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kauffman foundation conference center
4801 rockhill road, kansas city, mo 64110

Thursday, May 13, 2010

For Business Owners, cEOs
and Presidents
The	Forum’s	powerful	format	lets	you	get	
solutions	and	generate	new	ideas	with	input	
from	 your	 peers	 and	 other	 professionals	
who	 serve	 as	 faculty.	 	 This	 day’s	 robust	
learning	event	offers:
•	 Presentations
•	 Roundtable	Interaction
•	 Networking

Successful	 business	 owners	 and	 other	
prominent	 business	 leaders	 present	
“their”	 case	 studies	 and	 detail	 strategies	
and	 techniques	 that	 build	 profit	 for	 their	

Roundtable Interaction
Highly	interactive	roundtable	sessions	allow	
presidents	to	discuss	key	issues	in	a	smaller	
group	setting.

Informal	one-on-one	conversations	enable	
participants	 to	 discuss	 business	 in	 a	 less	
formal	atmosphere,	develop	key	contacts	
and	build	business.
                                           PF                  THE PRESIDENTS’ FacULTy & BUSINESS RESOURcES
                                                                    (Faculty of Over 30 Presidents and Other Business Resources)
                                                                             Partial List of Presidential Presenters
                                                        Dr. chris kuehl, Managing Director, armada corporate Intelligence – Dr. Kuehl is the
                                                        co–founder (with Keith Prather) of Armada. After a career as a professor of international
                                                        economics, teaching in the US, Estonia, Russia, Hungary, Taiwan and Singapore, Dr. Kuehl
                                                        decided to form a company that would provide clients with the information and intelligence
                                                        they need to advance their goals. He is the editor for the Business Intelligence Briefs and
                                                        serves as Chief Economist for the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association and the National
                                                        Association for Credit Management. He is a frequent commentator in the media – TV, radio
                                                        and print – and makes close to 100 speaking appearances annually.

                                                        Scott coons, President & cEO, Perceptive Software – Mr. Coons joined Perceptive Software
                                                        in 1995 and has piloted the company to a substantial and sustained period of growth. Early
                                                        on, he refocused the company’s market strategy, and under his guidance, Perceptive Software
                                                        has become a leading developer of enterprise document management, imaging and workflow
                                                        software. An engineer with customer focus, Mr. Coons also established a long-term vision for
                                                        the company’s flagship product, ImageNow. His role today includes contributions in strategic
                                                        guidance, tactical implementation, executive team leadership and architecture/design leadership
                                                        for the product’s technical evolution.

                                                        Danny O’Neill, President & Owner, The Roasterie, Inc. – Mr. O’Neill is the Bean Baron at The
                                                        Roasterie—a specialty coffee-roasting company that services espresso bars, coffeehouses, fine
                                                        restaurants, high-end grocers, offices and retail accounts. Mr. O’Neill started The Roasterie in
                                                        the basement of his Brookside home in November 1993. Since The Roasterie’s inception, Mr.
                                                        O’Neill has become a sought-after expert in the ever-growing coffee industry. He has judged
                                                        cupping and barista competitions all around the world since 1995. In April 2001, he was awarded
                                                        “Super Taster” status on the Specialty Coffee Institute Sensory Aptitude Test.

                                                                                   Sponsoring Organizations:

                                                                   Administaff, Inc.
                                                                   Anthem Publishing Inc.
                                                                   Kansas City Business Magazine
                                                                                                         Kansas Women’s Business Center
                                                                                                         Lockton Companies
                                                                                                         RSM McGladrey, Inc.
                                                                                                         Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP

The	 Presidents’	 Forum	 was	 created	
through	 the	 efforts	 of	 the	Advisory	 Board	                                 The Presidents’ Forum – Schedule
of	Kansas	City	and	The	Entrepreneurship	                                                 Thursday, May 13, 2010
Institute	(TEI)	to	provide	practical	solutions,	
relevant	information	and	valuable	contacts	          11:30     - 12:15 p.m.     Registration and Networking
                                                     12:15     - 12:55 p.m.     Buffet Luncheon
needed	to	thrive	in	the		“new	economy.”		TEI	        12:55     - 1:00 p.m.      Welcome and Logistical Remarks
is	the	most	successful	independent,	non-              1:00     - 1:30 p.m.      kick-Off address
profit	 educational	 corporation	 organized	          1:30     - 2:00 p.m.      keynote Presentation
solely	to	assist	and	encourage	the	growth	of	         2:00     - 3:15 p.m.      Breakouts/Peer-to-Peer Interactions:
                                                    	      	    	     	     	   •	 Creating	and	Maintaining	an	“A”	Team	 			
American	enterprises.		Since	1976,	TEI	has	                     	     	     	   •	 Capital	Formation	Issues
assisted	thousands	of	company	presidents	                                       •	 Exit	Strategies	—	“Who	Moved	the	Door?”
in	solving	problems	and	developing	business	                 	     	    	       •	 Client	Service	and	Customer	Loyalty	Strategies
contacts	 that	 contribute	 positively	 to	 the	        3:15 - 4:30 p.m.        Breakouts/Peer-to Peer Interactions:
                                                             	     	    	       •	 Innovation	in	the	Workplace
bottom	line.                                                                    •	 Social	Media	—	How	It’s	Changing	the	Way	We	Do	Business
                                                    	        	 	       	    	   •	 Healthcare	Planning
For More Information Contact:
The Entrepreneurship Institute
                                                                                •	 Doing	Business	with	the	Government
3592 Corporate Drive, Suite 101                         4:30 - 5:00 p.m.        closing Presentation
Columbus, OH 43231-4988                                 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.        Networking Reception/adjourn


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