Sales and Value Creation, Founder of The Summit Group
Gary M. Kunath is the Founder and former CEO of the Summit Group. He grew it to a multi-million dollar global enterprise that is recognized as one of the top sales training companies in the world by Selling Power magazine.
He built a value creation approach that has transformed the top sales organizations of Fortune 500 companies and is responsible for driving over $200 Billion in sales revenues and record profits. He is considered a leading authority on sales excellence, value creation, innovation and creating the customer experience. He was named Businessman of the Year for the United States and was formally recognized for this achievement at a dinner hosted by the President of the United States.
He has lectured in the Executive Education and MBA Programs of Duke University's Fuqua School, Miami University's Farmer Business School, Emory University Arizona State University and Cornell University's Johnson Graduate Schoo.
He is an equity partner in Bite Tech; exclusive makers of the Under Armours' high performance mouth wear which was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the top ten most innovative companies in sports in the last 100 years, just behind ESPN and Turner Sports.
He is a founding member and sits on the advisory board of The G2G Collection, a global luxury vacation club whose goal is to raise $1 Billion for charities over the next ten years while providing members with five star luxury vacation homes and experiences.
He is an owner of several professional minor league baseball teams. His partners include Bill Murray and Mike Veeck. They are famous for managing their teams around the œFun is Good approach. They are ranked as one of the top ten best service companies in North America.
His book, entitled Life¦ Don't Miss it, shares how to achieve a high œLife Worth and maximize joy and contentment in your life both personally and professionally. Gary's personal story has appeared in news venues such as ABC news, NBC news, Fox, Yahoo Finance, and The Tribune, to a total circulation of over 70 million people.
Creating Personal Value
This breakthrough program will enable attendees to dramatically impact their lives outside of the company as well as inside by providing a clear path to achieving a centered life.
Creating Life Worth
This talk shows how to build personal happiness, Life Worth„¢, natural productivity, authenticity and bring fun into the workplace. All critical factors in attracting and retaining top performers, elevating natural performance and building emotional loyalty and energy back into your workforce.
Creating Business Value
This talk will establish what executives today think of the sales people that call on them on what they view as essential skill capabilities necessary for them to allow you to gain entry and to retain and grow a relationship at the executive level.
Leading From Within: Inspiring greatness in your own life and the lives of those you lead
This talk is based on the book written by Gary Kunath entitled, Life....Don't Miss It. It shares with people of all ages, how to apply the life concepts Gary has learned and written about in his book directly to their own lives. He shares core elements essential to maximizing joy and contentment in life, both personally and professionally.