M&A Unplugged Episodes

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Toby VanOver: Building and Selling your Business

Episode 10

August 20, 2019

Toby VanOver, previous owner of Sizzle Productions, discusses his decision to leave a stable job and start Sizzle, the importance of consistency, creating a good team for your business, and the process of selling a business to reap the most profits.

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Jonathan Banta: Lessons from Multiple Business Transactions

Episode 9

August 13, 2019

Jonathan Banta, CEO of Preferred Dermatology Partners, discusses his experience in preparing and selling businesses, the importance of earn outs when creating a partnerships, knowledge learned from previous transactions, and how to streamline the process of collaborating different businesses.

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Scott Becker: Lessons From a Healthcare M&A Attorney

Episode 8

August 6, 2019

Scott Becker, partner in the healthcare department at McGuireWoods, discusses creating a coherent plan of action, factors of a successful financial transaction, how we managed multiple businesses, and how to be successful at both buying a business and selling a business.

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Aaron Stahl: The Power of Having the Right People

Episode 7

July 30, 2019

Aaron Stahl, President & CEO of P3 Cost Analysts, discusses his journey on becoming an entrepreneur, growing P3 to the successful franchise it is today, growing a business through acquisition and the integration after, and the importance of an intermediary during a transaction.

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Paul Liles: Securing an SBA Loan

Episode 6

July 23, 2019

Paul Liles, Managing Director and SBA Banking Manager, discusses SBA bank loans and the process, importance of a business showing its best cash flow, most important financial statements for the bank, and what buyers should be looking for in a transaction.

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Michael Polzin: Synergies of Sellers and Buyers

Episode 5

July 16, 2019

Michael Polzin, founder of Leeward Business Advisors, discusses the leap of faith to start Leeward, how Leeward evolved after acquisition, and the importance of customer service.

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Tad Render: The Power of Preparation

Episode 4

July 9, 2019

Tad Render, Partner of Miller, Cooper & Co., Ltd, discusses preparing to sell a business before making the decision to sell, moving the needle, and how to handle inventory during a transaction.

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Steve Kennett: Acquisition Criteria and Growth

Episode 3

July 2, 2019

Steve Kennett, owner of Phoenix Industrial Cleaning, discusses his professional journey, the decision to own his own business, and his acquisition experience.

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Jim Piper: Creating Relationships with Family-Owned Acquisitions

Episode 2

June 25, 2019

Jim Piper, the Executive VP of Matot, discusses the firms successful acquisition process to diversify operations and expand the company's product offerings.

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Michael MacNair: Travelling Through the Acquisition Process

Episode 1

June 18, 2019

Mike MacNair, founder of MacNair Travel, discusses his journey scaling his business and his experience selling to a strategic acquirer.

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Welcome to the M&A Unplugged Podcast

Welcome Episode

June 11, 2019

Looking to Scale, Acquire or Exit a Business?

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