Gary Rowe

Gary Rowe Since winning that 50-yard dash in elementary school, most of my life had been a sprint. I liked to plan ahead so I didn’t lose ground. Go, go, go! The quarterly system at Burton Group fed right into my style. On a regular basis I could demonstrate merit by hitting goals, and get […]


Gary Rowe

Stories of Excellence: “Outstanding!”

by Heather Hughes on May 15, 2013

Gary Rowe My experience at Burton Group was both intense and rewarding. As I mentioned in my prior post, an important part of the business model was to over-deliver on all fronts. Our president Gary Rowe played a vital role in driving consistent double-digit growth, year-in and year-out. Each quarter employees worked diligently toward specific […]


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Seven Quotes from Business Executives to Whom I am Grateful

by Heather Hughes on November 19, 2012

It’s Thanksgiving week and I’d like to thank a number of executives I’ve worked with over the years. Here are seven edifying quotes from people who made a positive impact on my marketing career. 1. “Great ideas come from everywhere.” When you are a young up-and-comer you might think that only you and your closest […]


Are You Over the Top? Interested, Dedicated, Fascinated

September 14, 2012

Interested, dedicated, fascinated. I got this string of words from Neil Armstrong. Together they describe the team that got man to the moon and back. You could say that team was “over the top”. They worked long and hard hours to get it right, precisely right. Gosh, I just love that. I love people who […]

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