Nine CEO’s Set to Take the Stage at Local Leadership Event

For Immediate Release
August 16, 2018

Nine CEO’s Set to Take the Stage at Local Leadership Event
ERG Payroll & HR announces the Third Annual Executive Summit

Columbia, SC, August 16, 2018: ERG Payroll & HR has announced the Third Annual Executive Summit, which is taking place October 19th. The theme of this year’s event is “To Infinity and Beyond: Exceeding the Vision”.

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The Executive Summit, which is being held at the South Carolina State Museum, has been designed to offer professional growth and networking for local executives. Every dollar from ticket sales to the event will be donated to local non-profits.

The upcoming event includes six educational sessions and a panel “keynote” from executives of fast-growing companies.

“We created this event to fill the void of networking and educational opportunities for local entrepreneurs and small business leaders. Our challenges are unique. Learning from those who have been where we want to go is paramount to the success of the local economy.” said Matt Vaadi, CEO of ERG Payroll & HR.

There are six local companies partnering to bring the power of local leaders together for a day they won’t soon forget. The partner hosts include SCRA, Fisher Phillips, Pendleton Street Business Advisors, Splash Omnimedia, and Bauknight, Pietras, & Stormer.

Why Attend the Executive Summit?

If you are a leader of a company that is growing or wants to grow, this is a can’t miss event. Topics will range from:

Exceeding the Vision - The “keynote” of the day will be a panel of CEO’s of high-growth organizations sharing their experiences, mistakes, and best practices on the path to scale.
Hiring "A" Players
Operating Systems for Growth
Creating a Culture That Scales
Legal Considerations During High Growth Periods
Much, much, more!

Who Will You Meet There?
This is a great opportunity to meet other local executives and get exposed to new ideas in a collaborative environment. We will be doing unique activities that you can "bring home" to your team. Join an incredible group of visionaries, entrepreneurs, and leaders who want to be the best and be around the best.

The individual speakers confirmed so far include multiple keynote speakers such as:

Thomas Pietras, Shareholder, Bauknight, Pietras, & Stormer
Hal Turner, CEO, Parateum Corporation
Dirk Brown, CEO, Pandoodle Corporation
Bob Cooper, CEO, Swampfox Technologies
Mike White, Partner, Splash Omnimedia
Karen Jenkins, CEO, KRJ Consulting
John Barnes, CEO, Pendleton Street Business Advisors
Hagood Tighe, Attorney at Law, Fisher Phillips
Matt Vaadi, CEO, ERG Payroll & HR

We are expecting more than 150 industry leaders will be attending the event, and the networking opportunities will be widespread.

How Do I Get Signed Up?

Visit to find answers to your questions, more info about speakers, and get signed up.

You can also email for quick answers to your questions.

Don't miss this once a year opportunity to meet with local executives and learn how to grow your company with purpose!

About ERG Payroll & HR
ERG Payroll & HR is focused on simplifying human resource functions for small to mid-size businesses. Through their unique blend of technology and people, ERG Payroll and HR helps business owners maintain compliance, grow, and focus on their mission. Their suite of HR solutions ranges from online payroll and HR systems to fully outsourced solutions that give business owners their own dedicated experts to fill the voids in their organization. Regardless of where you are with your HR processes, ERG can meet you at your point of need. More at

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