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Take Your Business to the Next Level

Do you own your business or does your business own you? There’s a better way. Work smarter, not harder. Our “Work on Your Terms” approach has been finetuned to identify your goals and help achieve your dreams whether that means purchasing a business, remaining an interested party throughout a sale or selling your business to pursue your next passion.

As business owners, you work hard to support your employees as well as your clients. Your financial planning team should work just as hard. Our experienced professionals are adept in providing transactional advice as well as customized, long-term strategies for entrepreneurs in any industry at any stage of a business’s lifecycle.

Early Stage Growth

As an entrepreneur just starting your business, an experienced, professional team can be instrumental in reaching your goals. Our customized, long-term strategies focus on growth, profitability and legacy planning to build your business and prepare for the unexpected.

Drive Value

Our team boasts a deep reservoir of experience in assessing a business’s value and identifying critical drivers to increase that value. We build clear and comprehensive roadmaps designed to enhance value and growth upon the sale of a business. Through stress testing, which we consider an essential tool for business owners, we determine whether your financial and legal strategies are built to deliver the results you strive to achieve. After all, it’s not what you earn, it’s what you keep.

Exit Planning

You’ve built a successful business. We build successful exits. We are poised to help you leave your business in the right hands and access financial independence to transition to the next phase of life -- whether that’s building a new business, engaging in a passion project or spending more time with family. We design roadmaps, navigated by our experienced guides, that help achieve the future you envision.

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One of the most common questions I get is, "Tim can you help me make work optional?" The answer is yes. I help business owners like you every day step back from their business and plan for a future where work is optional where family and passions are a priority again.

The next step is to click below to schedule a one-hour "Successful Exit" meeting. After that meeting, you will receive:

  1. A clear picture of what your Exit Plan can look like

  2. A clear picture of any gaps between where you are today and where you need to be

  3. At least three strategies that will help you get there faster and pay less taxes

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What’s your business really worth?

Discover the often-overlooked factors that could be driving the value of your business.

Great Lakes Overlooked Owner Table Meeting
Learn more by reading our white paper, The Overlooked Owner: A Key Factor in Determining Business Value.

Take the first step towards the best part of your life by clicking the link below to schedule a 1 hour “Work Optional” meeting.

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