Where are you on the path to Predictable Success? – Panel Discussion

Listen as Les McKeown facilitates a panel discussion with three companies, each at different stages in the Predictable Success Lifecycle.

In this engaging session you will learn:

  • How other executives are navigating the path to Predictable Success.
  • The unique challenges faced at different stages of growth.
  • Tips, tools and techniques for hastening *your* path to Predictable Success!


les mcKeown central iowa business conference Les McKeown, Founder and CEO | Predictable Success

In this role, he advises CEOs and senior leaders of organizations on how to achieve scalable, sustainable growth and speaks to Fortune 500 companies about his breakthrough strategies.
Prior to founding Predictable Success, Les established himself as a serial founder/owner, starting more than 40 companies, in addition to being the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that advised on the creation and growth of hundreds more organizations worldwide.
It is through this experience that he aids businesses of different size and scope as a sought-after advisor, an in-demand speaker, and bestselling author.
Les delivers keynotes to various organizations and businesses around the world. He has keynoted his Predictable Success model to Inc 5000 (4-time return speaker and consistently one of the highest-rated speakers), Microsoft, Google, the US Chamber of Commerce, EO, YPO and many more. He is also the author of three books: the WSJ best-seller ‘Predictable Success,’ ‘The Synergist,’ and most recently, ‘Do Lead.’
Les offers his consulting services to fast-growth SMEs as well as Fortune 500 companies. He has amassed a proven track record of improving leadership effectiveness and organizational performance to deliver significant business growth.
It’s this intuitive understanding of how and why businesses grow and succeed that prompted clients including: T-Mobile, American Express. United Technologies Corporation, The US Army, Pella Corporation, Anderson Windows, and Harvard University to seek out his advice.
Les has appeared on NBC, ABC, BBC, CNN, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, USA Today, and The New York Times.

Click here to read Les’s full Bio for Central Iowa Business Conference


Joey Hinke, President |Miller Fidler & Hinke Insurance

More than 10 years ago the founder of J.A. Hinke & Company was working in the I.T. consulting industry in Des Moines, Iowa. To many, Des Moines is known as one of the insurance capitals of the world so it comes as no surprise that Joseph A. Hinke joined the insurance business with a large independent insurance brokerage. With his passion still in the technology arena, Hinke built a specialized insurance program for a regional technology trade association and the insurance career began. After two years in the business, Hinke and his family moved to Dallas, TX for the company to open their Property & Casualty branch, which over the next three years exploded with success. With a growing family, Hinke and family were called back to Des Moines and launched J.A. Hinke & Company, Inc. in February of 2009.
In 2011, Miller & Fidler Insurance Agency, Inc. and J.A. Hinke & Company, Inc. announced their merger, forming Miller, Fidler & Hinke Insurance Agency, Inc. Their combined expertise forms a strong agency serving individuals, families and companies across the country. Miller, Fidler & Hinke Insurance Agency works to make a difference in the lives of their employees and their families, in their community and in their industry. Faith, Family and Passion for Business. This is what Miller, Fidler & Hinke is about, this is what Miller, Fidler & Hinke stands for and this is why Miller, Fidler & Hinke is in business. Miller, Fidler & Hinke is working to make a difference-this is the reason the reason their employees come to work for them and this is the reason their customers desire to work with them.


tony hogan central iowa business conferenceTony Hogan, President and CEO | KREG Tool Company

Tony Hogan currently serves as President and CEO of Kreg Enterprises, an Iowa based employee-owned company that’s mission is to help people build a sense of accomplishment through DIY wood project building. Prior to his current post, Tony received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Iowa State University and held various progressive roles at another Iowa based privately held company, Pella Corporation.
Tony is very proud of the purposeful work and business scaling success that Kreg has enjoyed during his 6+ years. He contributes much of that success to a talented team, personal & professional mentors, and applied learnings from both Traction (EOS) and Predictable Success. Tony and his wife Jil have resided in Story City for the past 13 years and enjoy traveling and spending time with their 3 adult children and their families.


mike rice central iowa business conferenceMike Rice, President | Aureon Consulting

As the President of Aureon Consulting, Rice is responsible for the company’s strategic leadership and business operations. Prior to being appointed President of Aureon Consulting, Rice was the Vice President of Aureon Consulting, previously Midwest Project Partners. He was a founding partner of Midwest Technical Partners, where he was responsible for the operations, business development and strategic growth of the company. He also spent nearly 14 years with an international IT consulting firm, in various positions such as recruiting, business development, and local/regional leadership. Rice holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Communications from the University of Northern Iowa. In his personal time, he enjoys golfing, networking, and spending time with his family.