Advantage is the first place to call when you need leaders to lead,  sellers to sell, and your business to flourish. 

Our clients say we're
imaginative, collaborative, and insightful.

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Advantage is the first place to call when you need leaders to lead, sellers to sell, and your business to flourish.

Our clients say we're imaginative, collaborative, and insightful.

What will you say?

Advantage Performance Group partners with top learning providers to help individuals, teams, and organizations be the best at what they do.

We've helped some of the best get better.
We can help you, too.


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We listen, build and deliver solutions that work.

Get everyone aligned around top priorities.

Develop a winning team that blasts through sales targets.

Create a business-savvy organization.

7 steps to better networking - Giraffe on the Masai Mara in January 2018 - Julie Wolpers

Better networking: Look awry and begin with a new perspective [free webinar]

Instead of thinking about networking as a ‘quid pro quo’, consider how your network aligns with your values and how you can support collective objectives

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Contributing as a Multiplier: How to level up regardless of your role

Here are 5 ways to help multiply the talent of everyone around you, including your boss, based on a brand new version of the Multipliers simulation.

Culture Counts Seattle: Inspirational, uplifting, small but mighty

Give-back event explores culture, inspires participants: “I feel like the group was really composed of people who wanted to make change happen.”

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Revealed: 6 secrets of high-performing managers [webinar replay]

Join us for the replay of our complimentary webinar on the success routines, unconventional methods and other secrets of high-performing managers.

Holiday insights: Our best free resources

Holiday Insights: Our best free resources and tools for 2017

Warm holiday wishes from Advantage Performance Group! Here’s a look at some of our best and most popular free resources from the year.

Infographic - A company's culture can increase productivity, employee engagement, earnings, and more. Here are 10 tips and some statistics to inspire you to make sure your company culture COUNTS.

Culture Counts: Impact on productivity, profit & more [infographic]

There is no doubt that a company’s culture counts. Here’s how a focus on culture adds up when it comes to productivity, profit, talent, turnover and more.


Healthy pets, happy clients

Embarking on a mission to improve the veterinary client experience

The client experience program developed for us by Advantage Performance has resulted in measurable gains in client satisfaction, revenue per client, and return visits. We will continue to partner with Advantage as we cascade this success into other parts of the business.”

Aaron Frazier, VP of Client Experience
VCA Animal Hospitals

700+ hospitals, 12,700 employees

$2.1 billion in sales

8.6 million pet visits per year

Financial formulas cheat sheet

We've got a new resource from Brent Snow at 10,000 Feet, creators of the popular simulation Interplay, the interactive game-based workshop that's been called a "mini MBA-in-a-Day."

Interplay builds a broad understanding of the critical factors that influence success or failure in any organization. Besides having a lot of fun, participants compete as executive leaders of a growing enterprise and finish the workshop with the kind of knowledge that's built from experience.

This handy reference of key financial ratios all business leaders must know is a great resource to have at your fingertips.

Want to know more? Get in touch.

How to reach us

Our corporate office:

Advantage Performance Group
100 Smith Ranch Road, Suite 306
San Rafael, CA 94903
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Our creative learning solutions are designed to deliver results and can be tailored to help you meet your toughest challenges or your most ambitious goals.

Click on one of the boxes to discover more about some of our most widely adopted learning experiences:

These are representative sample of solutions that have helped us consistently deliver great impact for our clients. If you don't see what you need here, please don't hesitate to contact us to explore our many other resources.

Tips for CEOs, business leaders, managers and sales professionals

Leading banks through tech changes: 4 steps to transform sales

By Lou Schachter | Feb 1, 2018

By following this 4-step strategy and learning to oversee tech changes, banking leaders can make their organizations stand apart and meet the expectations of modern consumers.

New tech tools of the financial trade

By Lou Schachter | Dec 15, 2017

Why the companies and advisors who learn to leverage technology will enjoy a competitive advantage over the market for years to come.

Turbulent skies: 5 ways to help customers facing significant change

By Rich Cheatham and Lou Shachter, BTS | Nov 15, 2017

When customers are facing significant change, they tend to buckle up and stay put. Here’s how to help them get up and move toward a buying decision amid the turbulence.

The 3 marriages of the professional services consultant

By Dr. Philios Andreou Sphika | Nov 10, 2017

We can only be as happy as we are in the weakest of these 3 key relationships.

The Advantage Way

Our best-practice methodologies, High Impact Learning SystemsSM and the Advantage WaySM Certification Program, ensure business impact learning from your initiatives. Guaranteed.

It’s not enough to put people through a leadership training program and assume they will return to their job and start using what they’ve learned. ...We wanted to implement a complete learning-to-performance process. To that end, Advantage’s High Impact Learning process was invaluable."

Lisa Bell, Manager of the Holcim North American Learning Center

Where to find us

Our partners and associates are regionally based throughout the U.S. Focused on communication and collaboration, they are dedicated to working with you to bring solid, lasting change to your global organization. Contact one of our partners near you today!
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Corporate Headquarters
San Rafael, California
100 Smith Ranch Road, Suite 306
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 925-6832

Northern California
Alan Meeker – San Francisco
Christopher Lydon – San Francisco
Mark Walton – San Francisco

Southern California
Karen Carlsen-Carney – Orange County
Jennifer Conlin – Irvine

Shannon Smith – Pacific Northwest
Lindsey Coen-Fernandez - Pacific Northwest/Greater Seattle Area

Rocky Mountains
Jonathan Hodge – Salt Lake City

Andrea Konuma - Austin
Paul Schnabel – Phoenix

Joe Beilein – St Louis
Eric Flasck – Chicago
Jim LaVictoire – St Louis
Susan Sheehy – Milwaukee
Mary Steiner – Minneapolis
Jeff Tucker – Chicago

Great Lakes
Chuck Quakenbush – Indianapolis
Libby Macomber - Indianapolis
Peg Ruppert – Cincinnati
Amy Kahn – Cincinnati
Ray Neltner – Cincinnati

Kevin Brito – Stamford
Francine Smilen – New York
Rob Grossman – Philadelphia
Irv Stern – New York
Lori Urban - Philadelphia

Mid Atlantic
Kelvin Yao - Washington DC
Polly Thompson - Washington DC

Carol Bunn - Atlanta
Bennett Phillips – Nashville
Andy Storch - Orlando
Carlos Vargas - Fort Lauderdale

Contact us

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