A Best-Selling author, Gary Kieper, Jr. helps his clients achieve their sales and business goals by providing sales training, coaching, exit, and transition planning. Recognized as a leading expert on sales, leadership development, and transition planning, Gary co-authored the Best-Seller Ready, Set, Go! with Brian Tracy and created the Selfless SalesTM Process. Gary speaks to audiences around the country on the topics of sales training, leadership development, transition planning, business, and storytelling.
Gary is the founder of Kieper Sales Solutions and has spent the past 20+ years learning, teaching, and transforming the sales process. He has extensive experience working in the banking, manufacturing and insurance industries, as well as, advertising and marketing.
Gary serves as an Executive Director on the John Maxwell Team and is also a Certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, and Coach.
In 2014, Gary’s blog was selected by Docurated, a company that offers the fastest and simplest way for sales and marketing teams to find and use content, as one of their top 50 “must read” blogs on consultative selling, saying: “Gary Kieper believes all of the traditional sales strategies are necessary for business success. But, he also believes that driving sales rests on adding value to the relationship by educating and helping prospects understand their problems and showing them how you’ve helped solve those same problems for other clients. He has consultative sales at the core of his business philosophy and it shines through his blog posts as well.”
In 2015 Gary became certified as an Exit Planning Advisor helping business owners eliminate risk while maximizing value as they prepare to exit their business. That same year, he was certified as a Family Business Advisor where he helps family owned businesses transition from one generation to the next. Both certifications allow Gary to fully engage with clients on an array of issues that are not just sales related.
Gary is a member of The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors and The National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers and routinely speaks at national events.