Faculty

Meet the Cash Flow Engineering Faculty

Cash Flow Engineering is a network professional coaches, trainers and thought leaders dedicated to helping small businesses thrive with consistent, predictable and sustainable cash flow.

Each of our faculty members offers a unique perspective and experience. Combined, our faculty and consultants make Cash Flow Engineering the one place to find the most helpful content for building your business or your career.

Jeff Prager, CEO

Jeff has been a CPA, business owner and entrepreneur for over 35 years. He has been a former CEO/CFO and owner of several successful multimillion-dollar companies. He was one of the founders of Ashworth Golf Clothing, the CFO/partner of a large land development company and the owner of Strauss Homes, which was once rated as the second largest privately owned home builder in Colorado and in the top 100 privately owned companies of Colorado (2003). During his career, he has helped companies raise over $1 billion (of which $200 million was for his own companies)... more.

Scott Stroud, CMO

Scott Stroud has been involved in marketing and sales for nearly 40 years. He began framing houses in 1974 and went on to become an award-winning log home builder outside his hometown of Louisville, KY.   In 1993, Scott Was appointed VP of Marketing & Sales for Jim Barna Log Systems, and over the next 10 years helped that company grow sales to over 750 homes per year. He has since worked with sales and marketing organizations throughout the housing industry... more.  

Erik Cofield

Erik Cofield is the owner of BuilderTech Consulting, providing construction companies solutions to business management problems by leveraging software or business process changes. Erik is a Certified Graduate Associate with the NAHB and provides Management Consulting services for builders, real estate developers, remodelers, software companies, and commercial construction companies. He has provided content to HGTV/Scripps, NAHB, business magazines and e-zines, including the NAHB Business Management Guide.

Erik is a published author, educator and in-demand speaker at the International Builders Show and state and local HBA events shows. He maintains a brand agnostic approach. More information on his web site, www.buildertechconsulting.com... more.

Forrest Dombrow

Forrest Dombrow has started and sold four companies. Due in part to its unique branding and market fit, one of those  companies was sold before it had any customers or revenues. Also, he’s worked on the sales and marketing programs for over 100 other businesses.

Besides being a serial entrepreneur, Forrest is an attorney and has had a successful speaking career focusing on conversion rate optimization. The Online Marketing Institute named him one of the Top 40 Digital Marketing Strategists in the US... more.

Gayle Hustad

Gayle Hustad has been a Partner with Valant and Company, a performance improvement consultancy, for more than15 years. In this role she guides top and middle managements in implementing the fundamentals of leadership and management, assisting them in creating high performance teams. Her clients’ revenues ranged from $15 million to more than one billion and crossed many industries.  As a Founding Partner, Gayle was instrumental in developing the business model for The Upper Quartile... more.

Phil Randell

Phil Randell has 38 years of experience lending money to Colorado companies and projects. Over his banking career, Phil has structured and facilitated literally hundreds of millions of dollars in new loan originations. These have included commercial loans for working capital, equipment, and real estate, as well as construction loans for new project builds. Loan sizes have ranged from $50,000 to $25,000,000, and include both public traded and privately held borrowers... more.

Win Deal

Winfred (Win) Deal is an Amazon bestselling author, career and executive coach and co-founder of Catalyst Career Partners and the Career Life Academy. His books include Win the Career Game Now!! The Most Important Game in Your Life; and Power Tools and Action Tactics for Winning the Career Search Game,

From Millennials to Boomers, he has worked successfully to create execute powerful career search TACTICS that maximize focused action and tools to simply the process, save time and reach the next step in the career game... more.

David Schachter

David is a skillful and creative business attorney who began his legal career in Silicon Valley in 1981, as the high-tech phenomenon emerged on the global landscape. He continues to advise individuals and businesses, from small to large and from concept to start-up to acquisition, on virtually every aspect of commerce, including intellectual property protection and registration, corporate, M&A and general commercial matters, technology transactions, entity formation, entrepreneurial activities, employment and traditional contract relationships.

David is a frequent speaker and writer, and has appeared before legal and non-legal trade groups throughout the Western United States on commercial matters and intellectual property. He authors a regular technology column for the Denver Business Journal, and sits on several business advisory boards, including Seller Readiness, and Cranium Studios. He is also a member of the entrepreneur mentor faculty at The Commons on Champa. David is proud to be a second-generation Colorado native, and outside of work he is an outdoor enthusiast, musician, animal lover, occasional inventor, and full time father to his twin teenagers.  

​Phil Meyers

Phil Meyers has a very varied business background with 20 years in consulting, expert in systems implementation and change management, material control manager, IT manager, Practice Manager – Supply Chain and Advanced Planning systems, independent consultant and business owner. He has worked with literally dozens of companies in industries as varied as:

  • Coffee importers
  • Drum Manufacturers
  • Computer manufacturers
  • Auto suppliers
  • Auto companies
  • Construction companies

Phil is the owner of Opposable Thumb Marketing and two other closely held companies.

Mike Bayes

Mike Bayes is a lifetime entrepreneur having started or partnered in 8 different successful businesses. Mike was a founder and partner in P.S.T., a Telecom consulting company named as one of Colorado's 100 largest private companies until sold to the telecom giant MCI, where he served as the Senior Vice President of MCI Direct.

Over the last 15 years Mike has worked as a coach or business development partner with small and enterprise sized companies, growing their profits and revenues. Three of his clients have been named to the Denver Business Journal's fastest growing list. Mike specializes in business development and Local SEO for clients.

Reed Dillon

Reed Dillon has a strong and diverse background in marketing, advertising and branding, having worked in large advertising agencies as well as lead corporate marketing teams to outstanding results.

In 2015 Reed left the corporate world to form his own company, Creative Brand Content, and to focus on creating relevant content for clients that attracts and converts more sales.  Reed's contributions to Cash Flow Engineering and our audience will be in the area of branding,  strategy  and creating interesting and relevant content to feed social outlets.

Scott Lippett

Scott Lippitt has been a Rainmaker Coach (The Next Level Business Coaching) and Marketing Consultant (Marketing Resultants Group) since 2008. Prior to that, he spent over 20 years at large international advertising agencies, and leading corporate marketing departments. As a Rainmaker Coach, Scott focuses on clarifying business’s positioning and point-of-difference, increasing their number of qualified leads, improving their conversion rate from initial contact to a consultation/presentation and improving the closing rate of their consultations/presentations.

Scott conducts breakthrough strategic planning sessions, improving owners’ performance, developing high performance teams, facilitating proper alignment with goals and strategies, and helping to develop high levels of trust among team members. As a result, clients dramatically improve their and their team’s performance; resulting in a significant improvement to both the top and bottom lines... more

Victor Clarke

Is your organization trying to understand blogging, landing pages, websites, social media or marketing automation? As the owner of a business that both applies and produces these products Victor cuts through all the hope and hype and gets direct to the details, both pro and con, of what you can really expect from your marketing. In addition, he gives examples of how you can apply the principles of new age marketing to your existing legacy marketing materials.

No moss grows under Victor’s feet however. Besides being a husband, father of two boys and the owner of Clarke, Inc. he is greatly involved in the community as the bass player in a rock and roll cover band, a high school football and lacrosse official, little league coach, and as a member of various non-profit boards. These leisure activities provide him with plenty of anecdotal, humorous and compelling stories to support his presentations... more.