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Growing versus Serving your Network

  • The Engine Fueled by Ankura 2963 Sidco Dr., Suite 101 Nashville, TN 37204 (map)
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Do you wonder if you are faithfully working in your sphere of influence? Join us for teaching, tools, and stories about practicing work faithfully as we host dialogues with professionals from various industries.  

  • Date: Wednesday, October 23

  • Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Location: The Engine Fueled by Ankura (2963 Sidco Dr., Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37204)

  • Food: Buffet lunch provided

Your network can be one of the most valuable assets in your business, but as a Christian in the workplace, do you consider what it would mean to serve your network while growing it? You are invited to lunch on October 23 to hear about one leader's journey to find faith in what can be a "transactional" side of business - networking. Blain Wease, President of Provincial Development Group, how he moved to a new city, knowing no one, and built credibility to running a business that is 95% referral based. Blain will share what the value and opportunities are for cultivating a strong network.

About the Lunches
We use a practical theological framework to identify the inherent goodness of work, its outcomes, and the deeper questions it asks of us. The gatherings provide glimpses into common struggles and philosophical differences, and seek to foster the hope that emerges when we come to expect more from God within our work. Let’s work on faithfully working at work.


Blain Wease

Blain Wease is the Founder & President of the Provincial Development Group, LLC, a Nashville-based professional services firm that works financial services firms to help drive stronger revenue performance and enhance their leadership effectiveness. Blain has served in a wide variety of professional roles, beginning as an entry-level sales associate, to senior executive and ultimately becoming an entrepreneur. Regardless of the position or title, his contributions have consistently served as a catalyst to growing profitable revenue in a healthy sustainable manner and igniting leaders to maximize their impact. In addition to the client work that Blain delivers, he is a frequent speaker at various conferences and events. He served as the past board president, of the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation.

In 2012, Blain created the Nashville Leadership Luncheon, which draws an audience of influential entrepreneurs and senior level executives. It is held twice each spring and fall. The Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena are the Title Partners of the event.

Born and raised outside of Toronto, Canada, he has been married for more than two decades to his wife Shaloma and they have four children. They reside in the metro Nashville area.