CEPA, CFBA, MBA
Growing up in an entrepreneurial business founded by his father in 1964, Christopher went from sweeping floors to become President & General Manager of Lakefront Lines/Coach USA. Working alongside his father and five siblings, he helped grow their business into a $38.9 million enterprise. Managing the family business through a generational transition, privately-equity ownership and then to a publicly-traded company, Christopher learned firsthand the challenges of scaling, operating and exiting a successful business enterprise – and has a passion for sharing the wisdom he has gained in a lifelong career as a visionary and performance-driven executive.
Holly A. Magister
Holly A. Magister, CPA founded Enterprise Transitions, LP, an Emerging Business and Exit Planning firm. She helps entrepreneurs assess, re-align, and accelerate their business to increase business value.
Holly founded ExitPromise.com in 2010 and has answered more than 2,000 questions asked by business owners. Holly authored several dozen articles for Forbes.com as a Contributor.
CPA, CVA, CBEC
I Help Business Owners Set Goal and Achieve Success!
Over 40 years of public accounting, entrepreneurial and management experience. Leveraging my leadership and financial experiences, I work with middle market businesses and their owners to ensure they grow, maximize business value and achieve personal financial success. Over my professional career, I have consulted on a wide range of areas including, business valuation, transition planning, growth strategies, wealth advisory, mergers & acquisitions, strategic and business planning, forensic accounting, litigation support, due diligence and quality of earnings, financial management, financing assistance, internal controls, and attestation and tax engagements.
At Clearstone, my mission is simple: we help clients experience a meaningful life as they discover their best path to wealth accumulation, retention, growth, and – in time – transfer of assets. We do this by creating and implementing comprehensive wealth strategies personally designed to help meet what is important to them.
To fulfill this mission I provide clients with clearly understood, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained, actionable solutions.
Kurt Cretors is a long-time business owner who understands the needs and challenges of his entrepreneurial clients. An Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA), Kurt is singular in his commitment to helping business owners and executives identify and achieve their goals over the long haul.
As an advisor focused on business transitions, Kurt does more than facilitate buy/sell transactions.
I help business owners achieve real multi-dimensional wealth and to pursue their LIFE PURPOSE. And most importantly, help people like you get to the point where they can enjoy their wealth.
If you are not enjoying life–or the work in your business–then we need to talk.
As your firm’s part-time CFO, I will help you identify the things that may be holding your company back from big growth, or help you create strategies for your personal exit plan.
Enrolled Agent (EA), CFP®, CPWA®, AIF®, CEPA®
“I’m extremely fortunate that my work is my calling: I’m passionate about helping people create a better future. “
MBA, Exit Planner
My interest in business began 35 years ago post biology BA when a sales position instilled a desire to broaden my skills from technical systems to sales strategy and profit performance. I completed my MBA and became a founding stockholder of five different businesses that started with zero revenue and grew to dominate their market niche.