Mark Faust has run Echelon Management, a growth advisory firm, since 1990. Mark has been an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio University and Northern Iowa University. He is an adviser on company boards, and he has conducted hundreds of sessions for dozens of the world’s largest companies including Apple, IBM, P&G, John Deere, Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer Crop Science, CPS, almost two dozen seed companies and several larger ag retailers. Mark’s first book “Growth or Bust! Proven Turanround Strategies to Grow Your Business” was a best seller at Barnes & Noble in the business section and his newer book “High Growth Levers” is available at BarnesAndNoble.com. Mark has monthly columns in periodicals from Farm Journal to Forbes.