About Jeff Richards

Over the course of his 25 years of industry experience, Jeff has used his expertise to plan and oversee the details of hundreds of corporate programs around the globe. He is extremely comfortable and versatile when it comes to working with numerous management and operational styles. His clients span a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, food service, automotive, and tech. He has seen great success planning and overseeing programs ranging anywhere from high-level meetings for a small board of directors to large events numbering in the thousands, such as travel incentives, sales training, or product launches. As a certified meeting professional, his skills include project management, risk mitigation, strategic sourcing, as well as financial management. Jeff has been an integral part of Gavel International for the past 23 years and is currently the company’s Vice President.

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November 2018

The Reward vs. Recognition Model: What Wins?

2019-09-11T16:49:15-05:00November 1st, 2018|

When it comes to incentivizing employees, most companies stick to a classic recognition model. This method seeks to improve productivity, morale and performance through praise, recognition and promotion opportunities.  While creating a culture of recognition [...]