About Sir Jerry Pradier, Kt.SMA, Kt.SQR


Jerry possesses a broad range of experiences in varied industries. Having served in the Air Force as a pilot, human resources expert, dean of several schools and the chief training policy officer, he demonstrated management and supervisory skills which he continues to employ in the civilian world.
Upon retirement, he became Chief Information Officer and founder of the Apex corporate academy for training technicians and administrative personnel. After this successful career, he founded Progressive Business Development Network to mentor and advise business owners on a wide range of business development issues. He is a master executive coach through CMT International and a business and youth issues mediator. He also is a co-founder of the Institute For Civic Achievement, a non-profit economic and business development company that focuses on developing rural Colorado communities and businesses.
He produces and hosts _Progressive Business_, a business-oriented interview TV show out of Aspen, CO and is the author of Financial Success: Ten Shortcuts To A Profitable Business, which is published in 2009




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Sir Jerry
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Pradier, Kt.SMA, Kt.SQR
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Glenwood Springs
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Key work experience

1 years of experience in the Business Development industry

Area of expertise

Business Consulting - Business Planning





Progressive Business Development Network

I am known as "the fixer" because I fix businesses. If your business simply needs a tuneup in any area, we do that as well. We are best known for our award-winning business planning course and have taken businesses from startup to profitability in less than a year. Realizing that a business improvement strategy often requires improving personnel effectiveness, we provide executive and life coaching services within our Organic Integrated coaching model using a number of proprietary technologies as well as NLP, ExecuCoach and hypnosis tools.

Expertise Consulting - Business/Management/Strategy
Country United States
Industries Consulting, Consulting, Consulting, Business Development, Business Development, Business Development, Broadcasting - TV, Broadcasting - TV, Broadcasting - TV
Followers 3

Institute for Civic Achievement (ICA)

Our “FOCUS On Community” program is a broad economic development initiative designed to help develop your community’s fullest potential. We assist with community-wide enhancements to quality of life by evaluating market conditions, attracting appropriate new businesses, and assisting with town center revitalization. A distinguishing feature of ICA is its ability, by virtue of its tax-exempt status, to augment local resources and deliver first-rate programs without straining local budgets.

Our “FOCUS On Business” initiatives include business training comprising classroom instruction and one-on-one counseling for existing businesses and start-ups.

Institute for Civic Achievement is a Colorado nonprofit corporation established in June 2005.

Vision: We are the standard of excellence for all community enhancement programs.

Mission: We deliver professional assistance, training and access to capital for entrepreneurs and the rural communities in which they live, work and play.

Expertise Consulting - Business/Management/Strategy
Country United States
Industries Non-Profit Organizations
Followers 3