Books By Michelle Bergquist:


"How to Build a Million Dollar Database"


Business Planning Workbook

 


Michelle Bergquist

Areas of Expertise:

Marketing
Networking
Small Business
 





Michelle Bergquist believes that when it comes to business and success, it's all about relationships. For over 25 years Michelle has built her businesses and success on that one simple philosophy. As the President of Smart Business Results, Inc., Michelle's professional background includes 17 years expertise in helping businesses obtain funding, increase sales and improve business performance and success. Since 1991, Michelle has worked with hundreds of small to mid-sized firms across the nation providing consulting and giving seminars on such topics as Database Marketing, How to Start a Business and Obtain Funding, Relationship Selling and How to Develop a Winning Business Plan for Growth and Success. To date, Michelle has helped companies achieve funding in excess of $55 Million and helped companies achieve millions in improved morale, productivity and performance. Before working with businesses and professionals, Michelle transitioned through five mergers and acquisitions during a 13-year commercial banking career and knows first-hand how critical solid relationships are to client loyalty, referrals, career transition, promotion and career management. In 1998, while consulting with small businesses on financing and business planning, Michelle launched a not-to-be-missed opportunity with a colleague and founded The Corporate Basket, a corporate gift company that specialized in client appreciation and employee recognition gifts. After nine years of building her local San Diego business to an international platform, Michelle sold the company in early 2007. Michelle is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a past board member of numerous community and professional trade associations, including Financial Women Intl, The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce, The National Association of Women Business Owners, The Micro Enterprise Loan Program of Orange County and the American Institute of Banking. In 2005 Michelle was a finalist for the Carlsbad Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year Award and a finalist in 2004 for The San Diego Business Journal's highly sought-after Women Who Mean Business Award. Currently, Michelle is a national speaker, author, seminar leader and consultant who helps businesses and professionals achieve better business results!

Michelle Bergquist believes that when it comes to business and success, it's all about relationships. For over 25 years Michelle has built her businesses and success on that one simple philosophy. As the President of Smart Business Results, Inc., Michelle's professional background includes 17 years expertise in helping businesses obtain funding, increase sales and improve business performance and success. Since 1991, Michelle has worked with hundreds of small to mid-sized firms across the nation providing consulting and giving seminars on such topics as Database Marketing, How to Start a Business and Obtain Funding, Relationship Selling and How to Develop a Winning Business Plan for Growth and Success. To date, Michelle has helped companies achieve funding in excess of $55 Million and helped companies achieve millions in improved morale, productivity and performance. Before working with businesses and professionals, Michelle transitioned through five mergers and acquisitions during a 13-year commercial banking career and knows first-hand how critical solid relationships are to client loyalty, referrals, career transition, promotion and career management. In 1998, while consulting with small businesses on financing and business planning, Michelle launched a not-to-be-missed opportunity with a colleague and founded The Corporate Basket, a corporate gift company that specialized in client appreciation and employee recognition gifts. After nine years of building her local San Diego business to an international platform, Michelle sold the company in early 2007. Michelle is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a past board member of numerous community and professional trade associations, including Financial Women Intl, The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce, The National Association of Women Business Owners, The Micro Enterprise Loan Program of Orange County and the American Institute of Banking. In 2005 Michelle was a finalist for the Carlsbad Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year Award and a finalist in 2004 for The San Diego Business Journal's highly sought-after Women Who Mean Business Award. Currently, Michelle is a national speaker, author, seminar leader and consultant who helps businesses and professionals achieve better business results!

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