The Power of Good Advice
Experience is powerful. Good advice can help you make the right decisions with your business...and maybe more importantly, keep you from making the wrong ones. Our many years of experience can help you make the right decisions for your business.
Business Advisory Services
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You know your products and services. We know business.
We'll help you focus on the right things to move your business forward
We'll help you structure your business efficiently and effectively
We'll hold you accountable for your decisions
We offer a comprehensive business assessment. We'll review your business position from financial, marketing, structure and resource perspectives. Once we understand your business, we'll suggest how you can meet your goals.
Planning is essential in a well run business. We'll help you with financial plans, budgets, cash flow analysis and more. We'll help you with operations planning and marketing plans.
Strategy is about the most effective use of your resources. We'll help you build a comprehensive map to the future that guides your activities today and helps move your business toward its long-term goals.
We function as a virtual Board of Directors to help you implement the plans and objectives we have developed together…making adjustments as necessary along the way and providing additional support as needed. Our goal is to become trusted advisors that you can rely on to provide insight and honest feedback.
We provide seminars and workshops on a variety of subjects that are pertinent to business. We provide these offerings for companies or business organizations. We can tailor the seminar to a company's individual needs.
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Combined Years of Business Experience
Years in Business
Businesses who get help are 85% more likely to succeed.
Unlike many other advisors, we work with our clients in a "hands on" manner, to help them through the everyday struggles of growing or changing a business. We work as a team, giving the business owner the perspective of three experts instead of one. The diversity in our backgrounds allows us to help almost any business in any industry. Our clients fall into diverse categories, from tech to retail. We have helped clients in all business stages, from startups to exits. Likewise, we have helped businesses of all sizes from solo-preneurs to multi-million dollar organizations.
We look for ongoing relationships with clients, based on mutual respect and trust… this is achieved in many different ways.. through ideas and dialogue, through providing additional resources from our extensive network or through the successful completion of a project, to name just a few areas.
Our range of services is very broad, so we focus our efforts where they can provide the best result. Just having such a resource has been invaluable to many of our clients, some of whom have been with us for many years.
The partners in Arizona Business Advisors are involved individually and collectively in the community. As a team, we have worked with the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce and the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the Chamber work and education seminars, we have conducted seminars and workshops for Enterprise University - Sponsored by Enterprise Bank and the Arizona Small Business Association as well as MAC6 - a Tempe organization for entrepreneurs. We have acted as mentors for the Arizona State University venture programs for many years. We have participated as mentors and panel advisors for the Arizona Commerce Authority.
”It became sorely evident within the first few sessions how much I needed the AzBA’s help and assistance and that if I wish to be successful that I couldn’t afford not to work with them. The team has taken a genuine interest in my business, has helped me to develop the right strategies, provided me with some great connections and has easily paid for itself over and over again.”
“The personal attention, coaching and unique plans specific to my business model has shaped and changed my business goals by introduction of concepts that I had not previously thought of or been aware of.”
“I have been self-employed for over 30 years and feel the systematic challenges Jumpstart has placed before me has prepared me for my new endeavor in ways I never would have expected. I encourage any new or old business owner to join the Jumpstart Team!”
Mike Tyler has over 30 years experience in business, in roles ranging from Controller to Vice President to CEO at companies like Union Carbide, Praxair and Valley National Gases. He has hands on experience in running companies from $2 million to $200 million, has spent time in most business disciplines and worked with small business owners and corporate boards.
Lynn has over 30 years of business experience in a variety of positions, including Vice President of a major retail corporation and COO of a promotional marketing consortium. The predominance of Lynn’s experience is in the retail segment, including positions with some of the largest retailers in the country. Lynn managed a diverse national consortium of specialty marketing businesses, also. She served in advisory capacities on boards and committees to all of the major credit bureaus. She chaired a division of the National Retail Federation..
In addition to working with AZBA clients, Michael and his wife own and run Biltmore Concierge Services in Phoenix. Over the last decade he founded The Leeman Group, a consulting firm in Phoenix, and was Professor of Management at Western International University. Before that, Michael was Partner at Northeast Consulting Inc. in Boston, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Millipore Corporation, and General Manager of DuPont Life Science Products.