Alan Vengel is a founding partner of Vengel Lash Associates, Inc.
and a strategic partner with Beverly Kaye & Associates/Career
Systems International. He is a consultant, speaker, and educator in
the subjects of influence, negotiation, sales, and talent
In addition to providing training and consulting services to more than three hundred of America's largest corporations, he has been a featured speaker at American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) national conferences and the Linkage Leadership Conference.
Alan has an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and a master's degree from the University of Arizona. His last book, The Influence Edge- How to Persuade Others to Help You Achieve Your Goals (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2000), was nominated for a California Book Award.
Over the past twenty-seven years, Greg Wright has worked with business leaders and sales professionals from some of the best-performing companies in the world. His work on leadership and sales success has been implemented in a range of industries on six continents.
Greg is an Annapolis graduate with an advanced degree from the University of Arkansas. He served during the Vietnam War before starting his training and consulting business, C.G. Wright & Associates (CGWA), in San Diego, California. CGWA continues to provide performance solutions to corporate America.
A Mississippi native, Greg lives in the Florida Keys with his wife. Their garden yields bananas, mangoes, and key limes.
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