ABL is California’s leading CEO Groups / Executive Forums organization for healthcare and technology business leaders. Its Members are focused on learning strategies, exchanging ideas, and becoming better leaders enabling them to grow their business and outpace their competition.
The groups provide industry leaders with confidential forums, educational resources, and networking events. This is the place where C-level executives can leverage market insights, share business advice and best practices, while making deep connections with their fellow Members. ABL is where breakthroughs happen.
At each industry-focused CEO-peer Advisory session, Members focus on their corporate and professional growth, as well as industry trends affecting their business niches. Beyond each monthly session, these CEO business leaders continue to network and share their expertise to help accelerate each other’s business growth.
"I’ve belonged to a lot of organizations, and ABL is, hands down, the best."
"I got my MBA at university and my PhD at ABL. Some of my closest friends are people I’ve met at ABL. It has opened the door to parts of the Healthcare world that would have been closed to me!"
"I see ABL as finishing school. I got my undergrad [at Harvard] and never went back, so this is definitely a continuation of my education."
"Setting aside time from my daily responsibilities at the office that allows me to learn and think about trends in the industry and how they may influence or impact my organization."
"I've been able to use my fellow ABL members as partners and as an informal board of directors, and the Round Tables keep me current on best practices and trends. In all, ABL has been wonderful to me."
"I find the networking and attentive perspectives from people with different stakes in the system to be very valuable."
"The best thing for me about ABL is the learning that takes place. I enjoy listening to problems my colleagues are facing and then what kind of solutions are there to deal with those problems. In the process, I gain a wealth of knowledge to improve my business."
“The contacts and opportunities that have come from our first year at ABL have been worth many times the dues.”
"I probably would have to pay 16 consultants to get the kind of great information I get from the Round Tables and the people in my group."
"Great discussions and networking. Thought-provoking dialogue - challenging insights."
"ABL has been a great pay-off for me and I have found great value. It has brought me help in financing the company, resolving financial issues, and customer problems. And it’s served for personal growth, too."
"The networking with leaders and socializing with brilliant people is just a fraction of the benefit I get out of it."
"ABL allows you to set aside everything else and really just listen, interact, and think about a whole completely different set of issues than you will on a day-to-day basis."
"ABL always provides thought provoking discussions among varying professionals."
"I've been a Member of ABL for the last 15 years. ABL has given me a good group of more experienced executives who've walked in shoes that I am about to walk in."
"What I really like about ABL is the chance to bounce ideas off of other people and see their reactions to the various issues that I am facing in my healthcare business."
"I look forward to the high level conversations, and learning new concepts. Very enlightening big picture presentations….providing outside concepts from my day-to-day."
"ABL can really be life changing, thank you for making it possible. I can’t believe how much I learn from all of you. Mimi should hand out diplomas!"