Jerry Pradier, President, Progressive Business Development Network LLC
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President

Phone: (970) ***-****  HQ Phone
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Progressive Business Development Network LLC
1 Progressive Blvd
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81602
United States

Company Description: Progressive Business Development Network is a minority-owned, disabled veteran-owned business founded by Jerry Pradier in 2004 and the company is located in...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chief Information Officer, Webmaster, Security Services Manager, Corporate Manager
    Apex Security Group, Llc
  • Assistant Dean of Nonresident Programs
    Air War College US Air Force

Education

  • MSM , Management
    Troy State University, European Division
  • MA , Philosophy
    State University of New York at Albany

Certifications

  • Leadership Education
    Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Project Management
    Auburn University
  • Leadership Development
    US Air Force Leadership & Management Development Center
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Management
    Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute
  • Accredited Associate Executive
    Institute For Independent Business International
  • US Air Force Pilot
    Air Force Pilot Training

Biography

  • Jerry Pradier, AInstIBPresident of The Progressive Business Development Network AndAccredited Executive Associate of the Institute for Independent BusinessJerry Pradier spent 28 years as an officer in the US Air Force as a bomber pilot and as a perso...
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Progressive Business Alert
www.onlinebusinessknowledge.com, 27 July 2014 [cached]
Jerry Pradier
Jerry Pradier, ICA Vice President & COO
www.icainfo.org, 8 July 2013 [cached]
Jerry Pradier Jerry Pradier, a nationally and internationally accredited Business Optimization Expert, serves the Institute as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He is also a course developer and specializes in marketing and instructor and counselor training
In addition to his responsibilities with the ICA, Jerry is the author of Financial Success: Ten Shortcuts to a Profitable Business and President of the Progressive Business Development Network, LLC , through which he mentors owners of businesses across the Western Slope of Colorado. He is also an executive coach who works with C-level executives in transition across the country, helping them to increase their effectiveness as business leaders.
Additionally, Jerry is the President of Progressive Business Investment Network, LLC, as a real estate investor with holdings across the country. He is also the President of the Problem Solution Center, LLC, through which he provides mediation services across Colorado.
In November of 2010, Jerry assumed the position of CEO at EnviroTextiles, LLC . As CEO, Jerry guides the strategic direction of the multi-national importer, exporter and developer of natural fiber textiles.
Jerry spent 28 years as an officer in the US Air Force as a bomber pilot and as a personnel specialist, strategic planning expert, and senior training and education expert rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel. During this same period, he founded five successful and profitable private businesses, all of which were subsequently disbanded or sold due to frequent official moves.
After his retirement from the Air Force, Pradier was recruited to reorganize a private security company --t he 55th ranked security company in the United States -- and subsequently became the company's Chief Information Officer. Continuing his career in the private sector, he has held positions as Corporate Manager and Special Assistant to the CEO before founding his current business enterprise, the Progressive Business Development Network , which focuses on providing practical management expertise to solve recurring management problems.
Pradier holds masters degrees in Management from Troy State University, European Division, specializing in Marketing and Personnel Management; in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Albany; a certification in Organizational Development from the Air Force's Leadership and Management Development Center; and, a certification in Leadership Development from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He is a published author and speaker on a number of business and personal development topics.
In 2005, he was appointed to Colorado's Small Business Council to serve as a resource to the Governor and the General Assembly on statewide business issues, and serve as a business advocate. In 2007, he was appointed to the Colorado Workforce Investment Board. His coaching and mentoring experience led to his accreditation as an executive coach and the founding of Progressive Executive Development Network .
Current and past non-profit experiences include: Leadership Monterey Peninsula Alumni Association, Secretary and Long-Range Planner; Monterey County Child abuse Prevention Council, Secretary; Alabama Council on Child Abuse Prevention, Member and Trainer; He is currently on the Glenwood Springs Airport Board and is the finance director on the board of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts.
Pradier is a renowned business trainer and also presents workshops and seminars for various non-profit and governmental organizations across western Colorado on a wide range of business topics. He trained and certified counselors and instructors for the Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Centers and conducts this training for the ICA in western Colorado. In 2007 he received certification as a mediator through the Institute for Advanced Dispute Resolution of Colorado State University. Pradier also hosts the business development program, Progressive Business , broadcast daily on Aspen, Colorado's Grassroots TV .
You are encouraged to subscribe to Jerry's monthly, free newsletter, Progressive Business Alert for practical advice to help you succeed in business.
APEX SECURITY :: UNDER CONSTRUCTION
www.apexsecurity.com, 25 Mar 2005 [cached]
Web Site POC: Jerry PradierApex Security Group1429 Grand Ave., Suite DGlenwood Springs, CO 81601970/945.2152 or 800/627.0068
Copyright © 2001, Apex Security Holding Company, Inc.Web site creator: Jerry Pradier
True Media Foundation :: Jerry Pradier
www.truemediafoundation.org, 19 April 2014 [cached]
Jerry Pradier | Board Member True Media Foundation :: Jerry Pradier
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Jerry Pradier
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Jerry Pradier Board Member Jerry Pradier is a nationally and internationally accredited Business Optimization Expert and author of Financial Success: Ten Shortcuts to a Profitable Business. Jerry established his own company, the Progressive Business Development Network, LLC, through which he mentors owners of businesses across the Western Slope of Colorado. He is also an executive coach who works with C-level executives in transition across the country, helping them to increase their effectiveness as business leaders. Additionally, Jerry is the President of Progressive Business Investment Network, LLCas a real estate investor with holdings across the country. He is also the President of the Problem Solution Center, LLC, through which he provides mediation services across Colorado. From November 2010 through November 2011, Jerry assumed the position of CEO at EnviroTextiles, LLC. As CEO, Jerry guides the strategic direction of the multi-national importer, exporter and developer of natural hemp fabrics and natural fiber textiles in the US and worldwide with offices in the US, China, and an operating location in Mexico. Jerry Pradier spent 28 years as an officer in the US Air Force as a bomber pilot and as a personnel specialist, strategic planning expert, and senior training and education expert rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel. During this same period, he founded four successful and profitable private businesses, all of which were subsequently disbanded due to frequent official moves. After his retirement from the Air Force, Pradier was recruited to reorganize a private security company-the 55th ranked security company in the United States--and subsequently became the company's Chief Information Officer. Continuing his career in the private sector, he has held positions as Corporate Manager and Special Assistant to the CEO before founding his current business enterprise, the Progressive Business Development Network, which focuses on providing practical management expertise to solve recurring management problems. Pradier holds masters degrees in Management from Troy State University, European Division, specializing in Marketing and Personnel Management; in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Albany; a certification in Organizational Development from the Air Force's Leadership and Management Development Center; and, a certification in Leadership Development from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. In 2007 he received certification as a mediator through the Institute for Advanced Dispute Resolution of Colorado State University. As of 2011, he is a certified life coach and certified NLP practitioner through the American University of NLP. In 2005, he became certified as a peer coach to newly accredited Executives. During this same year, he was appointed to Colorado's Small Business Council to serve as a resource to the Governor and the General Assembly on statewide business issues, and serve as a business advocate and, in 2007, he accepted an appointment to the Colorado Workforce Investment Board. His coaching and mentoring experience led to his accreditation as an executive coach and the founding of Progressive Executive Development Network. Pradier is a renowned business trainer and author who presents workshops and seminars for various non-profit and governmental organizations across western Colorado on a wide range of business topics. He trains and certifies counselors and instructors for the Institute for Civic Achievement.
Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Business News
www.glenwoodindependent.com, 6 Feb 2006 [cached]
Glenwood Springs business owner Jerry Pradier, president of the Progressive Business Development Network, will speak at the national conference of the Institute for Independent Business on Feb. 23 in Boulder.This is the second consecutive year in which Pradier has been asked to address the conference.
The conference is aimed at accredited executive associates of the IIB from across the United States, Canada and South America.Pradier's presentation will focus on developing innovative marketing partnerships to improve business visibility.
The IIB is an international accreditation body of senior executives who coach and mentor owners of small and medium-sized businesses.As an accredited executive associate for the IIB, Pradier provides coaching and mentoring to businesses across the Western Slope of Colorado.
He also coaches professional business service providers across the nation as an accredited coach through the Coaching-Mentoring-Training Co. out of Riverdale, N.J.
For more information about the PBDN or to schedule a no-cost comprehensive business analysis, contact Jerry Pradier at jerry@probusdev.net or at (970) 404-1389.
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