Jason Cupp is a former CEO of a service industry company turned Kolbe Certified growth consultant, team builder and motivational speaker. A Past President of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP, formerly PLANET), Jason now spends his time consulting and speaking about team building, financial metrics, crisis management, sales/marketing as well as many other business topics. With his unique blend of experience as an entrepreneur for over 24 years, and now as a growth consultant, Jason has worked with countless business owners to develop their companies, and improve their leadership and financial foundations. You’ll also see Jason teaching in our Service Autopilot Academy and at many of our events sharing best practices with members.
Marcus Sheridan is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker known for his unique ability to excite, engage and motivate live audiences with his simple, yet powerful transformational business approach. Marcus has been dubbed a “Web Marketing Guru” by the New York Times and in 2017 Forbes names Marcus one of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss.” As author of the content marketing guidebook, “They Ask, you Answer,” Marcus has not only inspired thousands to achieve their potential but has given them the tools they need to get there. Mashable rated his book the “#1 Marketing Book” to read in 2017. Forbes listed it as one of “11 Marketing Books Every CMO Should Read.” Marcus has been featured in the New York Times, Inc., The Globe and Mail, Content Marketing Institute, Social Media Examiner, and more. He has inspired thousands of audiences and helped millions of people from all over the world to achieve their own success with his “They Ask, You Answer” philosophy.
Martha Woodward has been President of Dusting Divas, a maid service outside of Tulsa, OK, for over 11 years. She chose to focus on self-sufficient systems that promote transparency and accountability. Understanding the power of transparency allows Martha to have a hands-off approach overseeing everything from her home in Kansas.
The story behind Simple Growth started 25 years ago when Owner and President Mike Callahan began pushing a lawn mower around his parents neighborhood. Working to grow his business by putting in over 100 hours a week took a toll on his personal life and led to a divorce. He found a better way - by automating his business, Mike got his life back. Now, he helps other business owners use automation to create a better work/life balance.
Jonathan Pototschnik is the Co-founder and CEO of Service Autopilot. Jonathan has built several $5m+ dollar businesses in both the lawn care and cleaning industries. His desire to share his experience with other business owners lead him to co-found Service Autopilot with John Caldwell. Together, they strive to build the software this industry deserves. In addition, Jonathan uses his knowledge to coach business owners in the Service Autopilot Academy.
Previously, Cassie was the VP of Sales & Business Development at FieldEdge and before that was the Director of Sales North America for NCC Group. Cassie attended the University of Georgia. She is a Member of Reveue Collective and a Mentor at GirlsClub. Now as the CRO of the Field Services Division at Clearent, Cassie specializes in rapid business growth and organizational leadership.
After earning a Business Information Systems degree from TCU, Chris Volpe went on to start a Coffee Shop with a small group of people. Now, he manages a team of trainers, launch advisors, and advanced Service Autopilot experts. With a rich background in training and business development, Chris mixes his vast knowledge of Service Autopilot and his startup experience to help business owners implement technology into their businesses.