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Education is part of a growth mindset that includes curating resources, information, and applying that knowledge to our work.  As a business owner, an advisor, or someone whose organization is contemplating a sale, you need to know the middle market landscape.  I am always interested in hearing from you.  


Advisors Fill The Gaps

Ascend To Sell, July 28 2017

Who do you want on your team?  

Leading an organization through the M&A process can be a full time job.  It can be a full time job in addition to the full time occupation of leading a successful company.  How will you fit this into an already busy schedule?



1Q 2017 Middle Market Indicator Graphic

​National Center for the Middle Market, April, 2017

This Middle Market Infographic is a quick look into the growth, confidence and optimism at play within this sector.  For example, 64% of Middle Market companies plan to invest to add jobs, equipment, make acquisitions or to train employees.


Cybersecurity Self-Assessment

National Center for the Middle Market, 2017

The Cybersecurity Resource Center features content and tools developed by the National Center for the Middle Market and its sponsors and is a go-to source of support for middle market companies as they analyze their cybersecurity risk level, develop training and processes, and select and deploy technologies to prevent, respond to, and recover from cyber attacks.​


Expanding The Conversation:
Middle Market Value Growth

Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors

By some estimates, as many as 90% of companies that approach a transaction intermediary, hoping to sell their businesses, are turned away for not being “market ready”, with no substantive direction as to how they can become market-ready...


Say "Yes" 10 Times Before You Sell

Ascend To Sell, LLC

Middle Market Owners have many factors to consider when considering the sale of their companies.  

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