Riding Elevators Backwards

“This book is amazing. Stevens explores business relationships in great depth, but in a conversational narrative that makes this book an easy read.”
– Michael J. Coles, Great American Cookie Company, founder and former CEO

“Stevens is a master at relationship building.If you apply his theories and hands on approach, you will connect with others in a way that enriches your life…personal and professional.”
– Joel Koblentz, Senior Partner, The Koblentz Group

“Riding Elevators Backwards successfully applies to both people who lead with their heart and their head in building and sustaining valuable relationships.”
– Dan Campbell, CEO, HireDynamics

“This book should be required reading for young professionals, as well as seasoned business executives, as a how-to business guide.”
– The Honorable Adele Grubbs, Georgia Superior Court Judge

“This book stands above all the many others written on the role of support networks in business and personal endeavors; a genuine guide for optimizing competitive advantage through relationships.”
– Dr. Michael S. Salvador, Ph.D., Director, Executive Education Programs, Kennesaw
State University


J. LARRY STEVENS, a partner in the international accounting firm, PwC (retired), is Executive-in- Residence and Visiting Professor at Kennesaw State University’s Coles College of Business where, as a member of the School of Accountancy faculty, he teaches courses in mergers and acquisitions and accounting. He is also founder and Co- Director of the Coles College M&A Academy, which provides executive education in mergers and acquisitions.


Book Discussion Schedule

Contact J.Larry Stevens for his public speaking schedule at jlarrystevens@gmail.com.

Book Launch Celebration!

Black Veil Press would like to announce the official Book Launch Party for J. Larry Stevens and Riding Elevators Backwards. Please contact us for more information.