Here is a list of endorsements I have received on Linkedin. These endorsements are for my speaking, connecting and leadership abilities.

“Interested in expanding your knowledge of Social Marketing/Networking? If so, and you should be, I highly recommend attending one of Terry’s seminars on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. His presentations are dynamic, informative and thought provoking. Well worth your time and the minimal cost” April 22, 2009

Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, Creative

Erick Tyack
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2009

“Thank you Terry for putting together a great panel of talented Motor City Connect professionals to address the many issues involved in career transition. The advice of the panelists was practical, heartfelt, and right on point. Each of them did a good job of covering the basics and providing us with action steps we could apply immediately thereafter. I specifically took your advice to heart about making a very specific ask about what I’m looking for and sending it to my linked in contacts. I received an outpouring of support, plus some additional job leads and a recommendation into a company I had applied to online. I didn’t want to be reduced to “one of many emails or pieces of paper in a tall stack of resumes” that you described in your talk. Thank you for giving us much to think about and to get in action about. I have learned “it takes a village” to find the right position these days and the Metro Detroit Community can benefit from helping one another. I often see positions that aren’t a fit for me, but might be for someone else who has expressed what they are looking for and I am willingly passing those leads along. Thanks for reminding us to give first at a time when we really want to receive. Thanks also for helping show myself and other “go to” people how to ask for and receive help when we need it too. All my best, Lori T. Williams, Owner/Managing Attorney of Your Legal Resource (” March 16, 2009

Lori T. Williams, Esq., Owner and Managing Attorney, Your Legal Resource, PLLC
was with another company when working with Terry at

“Terry is a master facilitator; being able to keep the entire group on track while allowing small groups to function simultaneously. Terry provides useful feedback; a genuine offer for help.” February 25, 2009

Patrick J Distelrath, Business Manager, Distelrath Dot Com Incorporated
was with another company when working with Terry at

“I have been a member of MCC for quite sometime but it was only after meeting Terry that I saw the value of the group. He is knowledgeable, professional, dynamic and funny. He goes out of his way to make sure you get to the people you need to know. He has a million out of the box ideas and even new twists on old ideas. His master networking skills make MCC a phenomenal tool for its members. Perhaps his best attribute is Terry wants to HELP you. It’s is his calling. If not a member of MCC, I highly recommend it and Terry.” January 28, 2009

Renee Howarth, Commercial Sales, Comcast Cable
was with another company when working with Terry at

“I have known Terry for some time now. He continues to impress me with his genuine desire to help as many people as he can as often as he can. A truly selfless individual. He is an excellent networker and connector. If you are looking to add a business networking aspect to your toolkit to grow your business, he is the guy to look to.” November 17, 2008

Abizer Rasheed, President, Netfusions
was with another company when working with Terry at

“Terry is a very interesting man who chooses to ignor the path most traveled and create his own path lined with inspiration, caring and wisdom, causing all who know him to follow. He is a leader.” October 10, 2008

Duane Ahola, Sales, CTS Companies
was with another company when working with Terry at

“I attended one of Terry’s LinkedIn training courses and walked out of it with more than I expected! Not only did I leave with a thorough knowledge of how to use LinkedIn as a useful tool to connect and generate leads, but I also experienced proof of it. During the training Terry used a company I wanted to meet as a case study for his class. He found a connection within our networks, and 24 hours later a contact of his confirmed that her sister would get my information to the head of marketing of that company. Now that’s RESULTS! I highly recommend Terry and his training.” September 29, 2008

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Creative

Corey Beals
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2008

“Terry is a tipping point individual. His is a connector, a maven, and a salesman of great integrity. Terry’s leadership qualities and inspirational attitude make him one person you definitely want to know. You will not be disappointed.” May 12, 2008

Barry Demp, President, Barry Demp Coaching, LLC
was with another company when working with Terry at

“Terry is to Networking what Yoda is to the Jedi. Terry does, or does not. But he never “tries” Please forgive the Star Wars Analogy, but it was the only way I could relate the awe people should have for Terry’s ability to help people” February 28, 2008

Ben Rosenzweig, Founding Partner, Next Step Analytics
worked directly with Terry at Motorcityconnect and Linkedin & The Secret

“Terry is one of the most sincere and effective business enablers and connectors that I know. He’s focused on bringing good, smart people together to accomplish common goals. I’m impressed with the way that he encourages others to think outside of the box, and to realize that the more we support those who we network with, the bigger the impact on our own businesses and careers. Terry is a pleasure to work with, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to any of my colleagues, business partners, customers or friends.” September 3, 2007

David Glenn, VP Business Development, Creative Breakthroughs, Inc.
was with another company when working with Terry at Motorcityconnects and Linkedin & The Secret

“Terry is an all around great guy. I’ve enjoyed knowing him for many years now. He has an incredible nack for networking and business development. If you want to grow your business or need an introduction to someone, Terry can probably help. If you haven’t already, take the time to get to know Terry. It will be worth your effort.” July 23, 2007

Kevin Krason, Owner, Biznet Internet Solutions
was with another company when working with Terry at Motorcityconnects and Linkedin & The Secret

“Terry doesn’ really need my recommendation as there are so many who know him and appreciate what he has done for them already. However, I just want to throw my 2 cents in with the others. Terry is a great connector of people and an important person to get to know. I highly recommend connecting with Terry but, not to only see what he can do for you but also for the sake of knowing him. Thanks, Terry! -Tom” July 17, 2007

Tom Fraley, Community Development, eFinity
was with another company when working with Terry at Motorcityconnects and Linkedin & The Secret
CNO (Chief Networking Officer)

“For the past couple of years Terry has been my “go-to” person in the area of productive networking. I like to distinguish productive from traditional networking because so much activity tagged as networking tends to miss the mark. Terry has opened my eyes to a “pay it forward” approach to connecting with people that provides the best of both worlds. Not only does it feel good because it’s the right thing to do, it pays dividends beyond any other traditional approach to networking that I’ve experienced. More specifically, I’ve had the fortunate experience of introducing Terry into my professional work life as part of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Terry led a best practices webinar on Social Networking to enhance professional career development. This program was very well received and we are currently working to schedule follow-up program (live or via the web). For those people that have a limited (surface level) connection with Terry, I fully recommend that you get to know him at a more substantive level. You and and your career will advance to a better place.” October 26, 2009

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Mike Berryman
hired Terry as a Career Coach in 2009

“Go out of your way to hear Terry Bean–and then move mountains to get him to your organization/community/business. I don’t often smile with delight at the back of a workshop room but I do when Terry Bean is presenting. I hear a lot of speakers on a variety of topics and Terry is one of the best. Knowledgable, entertaining, personable–Terry is a speaker that creates a relationship with the audience and then takes them to magical place where ideas and information come fast and furious. Great content is delivered on the wings of inspiration. If you appreciate talent, intelligence, creativity and humor–then you’ll appreciate working with Terry Bean.” September 11, 2009

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Creative

Penny Shanks
hired Terry as a Social Media Bootcamp in 2009

“Terry’s exuberance and passion for networking and social media led me to this recommendation. I’ve taken his Networking and Twitter/Facebook Social Media courses and they have done wonders for my knowledge. With his burning desire to teach and his compassion for the “layman” in all of us, I actually feel like I am an accomplished user of the mediums.” May 28, 2009

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Good Value

Greg Coyne
hired Terry as a IT Consultant in 2009, and hired Terry more than once

“Terry spoke to Michigan Technological University alumni at career networking events recently in Ann Arbor and Sterling Heights, MI. In addition to a motivating (and humorous) presentation on the value of networking, Terry spent considerable time connecting with guests both before and after his talk. He also took the time to research Michigan Tech and incorporated many references to the school in his talk. We will definitely engage Terry again and would not hesitate to recommend him as a speaker to other organizations.” May 19, 2009

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Creative

Brenda Rudiger
hired Terry as a Motivational Speaker in 2009

“Terry is a visionary with an amazing ability to see clearly what will matter in your business in the future. With his expertise in online social networking, my company has witnessed amazing results with better leads, higher closing rates, and no marketing costs. Terry is a genius at what he does and I can’t imagine what my company would be today without him. Hire him today.” May 15, 2009

Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, Creative

Jeremy Burgess
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2008, and hired Terry more than once

“I’ve had the distinct pleasure of sharing the speaking platform with Terry Bean on a number of occasions. His expertise is networking and the man is New York smart. I’ve learned a lot from him and value his friendship. -Michael Angelo Caruso,” May 5, 2009

Michael Angelo Caruso, Author, Speaker, Business Consultant, Edison House
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“Terry Bean is Detroit’s own networking genius and an inspiration to everyone who wants to expand their influence. His knowledge, skill and ability is legendary, but Terry makes a difference because he genuinely believes in each person’s ability to connect with others and change the world. His efforts will transform Detroit’s economic and philanthropic landscape and make life better for all of us. Inspiration creates its own rewards.” April 30, 2009

Tip Quilter, Owner, Tip Quilter & Associates LLC
was a consultant or contractor to Terry at Networked

“Not knowing too much about social media, I attended two seminars held by Terry. I had no idea how powerful social media is as a tool to grow my business. Through LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter I was able to strengthen relationships with existing business colleagues and reestablish relationships with colleagues I hadn’t seen in some time. Through my existing colleagues, I was also able to meet new contacts on those sites that I may never have been able to meet in person. Terry is a very informative as well as a very entertaining presenter. I would strongly encourage you to attend his upcoming seminars.” April 23, 2009

Sal Curcuru, Owner, Curcuru & Associates CPA PLC
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“Terry is THE expert on social networking and has a gazillion ideas on how to improve your life, your business, your outlook, and your karma by paying attention to and using today’s social networking tools. He not only tells you the “how to’s” but he has an abiding philosophy about their use as well. Your eyes will be opened, your brain enhanced, and your life will be better by listening to him and taking his advice.” April 22, 2009

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative

Lisa Nielsen
hired Terry as a Career Coach in 2009

“I finally had the opportunity to attend one of Terry and Charlie Wollborg’s events. The information and tools given were worth there weight in gold. If you are on or thinking about being on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for business, you need to check out one of Terry’s events or get with him immediately.” April 16, 2009

Tim Somers 1,300+, Owner, Bizarre Promotions, Inc.
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“I have known Terry for about 5 years, and have worked with him on a number of fronts. What really stands out, and separates Terry from the crowd is his knack for having a vision of what’s possible, the years of experience to know what it will take to achieve it, the determination to follow thru (no matter how difficult), and finally – his extraordinary ability create a collaboration across many boundaries towards a common goal. I would strongly reccomend Terry for any engagement in which accountability and results are required. Furthermore, he’s a fun guy to work with, and it’s always a pleasure to be around him!” April 3, 2009

Bjorn Olson, Account Executive, Creative Breakthroughs Inc
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“Terry recently provided a Social Media training to our board, volunteers and supporters. He was entertaining, informative and inspired many of our guests to set up online profiles (I have been getting invitations all weekend!). Terry has the ability to make you smile while learning. Not only did he provide great information, he truly did inspire folks to make connections and to focus on relationships. In addition to providing a dynamic presentation he has helped us bring our relationships with our supporters to a new level. I highly recommend Terry as a presenter and as a consultant. Give him a call if you are motivated to reach the ‘next level’ or need someone to inspire you, or your team.” March 11, 2009

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Creative

Tracy Thomas
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2009

“Terry has the innate ability to walk into a room and instantly be the center of attention, in a good way! He’s not loud or demanding, it just happens. Now imagine that ability in networking circles… Now imagine that he can teach YOU what he knows… Now imagine that it’s his PASSION to teach as many people as he can, how to improve their networking skills so they become that much more successful. My name is Drew Sygit and I highly recommend Terry Bean for hire.” February 4, 2009

Drew Sygit, Certified Mortgage & Equity Planning Specialist, The Lending Edge Team
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“Terry introduced me to the single best connection I have made in any one of my businesses. He literally increased my earning capacity hundreds of thousands of dollars in the next year by doing we he does best, making connections. Terry is an excellent dynamic speaker that defines networking, social networking, and making great business relationships. I can not recommend him enough!” January 9, 2009

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

Jared Pomranky
hired Terry as a Networking in 2008, and hired Terry more than once

“Just attended the Linked in Class he offers, This opened my eyes to so many applications to linked in I had no idea existed. I recommend this class to anyone who is looking to make better connections. To improve their business . I was BLOWN AWAY” December 17, 2008

Top qualities: Personable, Good Value, Creative

Al Crawford
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2008

“Terry has a unique way of helping and teaching people achieve their goals, his professionalism and helpful nature makes him a very outstanding person.” December 16, 2008

Christopher Hart, Owner, Kodiak Services, LLC.
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“Terry understands networking like few “experts” do! He lives and breathes it daily, which shows in how natural he is at it. Hire Terry and you can count on him making you uncomfortable enough to grow:)” November 11, 2008

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Drew Sygit
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2008, and hired Terry more than once

“Terry presented some of his knowledge at an event that I helped coordinate at Automation Alley called Getting LinkedIn. It is clear he is an expert at LinkedIn and he presented the information in a clear and accessible way. I can recommend Terry as a speaker for LinkedIn and social networking.” September 4, 2008

Ann Kucera, Reference Librarian, Baker College – Auburn Hills
was with another company when working with Terry at Urefer

“Terry’s leadership and networking savvy as CNO at Networked Inc, and founder of Motor City Connect has brightened the face of business in southeast Michigan. His honesty, integrity, and commitment to community service as a means of “giving back” stand as shining examples to us all of how one person with the right attitude can change the world.” July 30, 2008

Linda Anger, Owner & Principal Writer/Designer, The Write Concept, Inc.
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked

“If you don’t already know Mr. Terry Bean, then stop what you are doing right now and figure out how to meet him. The time that I have spent with Terry has been both enriching and rewarding. He is a first class person of the highest order and it is not only an honor but a privilege to count him among my associates and friends.” March 13, 2008

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

Dave Hutton, CDIA+
hired Terry as a Business Consultant in 2007

“Terry Bean is a connector. As a motive force behind business networking in Detroit, Terry brings together talented people, growing businesses and new opportunities. His passion is helping others succeed. From traditional Business Development to the next generation of Relationship Management Tools to the Metaphysics of Business, if your looking to expand your horizons, grow your company or get to the next level, you need to know Terry Bean.” September 28, 2007

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Creative

Charlie Wollborg
hired Terry as a Guru in 2007

“Terry Bean is quite literally a living, breathing, active network with an infinite amount of resources. If you seek knowledge, he has it, and the one greatest thing is the integrity behind each solution provided. You couldn’t ask for a better person with which to work and network with, put him to work for you, as I have put him to work for me- the results have been astounding.” August 6, 2005

Joe Minock
was a consultant or contractor to Terry at Networked

“Terry has a unique ability to comprehend the intricacies of many technologies and businesses. This quality makes him a valuable resource to a wide cross section of the professional world. He is an enthusiastic and ambitious networker, a talented problem solver and a good friend and colleague” August 4, 2005

Jeff Gendzwill
was with another company when working with Terry at Networked
Social Networking Editor
The National Networker

“Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals of LinkedIn, take Terry’s seminar to learn advanced functionality. You’ll learn effective profile editing, the value of recommendations, how to import contacts to expand your network, ask questions you are interested in, search people you want to make contact with and use the power of this social networking tool to acomplish your objectives! It’s a tremendous value!” December 12, 2008

Top qualities: Personable, Good Value, Creative

Lee Gillett
hired Terry as a IT Consultant in 2008
Opportunity Creator
Cavalier Business Communications

“To say that Terry is networked is an understatement. I am amazed by Terry’s ability to connect with people and really understand their talents and motivations. Terry did a fantastic job at Cavalier. He sourced many sales professionals that are today the backbone of Cavalier commercial sales.” October 15, 2007

Glenn Moore, Director of Marketing and Sales Operations, Cavalier Telephone
worked directly with Terry at Cavalier Business Communications
Talent Magnet
LDMI, A Talk America Company

“Terry was a great client to work with. He knows the industry and what works. It was easy showing him our software as he picked it up quickly and saw the value immediately. Terry is a perfect example of “work smart not hard” yet he gets a lot done. I totally recommend Terry for anything that comes his way.” April 28, 2008

Jerry McElroy, Senior Account Manager, Resource Edge, LLC; Makers of TalentHook
worked with Terry at LDMI, A Talk America Company

“Terry is a solid recruiter that can be successful in any organization” October 4, 2007

Mark A. Wayne, Executive Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing, Cavalier Telephone and TV
managed Terry at LDMI, A Talk America Company

“Terry’s passion for finding talent and willingness to help others is on another planet as far as I am concerned. It is very rare to come across an individual with as much passion for their work as he possesses. A true professional at what he does as well as a joy to work with.” December 18, 2006

Jordan Stewart LION, Sales Executive, RightFISH
was with another company when working with Terry at LDMI, A Talk America Company

“Terry and I have known each other for serveral years. In his capacity as a recruiter for LDMI he has once again used his networking talents to uncover the best opportunities for his company. Terry leaves no stone unturned in his search for the right candidate.” June 14, 2006

Kirk McNeil (, VP of Business Development,
was with another company when working with Terry at LDMI, A Talk America Company
Technical Recruiter
Kforce Professional Staffing

“There are very few people that have such passion for their professional life. Terry LIVES to help others succeed.” September 16, 2008

Todd Blakeney, Account Executive, kforce
worked directly with Terry at Kforce Professional Staffing

“Terry is the consumate “out of the box” thinker when it comes to networking and connecting people. He has always been ahead of the curve with the latest tools and trends in professional networking. Terry knows how to connect people!” August 11, 2008

Lisa Bargende, Account Manager/Recruiter, Kforce Technology Staffing
worked directly with Terry at Kforce Professional Staffing

“Terry is one of the most honest, hard working individuals that I have ever come in contact with. His attitude and work ethic should be mirrored by every business professional across this great land. If everyone was as positive and diligent as Terry, then this world would be a great place. I would recomend Terry to anyone.” February 22, 2006

Eric Bielecki, Senior I.T. Recruiter, Kforce Professional Staffing
worked directly with Terry at Kforce Professional Staffing

“Talk about a go getter! Terry wasent even finished with his first month and we had a deal. What can I say, the man has a network that brings results. When Terry calls you answer becuase it means action.” November 3, 2005

Mike Morley
was Terry’s client
About Time

“I have known Terry for many years. We have been exchanging referrals for about 10 years and every person he has ever worked with has been very pleased. Terry is personable and knowledgeable. If you are looking to form a business relationship with a recruiter, he is highly recommended. best.” September 29, 2005

Gina Winterstein
was with another company when working with Terry at About Time

“Terry Bean is an excellent example of a business person that really works hard for his clients. He has a unique way of solving problems & hooking up those in need with those with the answers. I would not hesitate to highly recommend Terry to anyone requiring his assistance.” August 4, 2005

Earl Phillips, Owner, Phillips Design
worked directly with Terry at About Time

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