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Refocusing Your Business for the New Reality

Designed for Business Owners, Executives and Community Leaders

Our special webinar helps you navigate your business through challenging times and thrive on the other side.

Weekly 1-hour sessions. May 28th to June 18th, every Thursday 9-10AM.

Brought to you by Northern Arizona Technology Alliance (NATA)

Serving the Northern Arizona Community.  Supporting technology industry development.


The economy is changing quickly. Many businesses face viability issues immediately. Most now face a dramatically challenging economy.

It's time to pivot your business.

What does this mean?

We’re leveraging our Leadership for Organizational Excellence tool set to help Arizona business leaders guide their company through these turbulent times. Here's the roadmap:

⇒ Examine the new environment, as well as your capabilities and strengths.

⇒ Identify how you can survive, or even thrive in the next economic wave.

⇒ Build a plan and execute.

Join us, as we host a free online seminar series to help you systematically evaluate, plan and act decisively to refocus your business and lead your employees through this time of rapid change and uncertainty.

The Webinar will feature a combination of respected business and community member panelists, as well as world-class business planning and leadership content. Our panelists will provide their perspective on the external changes, considerations and how these changes are impacting the community.

Speakers & Panelists

  • Linc Miller and Mark Kirstein, Sandler Training


    Mark provides sales training, coaching and consulting to successful companies.  Prior to Sandler, Mark was CEO/General Manager of Scottsdale-based research firm, In-Stat.

    Linc has spent the last 20+ years of his career in Sales, Management and Business Development and has been a part of the Sandler network since 2000. He has trained over 2000 executives from countries around the world and all over the United States.

  • Greg Mengarelli, Mayor City of Prescott, Executive Director UCYC Camp


    Greg received a BS in Park Resource Management from Kansas State University in 1989. He worked at Angeles Crest Christian Camp as the Assistant Director until 1994.
    Since 1995, Greg has served as the Executive Director of UCYC (United Christian Youth Camp), during which, the camp budget has grown from $400,000 to over $4.6M annually. 
    Greg served a 4-year term on the Prescott Unified School District Board, including as president in 2017. In 2017 Greg was elected Mayor. He was re-elected in 2019. 

  • Jay Chopra, CEO HiHealth

    Jay is a high-performing executive reputed for delivering inventive business strategies and consumer-focused solutions that improve margins. He created a seamless Omni-channel consumer experience and developed world-class product brands and management teams.

  • Melanie Banayat, Entrepreneur, Founder of Wingspace Co-working


    Melanie is an entrepreneur and Owner/Operator of WingSpace Coworking. She is a Board Certified Holistic Health Coach, Award Winning Author, Community Builder, and People Connector.
    In 2018 she founded WingSpace Coworking in Prescott, Arizona. Wingspace opened in a 3,000 sq. ft. space with 15 members, and expanded to 4,500 sq. ft with 73 members within two years. She brings together a community of entrepreneurs, remote workers, digital nomads, business experts, as well as talented freelancers, consultants, and contract workers, with an emphasis on productivity, collaboration, idea sharing, education, work-life balance, support, and resources needed to succeed.

  • Rebecca Romanucci, Founder & CEO of DynoSafe


    Rebecca is the founder and CEO of DynoSafe. A registered nurse, she recognIzed that with the increase in e-commerce, perishable items like groceries, medication and food deliveries need to be protected from the elements. Rebecca designed DynoSafe to not only protect all deliveries from theft, it also utilizes UVC, killing organisms that cause illness like the Corona virus, and because it is temperature controlled, it protects perishable items from the elements, ensuring that they are maintained at the right temperature, safe for consumption and use.


  • Daniel Yamauchi, Attorney, Real Estate Agent

    Dan Yamauchi is a fourth-generation Prescottonian who now has the pleasure of serving his hometown as an attorney and local business owner. After graduating from Prescott High School, Dan attended the University of Arizona and earned his law degree at Liberty University School of Law, where he served as Editor in Chief of Liberty's Law Review and competed nationally in the ABA Moot Court Competition. Dan has since practiced law in California and Arizona, focusing his practice on commercial litigation and business law. Recently Dan narrowed his focus primarily on assisting Prescott businesses grow and adapt to changing environments. Dan is also a local Realtor, owner and manager of the Yamauchi Real Estate group.


The Powerful Webinar Series is Presented in Four Weekly 1-hour Sessions

Register for any one of the sessions and attend all 4.


Change Leadership- Turning the Ship and Leading

5/28- 9AM

⇒ Understand the 4-steps your team will go through as they deal with the dramatic personal and business changes.

⇒ Apply the change management leadership tactics that will optimize the change process.

⇒ Understand the Local Resources that are available to support you and your leadership team – Community, Government, People.

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Tactical Evaluation and Planning

6/4- 9AM

⇒ Review Organizational Values Beliefs and Behaviors
⇒ Analysis of External Environment
⇒ Competitive Analysis: Will you face new competitors? How will your competitors react?
⇒ Key Market Factors
⇒ Ideal Attributes Scorecard
⇒ SWOT Assessment: Updated for New Reality

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Decision-making, Project definition

6/11- 9AM

⇒ Brainstorming Priorities
⇒ Establishing Expectations for Key Priorities

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Resource and responsibility assignments, Metrics and Accountability

6/18- 9AM

Resource and responsibility Assignments
⇒ Metrics and Accountability
⇒ Allocation of Resources and Responsibilities
⇒ Planning Review Meetings
⇒ Plan Summary

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Moderated by Mary Crisci, Sandler Training

Mary is a communications expert and Sandler National Accounts Trainer. She helps our clients achieve unparalleled success in their work and life, through superior communication and sales skills. She is on the board of directors for National Association of Women Business Owners (Nawbo) and a Professor of Communication at Grand Canyon University.

Sponsored by National Arizona Technology Association

The vision of NATA is to expand the tech community by attracting technology companies and investment to Northern Arizona, facilitating innovation opportunities for existing businesses to compete in global markets, and liaison with economic development organizations to promote economic growth in high-wage jobs.

Sponsors and Speakers