Sun, 30 June 2013
Josh Patrick has owned and operated a variety of businesses dealing with food, including food vending, coffee service, catering, and wholesaling, and several others dealing with food. For the past 15 years he has owned and operated a wealth management business, Stage 2 Planning Partners, that focuses on the strategic issues faced by the owners of private businesses.
Mr. Patrick contribute to the New York Times You're the Boss blog and writes about creating value. He has also written for Inc.com, Open Forum and various trade publications. He has also chaired the education and training committee of the National Vending Association, where he helped develop and deliver boot-camp programs on financial and strategic management to more than 150 companies.
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Sat, 22 June 2013
Terry Freeman is a long time energy services, construction and maintenance executive, investor and board director. He was with Flint Energy Services Ltd. as CFO and Board Director for 20 years, helping oversee its growth from $20 million in revenue to $2 billion and its eventual sale to URS. During a five year stint as a Managing Director for Northern Plains Capital, a niche private equity firm specializing in oil field services and energy industrial companies Terry assisted in the deployment of $140 million over three funds in 19 different businesses. More recently Terry started Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd., a service company providing industrial sand blasting and coatings services to energy producers and transporters, pipe and steel fabricators and others. He remains on the Board of Directors of a number of other energy services companies.