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Global Leader in the Aerosol Valve & Actuator Industry Recruits velocityHUB to Facilitate Global Sales Meeting

MANCHESTER, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, joined forces with Summit Packaging Systems, a global force in the aerosol valve & actuator manufacturing industry, to develop & facilitate their global sales meeting in Manchester, NH this September. On Tuesday, September 26th, velocityHUB facilitated a day-long, large-group workshop with 80 of the company’s leaders from their international locations in the United States, Mexico,  Argentina’ the Netherlands, England, Germany, Italy, and Poland. The workshop was developed to achieve company objectives of communication & team engagement, with the theme of the Summit Packaging Systems 2017 Olympics. Dave Silk from the 1980 USA gold medal men’s hockey team announced the winners and delivered the Summit Olympic [...]

October 26th, 2017|Categories: News|

Global Leader in the Aerosol Valve & Actuator Industry Recruits velocityHUB to Facilitate Global Sales Meeting

MANCHESTER, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, joined forces with Summit Packaging Systems, a global force in the aerosol valve & actuator manufacturing industry, to develop & facilitate their global sales meeting in Manchester, NH this September. On Tuesday, September 26th, velocityHUB facilitated a day-long, large-group workshop with 80 of the company’s leaders from their international locations in the United States, Mexico, Argentina, the Netherlands, England, Germany, Italy, and Poland. The workshop was developed to achieve company objectives of communication & team engagement, with the theme of the Summit Packaging Systems 2017 Olympics. Dave Silk from the 1980 USA gold medal men’s hockey team announced the winners and [...]

October 26th, 2017|Categories: News|

Victory Academy Developing Leaders & Making an Impact on the Emerging Generation

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has been busy this fall making an impact on the emerging generation, via velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. Victory Academy has had a tremendous kick off to the 2017-2018 academic year. Over the course of the past month, the Victory team has partnered with nine prestigious institutions and has worked with over 1,200 students, coaches and administrators. Each partnership is unique and the design of each academy varies by school. The Victory team has worked with student leaders, emerging leader student-athletes, athletic captains and coaches. While various workshops have been conducted, one theme is constant: All students are challenged to build a foundation for [...]

September 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Tecnica Group USA Partners with velocityHUB to Elevate Employee Experience

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has partnered with Tecnica Group USA to invest in the leadership and professional development of the Tecnica Group USA team. The partnership spans company-wide, with training built for both the executive team and the company’s emerging leaders. The Tecnica Group USA Executive Academy will focus on strategic leadership & culture development across the company’s brand leaders to include Tecnica ski boots, Blizzard skis, Nordica skis and boots, as well as Rollerblade in-line skates. The Leadership Academy will drive team building & engagement, professional skill development, leadership mindset, and productivity to elevate the employee experience & performance. Chris Licata, Chief Executive Officer of Tecnica Group USA [...]

September 19th, 2017|Categories: News|

Sweeney Metal Fabricators Partners with velocityHUB to Fuel Future Growth

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, is proud to announce their partnership with Sweeney Metal Fabricators focused on growing the company’s top line revenues. velocityHUB will be launching an Executive Leadership Academy with Sweeney Metal Fabricators in the coming weeks with the goal of aligning strategic and tactical goals for the company’s long-term growth plans. Sweeney’s leadership team, under the direction of Chris Sweeney, will be focused on identifying and pursuing tangible opportunities for increasing the collaboration, culture and teamwork to further develop the company’s growth. Chris Sweeney, Director of Operations at Sweeney Metal Fabricators, said, “Our company is facing a great opportunity for growth in the coming years. As we [...]

August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

Southern New Hampshire Legal & Business Advisor Joins velocityHUB Team

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB is pleased to announce that Jim Kelly of Southern New Hampshire has joined the company as Partner focusing on the New Hampshire market. Kelly brings professional experience that focuses on driving performance for professional services organizations, with more than a decade of exceptional legal service & delivery, as cited by clients. Prior to joining velocityHUB, Jim founded Kelly Law PLLC, where, as lead counsel, he’s helped business leaders through a wide range of business activities such as strategic advisory, business formation, exit strategy, succession planning, dispute resolution, professional coaching, corporate law, complex litigation, contract negotiation, telecommunications leasing & contracts, and real estate transactions. Recently, Jim managed the turnaround of a leading New Hampshire law firm’s troubled [...]

May 15th, 2017|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Joins Invitation-Only Forbes Coaches Council

NASHUA, NH –velocityHUB is proud to recognize our Founder and Managing Partner, Brendan P. Keegan, for being selected to the invitation-only Forbes Coaches Council. He joins many other successful business and executive coaches in the Forbes community. As part of the council, Brendan will be a contributing author to Forbes online for professionals and businesses. Topics and resources will span from strategic thinking to employee management to business development which will be available on Forbes.com. Brendan has published over 200 articles globally, featured in publications like the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Selling Power, InfoWorld, IT Business Edge, CTO Edge, and Incentive Magazine. Brendan P. Keegan, Founder and Managing Partner of velocityHUB said, “On behalf of the entire team [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Industrial Executive Leader Joins velocityHUB to Lead Pittsburgh Business

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of consulting, training & coaching services, is pleased to announce that industrial executive leader Francois Gau has joined the company as Partner to lead the Pittsburgh, PA market. Francois is an experienced senior executive leader with two decades of an extensive B2B background, and is considered an industry authority among his peers. Francois has a successful history of developing growth strategies in industry, manufacturing, aerospace and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). He spent two decades in leadership roles guiding sales & operations strategy for companies as large as $20 Billion. Through performance management and team leadership, he was able to drive 3-fold revenue growth in his division resulting in significant enterprise value creation. Prior to joining [...]

March 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

LitmanGerson Associates Grows by 30% and Shoots Up the Boston Business Journal List with Velocity

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, is proud to recognize LitmanGerson Associates, LLP for landing the #34 spot in the Boston Business Journal’s Book of Lists 2017 for largest accounting firms. LGA has been a long-term client of velocityHUB and an outstanding business partner in the community. LGA provides accounting and auditing, tax, and business consulting solutions for companies throughout New England for more than 35 years. John Geraci, Co-Managing Partner at LGA said, “We are proud of our continued growth at LGA as it validates our focus and commitment to our clients and internal team. Our ability to successfully service our clients’ needs requires our team to live the firm’s values; [...]

February 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

Kim Crider Joins velocityHUB

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB is pleased to announce that Kim Crider has joined the firm as Partner focusing on the Boston and Southern New Hampshire market. Crider brings a unique perspective to the team, with more than 30 years of experience working with C-Suite leaders in Information Technology and Engineering. She has led more than 20,000 people globally and achieved the rank of Major General in the active Air Force Reserve. Crider specializes in IT strategy, digital transformation, cybersecurity consulting, strategic planning, executive coaching, leadership development, team culture enablement and solving organizational challenges. Crider was previously the Executive Consultant to the CIO at Harvard University where she led numerous high profile strategic initiatives, including the establishment of an IT Academy [...]

February 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

Annual Victory Academy Hosted by Nashua PAL

NASHUA - Leaders of the next generation gathered Nov. 19 at the St. Patrick Church gym for the third annual Nashua Police Athletic League Victory Academy. Staff members from the Nashua-based company velocityHUB joined forces with Nashua PAL for a day of leadership lessons and thought exercises. Nashua PAL sponsors sports, activities and enrichment programs with the mission of creating a positive relationship between the children of Nashua and the members of the city police force. Victory Academy is designed to inspire young students to embrace leadership, and highlights nine leadership traits of business, athletic and community leaders. The event mirrors programs provided by velocityHUB, a business consulting and professional training services company. Staff members from velocityHUB have brought its [...]

November 28th, 2016|Categories: News|

Velocity Performance Announces Company Name Change to velocityHUB

NASHUA, NH, October 5, 2016 – On the company’s 5-year anniversary, Velocity Performance has announced a company name change to velocityHUB. The vision of velocityHUB is to build one million leaders.  To date, velocityHUB has developed over 110,000 leaders across 14 diverse industries serving companies as large as the Fortune 10 and as small as sole proprietorships.  Working collaboratively with their clients and continuing to grow their portfolio of services, velocityHUB is focused on developing leaders who are at the center – or HUB – of their company’s need to overcome challenges, remove business obstacles, lead teams, grow revenue, increase employee engagement, improve team productivity and engineer results. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner and Founder of velocityHUB, weighed in on the new nomenclature [...]

October 5th, 2016|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Brings Business Leadership to Fire Rescue Professionals

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB has partnered with fire rescue departments across the State of New Hampshire to develop and launch a Fire Rescue Leadership Academy, FRLA. FRLA will kick-off on September 15th with six leadership training sessions throughout the remainder of 2016. Fire Rescue leaders from four departments across southern New Hampshire will come together at Velocity Headquarters to develop their leadership, management, executive and communication skills. The exercise-driven and action-oriented program will encourage constructive collaboration and business leadership development for our community’s leaders. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “We are sincerely excited for the opportunity to work with some of the finest fire rescue leaders across the State of New Hampshire and bring a business approach [...]

September 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

velocityHUB, C&M Machine Products & the State of NH Partner to Bring Training to Workers

(NASHUA, NH) – The State of New Hampshire has granted C&M Machine Products up to $16,500 towards leadership training with velocityHUB, in their latest round of the New Hampshire Job Training Grant program. Dan Villemaire, President of C&M Machine Products, said, “We are thankful to the State of New Hampshire for supporting our company’s training program that will be executed by velocityHUB. C&M Machine Product’s continued growth is contingent upon developing our company’s ability to identify and execute both a strong Vision for our future and a strong Culture that aligns all of our business leaders and managers under a united set of Values. Our entire executive, senior and junior management team will participate in training, gaining valuable skills that [...]

July 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Junior Executive Academy Debuts in Nashua

(NASHUA, NH) - velocityHUB’s Victory Academy will launch a new, two-day summer program in July at the nashuaHUB in Downtown Nashua, NH. The Junior Executive Academy will prepare students and new college graduates for their career search by offering training on strategies to improve productivity, leverage networks, develop career goals, and build a tangible plan to attain that first job. According to Kristen Kjellman Marshall, Associate Partner at velocityHUB and Executive Director of the Victory Academy Program, “The transition from college to the ‘real-world’ is challenging. We’ve created this special Academy for students to learn about real life experiences and strategies from business and athletic leaders to help them to navigate this journey.” The Junior Executive Academy is an extension [...]

June 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Leading NH Restaurant Group Hires velocityHUB for Leadership Development

(NASHUA, NH) - velocityHUB has been retained by Great New Hampshire Restaurants – one of New Hampshire’s largest independently owned group of restaurants – to strengthen the leadership skills of the company’s many managers within their eight restaurants located across southern New Hampshire and the Lakes Region. Great NH Restaurants is one of New Hampshire’s most popular restaurant chains, well known for their multiple T-BONES Great American Eateries located in several southern NH communities, the Cactus Jacks Restaurants in both Manchester and Laconia, and The Copper Door in Bedford. Tens of thousands of NH residents, along with visitors to the Granite State, frequent their restaurants on a daily basis. velocityHUB has developed a Great NH Leadership Academy for over 50 [...]

May 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

velocityHUB Leads Initiative to Open Nashua’s First Co-Working & Incubator Space

(NASHUA, NH) – Until this week, the city of Nashua has lacked an important component currently enjoyed by many other cities across northern New England who are part of a thriving Start-Up and entrepreneurial community – a co-working & incubator space. That has now changed, thanks to the leadership of velocityHUB in bringing together key strategic partners and resources to create nashuaHUB – a co-working and incubator space for entrepreneurs across the greater Nashua community. nashuaHUB provides an open-concept work space that includes 10 work stations; a kitchenette; a mini-conference area; and, a formal conference center – all of which are accessible 24/7 to tenants of the new, modern-designed facility located in the heart of downtown Nashua on Water Street, [...]

April 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

New England’s Leading Courier Service Turns to velocityHUB for Strategic Planning

(NASHUA, NH) - velocityHUB has been retained by ExpressIt Delivery – one of New England’s leading, family-owned courier delivery companies – to strengthen the company’s strategic position at the top of their industry in the next five years. velocityHUB will utilize its GameChanger Methodology™ to assess the company’s current competitive strengths relative to the rest of the courier industry in New England; analyze the company’s financial position; strengthen the company’s corporate brand; and bolster the company’s Ownership & Management structure with the goal of establishing ExpressIt Delivery as New England’s #1 courier service. Chris Williams, Partner at velocityHUB, said of ExpressIt Delivery: “Managing and growing a family-owned business is never easy; taking over that business from one’s father and building [...]

April 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

velocityHUB Partners with Rotary Club of Nashua West to Drive Leadership Excellence for High School Students

(NASHUA, NH) – Last Saturday, 50 High School students across southern New Hampshire participated in the RYLA Youth Leadership Academy held at Nashua Community College. Victory Academy and the Rotary Club of Nashua West partnered to offer this unique and inspiring leadership summit. The young students were motivated to build individual leadership plans and were challenged to create a service project that would serve their school and/or community. Julie Boilard, a Co-Chair of RYLA, expressed her excitement about the success of the program. “Rotary Club of Nashua West has been searching for years for a great leadership program to share with local high school students through our RYLA program. This is it! It more than exceeded our expectations,” said Boilard. The [...]

April 12th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Brendan P. Keegan Inspires Students at Bishop Guertin with Keynote Address

(NASHUA, NH) – Mr. Brendan P. Keegan, Class of 1987, captivated and inspired the entire student body of Bishop Guertin High School in Nashua last Friday, through his keynote address delivered to the school at the invitation of the school’s president, Linda Brodeur. The event, part of a half-day Alumni Career Day event brought together all 750 members of the school’s student body, along with faculty and administration members to listen to Keegan’s remarks. Harking back to his own days as a BG Cardinal, Keegan shared his personal connection to the students and the school’s history by recounting his best memories of high school life. Keegan then kindled a determination within the students to overcome typical fears of anxiety experienced [...]

April 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Amanda E. Rogers Named Greater Nashua’s Young "Professional of the Year"

(NASHUA, NH) – Ms. Amanda E. Rogers, Associate Partner at velocityHUB, was named Greater Nashua’s “Young Professional of the Year” at the 2016 Eminence Awards Luncheon hosted by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.  The award highlights the accomplishments of young professionals who live and/or work in the Greater Nashua region, and who excel both within their industry and within the Nashua community. “We are so fiercely proud of Amanda, both for the public recognition she has earned through this prestigious award and for the tremendous work that we see her quietly perform every day behind the scenes to strengthen and grow our community,” said Brendan Keegan, Managing Partner at Velocity Performance.  “Amanda represents the spirit of our community and the [...]

March 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

velocityHUB, RAPID and the State of New Hampshire Partner to Bring Training to Over 60 Workers

NASHUA, NH, February 2, 2016 – The State of New Hampshire has granted RAPID up to $65,000 towards leadership training with velocityHUB, as announced in the Union Leader today. View article here. Jay Jacobs, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at RAPID, said “We are thankful to the State of New Hampshire for supporting RAPID’s training program which will be executed by velocityHUB. RAPID’s continued growth is contingent upon developing our team’s leadership and management capabilities. Over 60 of our team members will participate in training, gaining valuable skills that will help them in their jobs and transfer to community leadership roles as well.” Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB, said “Our sole focus with RAPID is to build the [...]

February 16th, 2016|Categories: News|

Leadership Training Available for All Leaders & Managers Across Southern NH

NASHUA, NH, February 9, 2016 – velocityHUB has announced its slate of Spring Leadership Academies to include the following four separate academies: EMERGING LEADER ACADEMY Designed for Young Professionals & Emerging Leaders to Challenge Themselves & Develop Skills to Accelerate Their Career LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Designed for Mid-Career Professionals & Leaders to Challenge Themselves & Develop Skills to Accelerate Their Career EXECUTIVE ACADEMY Designed for Top Executives & Leaders to Think Strategically and Lead Stakeholders to Company Success SALES ACADEMY Designed for Sales Professionals, Leaders and Revenue Generators to Win More Business All velocityHUB training programs are held in Nashua, NH and are focused on local professionals, entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, sales professionals, executives and business owners. Over the course of the [...]

February 9th, 2016|Categories: News|

Nationally Renowned Student, Athlete & Leader Joins velocityHUB – Kristen Kjellman Marshall

NASHUA, N.H., January 19, 2016 – velocityHUB, a leadership consulting & training firm, welcomes Kristen Kjellman Marshall - 3-time National Champion, 4-time All-American lacrosse player from Northwestern University, and an 8-year veteran account manager for Nike, Inc. - to the velocityHUB team. Kristen joins velocityHUB as Associate Partner of Sports & Education and Executive Director of The Victory Academy. The vision of the Victory Academy is to inspire leadership to empower the emerging generation to maximize their potential and lead others to victory. Over the last 2 years, the Victory Academy has impacted over 5,000 students and athletes at 30+ institutions to include Dartmouth College, Brown University, University of Miami, Middlebury College, Bowdoin, Amherst College, Tufts University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, [...]

January 18th, 2016|Categories: News|

Chris Williams, Former Chamber President & CEO, Joins velocityHUB as Partner

NASHUA, NH, January 13, 2016 – Chris Williams, former President & CEO of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce and Nashua mayoral candidate, announced today that he has joined the velocityHUB team as a Partner. Chris said, “I am honored to join The velocityHUB team as a Partner, and am tremendously excited by the opportunities this position will provide me to continue making a real and tangible impact upon the leadership of our region’s business community, our nonprofit sector, and upon the community itself. velocityHUB is New England’s top provider of management training and executive/leadership coaching, and I’m thrilled to join the company and expand their services.” Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “We are honored to have [...]

January 13th, 2016|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Brings Business Leadership to Law Enforcement Professionals

NASHUA, NH, December 17, 2015 – velocityHUB has partnered with police departments across the State of New Hampshire to develop and launch a Law Enforcement Leadership Academy, LELA. LELA kicked-off in December and will extend for 7 months where law enforcement officers from 5 different departments will come together at velocityHUB Headquarters to develop their leadership, management and communication skills. Michael Carignan, Deputy Chief of the Nashua Police Department and the vision behind the Leadership Academy, said, “As our mid-level managers, our police officers are being asked to shift their leadership skills away from supervising individuals and focus on the long-term success of the entire organization.  velocityHUB bridges that gap between law enforcement and the management of a multi-million dollar police [...]

December 17th, 2015|Categories: News|

17th Largest Company in the World Turns to velocityHUB for Leadership Transformation

NASHUA, NH, December 1, 2015 – velocityHUB will partner with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) to drive leadership transformation for the company’s largest global account. Working collaboratively, velocityHUB leaders and facilitators will consult with HPE’s top brass to develop a leadership transformation program to raise the commitment level of over 5,000 leaders and employees. Through leveraging Velocity’s expertise in culture and team building, HPE will kick off 2016 with increased engagement across their account, a renewed sense of trust across all constituencies and a productive environment with the singular goal of impacting their client. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “Leadership transformation is a complex and everyday task. Leading a global team of over 5,000 technical people focused on a [...]

December 1st, 2015|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Partners with Fast-Growing NH Manufacturing Company to Drive Business Growth

NASHUA, NH, November 16, 2015 – velocityHUB has once again expanded their partnership with The RAPID Group to develop a sales academy to further drive the growth of the firm. velocityHUB will be working with the firm’s top sales leaders to develop a high-performance sales model focused on building a growth culture, accelerating sales productivity and increasing the success rate of the firms’ individual sales professionals. Len Morrissey, Chief Financial Officer at RAPID said about the last 2 years of training, “velocityHUB was presented to us as a way to help teach, train and motivate some of our key employees and managers into becoming the best managers and leaders they can become. And has it helped? ABSOLUTELY. Each participant has [...]

November 16th, 2015|Categories: News|

Drive Revenue with velocityHUB’s Sales Academy

NASHUA, NH, November 10, 2015 – Starting in October, sales leaders, business owners and business development professionals have gathered at the velocityHUB headquarters as part of the velocityHUB Sales Academy. The Sales Academy is an open enrollment professional training program focused on driving revenue for Southern New Hampshire sales leaders and businesses. The Sales Academy is built around velocityHUB's proven sales methodology—PACE. The velocityHUB team has sold & drove over $100 Billion of revenue through utilizing this methodology. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “During our 12-month Sales Academy, we introduce our clients to the science of sales. Too many times, small businesses fail to grow based on an over-reliance on the major Principals in the business and the misguided mindset [...]

November 10th, 2015|Categories: News|

velocityHUB’s Nashua PAL Victory Academy Challenges Youth to Step Up

Article written by Nashua Telegraph Staff Writer, Don Himsel.

 NASHUA, NH, November 8th, 2015 - Brendan Keegan remembers his defining leadership moment well. It was his third or fourth practice as a boy playing for the Nashua Steers, said the Nashua businessman and philanthropist. His coach asked who wanted to be captain. Keegan volunteered, ready to give it a shot. "I just jumped into the middle of the circle and started leading calisthenics. What I realized is, I liked it. I liked having a little bit more responsibility from the coach. I liked having a little bit more respect from my peers. I liked being cheerleader for my teammates and going, 'Come on, guys, we can do this.' " "I really [...]

November 8th, 2015|Categories: News|

Amanda E. Rogers Delivers Keynote Address for National Collegiate Honor Society

NASHUA, NH, November 5, 2015 – On November 4, 2015, Amanda E. Rogers, Associate Partner at velocityHUB, delivered the keynote at the annual Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society celebration for the 2015 Scholarship recipient. “When the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society reached out to me about honoring this year’s scholarship recipient, it was an easy ‘yes,'” said Rogers. “BGS does so much to drive professional success for business students and professionals that I was humbled to have the opportunity to congratulate their latest honoree. The room had great celebratory energy, and it was a fun evening to be part of.” Rogers keynote address focused on building a strong professional brand in the marketplace and building a network of supporters. Rogers challenged [...]

November 5th, 2015|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Launches Leadership Academy for Southern New Hampshire Professionals

NASHUA, NH, October 20, 2015 – In partnership with over 20 Southern New Hampshire businesses, velocityHUB has launched it’s inaugural open enrollment Leadership Academy. The open enrollment Leadership Academy targets business owners, entrepreneurs and remote employees of large enterprises to deliver Fortune 100 level professional training. The velocityHUB Leadership Academy kicks off this month, October, and runs through September 2016. With nearly 20 business leaders spanning 10 different industries, the program will truly be a dynamic learning environment where executives, managers and individual contributors will develop their leadership skills. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “Business owners, non-profit executives, small business leaders and remote employees often struggle to find local, face-to-face professional training. After listening to many local [...]

October 20th, 2015|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Receives 2015 New Hampshire Business Excellence Award

MANCHESTER, NH, October 21, 2015 - Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB and 4-Time President & CEO, received the 2015 Business Excellence Award from the New Hampshire Business Review this week. The award ceremony is sanctioned and judged by an independent panel of judges, including current and former CEOs, board presidents, and other accomplished executives. Award recipients were selected based on: Industriousness Innovation & Vision Achievements / Accomplishments Company Success Dedication to Clients Commitment to Community The vision of velocityHUB is to build ONE MILLION LEADERS. This award comes on the evening that velocityHUB launched its first New Hampshire open-enrollment Sales and Leadership Academies, aimed at driving local professionals to improve their skills in sales, leadership and professional growth [...]

October 12th, 2015|Categories: News|

Chamber of Commerce Turns to velocityHUB to Build Leaders

NASHUA, NH, September 9, 2015 – velocityHUB and the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce have partnered once again to deliver leadership training for the Leadership Greater Nashua, LGN, program. Every year, 25 business leaders from around the Nashua area are nominated to take part in the program. For the second year in a row, they will receive leadership training as part of the Dare to Lead Academy. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB, said “The first year of the LGN Dare to Lead Academy proved to be a success. The Southern New Hampshire area is hungry for more growth, more leadership and more opportunities to excel. It is through programs like LGN and the Dare to Lead program that [...]

September 9th, 2015|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Featured on California-Based Podcast Talent Talk

NASHUA, NH, August 14, 2015 - Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB and 4-Time President & CEO, was a recent guest on the California-based Internet podcast show Talent Talk. Host and CEO Chris Dyer interviewed Brendan on his experience running 10,000 person organizations, discovering talent and driving leadership. The episode is free on iTunes under “Talent Talk” dated May 26, 2015. Talent Talk features a vast array of guests from CEOs to HR executives across diverse industries. Dyer analyzes talent in regard to success and investigates the secrets of successful people. He looks at identifying and hiring the most talented people today. In this episode, Brendan talks about the progression of his career, what it takes to be a [...]

August 14th, 2015|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Selected for United States Business Delegation to Ethiopia

NASHUA, NH, June 10, 2015 – velocityHUB Managing Partner, Brendan P. Keegan, has been chosen as one of a select few executives to represent the United States on a five-day business delegation to Ethiopia, Africa beginning on June 22, 2015 “The growth and market opportunity within Ethiopia is exploding right in front of us.  Our business delegation is focused on transferring business excellence and know-how to the African continent.  We have rounded up a group of visionary business executives to share their experience, insight and knowledge with Ethiopian government officials and business leaders,” stated Mark Gantar, Honorary Consul of Ethiopia in the United States. “I am honored to have been selected and look forward to representing the United States.  Leadership is [...]

June 10th, 2015|Categories: News|

Amphenol Global Sales Team Turns to Brendan P. Keegan for Keynote

NASHUA, NH, June 3, 2015 – At Amphenol’s global sales convention, velocityHUB was called upon to challenge sales leaders, sales professionals, sales engineers and the company's leadership team to sell in a new bold way to accelerate growth. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB, will deliver a “Selling in the New World” seminar and keynote address. Amphenol is a highly successful global manufacturing company that is focused on leading their industry in above market growth.   To accomplish this, Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner, will be challenging the sales team to look at their existing clients differently, to prospect more strategically and to build a stronger company and individual brand. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “Amphenol has led [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|

Tech Leader DELL Taps velocityHUB to Win Largest Deal of the Year

NASHUA, NH, June 2, 2015 – For the next 12 weeks, velocityHUB will be working closely with the Dell sales team on one of the most important deals in company history. velocityHUB will consult & coach globally recognized technology leaders and corporate executives, to include Michael Dell on winning a large contract. Andy McCann, Sales Leader at Dell said: “velocityHUB wasted no time responding to our urgent need for assistance preparing for one of the most important sales pursuits of the year. This highly visible deal is critical to our client’s enterprise and velocityHUB will help us demonstrate our corporate experience and put us in a position to win.” Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB said: “Dell is a [...]

June 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|

Fortune 100 Technology Giant Partners with velocityHUB to Target Sales & Business Growth

NASHUA, NH, May 27, 2015 – Starting in 2015, velocityHUB has expanded its partnership with Hewlett-Packard to include targeted executive coaching for the company’s top sales leaders and account leaders to drive business & revenue growth. This summer, sales leaders and account executives from across the globe will receive day-long sales coaching focused on acquiring new clients and growing existing clients, maximizing team performance and developing advanced, executive business skills. Cathy McGrane, Area Sales Leader at Hewlett-Packard said: “As a female executive, I felt that my lack of executive training and experience presenting and communicating to large audiences was holding me back as a senior executive. Working with Brendan and the velocityHUB team has changed all that. velocityHUB helped me [...]

May 27th, 2015|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Partners with NCAA Championship-Winning Athletic Director—Mike Lynch

NASHUA, NH, May 20th, 2015 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting & professional training services, has partnered with Mike Lynch, Athletics & Fundraising Consultant and Former Boston University Athletic Director. Mike Lynch stated, “I am thrilled to join the velocityHUB team. With my experience working in Division 1 athletics administration and consulting with several top athletics programs, it was a natural fit to join with the Victory Academy team. It will be very exciting to see where the program goes from here.” Lynch has held several significant positions in fundraising and intercollegiate athletics over a twenty-year career in higher education. Most recently, Lynch served for fourteen years with distinction at Boston University as Director of Athletics and Assistant [...]

May 20th, 2015|Categories: News|

Hewlett-Packard & velocityHUB Launch Revenue-Focused Account Bootcamp

NASHUA, NH, April 11, 2015 – During March & April, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and velocityHUB launched their 3rd series of Account Bootcamps for leading HP Enterprise Services Account Executives. Cliff Carlson, Account Executive at Hewlett-Packard, said: “All three modules of the Account Bootcamp contained valuable content that I will be able to use in accelerating my account group—and also my professional development. The session structure, lecture plus group interaction added richness and depth to the learning and insights. The exercises provided direct and actionable ways to realize account-led growth. Overall, I will highly recommend this Bootcamp to all tech executives focused on driving revenue.” Account executives from across HP Enterprise Services will go through an intensive three-day bootcamp and receive additional [...]

April 11th, 2015|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Receives Eminence Award as 2015 Volunteer of the Year

NASHUA, NH, March 31, 2015 – Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB and 4-Time President & CEO, received the 2015 Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce Eminence Award as Volunteer of the Year this week. The Eminence Awards recognizes individuals and companies who represent and exemplify volunteerism and dedication to the success of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, for the betterment of our business community and the community at large. Brendan’s community experience spans the following organizations & intiatives: Keegan Family Courage & Faith Foundation – Chairman of the Board Victory Youth Leadership Academy – Founder Nashua PAL Force Youth Football & Spirit – Head Coach & Former President Bishop Guertin High School – Advisory Board Development Committee United [...]

March 31st, 2015|Categories: News|

Fast-Growing NH Manufacturing Company Looks to velocityHUB for Leadership

NASHUA, NH, February 25, 2015 – velocityHUB will be growing its partnership with The RAPID Group in 2015, running 5 Rapid Leadership Academies for team supervisors, emerging leaders, directors, business leaders and senior executives. Tom Pursch, Chief Operating Officer at RAPID said, “velocityHUB is doing a great job with our Rapid Leadership Academy training...from our floor team leads all the way up through our executive team. velocityHUB quickly adapts their material to the issues that are relevant to our business and uses real life examples to get their point across. The feedback from attendees has been outstanding.” The 2015 academy represents the third year of the Rapid Leadership Academy. The academy is tailored to 5 different groups: Executive Academy Business [...]

February 25th, 2015|Categories: News|

YOUTH in NH SETTING the FOUNDATION for LEADERSHIP

NASHUA, NH, February 18, 2015 – This Thursday morning, over 100 youth at the Wilkins Elementary School in Amherst, NH will participate in the Wilkins Victory Academy and;be challenged by velocityHUB to build a foundation of leadership. Neal Vaupel, teacher at Wilkins Elementary, expressed his excitement about the launch of the program. “When we heard of the success of the Nashua PAL Victory Academy last November, we decided that it was something that our students must experience as well. Here at Wilkins, we work very hard to set a solid learning foundation for our students as they continue on to secondary education.With the Victory Academy, our goal is to propel the students closer to their maximum potential and develop a [...]

February 18th, 2015|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Honored as Keynote Speaker for Highly Regarded Boston Accounting Firm

NASHUA, NH, February 2, 2015 – velocityHUB Managing Partner, Brendan P. Keegan, served as the Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Firm Day for LitmanGerson Associates—a highly regarded Boston accounting firm. Sal Muccio, Co-Managing Partner at LitmanGerson said, “One of the best decisions I have made as Managing Partner is bringing in velocityHUB. Our firm has grown in so many ways since we have built our partnership with velocityHUB. I took over as the Managing Partner of the firm 2 years ago and without Brendan & velocityHUB we would not be where we are today. We are thankful to have the opportunity to have him address our entire firm and move us forward.” “Working with LitmanGerson for the past two years [...]

February 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|

17th Largest Company on the Fortune 100 Partners with velocityHUB to Drive Revenue

NASHUA, NH, January 10, 2015 – For the third year in a row, velocityHUB will partner with Hewlett-Packard (HP) to drive revenue and account growth for Enterprise Services Public Sector. HP has chosen to work with velocityHUB to maximize revenue generation through increased performance, productivity, skills and knowledge to capture new business and grow existing business. Starting in January, sales leaders and account executives from across the globe will receive training and results-oriented consulting over the next 12 months. Arlene Kline, Director of Sales Enablement, said: “HP has had over 200 Sales, Sales Support and Account Executives complete the Revenue Generating training course and consulting provided by velocityHUB. The immediate feedback from the participants was overwhelming.  The focus was on [...]

January 10th, 2015|Categories: News|

The Highest Ranked Part-Time MBA Program in the Northeast Turns to velocityHUB

NASHUA, NH, January 8, 2015 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting & professional training services, has partnered with the WPI Foisie School of Business to bring the Victory Academy to the incoming MBA candidates. Norm Wilkinson, Director of Programs at the School of Business, looks forward to the Victory Academy. “WPI constantly strives to provide maximum value to our students both inside and outside of the classroom to give them every competitive advantage.  We are excited to be bringing Victory Academy to campus to help our students build and manage their personal portfolios.   Victory Academy has a long record of success delivering meaningful programs to current and aspiring business leaders and we look forward to engaging with them.” [...]

January 8th, 2015|Categories: News|

BROWN UNIVERSITY TURNS to velocityHUB for LEADERSHIP

NASHUA, N.H., November 20, 2014 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has partnered with the Brown University Athletic Department to launch a Victory Academy for over 300 student-­athletes and captains. Brown University and velocityHUB have inked a four-year partnership to deliver velocityHUB's collegiate program, the Victory Academy, to every student-­athlete and captain over the term of the agreement. Brown University, well known for their academic prowess, boasts the 2nd largest athletic department in the country with 38 varsity sports and the largest women’s athletic program nationally with 21 varsity sports. As of this fall, Brown University has raised the bar once again through their vision to build the “whole” student-­athlete. Starting Wednesday, November 12th, [...]

November 20th, 2014|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Honored As Guest Lecturers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NASHUA, N.H., November 18, 2014 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has partnered with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professional Leadership Program (“PLP”) to provide a leadership program for Rensselaer’s top performing students and leaders. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB and Rensselaer alum ’91, has been looking forward to the opportunity to work with his alma mater. “We are honored to work with the students and faculty of the Rensselaer Professional Leadership Program. As a Rensselaer and PLP alum, I have had a first-­‐hand experience as to the impact that the PLP had on my career. It is a privilege for me to be able to share our Courage & Faith Leadership Model with the PLP students as they look to [...]

November 18th, 2014|Categories: News|

velocityHUB and Dartmouth College Partner to Build the Next Generation of Engineering Leaders

NASHUA, N.H., October 10th, 2014 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has partnered with the Dartmouth College Thayer School of Engineering to launch a Leadership Academy this fall. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB and the Inaugural Dartmouth Distinguished Fellow, said, “The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College delivers one of the most innovative and forward-thinking engineering management programs in the country. The professors, students and curriculum are truly world class. We are excited to partner with the college to bring executive level and real world leadership training to the students at this early-stage in their careers.” Beginning today, Masters of Engineering Management (MEM) students from the Thayer School of Engineering at [...]

October 10th, 2014|Categories: News|

Leading New Hampshire Leaders to New Heights

NASHUA, NH, October 8, 2014 – velocityHUB has partnered with the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce to deliver leadership training for the business leaders nominated for the Leadership Greater Nashua, LGN, Program. Chris Williams, President & CEO at the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce and an active leader in the community stated, “The Chamber’s Leadership Greater Nashua program has been a pillar of Nashua’s community for almost 20 years, developing leaders from Nashua’s various sectors and giving them the resources with which to make a positive impact on our city. Partnering with velocityHUB will ensure that this leadership program continues to do this for the next 20 years, in a way that has an even larger impact on our community. [...]

October 8th, 2014|Categories: News|

velocityHUB Selected to Host Economic Roundtable with Texas Governor Rick Perry

NASHUA, N.H., October 2, 2014 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, will be hosting Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday, October 6th and 15 prominent business leaders from across New Hampshire for an “Economic & Business Roundtable”. New Hampshire Gubernatorial candidate, Walt Havenstein, will be joining Texas Governor Perry to address pressing issues in New Hampshire’s economic development. Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB will serve as the forum’s host. Keegan said, “New Hampshire has tremendous resources, talent and innovation to further stimulate the business growth and economic evelopment across our state. We look forward to hosting Texas Governor Perry to understand the role and impact state government has had on the great [...]

October 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|

Boston Red Sox Affiliate Drafts velocityHUB to Coach & Instruct Summer Intern Program

NASHUA, NH, February 27, 2014 – velocityHUB recently signed with the Lowell Spinners—the Class A Boston Red Sox Affiliate—to provide a Victory Academy for the highly successful Spinners Internship Program. As a Boston Red Sox affiliate, the Lowell Spinners Internship Program has assisted many college students in pursuing successful careers in leadership positions across professional sports and related business. The Spinners Internship Program is widely considered one of the most successful internship programs in professional sports. Successful alumni have held or currently hold leadership positions with the Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner, Boston Red Sox, Boston University, Harvard University, San Diego Padres, Boston Celtics, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Kings, New York Mets, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, among [...]

February 27th, 2014|Categories: News|

Brendan P. Keegan Selected as Keynote Speaker for Prestigious Boston Financial Services Firm

NASHUA, NH, February 12, 2014 – velocityHUB Managing Partner, Brendan P. Keegan, served as the Keynote Speaker at the 2014 Kickoff Event for The Bulfinch Group—a prestigious Boston financial services firm. “Brendan Keegan is a dynamic speaker who understands the unique nuances of a growing firm like The Bulfinch Group in terms of inspiring associates to achieve their goals and aspirations,” states Seth Medalie, CLU®, ChFC®, president of The Bulfinch Group. “His insights were extremely well received by our firm and all in attendance felt he brought amazing energy, excitement and valuable content to his presentation.” “Working with The Bulfinch Group is an honor and having the opportunity to speak in front of nationally recognized wealth and financial advisors is [...]

February 11th, 2014|Categories: News|

Southern New Hampshire’s Top Design/Build Firm Partners with velocityHUB

NASHUA, NH, February 27, 2013 – velocityHUB, a leading global provider of performance services has partnered with top design/build firm, G.M. Roth in a joint effort to lead the renowned home remodeling company to strategic growth, development and expansion. Through Project Catapult 2013, velocityHUB and G.M. Roth will develop a strategic growth plan to guide the organization through a proven process to accelerate revenue intake, increase productivity and maximize the company’s target markets, fueling their brand and increasing their competitive edge. Commenting on the partnership, G.M. Roth President, Gerry Roth stated, “We are fervently committed to delivering dreams through our 10-step approach to service and responsive, creative and high quality craftsmanship. As 25-year veterans of the design/build industry, we know [...]

February 27th, 2013|Categories: News|

Nation’s Top Producing Financial Services Firm Turns to velocityHUB

NASHUA, NH, January 30, 2013 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of performance services has been selected by renowned financial services firm, Robert Fine & Associates, RF&A, to support the firms growth, development and expansion. velocityHUB worked collaboratively with RF&A leadership to create Project JUMPSTART; a multi-faceted program focused on fueling market expansion, driving top-line revenue, increasing associate productivity and giving the firm a competitive advantage. RF&A, President, Randy Fine, commented, “We are passionately focused on delivering outstanding service to our clients in every aspect of their financial life. We only employ associates that are the best of the best and work with them to deliver world-class, hands- on service. When it came time to select a performance consulting company to [...]

January 30th, 2013|Categories: News|

Leading Community Bank Enlists velocityHUB for Acquisition & Talent Integration

NASHUA, NH, November 14 , 2012 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of performance services has been selected by The Nashua Bank for the Transition & Launch Program as a result of their successful acquisition. velocityHUB and TNB worked closely to develop a comprehensive program that facilitated the bank’s employee-base successfully integrating into the acquiring entity as well as supporting the impacted employees. TNB President & CEO, G. Frank Teas commented, “This is an exciting time for the bank and for our clients. The acquisition will allow us to provide a broader set of services and new opportunities for our employees. We are pleased to partner with velocityHUB to ensure we have a successful transition for our employees. The experience velocityHUB [...]

November 14th, 2012|Categories: News|

HP Enterprise Services Turns to velocityHUB for Revenue Acceleration

NASHUA, NH, August 8 , 2012 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of performance services has been selected by HP Enterprise Services to drive revenue and increase sales productivity. velocityHUB and HP extended their current sales and leadership engagement through 2014. Working collaboratively, velocityHUB and HP leadership developed a multi-faceted program focused on sales transformation. The sales transformation program encompasses consulting, performance programs and business coaching. velocityHUB, Managing Partner and Founder, Brendan P. Keegan, commented, “HP is the world’s largest and most successful technology company and we are thrilled to be extending and broadening our relationship an additional two years. The success of our partnership and the tangible results achieved are a testament to the commitment of HP’s leadership and sales [...]

August 8th, 2012|Categories: News|

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