f you are a serious Entrepreneur, Inventor, CEO, Business Owner, or Non-Profit, regardless of the life-cycle of your business, join us for this informative and engaging non-hosted dinner and meeting.
Our featured presenter for the evening is Harry Lay, CPA, CPE, CFOMB, President of Lay Professional Services, Inc. He is on the faculty and the Board of Directors for CEO Space International, a premier business growth conference with over 30 years of providing week-long cooperative marketplace training for entrepreneurs, professionals and investors. It is designed to serve the needs of businesses in all stages of development.
If you are interested in experiencing the power of participating in a process that will accelerate the growth of your business, then this evening will have value for you! It's the place for emerging entrepreneurs and business owners to discover how to access the highest level of mentors, education, capital and support, in a cooperative business model to assist them in maximizing their business potential.
Transparency is critical to developing the trust it takes to grow your business - get to know Harry and other other members as they share their knowledge and experience about CEO Space and Berny Dohrmann https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oB6OsYdE9Fw&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=CEOSpaceIntl
6:00-6:30 PM General Networking, Dinner/appetizers available for purchase
6:30-6:40 PM Welcome and Intro to the Space
6:45-7:15 PM Featured Presenter - Harry Lay
7:15 -8:15 PM Coaching Circle with Harry and Cooperative Networking
8:15-8:30 PM Closing
Read why Forbes recommends CEO Space as one of the top 5 'Can't Miss' business conferences in 2016! http://www.forbes.com/sites/cherylsnappconner/2015/12/29/5-cant-miss-conferences-for-entrepreneurs-in-2016/#64c822bf3d6b
About Harry Lay
As the president of Lay Professional Services, Harry provides services that create value and enhance the performance for the firm’s clients. These services include facilitating strategic planning retreats, defining and implementing strategic goals supporting an entity’s vision, defining and implementing profit improvement processes, attracting, hiring, and retaining key personnel for his clients together with mentoring high level leadership positions.
Prior to starting his own consulting firm, Harry served as the President and Chief Financial Officer for a large multi-office international architectural and engineering firm for more than eight years where he directed the financial, treasury, strategic planning, and related administrative activities. This firm was responsible for the opening of all the Wal-Mart stores built in the U.S. from 1990-1996, and grew to over 600 employees and almost $100 million in gross billings while earning unprecedented profits for its industry.
Before entering the private business sector Harry spent 19 years in public accounting with a Big Five accounting firm, co-founder and partner for a large local accounting firm, and audit partner with a second-tier international accounting firm. As a CPA, Harry served companies from early stage to Fortune 50 companies distributed in virtually every industry, especially construction (commercial, residential, highways, and bridges), professional service companies, forestry companies, manufacturing, and health care.
Harry serves on numerous boards of directors where he oversees corporate governance, the implementation of strategic initiatives, and supports senior management with their operating results. In addition to being a CPA, Harry’s certifications include Certified Profit Enhancement Consultant and Certified FOMB Consultant (family owned and managed business).