Growth Summit speakers to address employee morale, engagement

June 29, 2022 By    

Propane industry members attending this year’s LP Gas Growth Summit will learn from guest speakers about how to boost employee morale and engage their workforce – factors that keep companies on a growth path amid today’s challenging business climate.

Photo of Kendall Rawls


Photo of Dan Iosue


Kendall Rawls and Dan Iosue, both from The Rawls Group, will present on the topic Sept. 13 at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Florida. The Growth Summit runs Sept. 12-14.

As director of development, Rawls knows and understands the challenges that impact entrepreneurial-owned businesses’ success and offers a unique perspective derived from her background and experience as a second-generation employee of The Rawls Group. Rawls contributes to national industry publications in automotive retail, multi-unit franchise, marine and energy.

As a succession planner, Iosue leverages his more than a decade of experience in corporate leadership and business strategy in working with companies to help them achieve their long-term business goals. Iosue works with business owners and key executives to overcome challenges impacting business success, keeping them focused on sustainability and growth. He also contributes to national industry publications in automotive retail, multi-unit franchise, marine and energy.

The Rawls Group, with headquarters in Orlando and locations in California, Georgia and Iowa, helps companies with their succession-planning decisions. Common issues about which the firm strategizes include business growth, developing next-generation leaders, treating family fairly, overcoming generational conflict and transforming the business to meet customers’ changing preferences and economic pressures.

LP Gas magazine launched the annual Growth Summit in 2015 as an avenue for propane marketers to form partnerships that help them expand into both traditional and new markets, as well as increase their operational efficiencies in serving a variety of customers.

Specifically, the unique networking event brings together propane marketer decision-makers and vendor partners for two days of one-on-one business meetings, educational opportunities and other networking events.

Partners confirmed for this year’s event are: ADD Systems; Anova; Blue Cow Software; Cargas; Gray, Gray & Gray; IPS; Legacy Energy Consulting; LT Corp. (Quality Steel, LP Cylinder Service and Buckeye Fabricating); Metsa; Otodata; Rural Computer Consultants; Tiger Payment Solutions and Westmor.

Propane marketers can still apply to attend this year’s LP Gas Growth Summit. LP Gas will follow up to discuss the submitted application and next steps. Or contact LP Gas Editor-in-Chief Brian Richesson at or 216-706-3748 with questions.

LP Gas covers expenses at Reunion Resort, including lodging, food, drinks and golf, for eligible propane company decision-makers.

About the Author:

Brian Richesson is the editor in chief of LP Gas Magazine. Contact him at or 216-706-3748.

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