North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 689)
Art Bottoms, a partner with B2B CFO, joined host John Ray on this edition of North Fulton Business Radio. Art discussed what B2B CFO does, their expertise and experience, the tools they provide to support a business owner during a sale or exit, success stories, and much more.
B2B CFO is “the alternative” to the typical professional services on an exit or buy transition. They use unique tools, talents, and processes to help the business owner(s) through the transition.
Not only are their professionals qualified, but they have published books and software to help with these transitions.
Clients discover that B2B CFO not only has the tenure (in business since 1987) but the tools, talent, and processes to qualify them to be unique in the industry. This becomes a significant advantage to a client’s company and/or to someone they know.
As a B2B CFO Partner, Art helps the owners of privately-held businesses reach their personal and business goals.
For over 34 years, he has been helping business owners:
– Navigate Successful Business Transitions
– Increase Company Value
– Increase Personal Wealth
– Reduce Stress
– Reduce Cashflow Worries
– Provide Security for Loved Ones
– Create More Free Time
– Build a Solid Retirement Plan
Art provides his consulting services on an as-needed basis. This helps privately-held businesses benefit from his experience, without the cost of a full-time employee. Art’s specialty is working with businesses whose sales are in the $2M-$75M range.
His areas of expertise include:
– Leading Financial Operations
– Accounting, Audit, and Tax Strategies
– Financial Planning and Budget Management
– Cash Planning and Managing Bank Relationships
– Financial Controls Implementation and Improvement
– Mergers and Acquisitions
– Financial Systems Design and Implementation
When Art is not working, he enjoys spending time with family, playing golf, and indulging his love for seeing new places.
Questions and Topics in this Interview:
- What is B2B CFO?
- How are you different than a fractional CFO?
- What are the advantages to using B2B CFO?
- The resources B2B CFO can provide
- Planning for an exit and the mistakes business owners make
- The Exit Strategy Handbook and Software
- Success stories
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