"At Todd Dean & Company we are 100% focused on delivering significant results. Our hands on experience in investment, strategy and growth is key to getting companies focused, prepared and ready to deliver"
Todd Dean, Managing Partner
A proven visionary and leader in the entrepreneurial investment community. Created a powerful and collaborative environment for bringing together like-minded community leaders, business executives, angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and early-stage companies that translated into investments in over 102 companies, exceeding $61 Million dollars placed in start-up companies and other investment opportunities from the Northwest.
Thus, creating history in the accomplishments of the amount of angel capital and number of companies funded under his leadership. An expert in connecting individuals for mutual benefit; bringing angel investors to investment opportunities and providing resources and capital to companies. A dynamic public speaker and facilitator of monthly forums, educational academies and social events for the private angel investor membership.Very knowledgeable in helping entrepreneurs receive capital and valuable resources, creating the future economics of our region and country. Dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on quality, structure, consistency, and uncompromising ethics.
Laurie Rhind, Director, Client Relations
Laurie A. Rhind, a native of Massachusetts has been excelling and rapidly learning new roles, constantly challenging herself over the years. She has worked extensively in the virtual world and is known for her professionalism and organization.In 2005 Ms. Rhind created her own consulting business opening the doors for her continued work in Human Resources as she ventured off into different segments of Retail. Her success is driven by knowledge, the need to learn new information, and the challenge of change that she warmly accepts. As an avid reader she has maintained critical knowledge on the Federal Rules Regulations and Laws pertaining to Human Resources as well as current trends in Leadership, Sales, and Marketing.
Ms. Rhind has a history of volunteering and continues to do so with the National Association of Professional Women, ESGR, and Blue Star Mothers. She is an advocate of STEM as her daughter is pursuing a mechanical engineer degree and her son serves in the US Navy. She is a mentor to many assisting with leadership development.Ms. Rhind is a graduate of Norwich University in Northfield Vermont and currently resides in Salem, NH. She is an avid outdoors person who enjoys the four seasons New England has to offer with her beloved dog that she rescued 3 years ago.
Brian Holler’s experience consists of working in media, education, business development, marketing and entertainment. He owns a consulting business that advises small businesses, entrepreneurs, independent contractors and sole proprietors on how to manage their outreach, sales, customer service process, marketing/advertising and communication strategies in efficient and cost-effective ways.
Mr. Holler is confident, driven, educated, experienced professional who thoroughly enjoys assisting companies and individuals with implementing the same attributes. He also has experience working in newspapers, radio and television, writing reviews for papers, blogs and websites; leading a non-profit, serving as a union representative and teaching English and History in public schools.
Senior finance and operations professional with extensive hands-on experience helping companies achieve new levels of growth and profitability. With a reputation for driving results Mark brings a valuable operational perspective as well as financial management, banking, insurance, and risk management experience with public and private companies.
Mark for more than 16 years has advised technology and non-technology companies on financial and operational issues as an interim CFO or COO. In addition to serving many clients over the years has served as VP & GM for the Flextronics Network Service, COO for the Master Builders Association and as a finance executive with Music Group Services US, SafeWorks, Flow International, and Egghead Software.
Greg Winston, Senior Advisor
Greg Winston is a pioneer in the study of high-performance in the area of sales. Since he started his consulting practice in 1998 his innovative ideas and methods have had a lasting positive impact on the careers of hundreds of marketing professionals. Companies at all levels use his seminars and training programs with proven tools for increased personal and professional success. Local and national sales teams use his Luxury Mindset Research to understand how to better market and sell high end products.
His talents for enhancing motivation and achievement keeps him busy speaking at company, association and volunteer meetings. Greg is one of the few speakers guaranteed to receive a standing ovation with his interactive motivational speech "Creating Unshakeable Luck." In his early years Greg began a sales career with the Xerox Corporation and became one of their lead sales professionals. At one point in his year-to-date sales figures were 10 times more than the average sales representatives. While most sales representatives averaged 105% of budget, Winston set a branch record of 1003%.
Michelle Hansen, Director, Client Growth
Michelle Hansen provides marketing, business development, and communications solutions for firms that want to grow their brand, with an emphasis on the financial services industry. A 15 year financial industry veteran, she is a specialist in the development of strategic marketing communications materials for growth-driven firms and capital market organizations.
Ms. Hansen develops branding initiatives and strategic marketing materials critical to gain traction in today’s marketplace. Hansen serves a diverse global client base, including hedge funds, private equity firms, and firm’s involved in capital raising initiatives. Ms. Hansen also serves as the Principal of Advisorbuild. She is a specialist in the development of strategic marketing communication materials for firms that want to differentiate their offering and get noticed.
Berry Brunk, Senior Advisor
A versatile senior executive with 25 years of experience in executive management, healthcare information technology, process reengineering,management consulting and change management for various industries that include healthcare, software/IT, media and mergers & acquisitions. An experienced Interim CIO/CEO, combining a strong technology background with business leadership experience. A proven strategic leader, especiallyeffective in turnaround situations, and have successfully transformed dysfunctional organizations into efficient teams that are focused ondelivering greater business value.
Mr. Brunk possesses a solid background in team building, on-line andoff-line business development, contract negotiations, and P&L management.He is proven to be highly skilled in developing & launching start-up and complex business initiatives, and his work history demonstrates a pattern of growth in managing business functions that require strong leadership,strategy, fund raising, organizational change, independent thought, andpersuasive communication skills.
Specialties: Technology Consulting, Corporate Management, ManagementConsulting, Sales Management, Channel Sales, Software Sales, ProfessionalServices Business Development Executive, High-dollar, Long Sales CycleConsultative Selling, Negotiations, M&A, Team Communication, CompetitivePositioning, Team building, on-line and off-line business development,contract negotiations, branding and identity engagements, and P&L management.
Brennan & Ben, Digital Marketing Strategists
Brennan Zielinski and Ben Matteucci are leaders in the digital/social media marketing world. They have consulted countless business owners and CEO's on how to strategically leverage social media to grow business, and in 2016, they founded their own social media marketing agency in the greater Seattle & Miami areas.
When it comes to online advertising, social media, SEO, web design, photography, videography, graphic design, and anything related to online marketing, Ben & Brennan get the job done right.
"Todd is a charismatic leader with a tremendous network of friends and business associates. If you have an idea or a new business and need a spark to get in front of investors, Todd can be a great resource. Todd is a great guy, everyone loves to be around him. The value Todd brings to any company is remarkable."
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