Ed Sierawski, founder and president, Sequoia System International, a premier financial services professional development company, is a recognized financial services expert and is often sought for his perspective on the industry. Since 1996, more than 30,000 financial services clients have benefited from Sequoia’s professional development programs; many industry top performers credit some of their success to their participation in Sequoia’s programs. During his previous experience as a national sales manager and wholesaler, he developed new programs and tools for sales professionals. His passion for business is best exemplified in his message to people to always be life-long learners and in his belief that every individual has another level of success in them, regardless of where they are in their career. A keynote speaker at numerous industry conferences and events, he earned an MBA, Michigan State University, and a B.S. in economics, University of Detroit.