This workshop will focus on helping business owners understand the exit planning process and how having an exit strategy directly impacts their growth strategy. Join us to learn about:
• The 3 types of exits
• Why it is important to have an exit planning team of experts on your side and who should be on that team
• 10 questions every exit plan should answer
• Properly valuating a business
Attendees will take away a better understanding of the exit planning process and why it is necessary to incorporate this planning early.
Paula Vacek is an accomplished executive with over 15 years’ experience consulting with lower middle market manufacturing companies. Ms. Vacek attended the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio where she graduated with an MBA specializing in International Business. Ms. Vacek went on to work in the manufacturing sector as a financial analyst for strategic acquisitions. It was during this time that she honed her skills in forensic accounting and deal negotiation. Ms. Vacek is highly skilled in financial trending, forensic accounting, and negotiation. She has extensive experience in representing both buyers and sellers. She is currently writing her dissertation to obtain her PhD in Finance.
Justin Harris is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps with over 15 years’ experience in business development. Having worked in a variety of industries over the years, Mr. Harris has developed skills for team building, strategic planning and marketing. Mr. Harris has extensive experience in growing a business from start-up to transition. He found his passion for M&A after being on the selling end of a transaction. During his lifetime, he has had considerable training in interpersonal relations and negotiating; skills that are a perfect fit for a career in mergers and acquisitions.