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  • Jim Herrera

    James Herrera is a recognized leader of values-based business and marketing strategy systems. He is a seasoned senior executive, entrepreneur, and board member with more than 30 years of success. He has started 6 companies and has raised millions of dollars for his ventures and successfully exited businesses totaling $85MM in returns for his investors and partners. In the midst of these ventures, he has worked at Apple Inc., Creative Technologies, Arbitron/VNU Media, and Global Entertainment Holdings.

    Jim is passionate about assisting small business owners create and scale their ventures in an ethical and profitable way. And brings a distinctive Silicon Valley way of thinking and business approach to his clients.

  • Mike Rees – Director of Global Strategies

    Mike Rees, Director of Global Strategies, brings 30 years of business experience to Pinnacle Global Network. Mike built one of the largest office liquidation companies in the US supporting companies, such as: Google, Qualcomm.

    He brings in-depth strategic and leadership experience to assist our clients in creating growth in Mindset, Sales, Marketing and Leadership. As an avid golfer, Mike’s business wisdom is featured in the book, Golf Course Millionaire. Mike loves giving back and is dedicated to creating transformation in people’s lives.

  • Lacey Haegen

    Lacey Haegen brings to Pinnacle 20 years of experience in the luxury product and service marketplace. She specializes in brand development, aesthetics presentation, personal connection, and elite customer service experiences. She has worked extensively with sales and merchandising, product positioning, and building relationships with strategic partners. Her education in Sociology has trained her to evaluate situations from multiple perspectives, view challenges structurally, and uncover greater opportunities within existing resources.

    She is the Founder and CEO of Beaute Nouveau Botanical Beauty. She understands the complicated journey from Solopreneur to Visionary and is passionate about coaching fellow business leaders to use their imaginations, achieve their greatest heights, build their dream teams, and live their best lives.

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  • Chris Friend

    A Harvard alumnus and former Navy logistics specialist, Chris Friend comes to A.M.I. as an accomplished CEO and entrepreneur.

    Chris is the founder of Money Metrics, a business growth projections SaaS. Prior to launching Money Metrics, Chris was CEO of Ninthlink, a multi-million-dollar digital marketing and web development agency that counted Qualcomm and Jacuzzi among its clients. He also founded Artist-Bound, an organization focused on supporting struggling artists. Chris has served as the director of sales and marketing for two financial services companies.

    As someone who has spent much of his career in the entrepreneurial trenches, Chris deeply understands that the struggles of growing a business extend well past the balance sheet. He is passionate about supporting business leaders in discovering holistic personal growth, while driving high-impact organizational change as a measurement of employee, customer, and community initiatives.

  • Phil Black

    Phil Black has committed his life to helping high-level business owners overcome their biggest mental blocks and unlock their full potential. Since starting his first company at 18 (which he sold to pursue his college career), Phil has guided business leaders of all kinds to greater performance levels. He has trained more than 4,000 individuals and Fortune 1000 management teams in leadership and strategic coaching. His client roster includes Intel, Sprint, Qualcomm, AT&T, Dow Jones, Capital One, Wells Fargo, Cushman Realty, and Arbonne International.

    Phil’s motto is “Live your Life by Design!” and from what Pinnacle members tell us, his message gets through loud and clear. Caring, dynamic, insightful, professional, passionate and results-driven are just some of the rave descriptions we receive on a regular basis.

  • Tammy Moore

    Tammy Moore brings to Pinnacle Global Network a very high level of business intelligence, wisdom and heart. In 1991, Tammy launched her family’s first restaurant, Pat & Oscar’s in Carmel Mountain Ranch with 8 employees and went on to open 18 with their team of 1400 employees. She sold a majority of their shares to Sizzler International for $23 million dollars. Over the next 2 years she and her team built an additional 10 restaurant before exiting the business.

    Tammy brings her savvy for scaling quickly, building rockstar teams and driving high profit margins for business owners.

  • Gina Ruby

    Expert Business Coach and three year Pinnacle member, Gina has helped hundreds over the last decade transform their businesses, health, wealth and relationships. Gina started a wellness business in 2005 and grew a million-dollar revenue team from scratch. She rose to the top 5 of 10,000 coaches due to her innovative sales strategy. She has the ability to get right to the source of the challenge, lay out a rock-solid success strategy and keep our Pinnacle clients on track to reach their goals.

    Gina is motivating, inspiring and offers great insight and strategy to help our Pinnacle clients stand out and succeed in their industry. Pinnacle members love her high-energy and powerful, spot-on direction for their business.

  • Giles Fabris

    Giles Fabris, from London, England, brings 32 years of coaching experience to Pinnacle and has helped hundreds of new and high level CEO’s to significant business growth. A digital marketing expert, he’s also an owner of a successful Skincare company and has launched 11 Amazon Bestselling products and helped multiple clients achieve Amazon Bestselling Author status. He has proven experience in creating highly profitable customer experience strategies, e-commerce analysis, email marketing conversion funnels; SEO, operations & project management, sales training, and a track record of helping his clients build strong strategic partnerships.

    Giles helps clients overcome major obstacles, deal with tough (and often complex) decisions and capitalize on new opportunities to generate breakthrough results. Besides being a rockstar mentor and business owner, he is also a British national champion skydiver, world record holder, paraglider pilot and avid motorcycle enthusiast.

  • Allison Maslan – Pinnacle Global Network Founder and CEO

    Allison Maslan, CEO of Pinnacle Global Network, The World Leader in Scaling Businesses. She is the Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of, Scale or Fail, which is endorsed by Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank.

    Allison has built 10 successful companies over the last 3 decades.

    Now she and her team of CEO Mentors pay it forward by helping business owners grow and scale their companies, fast-track their success and create a more meaningful life. The Pinnacle Global Network, private mentoring and mastermind enterprise, has guided thousands of business owners to reach their goals over the past 10 years.

    Allison’s been featured in Inc., Success, Fortune, Inc., Fast Company and Forbes Magazines, is a regular contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine and a featured expert on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox across the US.

    Allison has also been a trapeze artist for over 20 years. She loves to fly in business and in life!

  • Melissa Woods – Chief Mentor

    Melissa Woods helps CEOs define the qualities that will turn their ordinary businesses into extraordinary businesses – through marketing, sales, business development, and customer service.⁣ Her career started in the late eighties when she founded JW Tumbles, a children’s gym, which she expanded into hugely successful franchise with over 40 locations in 5 countries worldwide. She wrote the book on creating a thriving franchise (literally): Secrets of Franchise Success covers everything needed to grow a national or global company franchise.

    As a high-level, in-the-trenches business owner, she understands what it takes to grow a business smartly and effectively. Most of all, Melissa is passionate about helping CEOs find simple solutions to everyday challenges while avoiding stress and burnout.

  • Stewart Borie

    Stewart Borie has mentored hundreds of business owners from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups over the last several decades. Armed with an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, he has run several of his own successful companies and has decades of experience in marketing, management, leadership, finance, operations, strategic planning, mindset, and more. He has operating and consulting experience with companies such as Dun & Bradstreet, Merrill Lynch, and National Recycling Corp, and more.

    He’s also one of the most warm-hearted and caring people you’ll ever meet. Dedicated to using his wisdom to help your business, his passion and purpose is to see you thrive!

  • Scott Beardon

    Originally from New York City, Scott Bearden is a career serial entrepreneur who has fearlessly launched businesses in industries he knew nothing about – and thrived.
    He started his first company, a multi-unit restaurant and corporate catering company, in his early 20’s. After selling out to his business partner, he shifted to the marketing and advertising world with an emphasis on online media and the integration of online/offline media campaigns. In that industry, he served as partner in a direct response ad agency, as well as the sole owner of a lead generation company.

    Scott regularly taps his almost 2 decades of experience using effective media strategies to acquire customers profitably to guide Pinnacle members. Additionally, he has experience making private investments in small companies and loves helping entrepreneurs navigate a path towards success and rapid growth.

    A believer in systems, efficiency and focus, Scott built an extremely profitable online lifestyle business that required no more than 30 minutes of attention per day. He relishes sharing his strategies to help Pinnacle members get more from life.