Mr. Richards is a certified instructor and speaker for the United States, Canada, Romania, Europe, CEO Space and for Vistage International (view presentation information), which is the leading and largest Chief Executive Officer Network in the World with over 20,000 members in 16 countries. He has presented performance improvement seminars all over the United States, Canada & Europe. The Power Point Slides and Text are available for purchase or contract through the site.

 

The Seminar Topics Include:

  • Business Valuations For Stock Options, Mergers, Taxes, Estates (3/4 hour)
  • Business Valuations Principles – 9 methods vs. 3 and Industry Error recognition (1 hour)
  • How to Increase Your Company’s Revenue, Profits & Value by 2X-5X (2-3 hour)
  • Compensation Alternatives To Motivate & Reward Employees (3/4 hour)
  • Effective time & stress management for a balanced, productive and stress free life (4 hours)
  • Keys to a successful 10 minutes investor presentation (3/4 Hr)
  • Managing interpersonal relationships (1.0 hour)
  • Improved employee & personal communications with topic E. Above (1.5 hours)
  • Customer service for a competitive edge and increased sales (3/4 hour)
  • Fund raising & business plan fundamentals (3/4 hour)
  • Systematize your company for reduced risk and effectiveness (3/4 hour)
  • Optimizing & building value in your company (1 hour)
  • Optimizing & building value in your company for a planned exit (1 hour)
  • Know your competition & price products for value & profits (1 hour)
  • Steps for successful commercialization of technology (3/4 hour)
  • Valuation principles – How to increase your business value: Financially, Operationally and Strategically (3-3.5 hours)
  • Increase your revenue with “80-20 Customer Gold Program” (1-2 hours)
  • Increase your business value through goals coaching – Productivity Pyramid (1-2 hours)

Vistage International Speaker Presentations:ProdPyr

  • Optimize Business Performance,  Profitability & Value – 20 Yr Proven Matrix & Process
  • Valuation principles – How to increase your business value: Financially, Operationally and Strategically (3-3.5 hours)
  • Increase your revenue with “80-20 Customer Gold Program” (1-2 hours)
  • Increase your business value through goals coaching – Productivity Pyramid (1-2 hours)

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Dale S. Richards: MBA, ChE, AVA

Dale Richards
Dale Richards is a seasoned experienced business executive and advisor that helps create successful business and leadership transformations with Owners/Officers/Boards of Directors of all sized businesses.

Professional Background:

  • 25 years as management consultant – 150+ business & universities technology company clients
  • Successful creator of SBIR/STTR grants, SBA financing and Private/Venture investor funding
  • Commercialized 50+ professor ideas to prototype to market introduction and license/start-up
  • Founder of 20 technology companies – guided several to successful exit.
  • Past President and Chairman of Aerospace – One Stop Satellite Solutions, Inc. – 7 years
  • Chief Operating Officer of Utah Biotechnology, Signal Diagnostics, Inc. 5 years
  • Chief Marketing Officer, Utah Food Manufacturer, Piccadilly Chips Limited – 2 years
  • Past Marketing & Product Development Director, Utah Power & Light, Co. – 10 years
  • Past Chairman of the Board & COO of a local $30 millionUtahcompany.  3 years
  • Past CFO, Utah Clean, Inc. – 10 years.
  • Past Corporate Quality Assurance Manager, FMC Corporation – 3 years
  • Unique productivity enhancement & leadership methods have guided client to added profits.
  • Turned around companies as CEO.  One client with $50M revenue had losses of $500K/year, was turned around in 18 months to achieve $2M profitability.
  • Richards has been is a mentor, consultant and presenter to the Wayne Brown Institute Venture Capital Conferences inUtah,Hawaii,Phoenix,Los Angeles,Austin,Chicago, &New York.  He has helped mentor over 300 companies that have raised $3 Billion in equity capital.

Education:

  • Richards has a Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration.
  • Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA) with National Association of Certified Business Valuators.

Boards & Organizations:

  • Served as President & Chairman of the Board of Mountain West Capital Network.
  • Is Board member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), National Association for Corporate Directors (NACD) and National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).  Past Chairman of the Utah Manufacturers Technology Committee, member of the Pioneer Partnership and member of the Utah Partnership for Education.
  • He currently serves on four corporate Board of Directors: Utah & California

About Vistage International

Vistage International, the world’s leading chief executive organization, and its affiliates have more than 16,000 members in 16 countries.  Vistage members generate nearly $300 billion in annual revenue and have more than 2.1 million employees around the world.  Vistage is dedicated to help CEOS, Presidents and Owners to be better leaders, make better decisions and have much better results while enhancing the lives of chief executives.  Member companies grow their revenues, on average,  three times faster after joining a Vistage Advisory Board Group.

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