Our Speaker for this month is Shannon Richardson of Merrill Lynch
Shannon Richardson is a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch in Fort Collins. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. With her background in retirement planning, business banking and lending, Shannon is able to provide insight on many different aspects of a business. Her passion is helping business owners realize success by looking at their entire financial picture-both sides of the balance sheet, business & personal.
Shannon moved to Fort Collins from Kansas City, MO in 2006 for the mountain views and to be close to her nephew. She is the President of Quota International of Fort Collins, a 79 year old non-profit that helps disadvantaged families and the deaf and hard of hearing in our community. Shannon is Vice Chair of the Larimer County Crime Stoppers board. She also volunteers with Project Self-Sufficiency, Habitat for Humanity and the Food Bank. She is a graduate of both Leadership Fort Collins and Leadership Northern Colorado. When not at work or serving various non-profits in our community, Shannon enjoys traveling, reading, abstract painting, playing poker and hanging out with her bulldog, Sarge.
Shannon's topic is "Women & Financial Wellness: Beyond the Bottom Line"
Our spotlight member this month is Becky Johnson:
Becky Johnson was a special education teacher for 25 years, the last 10 years of which she worked in a psychiatric facility with emotionally challenged youth. After leaving education, she became interested in finding other ways to help people improve their lives. Beginning with EFT or tapping, she then completed a certification as a Master Neuro-linguistic Programmer/Clinical Hypnotherapist. In 2015, Becky became certified as a medical support-clinical hypnotherapist.
Steve Black is regarded to be one of the nations best Marketing Consultants, Sales Trainers, and Public Speakers. Having done training since 1994, and having spoken to over 500,000 business people ... he really knows his stuff. He has developed extensive online and offline marketing that are used by business owners and entrepreneurs across the country. His clients love his enthusiasm, and ability to motivate the veteran or the rookie. In addition to Sales Training, he specializes in Social Media and Internet Marketing Strategies.
The #1 game of business owners is who can rank at the top of the list on Google for the best keywords and stay there all year despite algorithms. Every webmaster and online business owner is attempting every which way to get traffic and more conversions, however, the standard approach to content publishing and paid advertising can take 6-12-24 months to see results and
ROI. So, Marshall invented the 90-day method of optimizing and ranking websites organically, targeting the most motivated searchers.
This presentation will show your members how to properly do keyword research and determine from asking Google if you can achieve super-fast organic placements. I will also explain how I rank sites at the top after optimization.
Marshall Adler is a Local SEO and Local Business Owner who works with Realtors, Brokers, Insurance, and Financial Professionals to optimize their websites for local search results and help position the sites on page one, in front of eager buyers and motivated action-takers, online seeking your help!
Marshall has been featured several times on Channel 2, Fox 31 in Denver and even on Colorado's Best, explaining his unique Local SEO approach and giving Clients an opportunity to share their successes to the general public.
Our Spotlight Speaker is Karen Lang of GoodLife Acupuncture
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Cost: Members - $7 (Ask about membership and its' advantages!) Guests - $10 Includes breakfast items and unlimited possibilities!
Location: Cache Bank and Trust, 4601 W 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80634
Speaker: Julianne Fritz, RN, M.S.N., OCN, Banner Health
Topic: Breast Health during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Julianne Fritz, a native of northern Colorado, has a long rich history of serving in various capacities to make a positive difference in the lives of citizens in the community and broader region. Julianne Fritz grew up in the Eaton, Colorado community and graduated from Eaton High School. She received her Bachelors in Science in Nursing from the University of Wyoming. She received her post graduate education at Regis University, Denver Colorado, receiving a Master's of Science in Nursing Degree/ Focus on Health Care Leadership. She currently serves as the Regional Director of Oncology Services for Banner Health, and the Banner M.D. Anderson Cancer Centers in Colorado. She was recognized this year as a Colorado Nightingale Luminary Award Recipient for Nursing Leadership. She is a member of several healthcare professional organizations and speaks on various health care and cancer-related topics.
Spotlight Businesses: Anisha Gutierrez, Weld Family Clinic of Chiropractic
Glenda Haines, Eves & Haines Wealth Management
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