What I’ve Been Up To

Winner 2016 Best Profit Center Idea Business Competition – International Marina and Boat Yard Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.Topic: Email Follow Up Funnel.  Developed and Implemented an Email follow up funnel to track and push potential customers through our marketing funnel.  Realized a 143% increase in income in one season for our boat club.


Winner 2014 Best Profit Center Idea Business Competition – International Marina and Boat Yard Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Topic: Our company implemented an online reservation system for pontoon boat rentals and realized a 28% increase in sales in year one.

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2017 – District 6 Toastmasters Spring Conference, Plymouth, MN

Presentation/Workshop: “Nerd School: The Cool Kid’s Guide to the Internet and Social Media for Future Success”



2017 North Central Marine Association – Minneapolis Boat Show – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Annual Status of the Minnesota Clean Marina Program



2017 – Minnesota Clean Marina Workshop

Presentation/Workshop – “Join the Minnesota Clean Marina Program”



2017 Ultimate Talent Competition – Superior, Wisconsin
Judge and Awards Presentation





2016 Presentation: “Email, Websites and Likes… Oh My” International Marina and Boat Yard Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2015 Presentation: “Nerd School: Streamlining Processes and Using Social Media”
International Marina and Boat Yard Conference, Tampa, FL
2016 Marketing Partner of the Year – Minneapolis Boat Show

Award Presented by John Ferguson and Darren Envall


2015 – Presentation for the Clean Marina Minnesota Update to the North Central Marina Association Annual Meeting

2015 Graduate Disney Institute – “Disney Approach to Leadership Excellence”

Speech Competition Success

Toastmasters Area 14B Humorous Speech Contest – 1st Place 9/24/15

Toastmasters Division B Humorous Speech Competition – 2nd Place 10/3/15


Toastmasters Club International Contest – 2nd Place 2/20/15 – Title: “Free Sandwich”

 Attended Social Media Marketing World – 2017 – San Diego, CA


Met – Chocolate Johnny  – Amazing “live” marketer with the best chocolate from Australia!



Attended Icon 2017 – Small Business Conference – Phoenix, Arizona



Marcus Lemonis

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Verne Harnish



Lisa Nichols


Attended Business Gets Personal in New York, NY. Fall 2014

Fantastic opportunity to meet some fantastic Business and Social Media Leaders.

Gary Vaynerchuk


Dave Ramsey


Seth Godin


Toastmasters International

American Marketing Association

National Baton Twirling Association Judges Bureau

United States Twirling Association



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