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Strategic Planning Meetings at Granlibakken Tahoe


A location far from distractions, facilities designed to foster productivity, and onsite facilitators help to set Granlibakken Tahoe apart-making it the ideal location to host your strategic planning meeting.

Dean McKay's "high tech high touch" approach allows teams to enjoy the natural surroundings of Tahoe cedars and pines, while accomplishing strategic planning goals, building stronger teams, and facilitating greater productivity and output.


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All meetings include:

  • A secluded location in one of Granlibakken's lodges, free from distractions
  • A private chef to prepare three meals daily
  • Cocktail Hours
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Accommodations onsite
  • Meeting facilities with onsite A/V
  • An onsite facilitator
  • Pre-stay planning and facilitation
  • Post-stay access to proprietary software


Strategic planning tahoeAbout Dean McKay:

A rocket scientist with NASA’s Saturn/Apollo man-on-the-moon program in the 60’s to disruptive technologies entrepreneur today, his goal is to create 10X value for organizations.

Value creation is a passion for me. I have been involved in a strategic initiative to take the last four decades of over 400 strategy retreats and incorporate apps and the cloud into a means to facilitate strategic thinking on a whole new level.

He enjoys developing unique strategies called "10x" because they have the opportunity to change the way things are done by at an order of magnitude. Today my executive activities and investment focus provide strategic advice and include corporate governance and strategy formulation through a number of board appointments.

Dean holds a BS in mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington, a MA and PhD in Executive Management from Claremont Graduate University - Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. He lives in Tahoe City, California with his wife Susan Mix. They have five children and 13 grandchildren. As an avid skier, fly fisherman, hiker, who enjoys the mountains and backcountry in the region.

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