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Minnesota's Top Keynote Speakers

Expert Program Facilitators & Meeting Leaders

We’ve partnered with the very best in leadership, executive education, team building and organization development to enhance your next meeting, conference or retreat.

Peter Bailey, President, The Prouty Project

Peter H. Bailey, President, The Prouty Project

Peter is an expert in engaging business leaders and teams in transformational experiences that enhance skills, systems, processes and improves how groups work together. He has more than 25 years of experience designing and facilitating programs for management and executive teams. He specializes in strategic planning, creativity and innovation and cross-cultural communications. Peter’s executive retreats are described by clients as transformational because of the experiential natural of his programs that identify opportunities within teams to deliver solutions.

Sam Smith, Prouty Project

Sam Smith, Vice President, The Prouty Project

Sam is an expert at designing programs and facilitating groups to shift organizational mindsets that drive change, create advantage and accelerate innovation. He has 20 years of experience working with executives on strategic planning initiatives, leadership and team development programs and executive retreats. His mission is to engage, encourage and equip leaders, teams and organizations to stretch beyond what is known. He lives by his favorite questions and statements, “What if?” “Why not?” “We can!” and “Let’s go!”


Erik Gabrielson, Activ8

Erik Gabrielson, Activ8

Erik heads up the relationship building efforts at Activ8. In this capacity Erik bridges disciplines, connecting with prospective partners and clients, gaining insight into their issues, co-creating solutions, delivering training, and coaching. Erik has a passion for collaborating with others to build outcomes that are bigger than anyone initially could have conceived. After a 15-year career as a real estate entrepreneur, Erik committed himself to helping others achieve high performance. With Moira Petit, he founded Activ8 to focus on the relationship between health and performance. Over the course of his career, Erik has worked extensively in multi-national, multi-cultural settings.

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