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Altitude 2016

Payroll Vault Annual Conference

Altitude Conference

Highlights and Awards

  • Vendor Partners gave presentations on how they can support each franchise office with their auxiliary services.
  • Speed Networking session facilitated by Marilyn Manning, made introductions easy and fun for franchisees and their team members to meet other attendees.
  • Keynote Speaker Suzanne Tulien, The Brand Ascension Group, wowed the audience with her message on the importance of the Payroll Vault Brand and using it to deepen your culture and expand your business.
  • The legislative update from Fisher & Phillips attorneys, Mike Greco and Danielle Urban, informed franchise offices of important pending legislation that will affect business nationwide, and helped to prepare everyone for these upcoming changes
  • Franchisees led panel discussions where ideas, successes, and strategy for challenges were shared making for rich discussion. 
  • Dave Evans, Real Leadership Coaching, traveled from Scotland and gave an introduction of his company and how he helps business owners and their people be more successful.

An Awards Dinner honored numerous franchise offices for their successes:

  • Diamond Achievement Award - Mobile, Alabama Karen Simmons & Cadie Simmons
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Joplin, Missouri Will Roderique & Wendy Mashburn
  • Business Achievement Award - Joplin, Missouri Will Roderique & Wendy Mashburn

Driving to Success Award - Honors franchise offices who attain revenue goals:

  • Centennial, Colorado - Matt & Stephanie Sorenson
  • Joplin, Missouri - Will Roderique & Wendy Mashburn
  • Denver, Colorado - Derek Manning
  • Conway, Arkansas - Laura Hanlon
  • Mobile, Alabama - Karen Simmons & Cadie Simmons
  • Springfield, Missouri - Krystal Russell & Colby Keeth
  • Ft. Collins, Colorado - Melissa Clary & Carol McElwain

Leap of Faith Awards - Honors the newest franchise offices:

  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Cynthia Cox & Doug Holsted
  • Aurora, Colorado - Diane Rothers
  • Jeffersonville, Indiana - Bob Jennings & Matt Johnson
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan - Steve Hamacher & Mike Semm
  • San Diego-South Bay, California - Elsie & Kevin Nash


Click here to view the highlights photo album.