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ACE Summit 2022

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ACE SUMMIT

November 9 - 11, 2021
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

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

2022 ACE SUMMIT

SAMPLE AGENDA (From 2021)
2022 Update Coming Soon!

 

3:00 pm Registration Opens

4:00 pm
Main Room: All Attendees - Working on the Business – Planning for 2022
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 Attendees - Location Overview and Intro to Speakers & Our Sponsors
Jim Cali and Jason New, Founding Principals, McFarlin Stanford

5:20 pm – 6:00 pm
Main Room: All Attendees - 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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

7 am Breakfast at your leisure

8 am
Main Room: All Attendees - Leveraging your Strengths to Lead
Tracy Wallingford, Executive Leadership Coach, McFarlin Stanford
Megan Parker, Director of Coaching - Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School in Raleigh

9:15 am
Main Room: For Owners and CEOs only: Baiting a BIG Hook: Tools for Hiring & Retention
Jennifer Murray, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room: For All Attendees: Business Law 101 – Setting up contracts and team member agreements for success
Vince Torchia, Vice President, The Grow Group

9:15 am – 11:45 am Spouse Activity

10:45 am Break

11:00 am
Main Room: All Attendees - HR Compliance Audit– a case study
David Garza, Executive Coach, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room: All Attendees - Managing a Team Through Your P & L – a case study
Elizabeth Helton, Vice President Financial Services, McFarlin Stanford
Tommy Cole, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

NOON Group Photo - Spouses included

12:15 pm Enjoy Napa on your own

6:30 pm Dinner - Spouses included

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

7 am  Breakfast at your leisure

8 am
Main Room: For Owners and CEOs only - I’m Not Dead Yet: Estate Planning Tools For Your Business - Jennifer Murray, Vice President, McFarlin Stanford

Breakout Room: For All Attendees - Resolving Conflict so You Can Grow! - David Garza, Executive Coach, McFarlin Stanford

9:00 am Break

9:15 am  Main Room: All Attendees - The Park Hyatt Leadership Team - Presentation of how they work on the business with their team and Group Activity

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Main Room: All Attendees - Best Practices Panel: From our 2021 Award Winners, ACE Team Initiatives That Delivered Results - Jim Cali and Jason New, Founding Principals, McFarlin Stanford

11:45 am  The Wrap-Up - Main Room: All Attendees - Marty Grunder - with Vince Torchia, Jim Cali & Jason New.

NOON Departure