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Calgary Regional Meeting: Relationships over Profit Centers
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When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Horizons Bistro
Coast Plaza Inn
1316 33 Street N.E.
Calgary, Alberta  T2A 6B6
Contact: John Zottola

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Relationships over Profit Centers the Trick to Business Development in our Industry

Presented by:  Peter Teunissen, CPA, CEO & Founder of Leverage Consulting Group

    • Social media and the return on investment
    • Why Relationships build bigger businesses
    • Working in an industry built on trust
    • Networking and the return on investment

  • HUBSPOT, A free CRM (Client Relationship Manager) thats up to the task
    • An overview on how to manage your customer relationships more efficiently with a CRM tool
    • A highlight of the top features of the this tool
    • How this tool can benefit your business

    • Competing in the market place
    • The importance of resource management
    • Providing a higher level and quality of service

Presenter's Bio:

Peter Teunissen, CPA(ca) is the CEO & Founder of Leverage Consulting Group, A management Consulting Firm focused on transitioning and start-up companies. Peter has 10+ years in accounting & finance, both reporting and operations.

Peter started his career with Meyers Norris Penny & Collins Barrow in their small business groups and considers himself a hands-on CPA, targets to be involved in operations where possible, and provides teams with an understanding of the bigger picture.

Peter has a long history as Controller in various residential & commercial construction, land development projects and currently serves as the CFO for several oil & gas services companies in different stages of operations.


Leverage Consulting Group


Leverage is a management consulting firm focused on transitioning and start-up companies.

To develop business strategies for growth & sustainability, Through leveraging resources and easing commitments. 

Our target market are companies from $0 to $100MM in Revenue.

Industries Services: 
  • Oil & Gas servicing - Heavy haul, downhole cementing, drilling, water hauling & various other O&G services.
  • Construction - Residential, commercial & land development
  • Retail & Franchise
  • Various small businesses (i.e. Skin care, Freight brokering)

We specialize in:
  • Corporate structuring
  • Cash flow strategies & Working capital management
  • Performance oriented teams
  • Systems & process development
  • Startup & Transitioning Businesses

Leverage as a "start-up":
Since launching Leverage Consulting Group fall of 2016 we have experienced rapid growth and had to manage several challenges your membership likely also faces and want to share our successes & solutions with them.
In the past 8 months we've gone from a home office to utilizing a co-working space to leasing our first office space, hiring an employee and are currently seeking a business partner. We are launching several programs to ensure Leverage will grow successfully, is sustainable and here for the long run.

INSTAGRAM - leverageworks


Regional Developer: Linda Gail Poole, CPB

Cost of the meeting is free: You are responsible for your own meal and beverage   

Block out time on your calendar for the event right now. Why? Just imagine networking with some of the top bookkeepers in the country. Imagine the chance to be on the fast track to a more lucrative practice, to being a certified professional bookkeeper (CPB) and to receiving greater professional recognition inside and outside of this network.


Regional Meetings are a vital part of that formula for success.

They're a unique chance to combine learning – a guest speaker shares expertise that's sure to make your work a bit easier – with fun and powerful networking.

Each meeting includes a guest speaker with a Q&A session; a discussion among the attendees about a marketing topic, a challenge someone may be facing, or another topic important to you; and networking. Non members are welcome to attend two meetings to evaluate IPBC. Afterwards, you must join to attend Regional Meetings.

Our meetings are "Scent Free” and business casual attire is appreciated. This is a business meeting. Please, turn off your cell phone before entering the room, and sorry no children allowed. We look forward to seeing you there!





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