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    To help build 10,000 mission-driven growth organizations. These are companies who want to grow regardless of their size, industry or the economy and care about their employees, clients and community.

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about Joe…

Joe Mechlinski

 Joe Mechlinski is a community advocate, speaker, entrepreneur,  and best selling author. His debute book, Grow Regardless, became an instant New York Times, USA Today, Amazon.com, and Barnes&Noble.com bestseller. Learn more >>

Joe was raised in one of Baltimore’s oldest, blue collar neighborhoods. Despite attending a high school with the worst graduation rates in the state, he went on to graduate from The Johns Hopkins University in 1999 where he played football and also earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics. It was during his time at Johns Hopkins where Joe started his first business: hiring and managing a crew of students to paint houses around campus.

After graduation, Joe went on to co-found a lead generation company, a sales and marketing firm, and an entrepreneurial development company, which grew rapidly to more than 100 employees in three years. Then, in 2001, he co-founded entreQuest, Inc., a Baltimore consulting firm at the same time, he also co-founded the b4students Foundation, which links corporate mentors with at-risk Baltimore students for their entire high school careers.

Joe currently serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Maryland, as well as the Community-University Collaborating Committee (CUCC). CUCC, part of The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI), is charged with improving the relationship between the university and the East Baltimore community, and improving the health conditions of the residents.

Since 2001, Joe and his company have been featured on FoxNews.com Live and Bloomberg Radio, as well as in the Baltimore Sun, Entrepreneur, The Daily Record, The Wall Street Journal Online and The Baltimore Business Journal, which named entreQuest one of its “Best Places to Work” in 2011 and 2012. Also in 2010, The Daily Record tapped Joe for its “Successful by 40” list, and in 2012 named him one of Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs. In 2004, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce chose entreQuest as its Small Business of the Year.

As CEO and Co-Founder of entreQuest, Joe has helped hundreds of companies prosper through some of the worst economic times in history. Joe’s mission is to give voice to America’s small- to medium-sized business leaders by teaching them how to grow their organizations regardless of their size, their industry, or the economy.

latest from Joe...

Initiating Change

Published by Joe Mechlinski on July 23, 2013

Joe Mechlinski and Doug Beigel, CEO of COLA, a nonprofit organization in Columbia, Maryland that offers training, accreditation and consultation to medical labs, discuss one of the biggest challenges business leaders face: successfully initiating change. Beigel reveals how he continually …

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The Power of Story

Published by Joe Mechlinski on July 16, 2013

Having an inspiring company story is one of the best-kept secrets to organizational growth. A compelling company story is more than just a mission statement. It speaks to what the company stands for, how it competes, what it wants to …

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Commencement Address: You have done it once, now do it again…

Published by Joe Mechlinski on July 9, 2013

Can you believe we just celebrated the 4th of July? With the first half of the year under your belt, this is a great time to take a step back and reassess key events that happened from January to June. …

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Customer Experience and the Bottom Line

Published by Joe Mechlinski on June 21, 2013

One Powerful Change that Costs Nothing, but Pays Off Big Elevate Great Customer Service from a Slogan to a Strategy If you ever want to know how people really feel about the customer service they receive on a daily basis, …

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