Columbia, MO --(Ammoland.com)- Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, will give the opening keynote at Minnesota’s 2014 Performance Excellence Network (PEN) Conference to be held April 14th–15th at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Larry’s speech entitled, “How Does MidwayUSA Sustain Results with Baldrige?” will be delivered at 9:10 AM followed by a break out session at 9:45 AM entitled “Best Practices in Strategic Planning.”
Larry Potterfield serves as MidwayUSA’s CEO and Chairman of the Board. He is a husband, a father, a grandfather and a lifelong student of shooting, reloading, gunsmithing and hunting. In business, he is a student of leadership and modern management practices.
MidwayUSA is ISO 9000 registered, a winner of the 2009 Missouri Quality award and recipient of the 2009 Baldrige National Quality Award. The Vision at MidwayUSA is “To be the best run business in America.”
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Both country kids from Missouri, Larry and Brenda Potterfield turned their passion for shooting sports into a career by opening a small gun shop in 1977 that would eventually become MidwayUSA (www.midwayusa.com). They instilled family values like honesty, integrity and respect for others into the business, and strive to maintain this culture with each Employee added to their growing team. For over 36 years, MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.