Strategic Planning

Date: Friday, March 29, 2013 Time: 11:30am - 12:45pm
Location:  Grill & Highland Room, Park City Club, 5956 Sherry Lane, Suite 1700  map

Topics Covered

It's All About the Bike

  • The 12 major "Lessons from Lance"
  • How a bike is a lot like your business
  • How to identify where you need to place your efforts for strategic growth


Rich Allen
Rich Allen
Starting with his father's family-owned business, Rich Allen has first-hand experience with the unique challenges inherent in leading and growing the smallest of businesses to those in the Fortune 500. An author and inspirational speaker, he helps business leaders visualize their goals, structure their approach, measure their outcomes, continuously improve their processes and achieve remarkable results.

Prior to becoming a business coach in 2007, Rich was a Captain in the U.S. Army, VP HR with Texas Instruments, and VP HR at Pella Corporation where he was promoted to Division President. He is a proud Rotarian and serves on several boards including Genesis Elevator Company, Atlanta, GA, Frisco Chamber of Commerce and ManeGait Theraputic Horsemanship Charity, McKinney, TX. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Arizona State University and an MBA in International Business from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Rich has been named Coach of the Year in North Texas for 2007 and 2008, was recognized as BrandCOACH for the Americas in 2009 and was recognized as the 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.

Rich also published his first book, "Tour de Profit – a 52 Stage Race to Grow Your Business" in 2011.