Ed Rigsbee, (CSP) Certified Speaking Professional, (CAE) Certified Association Executive, is the ROI Guy. He is obsessed with helping you to give and receive more return on investment (ROI) in everything that you do. He will help your organization to elevate your business relationships from ordinary to extraordinary; in service, results and profitability.
Ed is the President of Rigsbee Enterprises, Inc., established in 1981. He is recognized internationally for his expertise in the areas of strategic alliance development and implementation and non-profit organization member recruitment and retention. He has authored the following books:
- The ROI of Membership-Today’s Missing Link for Explosive Growth
- The Art of Partnering
- Developing Strategic Alliances
Ed is one of a select, very few, on the planet to hold both the CSP and CAE. He has been a professional member of the National Speakers Association since 1988 and was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation in 2000; an accreditation that less than 10% of the Global Federation of Professional Speakers’ membership holds. Ed is also an association executive member of ASAE; the Center for Association Leadership, earning his Certified Association Executive credential in 2012.
With more than 2,500 published articles to his credit, Ed continues to be a regular contributor to business, trade and professional publications globally. He has been an adjunct professor for both the Universities of California at Santa Barbara and California Lutheran University. He has also worked with the Dun & Bradstreet Foundation, delivering full-day; sales, customer service, team building, and management seminars across the USA. Ed has traveled to Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, teaching member recruitment, delivering multi-day strategic alliance workshops to eager business leaders and professional development workshops to established and emerging professional speakers.
Bring Ed in to present at your next meeting for a transformative experience that will help you meet and exceed your association’s membership goals by leveraging the ROI of Membership!