An exclusive community of CEO/Owners to help you grow your top line, optimize your bottom line and enrich your storyline.


An exclusive community of CEO/Owners to help you grow your top line, optimize your bottom line and enrich your storyline.

Better decisions. More success.
In business and in life.

Leadership is a challenging and lonely endeavor involving long hours, difficult decisions and being the final word on everything. In this “every man and woman for themselves” world, you’ve probably realized: there is no playbook for CEOs and business owners. But what if there was a group of leaders just like you who were committed to helping each other maximize their impact on their customers, employees, suppliers and community? Welcome to Acumen. Sharpen your edge.

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By partnering with CEOs and business owners that have been through the good, bad and the ugly of growing a business, you’ll get wisdom, knowledge and guidance to solve your toughest challenges and maximize your biggest opportunities.
Case Dorman
CEO, Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue
In a Gallup 2018 survey,


0 %
of teams believe that their leaders have any clear direction for their company.

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"I made every mistake possible in the beginning."
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Managing Partner, RubinBrown
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"I found out I wasn't the only one feeling lost at times."
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President, Prevail Innovative Wealth Strategies
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"I've streamlined operation based on group feedback."
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CEO, Robert E. Miller Group

Ready to start your journey?

Jon Schram

Growth Catalyst - Kansas City

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Jon is a husband to his wife Jill, a dad to Gracie, Cooper and Lucy and an unintentional serial entrepreneur.  Jon founded and led one of KC’s leading IT Support companies (The Purple Guys), regularly recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, the Corporate Report’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies, a Best Place to Work and being one of the KC Chamber Top 10 Small Businesses of the Year. Before that, he founded and grew an IT Staffing firm, growing from $0 to $10M in revenue in just 4 years, being recognized as Kansas City’s Fastest Growing Company. He’s passionate about leadership and businesses that impact their community. From experience he also understands the issues of an owner/CEO. Jon is an entrepreneur who likes to empower others to grow their business, become more efficient in all they do and enrich their story line. He has been a member of the Acumen community since its inception. 

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