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All Private Service Professionals, Estate placement agencies and Private Service vendors are invited to attend a special Thursday meeting of the Domestic Estate Managers Association.


Please join us at a private residence in the picturesque location of Barrington Hills for a discussion of:

“Strategy, Innovation, and
Your Most Important Asset:  Human Capital”

 Strategy expert, Byron McDuffee, will address this vital topic relevant for both DEMA vendor members and Private Service Professionals:

  • Getting a handle on the Process: Essential strategic planning elements
  • How to best communicate your strategy so the rest of your staff can execute it
  • How to identify and screen contractors and staff you can trust to deliver needed results


In addition, DEMA President and Co-founder, Matthew Haack will be in attendance to greet members and provide a preview of the upcoming DEMA National Convention, taking place September 27-29th in Orlando, FL. 

Attending DEMA meetings are a great way to gain valuable information to you help maintain your estate.

We hope you will join us!


About our Speaker:

Byron McDuffee is an executive and entrepreneur with a distinguished 20-year career renowned for identifying growth opportunities and leading innovative organizations to achieve success.  He has successfully led organizations through startup, growth acceleration, and turnaround situations. He derives tremendous joy from knowing his work makes a difference in the lives of others.
Currently as the Vice President of Global Strategy for ADP Dealer Services (a $2B division of ADP, Inc.), he is responsible for the development and execution of Dealer Services’ automotive industry strategies in over 100 countries. While at ADP, Byron has held executive leadership roles in General Management, Product Management, and Marketing.
Prior to ADP he was head of consumer marketing for a Franchise 100 consumer services organization. Byron is also founder of Moonshot Enterprises, LLC a holding company whose mission is to produce giant leap innovations that improve life. Under Moonshot Enterprises, Byron cofounded of Via Integrity, LLC whose mission is to protect lives and livelihoods with breakthrough capabilities in determining trustworthiness of an individual.
Byron is a graduate of North Central College and resides in the Chicago suburbs with his wife Michelle and their two daughters Peyton and Blaire.

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THURSDAY, August 29th, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:30 PM (CDT)

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Private Residence
127 N. Buckley Road
Barrington Hills, IL  60010

Business Casual

On premises, further directions will be sent upon event registration.

Please RSVP by Monday, August 26th or sooner. 


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Kelly Larson

The Domestic Estate Managers Association provides an educational platform for Private Service Professionals interested in creating a better career.

Our membership consists of:
Butler, Caretaker, Domestic Couple, Elder Caregiver, Enlisted Aide, Estate Manager, Executive Personal Assistant, Family Office Employee, Household Manager, Houseman, Housekeeper, Major Domo, Nanny, Personal Assistant, Private/Personal Chef, Private Jet Staff, Property Manager and Yacht Crew.