“North Fulton Business Radio,” Episode 156: Tim Fulton, Small Business Matters, and Anthony Chen, “Family Business Radio”
On this edition of “North Fulton Business Radio,” host John Ray speaks with small business consultant Tim Fulton, Small Business Matters, and family business specialist Anthony Chen, host of “Family Business Radio” on Business RadioX®.
Tim Fulton, Small Business Matters
Tim Fulton is a nationally recognized small business consultant and advocate. He has been involved in entrepreneurship for the past thirty years in varying capacities as a successful business owner, a small business counselor, and as an adjunct university professor. In 1994, he started Small Business Matters, an independent management consulting and training practice. During this time he has worked with companies such as Lucent Technologies, Carlson Companies, Insignia ESG, and Georgia Power.
Tim’s past work experience also includes serving as the assistant director of the Small Business Development Center at Clayton State University and the Director of the Family Business Institute at Florida International University. He has worked with thousands of business start-ups and existing business entities as a catalyst for starting and growing their business enterprise.
Tim’s own entrepreneurial experience includes the ownership and operation of several fast-growing retail and service businesses. Each of which resulted in successful M&A opportunities. In addition, he was one of the founders of a successful Atlanta-based INC 500 internet software company.
Tim currently is a Vistage Group Chair in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the past fourteen years, Tim has facilitated over 500 executive group meetings, participated in over 3000 face-to face discussions with chief executives, and trained over 2000 small business owners.
Tim Fulton is the author of a very popular award-winning book on small business titled Small Business Matters. This past year he published his second book Small Business Matters and All That Jazz. He has also been published and featured in numerous magazines and newspapers including the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Catalyst Magazine. Tim also publishes his own award-winning electronic monthly newsletter, SMALL BUSINESS MATTERS, for small business owners.
Starting in 2013, Tim Fulton began hosting the Small Business Matters Conference in Atlanta. The event features twelve different speakers and over 200 small business owners and key executives in attendance.
Anthony Chen, “Family Business Radio”
Anthony started his career in financial services with MetLife in Buffalo, NY in 2008. Born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, he considers himself a full-blooded New Yorker while now enjoying his Atlanta, GA home. Specializing in family businesses and their owners, Anthony works to protect what is most important to them. From preserving to creating wealth, Anthony partners with CPAs and attorneys to help address all of the concerns and help clients achieve their goals. By using a combination of financial products ranging from life, disability, and long term care insurance to many investment options through Royal Alliance. Anthony looks to be the eyes and ears for his client’s financial foundation. In his spare time, Anthony is an avid long-distance runner.
Securities and advisory services offered through Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. (RAA), member FINRA/SIPC. RAA is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of RAA. The main office address is 575 Broadhollow Rd. Melville, NY 11747. You can reach Anthony at 631-465-9090 ext 5075 or by email.
“North Fulton Business Radio” is broadcast from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®, located inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta. Renasant Bank has humble roots, starting in 1904 as a $100,000 bank in a Lee County, Mississippi, bakery. Since then, Renasant has grown to become one of the Southeast’s strongest financial institutions with approximately $12.9 billion in assets and more than 190 banking, lending, wealth management and financial services offices in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. All of Renasant’s success stems from each of their banker’s commitment to investing in their communities as a way of better understanding the people they serve. At Renasant Bank, they understand you because they work and live alongside you every day.