On this episode Thom Singer sits down with Lance Spracklen of Schooley Mitchell to talk about ways to save a company money. Things like credit card processing, telecommunications, waste disposal, etc… are filled with secret fees and charges. Schooley Mitchell specializes in discovering ways to keep more money. And they do it via 40 years of experience, and no cost to the company.
Lance has a strong tech background, and you may not know it by looking at this one time engineer, but he is a super connector. In addition to saving money for companies, he has a way of helping his clients, friends, and others connect the dots and meet the right people. When you hear this interview, you will know that his joining Schooley Mitchell was the right move – as he is living the dream.
About Lance Spracklen
With 18 years of Business Optimization experience as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (MBB), Lance has helped his clients save over $25M annually through his comprehensive, standardized approach to cost reductions. Lance has built Continuous Improvement Programs for Fortune 500 companies and is highly capable of serving your cost reduction needs in telecom, merchant services, shipping, and waste.
Since 1998, Schooley Mitchell has built the largest network of independent cost reduction consultants in North America, and now provide businesses with an independent, objective analysis of their expenses at no cost to them. Schooley Mitchell is known as the Cost Reduction Experts, working with over 22,000 businesses to save them over $500M annually with an average savings of 28% on their business expenses.
About Thom Singer
Thom Singer works for Stanton Chase, a leading executive search firm. He specializes in helping companies and associations place key hires. He is also a keynote speaker and professional master of ceremonies / EmCee
After a successful career in sales and marketing, Thom Singer became a growth leadership speaker in 2009. A decade later he has brought his high energy presentations and action-oriented content to over 900 audiences. Thom knows that as the speaker or master of ceremonies he has a responsibility to set the tone for a strong conference attendee experience. Known as “The Conference Catalyst” he creates an atmosphere of fun and interaction that lasts beyond his presentation.
Thom earned his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) in 2014 and is committed to the business of meetings. He is the author of 12 books and is the host of the popular “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” podcast. On his show he has interviewed over 400 entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, business leaders and others with a focus on discovering how the most successful people get farther across the gap between potential and results.
At 50 years old Thom decided to reinvent his life and make age 50 to 75 the best years of his life. This meant saying yes to things that scared him, and trying new things. Since that time Thom has jumped off buildings, took up running (and lost 30 lbs) and began performing stand up comedy.