Established 1867, John A. Roebling Bridge, Cincinnati, OH - Barge Under Bridge

Our Opportunities

ACQUISITION OPPORTUNITY:

Ohio based company founded in 2009 servicing SMB enterprises for cost effective Advertising & SaaS tools to promote customer products, brands, services, and capabilities.

Company develops tools and lower cost capabilities to promote an SMB business on Google, Facebook, Pintrest, and many Ad networks. In addition, they have a suite of SAAS tools for SMB self-service capability.

The Co-Founder & CEO is a 20-year veteran of all media aspects including Digital Strategy, Web Development, Monetization, and Social Media. He became of the first 100 Google Adwords Certified Individual’s Premier Partnerships with Microsoft and Yahoo! and his companies have placed on Inc. Magazine’s Fast 500 and Business First Fast 50.

Company serves over 60 markets with over 750 sellers across the United States.

Company utilizes an ecosystem of seven products utilizing an integrated data warehouse, delivering a single view of the customer. No more Google Analytics, SEO, SEM, or other mobile app dashboards, which provides one customer view to understand and measure engagement.

With an average digital industry retention rate of 20%, Company well surpasses that customer rate with over 50% and over 90% retention rate for partners.

This opportunity is available because the Co-Founder & COO wants to focus efforts in other endeavors but wants to maintain some equity to help new owners successfully grow the business for the following years.

2018 revenue was $5.5 million with positive EBITDA.

FRC seeks a buy-side finder’s fee for this exclusive, proprietary deal where ownership has not engaged sell-side representation.

____________________________________________________________________

EXECUTIVE SEARCHES:

Distribution President

COMPANY:         National Distributor of OEM and Aftermarket Residential and Commercial Products

LOCATION:         Columbus, OH

OWNER:              Multi-Generation Family Owned

REPORTS TO:     CEO/Board of Directors

JOB DESCRIPTION: The President is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the CEO and Board to formulate strategic plans, policies and practices, build and lead a management team, and execute the initiatives and objectives necessary for the company to achieve its financial goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development of the corporation's growth plans and strategic programs with Board partnership
  • Provide organizational leadership and alignment of team behind strategic and operational goals
  • Direct sales, operations, HR, compliance, and finance, becoming directly involved as necessary to achieve corporate milestones
  • Provide operational input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization (e.g. evaluation of potential partnerships, acquisitions, logistics strategies, etc.)
  • Establish performance metrics and compensation and incentive plans that drive continuous improvement and the company to its financial targets
  • Enhance and/or develop a budgeting and planning processes, establish and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the business

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five+ years P&L leadership experience with $50 million+ revenue Distribution business
  • Success leading a Family owned business as the non-Family President
  • While Financial acumen is expected, seeking an executive with exceptional Operational expertise
  • Track record of success leading geographic expansion, integration, and driving innovation
  • Strong technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment & strong operational focus
  • Has exhibited the ability to develop and execute creative growth strategies

If you or someone you know is qualified and interested, look forward to working with you.

____________________________________________________________________

Call Center Executive / Executive Chairman – New England Region

Opportunity

We are seeking an individual with experience in delivering strategic guidance and multi-faceted growth for call center business supporting Direct Response and Online marketer campaigns. 

The Company provides three levels of services:

  • Inbound Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Outbound Brand Ambassador

Executive should have demonstrated the ability to drive growth in multiple end-markets and verticals; create, monitor and manage business development functions within a call center organization; foster strong internal and external relationships, retail customer relationships, service, quality, operational, and financial performance and to contribute to the enhancement of the overall performance of a high growth Call Center organization.

Preferred applicants are executives with strong P&L growth and revenue generation who are interested in a chairman or executive role within a private equity backed company. Resume must clearly show operational P&L information. Applicant should also make note of how they have grown sales and EBITDA in their previous capacity at prior companies.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Board of Directors and current management in creation of multi-vertical, multi-media strategic growth plan
  • Responsible for building, monitoring and managing business development function with call center organization to drive growth
  • Lead key operational and commercial initiatives that drive long-term growth and profitability for the company
  • Take a hands-on approach toward implementing aggressive growth goals
  • Aid in creation of yearly strategy and budget and monitor performance against expectations
  • Define strategy and lead execution of above market, profitable sales growth and work with the Board of Directors and Private Equity sponsor to ensure alignment of these plans and then lead their execution
  • Ensure the business meets expected financial returns

Qualifications:

  • $25 million+ P&L experience with a private equity owned Call Center/Customer Service BPO company
  • 10+ years of experience in the Call Center/Customer Service BPO industry
  • A history of successful revenue growth
  • Ability to build a strong sales organization

If you or someone you know is qualified and interested, look forward to hearing from you.

____________________________________________________________________

Food Service Distribution Retail CEO

LOCATION:            Southwestern US

OWNER:                Private Equity Group

REPORTS TO:         Board of Directors

JOB DESCRIPTION: The CEO is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the Board to formulate strategic plans, policies and practices, build and lead a management team, and execute the initiatives and objectives necessary for the company to achieve its financial goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development of the corporation's growth plans and strategic programs with Board partnership
  • Provide organizational leadership and alignment of team behind strategic and operational goals
  • Direct sales, operations, HR, compliance, and finance, becoming directly involved as necessary to achieve corporate milestones.
  • Provide operational input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization (e.g. evaluation of potential partnerships, acquisitions, logistics strategies, etc.)
  • Establish performance metrics and compensation and incentive plans that drive continuous improvement and the company to its financial targets
  • Enhance and/or develop a budgeting and planning processes, establish and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the business
  • The successful candidate will help scale and transform the business towards a successful exit

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five+ years’ P&L leadership experience with $75 million+ revenue Food Service Distribution business.
  • Preference to those with private equity owned companies within the Food Service Distribution industry
  • A track record of success building infrastructure, leading geographic expansion, and driving innovation
  • Strong technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment & strong operational focus
  • Has exhibited the ability to develop and execute creative growth strategies
  • Financial acumen

If you or someone you know is qualified and interested, look forward to working with you.

____________________________________________________________________

Supplements CEO Search

REPORTS TO:         Board of Directors

INDUSTRY:            Supplements – Healthy Foods CPG Sector

JOB DESCRIPTION The CEO is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to the company by working with the Board and management to establish and implement goals, strategies, plans and policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development of the corporation's growth plans and strategic programs with Board partnership
  • Provide organizational leadership and alignment of team behind strategic and operational goals
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization (e.g. evaluation of potential partnerships, etc.)
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs and strategies
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the Board and senior executive in performing their responsibilities
  • Continual improvement of the budgeting process through the involvement of department managers on financial issues impacting budgets
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the business
  • The successful candidate will help grow the business(es) towards a successful exit

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least $25 million P/L experience as President and/or CEO in a Private Equity owned company with a track record of successful exit(s)
  • Twenty+ years of relevant experience in the Consumer Package Goods (CPG) and/or Healthy Foods sector
  • A track record of leading substantial growth and innovation at an organizational level
  • Strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment & strong operational focus
  • Business development skills
  • Financial acumen

If you or someone you know is qualified and interested, look forward to working with you.

____________________________________________________________________

Meat Processing CEO – Columbia, MO Region

Opportunity

We are seeking an individual with experience in delivering excellent consumer products in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer environments. Executives should have demonstrated the ability to foster strong internal and external relationships, retail customer relationships, service, quality, operational, and financial performance and to contribute to the enhancement of the overall performance of a high growth consumer-packaged goods organization. Preferred applicants are executives with strong P&L growth and revenue generation who are interested in running a private equity backed company. Resume must clearly show operational P&L information. Applicant should also make note of how they have grown sales and EBITDA in their previous capacity at prior companies.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for both short-term and long-term financial results and strategy
  • Lead key operational and commercial initiatives that drive long-term growth and profitability for the company with full P&L and capex responsibility
  • Take a hands-on approach toward implementing aggressive growth goals, both in terms of increasing the customer base and manufacturing footprint
  • Responsible for leading each of the three major initiatives of the business including: i) co-branded manufacturing, ii) retailer private label relationships and iii) Company’s own brand
  • Responsible for developing and implementing discrete strategy related to manufacturing footprint, including capacity expansion and evaluation of M&A opportunities.
  • Develop yearly strategy and budget and monitor performance against expectations
  • Define strategy and lead execution of above market, profitable sales growth and work with the Board of Directors and Private Equity sponsor to ensure alignment of these plans and then lead their execution
  • Ensure the business meets expected financial returns

Qualifications:

  • Must be a current or former operational executive (CEO, COO, President, SVP,GM, MD, etc.)
  • Preference given to those leading a private equity owned food processing company
  • $30 million+ P&L experience while in a direct operational role
  • 10+ years of experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry
  • A history of successful revenue growth
  • Ability to build a strong sales organization
  • Experience in a manufacturing business

If you or someone you know is qualified and interested, look forward to hearing from you.

____________________________________________________________________

Detroit Area Business Service Controller

ONLY THOSE RESIDING IN THE GREATER DETROIT AREA WILL BE CONSIDERED

IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN THE GREATER DETROIT AREA, PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

COMPANY:   Industrial Service & Maintenance Provider

JOB DESCRIPTION: Implement and manage the financial function of the organization while providing strategic direction input and leadership for the company on both a short and long-term basis. Work closely with the CEO, management team and Board of Directors to identify both near term and stretch goals and develop the strategies, plans and policies for achieving those objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in developing the company’s growth plans and strategic programs
  • Provide organizational leadership and alignment to achieve financial and operational goals
  • Develop and enhance policies and procedures through systems that will improve financial insight and overall operations; implement and enforce these policies and procedures
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organization (e.g., evaluation of potential partnerships or acquisitions, etc.)
  • Identify and implement Key Performance Indicators to monitor financial and overall health of the business; devise monthly/quarterly KPI collection procedures; and put in place a reporting mechanism that can be used as a daily management tool
  • Develop and provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist management in performing their responsibilities
  • Continually improve the budgeting process by involving department managers on financial issues impacting budgets
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management
  • Have primary responsibility for cash management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years of relevant Finance experience with a private equity owned business service company
  • Experience with percentage of completion accounting for short-term project-based assignments
  • Experience managing an organization with revenue of $10 million+
  • Experience with the installation of management information systems
  • A strategic thinker with sound technical skills, analytical abilities and good judgment that recognizes the importance of teamwork and leads by example
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, and good experience working hand in hand with CEO

If you or someone you know is qualified, I look forward to working with you in this opportunity.