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Dave Alwan is a third generation cattleman, farmer, and founder of Echo Valley Meats, Inc. Being successful starts with a passion and enthusiasm for what you do in life. Dave comes from a family that has been in the retail and wholesale meat business for several generations. After breaking away from the family business, Dave has taken his own business, Echo Valley, from a small, local meat shop into a leader in the retail, wholesale meat business across the entire United States. Dave has pitched, not once but twice, to the “Sharks” on ABC’s “Shark Tank, the second time securing a deal with Mark Cuban.
Dave motivates listeners to ignite their passion. In his uplifting presentation, Dave shares how his business success was the initial spark for his passions, but the journey with his wife Dawn and their special-needs daughter is where he truly learned that passion has many layers and sources of inspiration. Dave’s story will show how passion can instill courage and faith beyond any limit ever imagined, for the betterment of all. You'll leave with an understanding of how your belief in yourself and your vision are key ingredients to achieving your business and life goals.