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A strategy consulting firm designed to help
entrepreneurs and business owners unlock
the long term value of their business.

Who We Are

Our
Approach
"We treat our business relationships like friendships."

We are a team of seasoned, creative professionals who are well-versed in operations, deal strategy, due diligence, partner development, negotiation and execution. Our hands-on, client-centric approach allows us to work with you to develop a tailored solution that helps you achieve your long-term objectives.

How
We Work
"We never learn anything talking, we only learn by listening."

Our success lies in our ability to leverage our own entrepreneurial experience and broad network of relationships to assist our clients in determining the right path for their businesses. With that in mind, we play the role of strategic advisor and “advocate” for business owners on their entrepreneurial journey.

Why
We're Different
"We synthesize learning, and translate it into action rapidly."

Our senior-level partners are with you through every step of the process. We prioritize what is most important to you and dedicate our resources to delivering the best possible outcome. It's not simply about completing a deal, it's about building a relationship that endures well beyond closing.

Why Us

We are entrepreneurial
thinkers who've been in your shoes.

Confidence knowing that relationship always comes first.

Our honesty and transparency in evaluating your business leads to optimal results.


Ability to leverage
our diverse network of industry thought leaders.

Access to our dynamically cultivated network of buyside relationships.

Our unparalled ability to execute.

AVERAGE
PARTNER EXPERIENCE

30 years

PARTNER
COMPLETED TRANSACTIONS

>100

What we offer

Business Model
Development

We help you answer the difficult questions that enable you to more effectively identify and build your sustainable long term competitive advantage.

Go-To-Market
Strategy

We collaborate with you to identify and provide a road map for the most effective and efficient ways to deliver product and drive revenue growth and profit improvement for your company.

Financial
Forecasting

Incorporating a full understanding of your business, we provide comprehensive recommendations, projections and valuations to support your financial goals and objectives.

Execution Validation
Services

We have extensive experience "looking over the shoulder" of our clients to ensure that nothing is missed in the process of selling your company.

Talent
Acquisition

After bulding out a successful go-to-market strategy, we collaborate to highlight staffing needs and then identify and recruit talented individuals to fill those needs.

Channel
Partnerships

We help you to find the right partners to enhance growth and product delivery, and we will work with you to engage those partners to get attractive agreements in place.

Capital Planning
and Development

We work with you to focus on and prioritize the allocation of capital resources and help streamline the funding process after evaluating all options.

Liquidity Strategy
and Planning

We design tailored programs based on your specific objectives, both pre and post liquidity, and drive the strategy and execution utilized to achieve optimal results.

Our Team

Founding Partner

Jim Philip

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Founding Partner

Jon Liebergall

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Partner

Michael Ripps

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head of business development

Marcus Martin

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Key Advisors

Kim
Hughes

Stan
Smith

John
Mathis