25 YEARS IN THE TRENCHES

Driving Real Business Results

Each RDL coach/trainer has at least 25 years of in-the-trenches leadership and executive experience, bringing our lessons learned to each and every class.

Danny Lanz

BUSINESS OWNER, TECHNICAL TRAINING & OPERATIONS COACH

With 20 years of progressive leadership in Aerospace and High-Tech industries, Danny has managed almost every functional discipline from software development to engineering; sales to accounting; program management to operations. Danny participated in leadership development programs at Northrop Grumman and Eaton Corporation, including an MBA and several certificate programs. Danny has successfully managed people in roles ranging from hourly manufacturing to executives, with responsibility for as many as 1200 people.

Danny is a proven problem solver in complex operational recovery scenarios. Examples include manufacturing plant closures, supplier bankruptcies, cash flow challenges, ERP implementations, and major product/service quality improvement projects.

Tony Penn

CEO, BUSINESS OWNER, EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT & COACH

Tony Penn works in 3 different ways to share his insights and analysis. Penn Restaurant Group, a full-service restaurant consulting company, Business Consulting with Penn Ultimate Consulting, helping business owners create a shift that leads to growth and profits, and RDL Training, helping to improve the impact of executives and other managers by increasing their knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Drawing from his more than 25+ years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Tony has a reputation in the industry as a trailblazer having created, opened, and implemented a variety of long-standing and ground-breaking concepts. He launched the first Outback Steakhouse brand in California, helped create and expand the Buca di Beppo concept, franchised and scaled the Counter Burger franchise, and partnered with Food Network star Aaron Sanchez to introduce several successful ventures.

Vaughn Sigmon

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONSULTANT, COACH, & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EXPERT

With an uncanny ability to diagnose business problems under the hood, his clients quickly shift gears to permanently maximize performance and profitability.

Vaughn is a Sales Leadership expert and author. His methods are brought from his real-world experience working on the front lines and living as a results-driven leader. No theory, just common-sense advice, training, and coaching from someone who developed and led a team that successfully scaled a $2 Billion business while growing to 3000 employees