Brennan Scanlon is a Referral Institute Franchise owner & trainer, as well as an Executive Director for BNI, Business Network International.

Northwestern Mutual
Edward Jones
  • Brennan’s presentation to a group of <5 yr financial representatives was right on the mark.  Not only did Brennan take the time to get to know his audience by asking very good questions prior to the presentation, he also delivered a message that included action items that anyone in the room could use right away to improve their ability to get referrals.

    Joshua L. Kuether
    Chief Development Officer with Northwestern Mutual-Cincinnati
  • The humorous anecdotes and heartfelt stories in this book, coupled with the fundamental action steps, will keep any reader inspired and educated from cover to cover.

    Michael Gerber
    Author of the E-Myth
  • Dr. Ivan Misner & Brennan Scanlon have put the “soul” & “success” back into networking.  If you’re intrigued by discovering (or rediscovering) why you’re in business and how to make that really work for you, this book is a must read.

    Jack Canfield
    Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul & Success Principles
  • Brennan did a great job working with our group of agents.  This was a group with varied backgrounds and experiences.  He delivered his material in a way that was easy to relate to while being thought provoking and challenging.

    Rob Vendramin
    District Sale Manager, Mid Atlantic Region, Nationwide Insurance.
  • Brennan, below is an excerpt from the evaluations for your presentation. You may have just set the record for pleasing all the people, all the time. This can be a tough crowd. read more

    Roccina Niehaus
    Attorney at Law Wood & Lamping, LLP
  • The people at our company loved Brennan’s presentation at our recent annual meeting.  He was entertaining and informative regarding personality traits and how to build relationships by knowing peoples’ basic motivations.  He was able to touch everyone by speaking from the heart about himself and his career and personal experiences.  I would highly recommend Brennan for any company looking to improve their culture with customers and each other.

    Bill Case
    President & CEO, American Mortgage Service (ranked 7th largest volume Greater Cincinnati-Business Courier)
  • Brennan did a fabulous job of tailoring a message for a very diverse audience that was comprised of owner operators, large corporate managers, government and public relations employees, and other retail employees. read more

    Patrick Donoho
    President, Maryland Retailers Association, Annapolis, MD
  • Brennan – Your ears should be burning (meaning we can’t stop talking about you)!  Every Banker from my team who attended the training on Friday seems “recharged” and ready to make things happen. read more

    Lisa A. Monthley
    Senior Vice President, New Windsor State Bank, Taneytown, MD
  • Brennan’s presentation was instrumental in changing the paradigm from asking for referrals to focusing on helping networking partners by making high quality introductions! read more

    Dennis Fehlinger
    Edward Jones