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ACE Summit 2022

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ACE SUMMIT

November 9 - 11, 2022
Summit starts at 3:30 pm on November 9th and ends at 12 noon on November 11th.

Take your business to the peak of success.

Designed exclusively for current ACE Peer Group members and alumni, this three-day summit is a rare opportunity to take a deep dive into a particular topic and to network with an incredible group of leaders who’ll dramatically broaden your perspective.

EVENT DETAILS

REGISTRATION FEES

Current ACE Members: The registration fee is included in your annual ACE membership, but you still need to sign up for the event so we can reserve your spot.

ACE Alumni: $1,595 per person

Additional Team Members: $1,595 per person

Spouse: $795 per person - includes meals and all educational sessions

Registration includes the welcome reception, dinner both nights, and breakfast both mornings.
Hotel, travel, and other meals are not included.

HOTEL ARRANGEMENTS
Westin Napa
We will reserve your room for you when we receive your registration.
You will receive a room confirmation once the accommodation list is finalized.
$299/night Standard Room

AIRLINE DISCOUNTS
The American Airlines discount code for 5% off this year is - 26N2DJ
It is good for Sacramento (SMF), San Francisco (SFO), San Jose (SJU) and Sonoma (Santa Rosa) (STS) airports.

QUESTIONS?
We’re always happy to answer them. E-mail aces@mcfarlinstanford.com.

2022 ACE SUMMIT

AGENDA (Draft)

“Innovate, Integrate & Motivate”

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

3:00 pm  Registration Opens

4:00 pm  Main Room
All: Innovate, Integrate & Motivate
Marty Grunder, President and CEO of The Grow Group and Grunder Landscaping Co.
Chris Psencik, Partner & Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

5:00 pm. Main Room
All: Napa Valley and Intro to Speakers & Our Sponsors
Jim Cali and Jason New, Founding Principals, McFarlin Stanford

5:20 pm – 6:00 pm. Main Room
All: State of the ACEs: Past, Present, and Future
Power of Group in the Room – and Prospective ACE’s
Vince Torchia, Vice President, The Grow Group

6:30 pm. Welcome Reception and Dinner – Westin. Spouses and guests included

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

7 am Breakfast at your leisure.  Spouses and guests included

8 am Main Room
All attendees: Integrating team member engagement to motivate and maximize potential: a summit landscape and design case study
Tracy Wallingford & Megan Parker, Executive Leadership Coaches, McFarlin Stanford

9:45 am

Main Room
All attendees: Bad Economies Happen to Good People: How to Survive in Different environments
Jennifer Murray, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room 1
All attendees: Time Management Tactics for Teams
Jim Cali and Jason New, Founding Principals, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room 2
All attendees: Innovate - Five Tips to Hire Better
David Garza, Executive Coach, McFarlin Stanford

10:45 am – 11:00 am.  Break

11:00 am

Main Room
All attendees: Integrating more Profit Centers into your existing business portfolio
Michael Bosco, Executive Coach, McFarlin Stanford
Chris Psencik, Partner & Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room 1
All attendees: Motivate - Five Tips to Set Up First Time Leaders for Success
David Garza, Executive Coach, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room 2
All attendees: Cash flow. What it is, Where it went, and How to get More.
Jennifer Murray, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

NOON  Group Photo. Spouses and guests included

12:15 pm. Enjoy Napa Valley on your own

6:15 pm. Walk to Dinner

6:30 pm  Dinner. Spouses and guests included

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

7 am  Breakfast at your leisure. Spouses and guests included

8 A.M.

Main Room
For Owners and CEOs only:  ACEs by the Numbers: Where Do You Stand?
Liz Helton, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room 1
All attendees: How to innovate, integrate, and motivate to make money in Operations
Tommy Cole, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford
Jason New, Founding Principal, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room 2
All attendees: Don’t take the Monkey: Integrating Coaching Skills for Leaders
Tracy Wallingford & Megan Parker, Executive Leadership Coaches, McFarlin Stanford

9:00 am  Break

9:15 A.M.
Main Room
All: The Westin Verasa Team
Presentation of How they Innovate in Today’s Marketplace and Group Activity

10:45 am  Break

11:00 am
Main Room
All: Best Practices Panel: From our 2022 Award Winners, ACE Team Initiatives That Delivered Results
Jim Cali, Founding Principal, McFarlin Stanford
Vince Torchia, Vice President, The Grow Group

11:40 am
Main Room
All: The Wrap-Up & Take-A-Ways
Marty Grunder, President and CEO of The Grow Group and Grunder Landscaping Co.

NOON  Departure