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SPEARity™ Announces Award Winners at APEx Planning Event

 

By - Mar 21st, 2021 03:39 pm
Darren Fisher. Photo courtesy of SPEARity.

Darren Fisher. Photo courtesy of SPEARity.

Milwaukee, Wis. – March 22, 2021 – SPEARity has announced four winners of the 2021 SPEARhead™ awards presented earlier this month at the quarterly APEx (Agile Planning Experience) event. Winners are: Strategic Non-Profit of the Year, Westown Association; Strategic Business of the Year, Extension, Inc.; Strategic Leader of the Year, Morgan Nielsen; Strategic Partner of the Year, Scale Up Milwaukee. SPEARity also recognized two members as SPEAR™ Certified Organizations, for their commitment to growth and continuous improvement. They are Artery Ink. (3rd year), and New Eden Landscape Architecture (1st year).

SPEARity is a Milwaukee-based consulting firm that specializes in business coaching, executive coaching, and leadership development training. SPEARity has won numerous awards during the past year.

Darren Fisher, CEO and Founder of SPEARity, said, “We value excellence at SPEARity, and we’re excited to honor our members with the SPEARhead Awards for strategic excellence. These honorees crushed their goals in the past year, and we recognize that good work. We celebrate the wins of our members.”

Winner of the Strategic Non-Profit of the Year, Stacie Callies, Executive Director of Westown Association, said, “We are honored to receive this award. We have created a strategic plan through 2025, and it will take the organization to the next level, in a time when many non-profits are faltering because of the year-long pandemic that halted most corporate sponsorship. The strategic planning process completely shifted the dynamic of our small organization. Our board is now fully engaged in our future.”

Winner of the Strategic Business of the Year, Joey Barian, CEO of Extension, Inc., said, “I cannot thank Darren and his team enough, for the guidance, coaching and mentoring that they’ve done over the past year with us. We challenged every corner of our business and powered through what could have been one of our worst years ever. I am surrounded by the hardest working people I have the privilege to work with, and we have people in the right spot.”

Morgan Nielsen, Kane Communications Group, winner of Strategic Leader of the Year, said, “Using the SPEARity system, and having Darren as a coach, has helped me through one of the most challenging years of my life, professionally and personally. There’s a lot of value to having someone in your corner, which has allowed me to be that person in someone else’s corner – being that empathetic heart-led leader who is making the world a better place and not just a more profitable place.”

SPEARity partners with organizations to create the processes, competencies, and habits needed to set and achieve goals. Through a combination of executive coaching, business coaching, leadership development training, and technology, business owners learn to create an environment where every member of their team understands the goal, uses the resources, and finds success.

SPEARity™ is located at 313 N. Plankinton Avenue, Suite 207, Milwaukee, Wis. 53203. For more information on Darren Fisher and SPEARity, call 414-265-5755 or email at info@spearity.comwww.spearity.com

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