"I have heard several keynote speakers at various events and I mean this when I say this, I enjoyed yours the most. I have shared your story with three people I've talked to since last night already. You're a terrific speaker, but I think what struck me more than anything was just how completely candid you were and how natural and unassuming your delivery was
"Sit back and listen to Gina Schaefer. She is bright, witty, entertaining, and laser-sharp in her focus. Gina is determined to translate her love of people and her passion for business into determined advocacy to motivate those lucky to be mentored by her. Gina's biography is unique and inspirational for those of us able to learn from her example. A small business owner for just eleven years, Gina is a clear success story as she and her husband have grown their chain of Ace Hardware stores to 9
"Gina Schaefer wowed me from the first time we met, when I interviewed her for the cover of my business magazine, www.BeInkandescent.com. Not only is she smart, savvy, and incredibly successful, I was particularly taken by how she cares for her employees - especially those who need a second chance
"The choice to ask Gina Schaefer to deliver the key note address at the 2015 Langenfeld Annual Meeting was a huge motivational success. Gina's street level knowledge of the consumer, associate motivational needs and general business acumen made every theme she delivered something we could all relate to in our business. A simple focused presentation coupled with Gina's embracing delivery style was met with a well-deserved standing ovation at the conclusion of the address."
"The response from our ENTIRE organization to Gina's address has been overwhelming! We knew that the idea of our folks hearing about the world of hardware for Gina's perspective would be valuable but we did not anticipate how they would react. Gina made it personal. Her personal story and her honest detail of the daily opportunities and struggles of an entrepreneur launched a sea of ideas from all of the E.A