Paul & Steve have experience working with 26 company transactions. These include a venture capital raise, two investment banking lead deals, four buy side deals, 19 selling companies which 4 are still in process.
The value add has been financial analysis, financial planing, process improvement, business model improvement, organizational, sales management consulting, and operational productivity improvement.
The partners are strong advocates of metric-based management and have created dashboards specific to the CI industry. They have held positions as General Managers, CEOs, CMO, VP Product Development, and VP Sales.
Since 2013 mission as partners Firszt-Starkey formed a cooperative that resulted in 15 companies being sold simultaneously. The following milestones were achieved:
2013 Formed VITAL MGMT, LLC coached custom integrators
2015 Formed cooperative of 30 companies
2017 Started Investment banking process
2019 Sold 15 of the companies to BRAVAS LLC private equity backed.
2021 Sold VITAL MGMT coaching practice
To add value to our clients by speeding and directing the
business monetization process to the goals of realizing enriched enterprise value.
Our focus industries are custom integrators, manufacturers and marketing service companies.