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SeedSpark Growth Symposium 2024

Creating Meaningful Growth in the Business Landscape

We are thrilled to invite you to the Growth Symposium, a tailored experience for entrepreneurs and growth-minded business owners seeking insights and strategies from industry experts!

This symposium is a catalyst for visionary entrepreneurs like yourself. Dive into a day rich with crucial insights and groundbreaking strategies designed to empower, spark growth, connect with fellow innovators, and cultivate opportunities to propel your business forward. Plant the seeds of your future successes and ignite your entrepreneurial journey.

Chad Jenkins CEO


June 5 2024
8am – 5pm


The Ballantyne Hotel
Charlotte, NC

Our Speakers

Gain insights directly from industry leaders from around the world!

CEO & President of SeedSpark

Chad Jenkins

Chad’s zeal to understand how businesses work allows him to immediately identify invisible opportunities in “the way we have always done it.” His unique approach leverages the innate resources available, igniting a passion for innovation without the need for hefty investments or extended timelines. Chad’s journey began at age eight, turning his first job into a successful business venture, laying the foundation for his entrepreneurial spirit.

His remarkable career is highlighted by significant achievements, including recognition in the Inc 5000, initiating over 50 ventures, and pioneering SeedSpark Growth Partners. When Chad couples his foundational elements with his natural curiosity, these methods become the game-changers needed to move businesses toward exponential enterprise value growth.

Owner & CEO of Dr. Nik

Dr. Stelios Nikolakakis

Dr. Nik is a renowned expert in leadership and personal growth, with years of experience working with individuals and organizations. His unique approach combines the wisdom of ancient philosophies with modern psychology to create a holistic and transformative experience.

Dr. Nik holds certifications as a Hypnotherapy Instructor, a Registered Hypnotherapist, a Neuro-Linguistic Programming Trainer, and a Time Line Therapy Master Practitioner. His status as an American Board of Hypnotherapy Approved School of Hypnosis underscores his commitment to excellence. Beyond his extensive credentials in the field, Dr. Nik also earned a Doctor of Optometry and a Bachelor of Science; Honours Science from the University of Waterloo.

Director & Teamwork Coach at Strategic Coach

Shannon Waller

Shannon Waller is a passionate expert on entrepreneurial teams. With Strategic Coach® since 1991, she’s the creator of The Entrepreneurial Team® Program, a parallel program for team members of Coach clients that focuses on fostering a winning Entrepreneurial Attitude in its participants. A key decision-maker at Strategic Coach and a recognized entrepreneurial team expert, Shannon is a sought-after speaker, presenter, and coach.

She’s a Kolbe Certified* Consultant, and the 2015 recipient of the Kolbe Professional Award for individual leadership in building conative excellence. She also co-authored the bestselling book Unique Ability® 2.0: Discovery and is author of The Team Success Handbook and Multiplication By Subtraction.

Owner / Director of Business Development at BGW CPA, PLLC

Gary Frey

Gary is a connector, “MacGyver,” and confidant for CEOs plus co-host of the Anything but Typical Podcast featuring vulnerable stories of ripple-making entrepreneurs.

He’s been president of four successful companies, including, a business news portal – growing it from three people to a $100 million company. He’s done two turnarounds and led in two Fortune 100 companies. He leads business coaching and development for a regional CPA firm serving privately held businesses.

He does a Murph workout every Monday (Google it!), is a triathlete, drummer, father of two grown sons, “Papa” to four grandkids, and married for over 40 years.

Guest Panelists

Cade Archibald

Co-Founder of East West Health

Space is limited. Reserve your seat today!

Ready to turn inspiration into action and transform your business potential into progress?

Join us at the Growth Symposium and elevate your entrepreneurial vision!