Host and founder, Blain Wease, with the Provincial Development Group, LLC, announced today that the keynote speaker for the spring event will be Rudy Kalis, renown former broadcaster from WSMV-TV in Nashville. The leadership gathering will be held on Friday, May 10th, 2019, at the Bridgestone Arena, in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Rudy will join a distinguished list of guests, including former Prince guitarist, Dez Dickerson. Rudy’s keynote is presented by Capital Financial Group, in partnership with the Nashville Leadership Luncheon. Continuum Planning Partners is presenting the ALL Star Panel with Andy Marshall, CEO & President of A. Marshall Hospitality, Sarah Nuse, Founder & Owner of Tippi Toes Dance, and Mike Hardwick, President & Founder of Churchill Mortgage. The Title Partners of the event are the Nashville Predators and the Bridgestone Arena.

About Rudy Kalis

Rudy Kalis is well known in the world of sports broadcasting for his award-winning career, which includes four regional Emmy’s, fifteen Associated Press awards and a Silver Circle Award for over 25 years in the field of broadcasting. He has crossed paths with such sports greats as Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus, Wayne Gretzky, Wilma Rudolf and Darrell Waltrip. Rudy is now a full-time volunteer for Men of Valor, a faith- based prison ministry, where he works with inmates at Riverbend Maximum Security Prison three to four days each week.  In addition, Rudy is honored to host an annual charity golf event benefiting the ALS Foundation. Rudy resides in Nashville, with his wife Leigh. He enjoys spending time with his two daughters and three grandchildren.

About Blain Wease

Blain is the Founder & President of the Provincial Development Group, LLC, a Nashville-based professional services firm that works with small to mid-sized companies to help drive stronger revenue performance and enhance their leadership effectiveness. Blain has served in a wide variety of professional roles, beginning as an entry-level sales associate, to senior executive and ultimately becoming an entrepreneur. Regardless of the position or title, his contributions have consistently served as a catalyst to growing profitable revenue in a healthy sustainable manner and igniting leaders to maximize their impact. He is frequently asked to speak at conferences and events across the country. Blain serves as the board President for the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. He is the founder and host of the Nashville Leadership Luncheon, which he founded in 2012. Blain is a native of Toronto, Canada; and he and his family reside in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee.

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