Chris Vanderzyden is an author, speaker, and business consultant. 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 million dollar 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 the success they desire.
As a sought-after speaker, Chris delivers an energetic presentation and the tools necessary to drive profits. She inspires her audience to take action and create the success they deserve in an ever-changing business environment. With humor she leads her audience to uncover their weaknesses, acknowledge their strengths, and motivates them to kick up the cadence in developing their business.
Chris is the author of The A-Z Blueprint for Success – a Strategy of Action Steps To Elevate your Business and Life. Her next book, 7 Steps to Entrepreneurial Victory is due on shelves Februrary 14, 2014.
Chris is in demand for speaking engagements and workshop programs for associations, as well as in the entrepreneur, financial, insurance, and fitness industries.