Pinnacle Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Durant served as a keynote speaker at Barron’s 2016 Top Advisors Summit on Friday, September 23 in Palm Beach, Fla.

Mr. Durant spoke about his experience as a soldier and as a hostage and what it taught him about being an American and a leader in a speech that coincides with his New York Times best-selling book, “In the Company of Heroes”. During his speech, he provided insight to companies and individuals alike on how to succeed through better planning, motivation, and adaptation despite obstacles they may encounter.

“Mike Durant was a great addition to our program, and his remarks were incredibly well received by our audience of sophisticated business professionals,” said Sterling Shea, Associate Publisher and Head of Advisory Programs at Barron’s. “His comments and lessons on leadership, resiliency, and decision-making were deeply relevant to the current business environment and made for a powerful keynote.”

The Barron’s Advisory Program conferences bring together the top minds in the wealth advisory industry. Each conference serves to further discussion on critical trends impacting business and best practices employed by leading practitioners in the field, and how the industry can continue to provide consistent positive outcomes for clients.