Paul Burner Recognized by BNI Heartland as BNI Member of the Year – Lincoln Area
BNI Heartland (bniheartland.com), the Heartland’s leading referral organization, is pleased to announce Paul Burner was recently named Regional Member of the Year at the Lincoln Area BNI Regional Business Awards. This annual event, which highlights member and chapter achievements, included over 100 small business owners dedicated to growing their businesses and increasing the economic footprint in the Lincoln area.
Paul Burner has been an active BNI member since 2011. Burner is a member of the Profit Powerhouse Chapter in Lincoln, NE and currently serves as the Chapter’s education coordinator. In 2017 he led his chapter with 98% attendance, completed over 200 One-to-Ones, which resulted in nearly 100 referrals passed, and was thanked for business generated of over $20,000 by his Chapter members. Burner also invited 14 visitors to the chapter, sponsoring one as new members.
Vince Vigneri, BNI Heartland’s executive director, said, “Burner exemplified the Core Values of BNI®, with Givers Gain® being the foundation of his success.” Burner was also welcomed on the BNI Heartland Regional Podcast, Episode #59, to share about tips about first impressions, when he was visiting BNI Chapters prior to becoming a member.
This award is presented each year to one member for their commitment to BNI, dedicated to their fellow members and BNI’s core values, and productivity within the chapter, and ultimately the region!