Charleston, South Carolina
Thursday, August 29, 2019

This is NOT a sit and listen event

7am Check-In and Breakfast

8am Networking

9am Welcome and Kick-Off  “Two Eyes One Heart”

10:15am Decision Making “Values: The Black and White of the Matter”

11:15am Self Awareness “Know Thyself and Others

12:15pm Lunch

1pm Goal Setting “One Look Back, Two Leaps Forward”

2:15pm Action Plan “Work the Process”

3:15pm Team Building “One is a Lonely Number”

4:15pm Accountability “Game On “No Excuse”” 

5:00pm Adjourn

Celebration Hour following event

Andy McCarthy

Andy brings over 10 years experience co-founding, scaling and exiting an iconic food manufacturer. Andy naturally transitioned to advising businesses after owning, operating and exiting the Southeast’s most popular popsicle company, King of Pops. He has emerged as an expert in visioning, value development, brand strategies and scaling. Andy currently serves as President of the South Carolina Specialty Food Association, is a member of the Vistage Worldwide, and is involved with a number of non-profit organizations along the coast. Andy graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Biology and has a passion for learning, exploring, and all things outdoors.

Mike Mosel

Mike has been advising owners and senior leaders of small to medium sized business to help them uncover new possibilities for the future of their business. “Building the service model of sharing our experience through advice and training in concert with science-based technology is going to be a great way for organizations to gain a much-needed awareness about people that they desperately need!”

He leverages his experience as the Co-founder and President of Optima Network Services Inc., a 9-year tenure which culminated in the sale of his company to a publicly traded company, Mastec, Inc (stock:MTZ). In the years he spent with Mastec in the role of Senior Vice President, he led the integration of multiple geographic markets and operational models into a growing organization the wireless industry.

Kirk McMillan

Kirk McMillan is a CEO, board facilitator, coach and business advisor whose entrepreneurial spirit and proven aptitude have earned him the reputation as a seasoned strategist. Over the course of nearly three decades, he has garnered extensive leadership experience within the business world. He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Business from Kennesaw State University and a B.S. in Business Administration from The Citadel.

Kirk proudly serves as Co-Founder of PeopleSurge. No matter what venture he has undertaken, his lifelong mission remains unwavering. Ultimately, he strives to elevate his community’s leaders and enrich their journey so they can pave their way to lasting personal and professional enrichment. From being promoted to CEO of his family business at the age of 26, to spearheading numerous companies, his vision goes beyond his field of choice. His sights are set on creating a ripple effect of positive change across local and global communities that continues impacting people for years to come.

During his 32-year corporate career Chris has held responsibilities on a global scale with extensive experience in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. His executive experience includes executive roles for Volvo Cars, Alstom, and Lafarge .

An MBA graduate from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, he also holds a BSC from Kettering University, and is certified in several leading assessment and development tools and Certified Executive Coach with Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching team.

Larry brings over 15 years Organizational Development and Learning with Fortune 100 companies. Larry is our PeopleSurge expert for turning managers into leaders.Key parts of Chris’ duties as a Senior HR Executive have been to manage major decisions about executive talent; being a member of the decision apparatus about global organizational structures; and he has led major change initiatives across the globe.

Individual Registration: $450

Teams of 2 or more Registration: $350 per team member

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Registration will include Predictive Index behavior assessment and 30-minute one to one debrief prior to event.

Whatever form development takes, the organization should make sure it’s meeting the needs of its employees and its managers. After all, employee development isn’t just a perk for the employee, it’s a perk for company as a whole.


Companies need to develop people faster, deepen their bench strength, and prepare leaders to lead a global workforce.