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."
“The incredible contacts, new friends, and other business opportunities that ABL has brought to us make it one of the best investments I have ever made.”
"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."
"Amazing that so many different segments of the health care delivery space are represented. Great to have each of their perspectives and insights."
"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."
"Dynamic attendees, energetic discussions and lots of varied and unique perspectives. Really provides 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 has made me a more thoughtful and effective leader in my business. I love having smart conversations with smart people inside healthcare"
"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."
"I look forward to the high level conversations, and learning new concepts. Very enlightening big picture presentations….providing thought-provoking concepts outside from my day-to-day thinking."
"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."
"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!"
"ABL is truly one of the best things for me as I so enjoy the group, the presentations, the discussions, the emotional support and the mental stimulation."
"In my wildest dreams I couldn't have imagined a peer group that could provide as much value - especially virtually."