George Hedley, CSP, 'The Business-Builder,' is an entreprenuer, Certified Speaking Professional, and business building expert. He is a business owner and the recognized authority on how to build a growing business into a company that consistently produces bottom-line results, profits, wealth and equity.
George has written several books including: On-Purpose...On-Target!; Everything Contractors Know About Making A Profit!; Conversations On Leadership, The Business Success Blueprint series and Get Your Business To Work!.
George was recognized as "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Ernst & Young and Venture magazine. Starting with an old Datsun pickup truck and $500 in the bank in 1977, George was able to build a thriving $50 million construction business in just seven years. To date, George Hedley has built or developed over 250 projects valued in excess of $500 million dollars, executed over 10,000 subcontracts, and owns and manages over 750,000 square feet of office and industrial buildings.
Based on real world experience, George's expertise is in leading and managing a talented workforce; owning and running a profitable company; and getting things done. George has based his success on long time, repeat customers, focusing on priorities that really count and management systems that always make a profit.
The founder of multiple businesses, George's titles have included CEO, business owner, project manager, field superintendent, estimator, general contractor, subcontractor and real estate developer. George is a graduate of the University of Southern California in Civil-Structural Engineering and has served as President of five industry associations.
Today, along with managing his company, George presents keynote speeches and workshops to companies and associations. His 'Profit-Builder' Programs include topics on Building Leaders, Building Profits, Building Customers, and Building Wealth. He also holds in-depth 2-day 'Profit-Builder Circles' for business owners. He is a past president of the National Speakers Association--Los Angeles, where he earned the Gold Microphone award.
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