Episode 06 | Part One: Dustin Hillis, CEO of The Southwestern Family of Companies

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Tune in to hear the strategy and values that enable a business to grow from one company to a family of 30 companies – on the way to 200 companies worldwide, as Dustin Hillis, CEO of Southwestern Family of Companies, shares insights of value to any business builder. You’ll also hear him unveil a simple, yet powerful, tool that can help any individual or organization take the correct immediate actions and navigate challenging times.

As Chief Executive Officer, Dustin is leading the vision and strategy to make Southwestern Family of Companies the largest and most impactful privately-owned company worldwide by 2048. Under his leadership, the company has grown from 19 to 30 businesses and is well on its way to reaching the aggressive goal of more than 200 business in less than 30 years. You can find out more about this dynamic organization at www.southwestern.com.

In addition to being CEO of Southwestern Family of Companies, Hillis is a Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting, a sales and leadership coaching, keynote speaking and personal empowerment firm that helps clients around the world drive sales performance.

He remains the Head of Southwestern Coaching with more than 100 fully dedicated Coaches operating in seven countries. Southwestern Coaching has helped over 13,000 clients grow their incomes by more than 25% on average. The coaching business grew at 60% per year for the last 8 years before Dustin took on the role of CEO of Southwestern Family of Companies.

Hillis is the co-author of Navigate 2.0: Selling the Way People Like to Buy, which is available at Amazon.com. He’s the co-creator of the sales training curriculum Top Producer’s Edge, Manager’s Edge and Executive Edge. His latest project Redefining Possible: 10 Keys to Killing Complacency, Breaking Belief Barriers and Creating a New Normal (co-authored with Ron Alford) is set to release in September 2020. In 2019, Hillis was named to Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list.