I grew up watching my parents run their own company in the fuel & lubricants industry, and eventually came on as a full-time employee in the early 90’s and took over as President of the company.
In just 18 years, TriCounty Petroleum had purchased 11 different companies, growing my family business from $750,000 annual sales to over $40 million when the company was sold in 2010.
Today, as Co-Founder and Managing Member of Innovative Business Advisors, my team and I tap into our financial expertise and hands-on business experience to advise and guide business owners who are interested in learning the value of their business, the process of acquiring new businesses, or knowing when and how to sell their business.
I received my designation as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), which is an accreditation through the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). I also hold a Real Estate Brokers License with the state of Illinois.
In my book, "You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: Everything You Need to Know to Buy or Sell a Business," he provides an in-depth examination of the process of buying, growing, and eventually selling a business. No matter what stage of business ownership you’re in, I will help you understand how to navigate the twists and turns of the business cycle and steer your enterprise toward success.