DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziglar Inc. signaled a new era of growth for the company as it announced the addition of new executive leaders and a brand ambassador: President Evan Desjardins; Executive Vice President and Director of Training Operations, Howard Partridge; Executive Vice President and Director of Product Operations Mark Timm; and Brand Ambassador Michelle Prince.
"Ziglar Inc. is now poised for a new growth era to ensure Zig Ziglar's legacy thrives for generations to come," says Ziglar Inc. CEO Tom Ziglar. "These stellar additions position us to build on the trusted brand foundation established by Dad as the premier personal development author and speaker of his lifetime. Exciting times are ahead for Zig Ziglar fans!"
Some estimate that Zig Ziglar touched the lives of over 250 million people. Many of his books continue to be bestsellers. Ziglar Inc. currently serves a global community with over 200 Ziglar Legacy Certified trainers in 17 different countries and 4.5 million Facebook fans. The Ziglar Show podcast is one of the top rated business podcasts with over 30 million downloads.
"We're excited about what's next for the Ziglar brand," says Evan Desjardins, the new President of Ziglar Inc. "We're reimagining how best to leverage the technology of today to unleash the power of our timeless, life-changing content in ways that address today's business needs. We're embracing the legacy of Zig Ziglar's integrity, wisdom, and authenticity, and we're leaning forward to help individuals and organizations move from survival to stability, stability to success, success to significance, and from significance to legacy."
About Evan Desjardins:
Evan Desjardins is an entrepreneur, speaker, coach, licensed pastor, and expert in systematic goal setting and achievement. He started listening to Zig Ziglar in his Dad's car at age 12 and has been fascinated by personal achievement and goal-setting ever since.
Since 2010, Evan has owned and operated RoundTable Technology, a high-end technology consultancy that specializes in providing unsurpassed strategic advice and customer service for hundreds of clients around the country. Now, as President of Ziglar Inc., Evan says, "I am looking to transform lives through hope, encouragement, and action by living Zig Ziglar's timeless quote: 'You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.'"
About Howard Partridge:
Howard Partridge is an internationally recognized expert on business leadership, systemization, and building community. The author of seven books, his newest book releases January 2018 from McGraw-Hill: The Power of Community—How Phenomenal Leaders Inspire Their Teams, WOW their Customers and Make Bigger Profits. Howard owns four businesses and has coached thousands of business owners in the past twenty years through his Inner Circle program.
"I'm thrilled to join the Ziglar leadership team," says Howard Partridge. "The Ziglar philosophy changed my life. Over the last six years as I've worked hand-in-hand with Ziglar Inc., I have seen more lives changed and business success stories than in any other time of my life."
About Mark Timm:
Mark Timm is a successful serial entrepreneur who has started eleven business and is now co-owner of a top 100 Amazon reseller. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Mark worked in the White House, for USA Today and with Kellogg's. Mark's most recent endeavor was to extend the Ziglar brand in May 2017 with the launch of Ziglar Family. More than 45,000 families participated in the Ziglar 7-Day Family Challenge and the Families that Win online course.
"My life was changed forever when I met Zig Ziglar at the age of nineteen as the FFA National President," says Mark Timm. "I'm eager to apply my experience in creating digital learning experiences and leveraging technology and platforms like Amazon to see people not just make it to the top, but as Mr. Ziglar put it—see them go over the top! I have a passion for providing individuals, families, and organizations with resources they can trust to thrive in a chaotic world." Mark Timm
About Michelle Prince:
Michelle Prince is a best-selling author and a passionate, dynamic speaker, who captivates audiences with her authenticity, high energy and natural ability to connect with any audience. She began her career working for Zig Ziglar right out of college. With her solid foundation in personal growth, productivity and leadership, Michelle later decided to start her own company to fulfill her passion of motivating, inspiring and encouraging others to live phenomenal lives.
As Ziglar Inc.'s Brand Ambassador, Michelle is even more committed to carrying on the legacy of the late Zig Ziglar than ever before. "I'm on a mission," she says, "to show audiences worldwide that they too can stop juggling, overcome procrastination, and get more done in less time in business, leadership and life so they can make a difference in the world!"
"We're excited to add Evan, Howard, Mark, and Michelle to the Ziglar team," says Tom Ziglar. "The expertise they bring will help us rapidly and effectively achieve our corporate purpose: to equip you to change the world and leave a legacy. You were born to win. These additions at Ziglar Inc.—and the exciting growth ahead—will help you live to win like never before."
To learn more about this announcement and the new growth direction for Ziglar Inc, contact:
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SOURCE Ziglar Inc.