We Help Family Businesses Prosper

Practical Strategies From Experienced Advisors
Who Have “Been There And Done That”

Grow Your Business
Overcome Challenges
Exit When Ready

Rob’s your guy if you have a family in conflict and you want to save the business

He can quickly get to the root cause of disruption in a family owned business. He brings focus to what should be driving decision making – often with his very first question: do you want to be a business first family or a family first business?

Rob is even-keeled when things get tough, or a situation is difficult. He always has the client’s best interests at heart, and he offers a calm and comforting presence. This work is personal to Rob, you’re not just a transaction, the relationship matters to him.

~ Alison Moss Comstock, Comstock Partners

OUR SERVICES

SOLUTIONS FOR THE TOUGHEST CHALLENGES CEOS AND FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS FACE

Assessments

We offer a variety of assessments: strategic valuation, team/leadership, financial/operational.

Prosperity Accelerator

A 12-month structured program to increase profitability and grow the value of your business

Strategic Planning

Facilitation to help you develop your mission, vision and strategic intents. Align your senior leadership.

Executive Coaching

A sounding board & honest perspective from a former executive who understands what you're facing.

Leadership Training

Improve communication, accountability and decision making. Run better meetings and develop better systems.

Succession

Experienced guidance to help you plan for the future business while balancing the family's needs.

Governance

We offer advisory and fiduciary board set up, board facilitation, independent board member

M&A Intermediary

Have an offer you're not sure you should take? Looking for someone to do the negotiating for you?

Since we started working together, profit has doubled each year

We use the systems and tools he taught us EVERY day. We measure everything. We use our mission and vision to obtain alignment throughout the organization.

Since we started working together, profit has doubled each year (and tripled in one particular year) – partially due to Rob’s impact.

What I appreciate most about Rob is his honesty and his unbiased perspective. It’s incredibly valuable to have an experienced business executive to help with day-to-day decision making. Rob points out things I don’t see and asks questions to help me focus.

~ Jeff Maxey, InsurMark

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The Prosperity Plan

The process we use to help our clients overcome their challenges and create a prosperous business

  • The first and most important decision you need to make if you want business growth & prosperity

  • The three pillars that make prosperity inevitable and can sustain an infinite legacy

  • How to escape the hamster wheel of "working to hard for too little" and get your business into the "Prosperity Zone"

Focus on Results

Challenges can be overcome. When you're deep in the thick of the day-to-day its easy to get lost in the weeds. We offer a fresh perspective, new ideas and a focus on results.

Honesty and Candor

We’re known as straight shooters. Our only agenda is helping you get what you want. You can expect our unbiased perspective - delivered in a tactful and diplomatic way.

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Deep Experience

Our advisors know how to run a business – because we’ve done it ourselves. We bring practical knowledge gained through years of hands-on experience.

Network Synergy

We are a true alliance - your partners in success. Our associates come together as a team to support you. We work with a network of high quality, trusted service providers.

OUR STATISTICS

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On average, $1 invested in Alliance fees = $9 in value growth*

Rob helped our company make a tremendous turnaround

I especially valued having someone to talk to who understood my industry. Rob was helpful for bouncing ideas and asking me questions to make me think instead of just giving me the answers.

Rob is gifted in communication skills, relationships, and business – and he’s not just “book smart” – he has experience running a $200 million company with 1,000s of employees.

Without Rob to help us overcome our weaknesses, the value of our 50-year-old company would have suffered.

Rob helped our company make a tremendous turnaround. Including changing us to a board run company, with outside members.

~ Randy Gilde, Delray Plants

MEET THE FERGUSON ALLIANCE

Seasoned family business leaders with deep industry experience.

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