Are you contemplating a sale of your business? Deal Team Six® is a mergers and acquisitions podcast created specifically for family-and-founder-held business owners that are contemplating a sale of their company. The podcast will include a variety of M&A topics, as well as interviews with business owners and industry professionals.
EP 006: All You Need to Know About Scaffolding Software with Brian Webb and Ali Hajighafouri
Tammie Miller and Tim Oleszczuk, your hosts, welcome you to another episode of the Deal Team Six Podcast. In this episode, they are accompanied by Brian Webb, founder and CEO of Avontus Software, and Ali Hajighafouri, Sales Director for Avontus, to talk about scaffolding, software, data, and technology.
Before Avontus, there was a lack of user-friendly software for scaffolding and formwork companies. Avontus saw an opportunity to vastly improve the way this market operates. Avontus now has offices in three continents to support over 4,000 end-users that rely on their software every day. Avontus’ software also manages scaffolding in about 80 percent of the refining capacity in the U.S., and the majority of the top 10 industrial scaffolding companies are using their software. As Avontus has grown and changed, they have always stayed true to their core belief in helping customers find the best solutions for their individual needs.
EP 005: Selling to Private Equity with Jim O'Rourke
In this episode of the podcast, Tammie Miller and Tim Oleszczuk, your hosts, are joined by Jim O’Rourke who is the former president and CEO of A&A Manufacturing. Jim sold to private equity and is sharing in this episode the details about this process, the pros and cons, and how he rolled equity as part of that transaction.
EP 004: Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirit with Dustin Reynolds
In this episode of the podcast, Tammie Miller, your host, is joined in-studio by Dustin Reynolds, Vice President of business development at Badgerland Disposal. Dustin is an accomplished entrepreneur and leader who focuses on developing talent, innovation, and creativity while streamlining operating efficiencies to decrease costs and promote organizational growth. He is energetic with a winning mentality that leads to results, success, and developing diverse teams to achieve exceptional results.
EP 003: Transitioning Family Businesses to the Next Generation
In this episode of the podcast, Tammie Miller, your host, discusses transitioning family businesses to the next generation with guest, Paul Griepentrog. Paul is an Attorney, CPA, and Shareholder at Godfrey & Kahn in Milwaukee, WI. Paul has significant experience working with closely-held and family-owned businesses, with a particular focus on intergenerational business transfers.
EP 002: The Evolution of the Scaffolding Industry
In this episode, Tim Oleszczuk, your host, interviews Marc Wilson, the former CEO of Safway Services. Under Marc’s leadership, Safway grew from a company with revenues of $50 million with 40 branches to one with revenues over $950 million and 90 branches. In this episode of the podcast, Marc shares his vast experience in the scaffolding business, as well as how the industry has evolved over the past 30 years. Marc explains the differences between commercial and industrial scaffolding and discusses the necessary components for a successful scaffolding business considering integration as a fundamental aspect.
EP 001: Biden's Tax Proposal: How Capital Gains Tax Can Influence Your Business Sale
In this episode, Tammie Miller discusses with Partners, Joe Froehlich and Tim Olesczcuk, the valuation impacts companies are seeing from COVID-19 and weighs those against the potential increases in Joe Biden's tax proposal.
Tammie Miller and Tim Oleszczuk started the Deal Team Six® Podcast because they saw that there was lack of representation for middle market businesses in the investment banking world. This podcast will include stories from previous transactions, M&A market information, and candid discussions around topics that are important to business owners contemplating a sale. Most of the topics are inspired by former clients and past transactions.