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Associates from around the country flocked to Dallas on February 5 for Viridian’s newest national event, Accelerate. The weekend was filled with tools and training to learn how to build bigger, better and faster.

We studied the Duplic8 process, a step-by-step roadmap for success. Associates of all levels were also celebrated for taking their business to the next level. Our commitment to sustainability was reaffirmed when we reflected on the Amazon Preservation Project and debuted the 2015 Sustainability Report. And Associates are still reeling from our biggest surprise of all: Viridian is an international company. If you missed Accelerate, or even if you just want to remember your favorite moments, all of our inspiring speakers and sessions are recapped below.

Friday, February 5, 2016 — General Session 1 and Opportunity Meeting 

Welcome to Accelerate!

Presenter: Ralph Malek, Ambassador

Ambassador Ralph Malek welcomes guests and Associates to Viridian’s newest national event, Accelerate. Reflecting on his own journey with Viridian, Ralph tells a packed house that success comes from stepping outside of your comfort zone and believing in what’s possible.

What is Viridian all about?

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador Marty Hale takes the stage to showcase the strength and enormous growth potential of Viridian and the entire network marketing industry. The Show the Program (STP) video invigorates the evening’s guests as they get a glimpse at our mission and potential opportunity within. Watch Marty explain why Viridian has the stability, scalability and long-term sustainability to become the largest energy network marketing company in the world.

Meet our Texas Gold Founders!

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

As Accelerate unfolds in Texas, Marty introduces our Texas Gold Founders who are quickly gaining momentum in the Lone Star State. These impassioned Associates discuss what drew them to Viridian and why this business works for them. Meet Jackie Aguilar, Bishop McCloud, Ephriam McDaniel, Miguel Bogorquez, ROCKIN Energy.

Pay it Forward

Presenter: Joe Occhiogrosso, Ambassador

Ambassador Joe Occhiogrosso joined Viridian after he saw his own business declining during the 2008 recession. He not only saw opportunity in Viridian, but was drawn to its commitment to sustainability and giving back. Joe has gone on to become one of Viridian’s most successful Independent Associates. Watch him discuss why he’s not just motivated by money, but by the ability to give back and impact the world around him.


Saturday, February 6, 2016 — General Sessions 2 & 3

What it means to be a Champion

Presenter: Michael Fallquist, Founder & CEO

This weekend is all about becoming a champion, which takes both individuality and teamwork. Sometimes you need to be the strongest player, while other times your team needs you to play a support role. Viridian Founder & CEO Michael Fallquist discusses how we can become champions and grow to become the biggest energy networking marketing company in the world.

Duplic8 Your Way to Success

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

Beginning your Viridian business takes work, but the Duplic8 process is there to help you every step of the way as you jump-start your success and repeat those simple steps to keep building. It all begins with identifying why you’re inspired to seize the Viridian opportunity. Chief Ambassador Marty Hale joins us to walk through the relationship marketing roadmap from making a list of your first connections to becoming your own first customer, and enrolling more customers to mentoring your own personally sponsored Associates.

Top Producers Team: No. 9 and No. 8

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

Meet the top 10 individuals whose hard work has earned them a spot on Viridian’s Top Producing Team. As Marty always says, these are the people you want to become. Hear their inspiring stories, learn what keeps them driven and follow their lead!

Our all-stars are: #10 Partner Francisco Cales, #9 Gus Philemont and #8 Willie Flores. This video is part one of a session completed later in the afternoon.

The Big Picture: 2015 Sustainability Report

Presenter: Cami Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer

Chief Strategy Officer Cami Boehme takes the stage to unveil the highly anticipated 2015 Sustainability Report. This report is a celebration of all we’ve accomplished and signifies who we are as a company. All species, big and small, are interconnected and this report allows us to see the “big picture” and how we at Viridian are doing our part to make a difference. Watch her powerful presentation to learn about last year’s monumental sustainability results.

Party at Accelerate!

Presenter: Sorba Brima, Director of Field Development

Generation V is getting revved up for the Saturday afternoon session! The energy in the room is palpable as our Associates get their groove on. Plus, Director of Field Development Sorba Brima announces the lucky winners of our PowerUP! 2016 raffle.

Right Place, Right Time

Presenter: Came Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer

CSO Cami Boehme explains why Viridian is in the right industry at the right time. Opportunity is all around us. Build your business with confidence knowing there’s never been a better time to be a part of this company, in this industry and selling this product.

We can’t keep this secret any longer. CSO Cami Boehme tells Generation V that the wait is over and we are finally ready to unveil our BIG surprise!

Onward to Australia

Presenter: Michael Fallquist, Founder & CEO

Viridian is making moves. BIG moves. We are becoming an international company and expanding to Australia, a region ripe with growth opportunity in the network marketing industry. The crowd at Accelerate was electrified as this news was unveiled. Watch Michael Fallquist introduce our Australian team and talk about what this means for you and your business.

Fulfilling a Promise

Presenters: Cami Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer and Hannah Wells, Manager of Sustainability

Here at Viridian, we make good on our promises. Five years ago, we committed ourselves to planting 5,000 trees in the rainforest to combat deforestation. This audacious long-term goal known as the Amazon Preservation Project has come to fruition. CSO Cami Boehme is joined on stage by Sustainability Manager Hannah Wells to celebrate this accomplishment and the individuals who made it possible.

Top Producers Team: No. 7 and No. 6

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

You’ve heard their names. You’ve seen their faces. Now hear their stories. The remaining members of our Top Producing Team take the stage to tell you why Viridian works for them and why it can work for you. Hear from Top Producer #7 Vin LaMantia and #6 Team V.

Top Producers Team: Meet the Top 5

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

Many of Viridian’s top Associates came from humble beginnings and never had network marketing experience. But when they saw an opportunity to change their lives and impact others, they seized it. Our final Top Producers, #5 Bob Quintana, #3 Frank Marone and Joe Occhiogrosso, #2 John and Lella Pyonteck and #1 Ralph Malek, share their Viridian story.

Taking Your Team to the Top

Presenter: Drew Pearson, Keynote Speaker

Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson knows a thing or two about perseverance. He began his career as an undrafted free agent before signing on to the Dallas Cowboys in 1973. He rose to become one of the NFL’s greatest wide receivers and a Super Bowl champion. One of the most important things Drew’s learned on his journey to greatness is that success is a team effort. When building a team, you must look for character, passion and intelligence. Surrounding yourself with driven people will propel your own success and take your Viridian business to the top.

Saturday Send-off

Presenter: Scott Berman, Vice President of Marketing

Saturday’s session may be over, but the fun has only just begun. Vice President of Marketing Scott Berman wraps up the afternoon before the Associates head to our Champions Party!

Sunday, February 6, 2016 — General Session 4

Good Morning, Generation V!

Presenter: Scott Berman, Vice President of Marketing

The early bird catches the worm! Vice President of Marketing Scott Berman draws a few lucky Associate names to receive some fun prizes in our raffle, and welcomes everyone to our exciting Sunday sessions.

I Hear a Symphony

Presenter: Cami Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer

The greatest symphonies of history all began the same way: arranging notes, fine-tuning and collaborating in unison. CSO Cami Boehme believes Viridian has the power to become a great masterpiece. We have so many components already working in harmony: choice, value, performance, people and culture. Each of us is a part of this symphony and it’s up to us to fine-tune our work so we can become the masterpiece we’re destined to be. 

Year Six of 7C7Y

Presenter: Cami Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer

The 7 Continents in 7 Years initiative has been a journey that’s defined who Generation V is and what we stand for. This May, Viridian leaders will travel to Albania, a country where 25 percent of the population lives on less than $2 per day, to install solar street lights and a community center for a neighborhood very much in need. Learn more about the adventure that awaits them, and stay plugged in to Viridian to find out where we will go for the last leg of our initiative next year!

California Natural Gas Launch

Presenter: Paul Poirier, Partner

Natural gas is coming to California! CSO Cami Boehme and Partner Paul Poirier discuss the weekly webinars, trainings and meetings already underway to make this launch a success. Learn how YOU can build your business in Viridian’s latest market!

Introducing Silver Circle

Presenter: Sorba Brima, Director of Field Development

The newest iteration of the Viridian Car Program has arrived: The Silver Circle. Director of Field Development Sorba Brima explains how these vehicles are a symbol of pride, a rolling trophy and a testament to your credibility as a Viridian leader.

Can you picture yourself driving one of these? Yup. So can we!

You Gotta Keep On Keepin’ On

Presenter: John LoPresto, Ambassador

Although notorious for his exuberant, larger-than-life personality, Ambassador Johnny LoPresto tells Accelerate attendees that his success with Viridian came only after he hit the lowest of lows. After experiencing tremendous hardships both personally and professionally, Johnny was introduced to Viridian and immediately saw its potential. Hear his inspiring story of resilience and tips for success.

It’s All About Relationships

Presenter: Terrie Walker, Ambassador

Ambassador Terrie Walker credits her success to the power of listening. You may know your “why,” but are you taking the time to find out what someone else’s is? Having sincere conversations with others and listening to their personal goals or struggles will allow you to know what is missing from their lives and how Viridian can influence it.

Let’s Hear it for Our Directors!

Presenter: Steve Finch, Ambassador

We love giving credit where credit is due! Ambassador Steve Finch congratulates our newly ranked Directors. These individuals believe in the company, the product and mission of Viridian and it’s taking them far.

Women of Viridian

Presenter: Jenna Marzullo-Stockwell, Ambassador

Who runs the world? GIRLS! Ambassador Jenna Marzullo-Stockwell hosts a panel of dynamic female Viridian Associates to find out what keeps them driven in this fast-paced industry. Hear moving stories from Donna French, Jennifer Tata, Terrie Walker, Shauna Gleason, Myra Borrows, Jackie Aguilar, Lella Pyonteck and Ellen Struber.

Tools for Success

Presenter: Scott Berman, Vice President of Marketing

Vice President of Marketing Scott Berman speaks to attendees about keeping it simple with Viridian’s step-by-step business tools. Speaking of business tools, we are overjoyed to announce that we are now offering translated marketing materials for our Spanish speaking Associates! Watch Jackie Aguilar and Miguel Bogorquez discuss these valuable tools!

A Round of Applause for Our Partners!

Presenter: James Smith, Ambassador

We are so proud of our Associates who have put in the time and effort to reach the rank of Partner. In fact, so proud that we had Ambassador James Smith introduce these individuals so that we could give them a round of applause and celebrate their success!

New Products, Bundles and More!

Presenter: Cami Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer

CSO Cami Boehme returns to the stage to showcase Viridian products, bundles and trainings that will boost your business! Watch this video so you can speak knowledgably and confidently on Viridian’s superior services.


Celebrating Our Ambassadors!

Presenters: Anthony Serino, Ambassador; Brian and RaeAnn Nichols, Ambassadors

“We stopped thinking about upteam or downteam, because now they’re family. We look forward to the next Viridian event; we look forward to seeing family.” This was spoken by Ambassador RaeAnn Nichols as she and her husband, Brian, told their Viridian story. RaeAnn and Brian were joined by Ambassador Anthony Serino to celebrate the successes of our newly ranked Viridian Ambassadors.

Ready, Set, V Launch!

Presenters: Vin LaMantia, Ambassador; Jenna Marzullo-Stockwell, Ambassador;  Anthony Serino, Ambassador; Ed Kenny, Ambassador

V Launch is a brand new series of field-led opportunity meetings aimed to get people going and engaged in their business. These meetings, which evolved as a collaborative effort of top Viridian Ambassadors, will have engaging content to teach and train both you and your prospects. Find out when V Launch is coming to a town near you!

Drum Roll, Please…

Presenters: Cami Boehme, Chief Strategy Officer and John LoPresto, Ambassador

Get ready for some laughs! CSO Cami Boehme is joined on stage by Viridian’s own comedian Ambassador Johnny LoPresto to explain all the incredible promotions we have going on. But act fast because these promotions won’t last long! And, as promised, the wait is over! We are so excited to announce the destination of our Where in the World incentive trip: Mayakoba, Mexico! Start racking up those points to join Viridian leaders in the beautiful Riviera Maya this June.

We are Champions!

Presenter: Marty Hale, Chief Ambassador

It’s been an exhilarating weekend! So many surprises revealed, promotions kicked off and inspiring stories of success! But most importantly, we’ve given you the tools each of you need to be a champion. Now is the time to take all you’ve learned back to your teams and be the best player you can be. We believe in you!