John Bowen – Founder of Accelerating Entrepreneurial Success and #1 Business Coach for Top Financial Advisors
John Bowen is the CEO of CEG Worldwide, a firm dedicated to helping financial advisors transform their practices into simple, elegant wealth management businesses that serve their clients well and create value. Financial advisors engage CEG to enhance their client impact, increase net income and economic value and improve quality of life for all stakeholders. John is also the founder of Financial Advisor Select (FAS), a service that matches successful families with top financial advisors. His latest venture is AESNation.com, an ever-expanding mastermind community of like-minded entrepreneurs who want to accelerate their success by sharing insights, ideas and proven solutions to enhance their already-successful businesses. It delivers in-depth interviews with leading entrepreneurs, interactive webinars and virtual conferences with experts in accelerating success. Previously, John spent 26 years as a financial advisor unlocking the wealth-building secrets of successful entrepreneurial families. This included eight years as CEO of Reinhardt Werba Bowen Advisory Services, where he helped manage $1.6 billion in assets. He later served as CEO of Assante Capital Management and helped the firm triple assets under administration to more than $25 billion. He writes a highly acclaimed monthly column for Financial Planning and a weekly column for entrepreneurs for the Huffington Post. He has also authored or co-authored six books, including most recently “The Wealth Management Edge.”
Doug Kisgen – Author of Rethink Happy: An Entrepreneur’s Journey Toward Finding Authentic Joy, Consultant, Speaker, and Personality Expert
Doug Kisgen is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, consultant, and personality expert. He has extensive experience in performing arts, senior care, and working with at-risk teenagers and entrepreneurs (who are much alike!). He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology, a Servant Leadership Certificate from Gonzaga Graduate School, is a certified catechist, and a graduate of the Entrepreneurial Masters Program hosted by MIT. Doug has also participated in formal spiritual direction and doctrinal formation since 2008. For the past eight years, he has been passionately engaged in learning how to achieve authentic joy. Doug uses a parable approach to sharing his insights, in “Rethink Happy” which combine old-school philosophy with a little new-school science.