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The Value of Connection

In today’s interconnected world, there is a necessary emphasis on forging meaningful relationships. Networking isn’t just about exchanging business cards or adding contacts on social media; it’s about building genuine relationships built on trust, mutual respect, and shared values.

The connections we build at work and outside the doors of our offices often offer the best opportunities for support, learning, and growth. Ultimately, it’s through these networks that Travis finds inspiration, guidance, and encouragement for all aspects of his life.

His personal story has been shaped by the realities and hardships of starting a business, personal struggles, and health battles that have ultimately forged his worldview and reinforced his belief that there is strength in having a courageous team around you. Over the last decade, Travis has been dedicated to coaching and developing leaders and is able to leverage these stories and learnings to share, in a dynamic and relatable way, how being clear on your vision can transform your trajectory.

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Interested in having Travis speak at your next event?

Travis’ message resonates with young professionals and senior leaders alike. He speaks with conviction on topics ranging from entrepreneurship and leadership to developing and inspiring the next generation of leaders—bringing fun and high energy to any room.

Speaking Topics:

  • Managing Your Mindset
  • Why Work? Finding your Purpose
  • Effective Teamwork
  • Next Generation Leadership

Travis Penfield is the CEO of 49 Financial, an SEC registered investment adviser. Registration with the SEC does not imply a certain level of skill or expertise. All investment advisory activities are performed through 49 Financial. Also, Mr. Penfield is a registered representative Oakwood Capital Securities (“Oakwood Capital”). All commissionable product sales are performed through and under the supervision of Oakwood Capital. 49 Financial and Oakwood Capital are not affiliated.  [Consider other interesting biographical factoids such as any insurance affiliation]. Please visit or for more information on Mr. Penfield’s association with 49 Financial and Oakwood Capital.