin Royer and Tres Tronvold are the creative nerds at Sprocket. In this workshop, they’ll introduce principles to help reframe the way you think about using data science to generate more revenue with customers. You’ll focus on a real business scenario and complete hands-on work in small groups. Leaving you with a data science framework you can apply in your business.

Resolve Issues and Remove Barriers

Once and for the lasting benefit of the organization.

Ken Ritterspach, certified EOS Implementer, will explain how the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) addresses issues and barriers that you face in your business. This hands-on breakout session will use real life cases from the audience to teach a powerful tool called IDS.

Sales and Marketing

Create a sales and marketing process that drives revenue and builds balance sheet strength.

Paul Kloster, Chris Cortilet and Susan Rylance have over 20 years of experience working with businesses to improve performance. Each member of this team brings a wealth of experience, specific skills and a unique perspective to the table. Together they have developed a process for discovering opportunities, improving performance and ultimately producing what every successful business needs to thrive... a strong balance sheet.

A Successful Business, A Nest Egg, and Strategies to Protect Them

Learn best practices for identifying and managing risks to your financial freedom.

Ryan J. Churness, CPA, MBT, is a tax shareholder and business advisor at the accounting firm Schecher, Dokken and Kanter (SDK) CPA’s. In this workshop, he’ll investigate how your business and personal finances intersect, creating both the opportunities for wealth and the potential risks of failure or non-compliance. You’ll focus on methods for protecting your assets and shielding them from a variety of risks.

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible.