Chris Vanderzyden is an author, speaker, and corporate cross-trainer. A corporate defector, Chris began her career as a CPA with Coopers and Lybrand in Los Angeles, CA. In 1997 she responded to the call of entrepreneurship and left the corporate world and treadmill of city life to establish a marketing and financial consulting business in Dorset, VT. Thanks to technology Chris created a successful nationwide business amongst the mountains and fulfilled her dream of “having it all.” Chris practices what she preaches and focuses continuously on striving to succeed through hard work, focus, and a passion for strategy. Her unique experience in the financial and marketing disciplines, coupled with her action-oriented approach, has guided many of her clients to achieve continued success.
As a sought-after speaker Chris delivers an energetic presentation that inspires her audience to take action in developing their core business disciplines in order to create sustained success in an ever- changing business environment. With humor she leads her audience to uncover their weaknesses and acknowledge their strengths motivating her audience to kick up the cadence in developing their business and provides the necessary tools to realize their true potential.
Chris is the author of The A-Z Blueprint for Success – a Strategy of Action Steps To Elevate your Business and Life. She also serves as President of Alchemy Promotional Products, LLC an international advertising specialty company.
Chris is in demand for speaking engagements and workshop programs for associations, as well as in the entrepreneur, financial, insurance, and fitness industries.
Chris lives with her husband and two daughters in Dorset, Vermont and trains amongst the green mountains to compete in triathlons.