Mr. Allred is the co-author of three published books on business development: Ten-Minute Retreats for Business Owners, The Family Business, and Best Practices of High Performance Entrepreneurs. He is the co-creator of the Hot 100 Business Development process that is increasing gross revenue and job growth in four states. He is the grant administrator and underwriter for a network of Sunbelt Business Brokers to SBDCs in the US and Community Futures in Canada. His mission is to help 50,000 business owners to increase gross revenue by $1 million each in preparation for succession or sale. Several clients have been honored as the fastest growing businesses in North America in Inc and Entrepreneur Magazines.
Russ was rookie of the year and a top performer at NAI Capital Commercial Real Estate for five years. Mr. Allred is adjunct faculty at Cal State Bakersfield and University of Lavern, where he teaches marketing and strategic management. He is a regular contributor to the Bakersfield Californian Money section. His articles have been reprinted by the Wall Street Journal, Dallas Globe, Times of India and publications around the world. He is a professional speaker and has spoken to thousands of business owners across North America.