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Brief

Michael Houlihan is a highly sought-after business strategist, keynote speaker, consultant, and corporate trainer. Presentations are often with Bonnie Harvey, his Co-founder of Barefoot (now the #1 wine brand in the world), providing decades of real-world, practical business experience. Using out-of-the-box thinking, pay-for-performance, positive culture, channel distribution management, and "Worthy Cause Marketing,"​ they help start-ups, entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 corporations increase their sales, profitability and brand equity. For the first time, their secrets to success is available in an exclusive online series at BarefootSpiritGPS.comHe, along with Bonnie, bootstrapped Barefoot (a novelty wine brand) into a national mega-brand, selling 600,000 cases per year in 50 states and 28 countries. They've keynoted at many prestigious conferences, symposiums, universities and forums. Clients benefit from Michael’s expertise:- EJ Gallo: Preserved brand’s positive company culture, innovative thinking, & growth without expensive commercial advertising. Started with Barefoot sales of 600K grew to over 13M+ cases. - VinoPRO: took sales from under $500K to over $10M in 3 years. Repositioned company from brokerage to the leading U.S. outsourced outbound wine telemarketing firm. They are ranked #238 on INC 500's private company list for fastest revenue growth in 2013, and made the list again in 2014.- Atmani Tours: Structured premier tour company and achieved financing for high-end European & clients in Asia. Located in Sonoma County, CA, #1 wine tour destination. He and Bonnie's articles on business philosophy have been reprinted in TIME, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Entrepreneurs' Organization and numerous other business magazines and trade journals. Michael lives in the wine country with Bonnie and they are avid supporters of conservation and humanitarian causes and regularly donate their professional time to local NPOs.

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