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 J. Michael Marks Biography

Mike Marks is a dynamic speaker, popular business author, and successful consultant. After two decades in distribution management, Mike co-founded Indian River Consulting Group. During his 22 years as principal of that thriving consultancy, he has developed an outstanding reputation as an authority on one- and two-step distribution channel strategies, supply chain management, sales force issues, and the practical application of real world technology. Not only is Mike often quoted in industry publications, but he frequently serves as an arbitrator and expert witness. He also serves as board member for several public and private distribution firms.

Mike's dynamic programs are delivered with his signature style-high energy and quick wit. Every audience receives a customized program, designed with their industry in mind. The insights and solutions offered by Mike are based on his first hand successes from his involvement in turnarounds, mergers, reorganizations, board develop, strategic planning, compensation design, business alliances, electronic commerce, and the management of sales and distribution processes.

The Distribution Research and Education Foundation (DREF) of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) named Mike its second Research Fellow on 2001; he is currently in his second term in that position. The Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made, and continue to make, significant intellectual contributions to the field of wholesale distribution. Mike is co-author of the Foundation's books, What's Your Plan?-Smart Salesforce Compensation in Wholesale Distribution and Working at Cross-Purposes: How Distributors and Manufacturers Can Manage Conflict Successfully. He also developed its audio-CD series "Profiles in Wholesale Distribution Leadership."

Before forming his consulting firm, Mike held the position of Executive Vice President at Lex Electronics, an $800 million vertically integrated electronics distributor in Stamford, Connecticut. Prior to that, he was Director of Corporate Training and Development at Ducommon Inc. (Los Angeles), a $400 million industrial distribution company, and earlier a manufacturer's representative in the automotive aftermarket.

Some of Mike's most popular programs include:

Working at Cross-Purposes: Managing the Distributor-Manufacturer Relationship Market-Driven Strategy: Practical Solutions for Today's Distribution Challenges Creating Competitive Advantage through Supply Chain Management Marketing as a Discipline Sales Management for the Times The Win-Win Fantasy: The Fundamentals of Distributor-Manufacturer Business Models Turning Urgency into Action: A Down Market Survival Guide Managing Across the Economic Cycle The Myths & Realities of Knowledge Management Hey, CFO, "What Wrong with Sales Incentives?"

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  • J. Michael Marks to Serve Second Term as DREF Fellow

    J. Michael Marks, managing partner at Indian River Consulting Group, named a Fellow by the Distribution Research and Education Foundation (DREF) of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) in 2001, has accepted the invitation of the DREF Board of Directors to serve a second four-year term.

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    Booking fees for J. Michael Marks, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire J. Michael Marks, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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J. Michael Marks

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J. Michael Marks Biography

Mike Marks is a dynamic speaker, popular business author, and successful consultant. After two decades in distribution management, Mike co-founded Indian River Consulting Group. During his 22 years as principal of that thriving consultancy, he has developed an outstanding reputation as an authority on one- and two-step distribution channel strategies, supply chain management, sales force issues, and the practical application of real world technology. Not only is Mike often quoted in industry publications, but he frequently serves as an arbitrator and expert witness. He also serves as board member for several public and private distribution firms.

Mike's dynamic programs are delivered with his signature style-high energy and quick wit. Every audience receives a customized program, designed with their industry in mind. The insights and solutions offered by Mike are based on his first hand successes from his involvement in turnarounds, mergers, reorganizations, board develop, strategic planning, compensation design, business alliances, electronic commerce, and the management of sales and distribution processes.

The Distribution Research and Education Foundation (DREF) of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) named Mike its second Research Fellow on 2001; he is currently in his second term in that position. The Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made, and continue to make, significant intellectual contributions to the field of wholesale distribution. Mike is co-author of the Foundation's books, What's Your Plan?-Smart Salesforce Compensation in Wholesale Distribution and Working at Cross-Purposes: How Distributors and Manufacturers Can Manage Conflict Successfully. He also developed its audio-CD series "Profiles in Wholesale Distribution Leadership."

Before forming his consulting firm, Mike held the position of Executive Vice President at Lex Electronics, an $800 million vertically integrated electronics distributor in Stamford, Connecticut. Prior to that, he was Director of Corporate Training and Development at Ducommon Inc. (Los Angeles), a $400 million industrial distribution company, and earlier a manufacturer's representative in the automotive aftermarket.

Some of Mike's most popular programs include:

Working at Cross-Purposes: Managing the Distributor-Manufacturer Relationship Market-Driven Strategy: Practical Solutions for Today's Distribution Challenges Creating Competitive Advantage through Supply Chain Management Marketing as a Discipline Sales Management for the Times The Win-Win Fantasy: The Fundamentals of Distributor-Manufacturer Business Models Turning Urgency into Action: A Down Market Survival Guide Managing Across the Economic Cycle The Myths & Realities of Knowledge Management Hey, CFO, "What Wrong with Sales Incentives?"

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  • How to book J. Michael Marks?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like J. Michael Marks for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for J. Michael Marks, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for J. Michael Marks or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book J. Michael Marks?

    Booking fees for J. Michael Marks, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire J. Michael Marks, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for J. Michael Marks?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like J. Michael Marks for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book J. Michael Marks for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent J. Michael Marks or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for J. Michael Marks or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

J. Michael Marks is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book J. Michael Marks for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. J. Michael Marks generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Carol Muratore, Karen Hough, Randy Pennington, Dean Lindsay and Simon T. Bailey. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling J. Michael Marks for an upcoming event.

J. Michael Marks News

  • J. Michael Marks to Serve Second Term as DREF Fellow

    J. Michael Marks, managing partner at Indian River Consulting Group, named a Fellow by the Distribution Research and Education Foundation (DREF) of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) in 2001, has accepted the invitation of the DREF Board of Directors to serve a second four-year term.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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