The practical tools,
methodologies, and advice
to help companies reach
peak performances.


Over the last twenty-five years, Brent R. Tilson has built an accomplished career as an entrepreneur. He has served in a number of different roles including business owner, building owner, benefits company leader, real estate business executive, and a variety of others. Throughout his career, he has invested his energies in economic development at the local, state, and national levels, and serves on numerous boards and committees.

However, what has cemented Brent’s legacy in the business community is his relentless pursuit of helping entrepreneurs start and grow high-performance companies. For over two decades, Brent has provided organizations and their leaders with business services, tools, and strategies to prosper. Drawing from his diverse professional experience, he created the Quad 4 business model to help leaders pursue financial and operational success. In 2018, Brent was invited to publish a new book with ForbesBooks called Go Slow to Grow Fast to share his experience, vision, and expertise.

Today, Brent is a frequent and sought-after speaker on a variety of business and management topics. He engages regularly with leaders who are in pursuit of a high-performing business, or who are in search of ways to continually better their business. Brent’s content is backed by his experience helping hundreds of businesses navigate the complicated organizational issues they face throughout their life cycle. As a public speaker, his goal is to leave audiences with actionable tools, methodologies, and advice that will allow them to take their company to its peak performance level at any stage of growth.

Brent Tilson on stage with book


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Performance management
  • Business Start-ups
  • Business Strategy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership

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IWDC Owners’ Meeting
Topic: Go Slow to Grow Fast

Manalapan, Florida

Indiana Bankers Association Speaking Event
Topic: Go Slow to Grow Fast

French Lick, IN

The Alliance – A Forum of Indiana Business Leaders
Topic: Go Slow to Grow Fast

French Lick, IN

NFIB Leadership Council Meeting
Topic: Go Slow to Grow Fast

Indianapolis, IN

5th Annual Pure Water Partners Business Development Seminar
Topic: Go Slow to Grow Fast

Orlando, FL

No B.S. Inner Circle – Diamond Community of Entrepreneurs, live conference call with CEO Adam Witty
Topic: Go Slow to Grow Fast
Gazelles Scaling Up Conference
Topic: Owning Your Ink

Atlanta, GA

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Greenhouse program
Topic: Having the Right Business Playbook

Greenwood, IN

Indiana Banker’s Association Mega Conference
Topic: Affordable Care Act

Indianapolis, IN

NAPEO Annual Conference
Topic: New Entrants to HR Outsourcing Space

Austin, TX

IN Chamber of Commerce
Topic: Attracting & Retaining Employees

Indianapolis, IN

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce
Topic: Best Business Practices for Entrepreneurs

Greenwood, IN

Marian University, sponsored by WIBC radio
Topic: Affordable Care Act

Indianapolis, IN

Community Management Industry Meeting
Topic: Advantages of a Professional Employer Organization

Tucson, AZ

Senior Core of Retired Executives S.C.O.R.E.
Topic: HR Outsourcing

Indianapolis, IN

NFIB National Federation of International Businesses
Topic: Affordable Care Act

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Chamber Executive Association
Topic: Strategic Planning

Indianapolis, IN

Inc 500
Topic: Human Resource Outsourcing

Palm Springs, CA

Indiana University MBA program
Topic: PEOs and Outsourcing

Bloomington, IN

IWDC National Conference
Topic: Healthcare Reform

Tucson, Arizona

The Entrepreneur Network, Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Topic: Secrets to Success

Columbus, IN

Frequent speaker + author for NAPEO conferences, seminars, and magazine
Regular panelist on Inside Indiana Business television show
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