Brett Flickinger

last updated 1/4/2017

Brett Flickinger

Chief Marketing Officer at Next Level: A Marketing and Website Development Firm

Location:
104 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(630) 665-4440

General Information

Experience

Consultant and Director of Marketing - Grant Thornton

Director of Marketing - Wheaton Dugan and Lopatka

Principal - Dugan & Lopatka

Education

University of Kansas

Master in International Management degree - International Marketing , American Graduate School of International Management

Affiliations

Member of the Board of Trustees - Naperville Central High School

Member, Americanism Committee of Sponsorship Committee - Ribfest

Board Member - CHAMBER

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Next Level Leadership: Brett Flickinger, Bill Ferguson

Brett Flickinger
Brett serves as the creative revenue genius at Next Level or as we refer to him, the Revenue Wunderkind. Brett provides clients with a practical combination of strategic and marketing planning, business analysis, and creative development skills and expertise. He has more than 20 years of experience in helping businesses grow by removing internal impediments and by developing and implementing marketing strategies that generate real cash successes. Read more...

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Brett Flickinger: marketing planning, business analysis

T. Brett Flickinger
Brett Flickinger Brett Flickinger is the marketing and business development principal at the accounting and consulting firm of Dugan & Lopatka, CPAs, PC in Wheaton, Illinois, one of Chicago's top 30 largest CPA firms focusing on small and midsized privately-held businesses. Brett serves as the creative revenue genius at Next Level or as we refer to him, the Revenue Wunderkind. Brett provides clients with a practical combination of strategic and marketing planning, business analysis, and creative development skills and expertise. He has more than 20 years of experience in helping businesses grow by removing internal impediments and by developing and implementing marketing strategies that generate real cash successes. Experienced in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, financial services, software, services and non-profit, Brett takes a common-sense approach to every client. His no-nonsense style and ability to generate marketing and sales improvement quickly delight his clients; many of whom view Brett as their outsourced marketing staff. In addition to his role at Next Level, Brett serves as the Director of Marketing for Dugan & Lopatka, CPAs and its three other operating companies. Since joining the firm in late 1996, Brett helped dramatically transform this mid-sized accounting firm into one of Chicago's premier firms. The results of Brett's efforts to transform his firm's marketing efforts, broaden their service offerings, and revamp the way the firm approaches sales, speak for his success: Brett is a 1988 graduate of the University of Kansas and has a Master's degree in International Marketing from the American Graduate School of International Management, better known as Thunderbird. Brett started his career with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs' International Business Division where he worked as an international marketing representative. In this capacity he worked with hundreds of Illinois companies to penetrate new overseas markets. He has also worked as a consultant and director of marketing at the national accounting firm of Grant Thornton. Prior to coming to Dugan & Lopatka in 1996, Brett served as the director of marketing for a software developer and, with his wife, owned a small entrepreneurial e-commerce consulting firm. Published Works Brett Flickinger is a resource for marketing and is an active writer on topics relating to business growth and development, including an article in the Business Ledger entitled Building Blocks of Growth - 12 Steps to Success. He has recently written a book on how to grow service companies and when he finds some spare time, is trying to get it published. Brett is the author and publisher of two quarterly newsletters, the Update and Solutions for Nonprofits. The Update has a subscription of over 8,000 privately held businesses. Solutions for Nonprofits serves over 1100 nonprofit organizations. In addition Brett is a contributing author to several eNewsletter published and broadcast to people around the world. Awards & Recognitions In 1999 and 2001, Brett won first place Marketing Achievement Awards from the Association of Accounting Marketing. In 2005, he was honored with Marketing Director of the Year from GMN Enterprise, an international network of firms located in 68 countries.

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Next Level Leadership: Brett Flickinger, Bill Ferguson

T. Brett Flickinger
Brett Flickinger Brett serves as the creative revenue genius at Next Level or as we refer to him, the Revenue Wunderkind. Brett provides clients with a practical combination of strategic and marketing planning, business analysis, and creative development skills and expertise. He has more than 20 years of experience in helping businesses grow by removing internal impediments and by developing and implementing marketing strategies that generate real cash successes. Read more...

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