Small Business Dealmakers Menu
Jim Geuther

SunTrust’s Jim Geuther

Leveraging strategic M&A opportunities to “acquihire” the skilled talent you need to grow your business

Todd Amsdell

Compass Self Storage’s Todd Amsdell

Face-to-face meetings are the best way to make a deal

MaryAnn Bednar

Meritech’s Mary Ann Bednar

Dealmakers need to have market share on their minds

Phil Settimi

PartsSource’s Philip Settimi

After PE sale, focus is on organic growth, not deals

David Levine

Ring Beams President David Levine

Lessons learned on the right way to sell your business

Lee Zapis

Zapis Capital Group’s Lee Zapis

Investment firm chief sees potential storm clouds for investors

Kevin Weidinger

Laudan Properties’ Kevin Weidinger

A serial entrepreneur on making a good deal or walking away

Travis Mlakar

Millcraft’s Travis Mlakar

Keep people in the loop to minimize fear and maximize buy-in

Loan Protector’s Dennis Swit

Management buyout succeeds on third attempt

Kip Clarke

KeyBank’s Kip Clarke

Mastering the art, science and gamesmanship of dealmaking

Ron DeGrandis

RSM’s Ron DeGrandis

Veteran real estate adviser on how to succeed in real estate deals

Chris Haas

All Pro Freight’s Chris Haas

Check your ego at the door to negotiate win-win acquisitions

Andre Thornton

ASW Global’s André Thornton

A disciplined process can boost your odds of making a good deal

Eric Schnur

Lubrizol’s Eric R. Schnur

Recognize opportunity, then go after it with purpose and precision

Ron Ambrogio

BNY Mellon’s Ron Ambrogio

How a lack of focus can quickly derail the sale of your business

Chris Hyland

Chris Hyland: Assume nothing

Hyland CFO on why it’s so critical to ask the tough questions

Tony Mercurio

Tony Mercurio: Bring more leaders

National Interstate CEO on lessons learned on the road to success

Bob Campana

Bob Campana: ‘We have a lot of upside’

Campana Capital’s CEO on local market and his approach to dealmaking

Wayne Wallace

Mutual Capital Partners’ Wayne Wallace

Why your country club buddy is not a good judge of your company’s value

Mike Petras

Sotera Health’s Michael Petras

CEO is a student of leadership — good and bad

Tom Zenty III

UH’s Tom Zenty

Success factors, pitfalls and the importance of culture

Stewart Kohl

Riverside Co.’s Stewart Kohl

Winners, losers and lessons learned in the trenches