Barry LaBov

A two-time Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and inductee into the Entrepreneur of the Year Hall of Fame, Barry LaBov is the founder and president of LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications and Training LaBov & Beyond was founded in 1981 and has a client list that includes many national and international brands in automotive, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, financial services, construction equipment, apparel and medical devices.

LaBov & Beyond focuses its efforts on one niche: corporations that market through sales channels such as distributors, dealers or reps and have multiple locations. In addition, LaBov has authored or co-authored over a dozen books on business, including The Umbrella Story, which is a series of business parables that have been performed live for training events. LaBov has been published in national and international publications as well as appeared on CNBC and Fox Business channels.

In addition to its Fort Wayne headquarters, LaBov & Beyond has operations in Detroit, Indianapolis and Phoenix. His daily blog on business and leadership can be read at and the company blog focusing on the sales channel is at