Vlasta is a business owner and entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the financial services and fitness industries. Throughout her career, her passion has been to develop leaders and help sales teams reach their full potential. Most of her career has focused on recruiting, training, coaching, and growing teams, businesses, and territories. She thrives on motivating producers and leaders to dream big and get results.
Vlasta spent 25 years in financial services. She started as a producer and progressed through various management roles, including working as a Managing Partner for 12 years. She spent her career growing a territory by implementing strong sales and leadership development programs focused on growth, accountability, and attitude.
As a business owner, Vlasta understands the challenges startups and small businesses face. In addition to her entrepreneurial background in financial services, she owns two franchises in the fitness industry. She knows what it takes to start a company, develop infrastructure to support growth, face the daily challenges of entrepreneurship, and delegate responsibilities to improve productivity and efficiency.
Vlasta earned her undergraduate degree from Occidental College and her MBA from Portland State University. She is married to her college sweetheart. They live in Scottsdale, Arizona, and have a daughter who is a junior in college. In her spare time, Vlasta enjoys traveling, baking, skiing, and doing anything active.
A Few Highlights
Developed the top producing college internship team in the country and several other top 10 teams
Grew the production of new associates from $100,000 to $1.1 million in commissions
Recruited, coached, and led hundreds of commission-based sales associates and leaders
Something to Think About
Vlasta earned her undergrad from Occidental College and her MBA from Portland State University. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is married to her college sweetheart. They have a daughter who is a junior in college. Vlasta is an avid skier, and in her spare time, she enjoys traveling, baking, and doing anything active.