Association for Strategic Planning breakfast event is May 20

Association for Strategic Planning breakfast event is May 20

Mike Felmlee, CEO of the Prouty Project, will speak at the Association for Strategic Planning 2008 breakfast series event Tuesday, May 20, in Room 202, Opus Hall, Minneapolis campus.

His topic is "Case Study: Strategic Planning that Generates Commitment and Passion." Registration begins at 7 a.m., breakfast will be served at 7:15 a.m. and Felmlee's talk will begin at 7:45 a.m.

Mike Felmlee

He will discuss his experience with the Donaldson Manufacturing Co. in designing and implementing a strategic planning process to focus and align the organization for the future. His approach was global in scope, included standard tools and common language, and created a plan that maximized leadership, increased participation and generated commitment and passion around the company's new vision.

Donaldson is a $1.6 billion organization that has generated 18 consecutive years of double-digit earnings growth. It provides filtration systems and products worldwide that are used on everything from heavy-duty trucks on the interstate to cameras that capture your memories. Donaldson has leveraged its core strengths, innovative technology, strong customer relationships and broad geographic presence to meet the diverse and changing needs of its customers.

Felmlee has 26 years financial and operational management experience in the health care, manufacturing and public accounting industries. He works with management teams, boards of directors and staff groups to facilitate strategic planning, team, leadership development, and executive retreats.

He joined the Prouty Project team as a partner in 2000 and was named CEO in January 2005. Prior to joining the Prouty Project, Felmlee spent 12 years as a senior financial leader at Mayo Clinic Rochester, where he was involved in the strategic planning and team development activities of a 900 plus-person finance department. Prior to that, he was a controller for a $100 million manufacturing company that supplied parts to the automotive industry.

Felmlee is a CPA, starting his career at the public accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, serving in its Minneapolis and New York City offices.

The cost for the ASP breakfast discussion is:

  • $25 – students
  • $25 – members
  • $35 – standard prepaid guest
  • $40 – guest rate at the door

The registration deadline is Friday, May 16. Register online or call (952) 457-6396.