What Executives Say About
T. (Bob) Dyer, President and CEO, The Energy Authority
has helped our Board and executive team develop and reach
agreement on a strategic plan and marketing plan to position
us for our next stage of growth. He has also been instrumental
in helping us with business development and implementing
a new approach to our marketplace.”
J. Haagsma, PhD and CEO,
Rue Educational Publishers, Inc.
you want synergy in your organization, you want Alan Caron.
Alan is a dynamic business partner with a powerful presentation
that is far reaching. He has guided our organization to be
aligned by introducing strategic thinking, best practices
and innovative marketing concepts. Alan is a consultant that
knows his business and he makes it his business to know yours.”
Bert Kalisch, President, American Public Gas Association
of our members and staff agree you did an outstanding job!!!
Your impressive display of facilitation
demonstrated for a
day and half by keeping a group of 45 strong-willed individuals
focused and on-point. Upon completing the session, we achieved
a strong consensus on a handful of core strategies and key success
measures. Our committees are now ready to plan action items to
achieve those strategies and our Board has a method to measure
our success along the way.
also believe that a large part of our success came about by
your investment of time preparing for the meeting. Specifically,
our current plan and calling many of our Board members to get
a better sense of our association. We look forward to working
you again, and I am very pleased to recommend your services to
my colleagues and peers in the association industry.
thank you very much for your attention and contribution that
moves APGA closer to achieving our vision To Be the Voice
and Choice of Public Gas.”
K. Green, President, Utilicorp United, Inc. and Chairman, Aquila
"Alan is a creative strategic thinker
with a good marketing mind. He focuses on getting results, and has
been a strong contributor to our organization in strategy, marketing
and business development."
Wolsey, President, Integration Partners, Inc.
"The strategy development
process that Alan facilitated for us and the advice he provided
in putting together our business plan was very insightful and effective.
Our plan has a polished professional look, which has been noted
in several meetings with the venture community. This has given us
the opportunity to tell our story in places that otherwise would
not have been accessible to us."
James Craft, CEO, CTSI
"Alan was a tremendous
resource in helping us develop our strategic plan and 5-year business
planwe want him to help us with implementation issues, as
Steve Johnson, Vice President,
"If you want a high
impact, creative marketing or strategic plan, you can count on Alan
Caron to effectively help you to build it."
Dr. David Rogers, Principal,
David D. C. Rogers Associates
"Hes one of the
best senior executive/consultant presenters I know---he can quickly
capture an audience and powerfully get his message acrossvery
creative in developing and presenting new concepts."
Dr. Henry Cialone, Vice
President, Battelle Institute
"Alan brings a high level
of energy and extensive experience to the process of strategic planning.
We received great value working with him."
Kenneth Van Meter, CEO,
Celerity Systems, Inc.
"Alan helped us craft a strategic
plan that has proven to be of great value to us. He has also helped
the executive team understand the key priorities for one of our
key market segment, and has introduced us to major players. We are
in a lead position today thanks to Alan's ideas and hard work."
John Hunter, Managing
"As a speaker, Alan
Caron commands attention with his superb content and effective delivery.
EXNET audiences always give him top ratings."
Dr. Phillip OConnor,
President, New Energy Midwest
"Alans a very
effective business strategist. He has a great deal of breadth and
depth in all areas of strategic management and is an excellent facilitator."
Robert M. Bryniak, CEO,
Environmental Waste Management, Inc.
in leading strategic and business plan development, and it really
doesn't matter what industry you're in. Alan's strong business acumen,
along with his disciplined approach to unraveling complex strategic
issues and his common sense approach, enables him to bring value
to a company."
Sam Pearson. Vice President,
"I've worked with
Alan on a business plan for a large new venture and in developing
complex business allianceshe is very effective. He successfully
led a diverse team of senior executives from several different industries
though a very complex business planning process."
David Smith, CFO, Tennessee
"He is a creative facilitator
with an in-depth grasp of all areas of strategic management and
Judith Finch, Law Offices
of Judith Finch
"I receive calls from
my clients thanking me for referring them to Alan Caron. Alan can
help any business improve its bottom line. He brings a wealth of
experience and executive seasoning generally unavailable to smaller
Steve Cochennet, President,
Utilicorp Energy Services
"Alan always comes up
with creative ideas to help with our strategic direction and has
been very productive in assisting with marketing and business development
Michaelin McCall, CEO,
"He gave my partner
and I wonderful guidance on how to strategically and sensibly grow
our businesswe enjoy working with him."
Milton Heath, Chairman,
"We count on Alan for
creative ideas and for challenging our thinking. He has a good handle
on all areas of strategic management and marketing and is very good
at teambuilding; he has helped us a great deal in rethinking and
better focusing our strategic direction and in taking a practical
systems thinking approach to implementation of our strategic plan."
Tennessee Valley Authority
Board of Directors Commendation
high quality of your work testifies to your commitment, enthusiasm
and professionalism...you have done an excellent job in identifying
the challenges of a deregulated, competitive utility industry and
showing how TVA can meet those challenges successfully."
... TVA Board of Directors.
Walter C. Ivancevic, President,
Northern Utilities (retired)
is very energetic and creative, and he always delivers first class
Rick Hinkie, President,
Midwest Energy Association
"Alan has provided significant insight on
the strategic and marketing issues facing the industry, and he has
received top ratings on his presentation content and his presentation
style. Senior people like to be challenged to think differently.
Keith A, Hulbert, GM and
CEO, Lakeland Electric
"Alan has been an outstanding guide in helping
us redefine our strategic direction. He has provided invaluable
contributions to our leadership development program and been a welcome
coach to our executive team."
E. Leon Daggett, CEO, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
Alan helped my management team to communicate better with each
other and work more openly and effectively together as a team through
the process he guided us through. He was very helpful in getting
our Board involved in our strategic planning process and getting
Susan Brown, CEO, Boppy
He did a great job helping our management team through our brand
extension opportunities and strategy."