Chad Williams is a former Navy SEAL who served his country proudly on the battlefield. As the best-selling author of “SEAL of God,” Chad has been featured on the biggest news networks, including CNN and Fox News.
Chad is an incredible speaker with a unique perspective on teamwork, resilience, leadership, and motivation.
As an SEC keynote speaker, Chad will show you the proven methods for goal setting, servant leadership, overcoming adversity, and so much more.
Steve McClatchy is a champion of self-improvement and has worked with a variety of brands and organizations including Google, Under Armour, Disney, HP, NBC, and many more. He is the New York Times best-selling author of the book “Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress & Lead by Example.”
As an SEC keynote speaker, Steve will teach you how to keep your team motivated, gain commitment to change, and remove obstacles in the way of your team's success.
Jonathan Pototschnik is the founder of Lawn Care Millionaire, co-founder of Service Autopilot, and founder of the original Service Autopilot Academy. His expansive knowledge of the field service industry is unparalleled as he has built several $5m+ businesses in both lawn care and cleaning. Jonathan loves to share his passion and knowledge with service business owners.
The story behind SimpleGrowth began 25 years ago when Owner and President Mike Callahan began pushing a lawn mower around his parent's neighborhood. Working to grow his business by putting in 100+ hours a week soon began to take a toll on his personal life and led to a divorce. He found a better way - by automating his business.
Mike got his life back. Now he helps other service business owners use powerful automations to create a better work/life balance.
DeWayne is the SVP of Academy for FieldEdge and Service Autopilot and the Co-Founder of Enterprise Selling Solutions.
DeWayne has 30+ years of experience in the HVAC industry with extensive knowledge of service, installation, maintenance, and indoor air quality from being a part of a large air conditioning contractor in Charleston, South Carolina.
Tony Ricketts is the founder of Lawnline Marketing, delivering all-inclusive digital marketing services for multi-million dollar lawn care, landscaping, and HVAC companies in the U.S. and Canada.
Over the past 15 years, Tony has helped service businesses generate millions of dollars in revenue. He specializes in website development, SEO, and online marketing for lawn care businesses.
Jason Cupp is a former CEO of a service industry company. He has since gained recognition as a Kolbe Certified growth consultant, team builder, and motivational speaker.
With his unique blend of experience as an entrepreneur for more than 24 years and now as a growth consultant, Jason has worked with countless business owners to develop their companies and improve their leadership and financial foundations. Jason has also taught countless Academy sessions over the years and has become a guiding force for many Academy members.
Jessie has been helping contractors succeed and grow their businesses for nearly 30 years. He’s worked with developing and implementing pricing, promotions, and strategies for success. He has also worked within the consumer finance side of the industry, where he developed revolutionary solutions that allowed contractors to offer financing and payment options.
Recently, Jessie has turned his desire to serve the industry into working with contractors to provide software solutions to help streamline, manage, optimize, and scale their businesses. His only definition of success is when the solutions he provides help contractors realize the achievement of their goals.
Edward “Eddie” McFarlane started his career as a service technician. He joined Haller Enterprises in 2006, with a focus on Residential Service and Replacement. Throughout the years, Eddie has served in a variety of positions within the company including Sales, Management and Marketing. He has especially enjoyed working with the team in Commercial and Residential, New Construction, and Service and Replacement.
With a passion for the industry and a desire to help others reach their fullest potential, Eddie enjoys sharing best practices. He is a frequent presenter at both PAACCA and ACCA conferences.