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At Top Tier Teams, we believe that significant results can only come when the individual is empowered,  communications are effective, and the scope of the project is paramount.

We empower the individual to lead and inspire their project teams and to treat every project like it is their own business.

There is no better way to invent, innovate and succeed than to empower well trained leaders who create Top Tier Teams.

Business Conference

Starting and running your own business is not for the weak at heart.  It requires a rugged individual to step up, put his money, blood, sweat and tears where his mouth is and generate a revenue stream by offering products and services that are needed by people within the community.  You cannot just be a good at applying your trade to run your own business...your business will eat you alive if you do not manage things properly. 

It requires confidence, motivation, drive and courage to be a successful entrepreneur.  It also requires a detailed understanding of how to successfully launch a new business; how to create new products, services, and results; how to manage customer expectations and satisfaction; and how to balance quality with cost and schedule.

You increase your chances of having a successful business by 300% if you treat your business like a project and if you apply proven project management processes within your product and service offerings.

Jeff Minder is an award winning teacher and entrepreneur. As a business consultant and project manager, Jeff has worked with some of the largest and most successful companies in the world. As a teacher, he has provided his unique approach to project management through organizations and universities across the United States.

Jeff started his teaching career as an Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) instructor. After 11 years in the military, and receiving the SERE instructor NCO of the year award, Jeff moved on to a career in technology, software development and internet innovations.


Jeff was the CEO of the Startup Business of the Year in Tallahassee, Florida, and was recognized as a top entrepreneur by Dell and the National Federation of Independent Businesses.


In 2011, Jeff was nominated into the Air Commando Hall of Fame specifically for his capabilities and accomplishments as a teacher.  Jeff's unique approach to project management and business analysis has been taught at several universities and businesses across the country.


Jeff is also a certified master dog trainer and spends his free time training working dogs in narcotics detection, tracking and protection.  Jeff is the owner of Top Tier K9 and has grown that business into one of the top dog trainer schools in the country.


Jeff Minder, PMP

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