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Why a Strategic Advisory Board?

These are the most popular reasons to join a Strategic Advisory Board:

  • Work on my business, not for it…

  • It’s all on me…

  • Collaboration & brainstorming…

  • Accountability…

  • Support…

  • Better decision-making…

  • Expanded skills…

  • Expanded vision…

  • Increased profits…

How Does a Strategic  Advisory Board Work?

At one of 2 group meeting per month, each member will present their plans, objectives or problems. The group will then​:

  • Listen to and vet ideas/problems and develop possible alternatives.

  • Identify possible obstacles and plan strategies to handle the obstacles

  • Develop action steps (with accountability)

  • Solicit help or resources from members or their networks

What is Required for a

Strategic Advisory Board?

  • Skills valuable to the group

  • The ability to work within the group

  • A commitment to work diligently for themselves and others

  • Fiscal commitment & responsibility

  • Optimism & a positive outlook

  • Absolute discretion 

why a strategic advisory board

Strategic Advisory Board

Don’t do it alone. A Strategic Advisory Board is a formally constituted group of independent business owners/leaders who provide high quality, objective, peer to peer advice that is strategically important to its individual members and their businesses.

typical issues

Member's Typical Issues

"I have an HR problem with one of my key employees…”

About Us


Robert Heiss

Bob has over 40 years of experience In sales as a salesperson, manager and National VP. He has 25 years experience as an entrepreneur working with start ups and large corporations to help them develop world class sales organizations.

Bob is an expert at developing joint ventures and strategic partnerships for companies that are seeking an established marketplace for their products and services, seeking products and services for their established marketplace, or monetizing their client data base.

Larry Sashin

Focused on the growth of his client's  businesses, Larry has more than 45 years of leading sales initiatives and driving business growth.  His success in client development, management and his drive to find out what his client businesses really needs, wants, and are capable of doing make his clients winners on many levels.

Larry's skills and experience are easily adaptable.  He listens, plans, and implements a solid, realistic strategy that meets his client's goals that works within their physical and financial capabilities.

Michael Gansl

I am a hands-on entrepreneur and trusted advisor specializing in working with both leaders and teams of individual contributors to implement business development and revenue growth opportunities.


I believe my unique ability is to objectively analyze a situation or problem, break the pieces down to their lowest common denominators, and then rebuild the components and synthesize a solution.

Matt Plociak

I have over thirty years of experience in managing various small and large businesses, and I am looking to translate my extensive experience into measurable growth for small and medium sized businesses.

I have previously been a Vistage Chair for several years, and facilitated three peer to peer groups of business owners with a total of fifty members in businesses from a solo real estate developer to a $200+ million manufacturer.

becoming a SAB Member

Becoming a SAB Member

Becoming a member of a Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) isn’t as easy as writing a check and filling out papers. Each SAB member is carefully vetted to make sure (as best as we can) that they possess the skills, aptitude and temperament to be a valuable member of a board.


Contact Us

Any questions? Want to attend a Discovery Day to find out what the SAB is all about? We’re here for you….

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