Merged Media

April 14, 2020

011 | Be a Connector, Not a Collector – with Christel Wintels

On this week’s episode of the podcast, we are discussing word of mouth marketing with Christel Wintels. Christel Wintels is the Franchise Owner & Executive Director for BNI Golden Horseshoe. Christel has spoken, and written numerous articles about business networking and building a lifetime of referrals through the philosophy of Givers Gain. She has received Outstanding Achievement Awards from BNI both nationally and internationally, including Director of the Year in 2019. Christel’s mission is to eliminate cold calling by helping business people create a lifelong referral network.

Check out Christel from @BNIGHRegion on IG and Facebook; @christelwintels. 

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