February 9: Entrepreneurship Coach, Award-Winning Entrepreneur, author, and International sales and Marketing Consultant Don Markland is the CEO and owner of Accountability Now, an Executive Coaching and Business Strategy company based in Jacksonville, Florida. Through Accountability Now Don aims to provide best tools and services small business owners. Further, Don has personally worked with over 1,100 coaches starting their practice since 2020. With that group, he has helped create 10 six-figure coaches in their own right and 7-figure coach.Working with Don Markland, he was named the #1 Business Coach in Florida by Noomii.com, as well as Top 10 Coaches to follow by Yahoo Finance!. Most recently, his company was recognized as the #2 Online Training Program in the United States by Bestcompany.com.
Don specializes in marketing coaching and consulting, sales coaching and consulting, and entrepreneurship development. His programs have led to him being a contributor for major publications like Forbes, LDS Living, Debt.com and others. As a matter of fact, Don has more than 25 years of experience in the world of marketing, leadership and business growth. WithAccountability Now, he has helped over 36 clients, from 7 different countries, reach over 7-figures and more. His experience in the field is unmatched and this is why what he does is always highly sought after. Most recently, he lead sales training efforts in a multi-day seminar in Dubai for one of the fastest growing Finance Service organizes in Eastern Europe. He continues to be brought in for sales and marketing training to develop teams and drive results all over the world.
Prior to Accountability Now, Don Markland was a seasoned entrepreneur helping grow businesses. He spent time as the Head of Global Sales for 411Locals, one of the most successful digital marketing agencies in the US. During his tenure, Don drove a record +36% growth during the global pandemic. Previously, he also worked as an owner and Chief Revenue Officer for MoneySolver, a private equity fintech company, where he led the firm of over 350 employees to become the nationally recognized and largest Tax Resolution digital marketing fintech company in the U.S. with over 250% growth in three years. This has been one of the most successful endeavors of his tenure largely built on his success of implementing his program “The 4Cs of Accountability” throughout the organization. This program has been featured on Forbes and is currently in his book on sale at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and more. Don also managed $100M Care Centers for State Farm Insurance, All State, and Geico.
Unlike other professional coaches Don’s start was small; he joined entrepreneurship in his 20s working as the COO and co-owner of Launch Leads. That startup, in Salt Lake City, Utah was where Don built his program and helped the business achieve record performance in both client and revenue growth.For this work and such Outstanding performance, he was mentioned in “Utah Business Magazine’s” – Top under 40 leading businesses executives in the entire state. He also spent a considerable time with Focus Services, helping them grow from $7M to over $45M, and into four different countries, in under five years.
In Don’s entrepreneurship development program, the key to success is always consistency and hard work. If you have any goals in life all you must do is be 100% devoted to the cause. This way apart from working towards the goal you will also be manifesting towards it and hence increase your chances for achieving the goal. You can follow Don on his Instagram where he has more than 112k followers and shares lots of inspirational quotes and posts or join his coaching group with over 1000 coaches every year.