Richard Avdoian

Founder & CEO Midwest Business Institute, Inc.

  Rise to the Occasion - Excelling as a Business Owner
For your business to continue to thrive and be successful, you need to acknowledge blocks and obstacles and keep focused on those things the company does well and able to execute.

In this seminar you will learn practical steps your business should take Now to Grow and be Profitable.
  • Value of routine internal business and personal audits
  • Using networking, writing and speaking as marketing tools
  • Value of establishing a business improvement process
Richard Avdoian is the founder/CEO of the Midwest Business Institute, Inc. a business consulting, coaching and training firm, located in Metro St. Louis. 

Richard has worked with businesses and corporations in over forty different industries providing programs and services in the area of teamwork, leadership and employee development.

He is an employee development expert who specializes in enhancing employee potential and maximizing capabilities to provide exemplary customer service, and increase productivity and profitability.

In July, 2003 he received the designation of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association, the highest earned level of excellence attainable in the industry and a distinction representing the top 10 percent of all members of the profession.

In October, 2006 he was honored by Niagara County Community College and inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Gallery in recognition for his personal and professional accomplishments and community service.

Richard has been a frequent guest on business radio stations and his column “Smart Business” appears in the St. Louis Small Business Monthly Magazine.  He authored numerous articles and has been a contributing author and quoted in countless national publications throughout his career.

Clients include:  United States Postal Services, American Bankers Association, Corning Glass Company, National Insurance and Financial Advisors Association, UniGroup, Missouri Meeting & Events, Illinois Health Care Association, Associated General Contractors of America, Monsanto, Clinical Laboratory Management Association, Illinois City Management Association, United States Meat Cutters Union, United States Air Force and Meeting Professionals International.