JOIN US FOR PACE DISCOVERY KANSAS CITY!
Discover if our PACE Peer Group Program is right for you at this special event for prospective members. You’ll experience first hand what a typical PACE Peer Group meeting entails, get to know some of our PACE members and learn from our executive coaches and leading owners on how to take your company to the next level.
As you get to know more about PACE Peer groups, you will be able to make an informed decision to join our group to join our group. If you decide our PACE Program is not right for you at this time, you’re under no obligation to join.
This event and our PACE Peer Group Program are designed exclusively for owners. PACE Discovery Kansas City is going to be held on February 22nd and 23rd, and we encourage you to stay for a PACE Peer Group meeting from the 23rd - 24th.
Register now and one of our executive coaches will be in touch to gather more information about you and your company.
Learn About our PACE Leaders
Michael Bosco: Executive Coach
A lifelong entrepreneur, Michael Bosco has founded, sold, purchased and merged a handful of businesses. This journey has provided him with fifteen years in the green industry, and over twenty years of pest control experience. Having built high growth service companies, Michael has learned that delivering excellent customer service is best achieved through transparent, open book management where the team is the number one priority. Great teams accomplish great things and that requires intentional actions to build a positive team culture. Michael understands the strain of making payroll and wearing every hat in an organization. Decisions affect lives, and as an Executive Coach, Michael mentors leaders to find opportunities to make a positive impact on their team and their families.
Dauphin Ewart: Executive Coach
As an experienced second-generation leader, Dauphin Ewart is forward-thinking and grounded in the day-to-day of a pest control office. Dauphin has led The Bug Master through multiple acquisitions and has established multiple new offices and market locations throughout the state of Texas. Throughout his tenure, Dauphin has maintained The Bug Master’s 40-year tradition of high-quality service and transitioned a family business into a mature, streamlined organization with over 70 team members and four locations.
Dauphin is a past President of the Texas Pest Control Association and continues to lead the strategic planning efforts for the association. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Southwestern University and a master’s degree in philosophy from St John’s College. Dauphin lives in Austin, Texas with his family and is passionate about the local live music scene and the cycling community.
Tuesday, February 21 – Discovery Session Only
Day One (Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza)
3:00 PM Welcome Kick-off - Past, Present, and Future of Peer Groups
3:15 PM 3 Minute Updates
4:15 PM Discuss Book Winning With Accountability: The Secret Language of High Performing Organizations by Henry J. Evans
5:00 PM Group and Individual Headshots – Sport coat or blazer required
5:15 PM Break
6:30 PM Meet in Lobby for departure for dinner
Wednesday, February 22 – Morning Discovery Session
Day Two (Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza)
7:00 AM Breakfast at hotel
8:00 AM Discovery Financial Case Study and PACE Metric Review
9:30 AM Break
9:45 AM Introduction to Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment
10:45 AM Discussion Topic Sample Exercise
11:30 AM Red, Yellow, Green Exercise (Bring Organizational Chart)
12:00 PM Lunch at hotel & Wrap up Discovery Session
1:00 PM Break
3:00 PM Begin PACE 48 Meeting with Discovery Attendees - Recap of Last Meeting, Host Introduction, Individual Updates
4:15 PM Book Discuss Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by
5:00 PM Break
6:00 PM All Meet in the Lobby for dinner
Thursday, February 23
Day Three (Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza and Ryan Lawn & Tree)
5:45 AM Grab & Go Breakfast at Hotel
6:00 AM Depart for Ryan Lawn & Tree (9120 Barton, Overland Park KS 66214)
6:30 AM Welcome Site Tour
6:45 AM “The Great Game of Business” open numbers reporting
7:30 AM Technician Interview & Site Tour Wrap Up
8:00 AM Depart for Ryan Lawn & Tree HDQ (5425 Antioch Dr, Mission, KS 66202)
8:15 AM Break
8:30 AM Station Leader Presentations
10:45 AM Wrap-Up and Group Photo
11:00 AM Depart for Hotel
11:30 AM Break
12:00 PM Lunch and critique Ryan Lawn Tree and Pest
PACE Discovery Session & PACE 48 Spring 2023 Meeting
Thursday, February 23 (Continued)
Day Three (Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza)
1:45 PM Discussion Topic #1
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM PACE 48 Group only - Financial Review and Metrics with Liz Helton
3:30 PM Break - Discovery Attendees Free Until Departure for Dinner
4:30 PM Break - PACE 48 Free Until Departure for Dinner
6:00 PM Meet in Lobby for departure for dinner
Friday, February 24
Day Four (Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza)
7:00 AM Breakfast at hotel
8:00 AM Discussion Topic #2
9:30 AM Wrap up, Take-aways, Next Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Next PACE 48 Meeting: Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - Thursday, May 11, 2023 - Meeting location TBD
10:00 AM Meeting Adjourned
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Prospective PACE Member: $1,595
Your PACE Discovery Registration includes dinner on February 21, scheduled meals on February 22 and 23 and breakfast on February 24.
Hotel stays, travel costs and extra meals are not included in the registration fees.
Details to follow
PACE Discovery encompasses three days of activities with three nights in the hotel. After you have registered, we will reserve your hotel room at our corporate rate plus any applicable taxes at your expense. Room confirmations will be sent out once the accommodation list is finalized.
All transportation for scheduled events is included once you arrive at the hotel on Tuesday until your departure on Friday.
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