2019 Prairie Family Business Conference 2019-01-04T11:01:37+00:00

2019 Prairie Family Business Annual Conference

Sioux Falls, SD  |  April 11-12, 2019

Join the Midwest’s Premier Network of Family Business Leaders

“The annual conference assists in understanding the family dynamic and the many facets of it. It is high powered and first class in all ways.”

Jim Scull – Scull Construction, Rapid City, SD

Featured Speakers

Dan Roam
Dan RoamBestselling Author
Dan Roam is the author of the several books including the international bestseller, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures, which was named the innovation and creativity book of the year by Fast Company, BusinessWeek, and the Times of London. The Back of the Napkin has been published in 27 languages and topped the business book charts in the US, UK, Japan, Germany, China, Korea, and France. Dan and his whiteboard are frequent guests on CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, and NPR.

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Bryan Dodge
Bryan DodgeAuthor & Speaker
Bryan Dodge’s 29 years of experience teaching and inspiring people of all walks of life to reach their full potential has made him one of the nation’s leading choices as a professional speaker/trainer for corporate events, conferences, and conventions. He incorporates experiences from his professional and personal life into each one of his presentations. Bryan has been happily married for over 39 years and a dedicated father of three wonderful children.

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Brett & Blake Hoogeveen
Brett & Blake HoogeveenCo-Founders of MindSet LLC
Brett Hoogeveen, MindSet co-owner, is a leadership coach, consultant, trainer, and speaker. Brett has a technical background in engineering and leadership experience in healthcare, marketing, and insurance. Brett works to help organizations and leaders better attract, build, motivate, and retain great employees.

Blake Hoogeveen is a Co-Owner of MindSet. He has experience working at a Fortune 500 company, mid-size company, and start-up. He holds degrees in Actuarial Science and Finance from Drake University, and he’s involved in all aspects of the MindSet business. Blake was recently selected to take part in Leadership Omaha.

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Dr. Heidi Vermeer-Quist
Dr. Heidi Vermeer-QuistPsychologist & Family Business Consultant
Dr. Heidi Vermeer-Quist is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, a Family Business Consultant, and a Director on the Board of Vermeer Corporation, a privately held family-owned business based on Iowa.

At Vermeer Corporation, Heidi has developed and facilitated the Ownership Council as well as various family business governance best practices. She works closely with leaders of the Vermeer family and business to ensure healthy communication, alignment of goals, and growth of all persons involved. Heidi is certified on the Hogan assessment and the Leadership Versatility Index, to assist organizations in leadership development. She has provided psychological assessment and psychotherapy to people struggling with a variety of mental health and relational problems for over 15 years. Heidi actively teaches a variety of classes that incorporate stress management skills, positive psychology and resiliency, effective communication and team building.

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Visionary Sponsors

Eide Bailly
Thompson Law logo
USD Beacom School of Business

Venue & Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn-Downtown Sioux Falls

201 E. 8th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Phone: 1-605-444-4700            

Hotel Website: siouxfallsdowntown.hgi.com

Reserve Your Room by March 11