By Peg Corwin

Meet Richard Oberbruner, owner of the Richard Oberbruner Improv and Featured Business Owner at SCORE Chicago this week. Learn what tips he has for your business success.

What is your company’s elevator pitch?

ROI: Richard Oberbruner Improv facilitates Employee engagement Training sessions (EET) that enhance camaraderie, productivity and profitability. Hungry for Engagement? Let’s EET!

Who are your clients? Give an example of how you served that person or business.

Professional associations and businesses of all sizes are my clients.  After Employee Engagement Training, they have said:

“It was great to get involved and participate in the session. Very interactive and will be useful to implement in the office.”

“Great! I’ll be bringing these ideas & games back to my office as ego is commonly an issue.”

“Great new addition to the conference. Something fresh and the ideas can be adaptive to all levels.”

“Fun! Active! Glad teacher opened it up to our interpretation and modifications.”

ROI Training - Employee Engagement Training



What is your best sales strategy?

What I do is experiential. Thus, referrals are essential. Once a group experiences my training, word of mouth will do a lot of the selling for me. Phone calls and emails come out of the blue.

Who is your Mentor and how have they helped you in your business?

Nancy Bishop has helped me hone my marketing strategy.

What advice would you give other entrepreneurs?

Ask questions of those who know more than you. Adapt their answers to your business plan.

What is your website for further info?


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Richard Oberbruner of Richard Oberbruner Improv & Featured Business Owner