Forbes Business Development Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Senior-Level Sales and Business Development Executives
Russ Stephens, cofounder of the Association of Professional Builders, a global coaching company for custom home builders, has been accepted into Forbes Business Development Council, an invitation-only community for senior-level sales and business development executives.
Russ Stephens was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
“We are honored to welcome Russ Stephens of the Association of Professional Builders into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Development Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
As an accepted member of the Council, Russ has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Russ will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
Finally, Russ will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.
“Being part of this prestigious network for industry leaders is a tremendous milestone for the Association of Professional Builders,” said Stephens. “Our goal is to increase the number of professional builders in the industry through data-driven business strategies. Our content for the Forbes audience is inspired by the high-level of training and resources in sales, marketing, operations and financials we provide professionals to use in order to develop their companies.”
ABOUT FORBES COUNCILS
Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.
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