Gabe Tilley, King Steel, Inc., Tara Winslow, Winslow Home Professionals, and Rob Swartwood, consilium (ProfitSense with Bill McDermott, Episode 17)
Host Bill McDermott welcomes Gabe Tilley, King Steel, to discuss his firm’s growth since he and his partner assumed ownership in 2018. Bill also interviewed Tara Winslow on the current state of Atlanta residential real estate, and Rob Swartwood described the “coach approach” he takes with his business law clients. “ProfitSense with Bill McDermott” is produced and broadcast by the North Fulton Studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
Gabe Tilley, Executive Vice President, King Steel, Inc.
King Steel is a structural steel fabricator located in Lawrenceville, GA. They have been in business since 1989, providing turnkey steel fabrication and erection services throughout the Southeastern United States. They have expertise in providing steel for a wide variety of building projects, including schools, high-rises, data centers, military installations, and distribution centers. Their client portfolio is diverse, including several national general contractors, and they have supplied fabricated steel for several high-profile companies.
In 2018, King Steel was purchased by two partners, Marvin Brown, and Gabe Tilley. Under their leadership, the company has made several capital improvements and streamlined its ability to fabricate steel in a more efficient manner. Both have 20+ years in the steel industry and are looking forward to ushering in a new era of success for King Steel.
More information at 770-963-3888 or contact Gabe by email.
Tara Winslow, Realtor & Business Owner, Winslow Home Professionals
Prior to following her passion in residential real estate, Tara spent twelve years in corporate America as a top Sales Executive at several Fortune 500 companies including The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T Business and PGi (formerly Premiere Global Services). In her last position at PGi, selling SAAS (software as a service) technology, she finished 2011 as the #1 Sales Executive across the company in sales production.
As a native Atlantan, she has vast insight in the Atlanta Real Estate Market. Tara resides at Keller Williams Realty Peachtree Road office in Brookhaven. She loves being a business owner which allows her to help make decisions important to her clients. Tara is passionate about helping her clients build wealth through real estate. She is committed to her clients, values long-term relationships and strives to exceed expectations. She has a deep understanding of the real estate process and knows what it takes to get her clients into the home of their dreams. Tara takes pride in her business and earns the trust of her clients who call on her for advice.
Winslow Home Professionals has held its license at Keller Williams Realty Peachtree Road in Brookhaven for over 9 years where the office sells over $1 billion in real estate every year across Metro Atlanta.
Rob Swartwood, Managing Member, consilium
Rob is a business attorney, outside general counsel, and transaction counsel to small and middle-market businesses throughout the Southeast. A former big-law attorney, Rob leverages over a decade of experience representing businesses across the spectrum of size, industry, and complexity to help owners and executives navigate their day-to-day operations; prepare for and complete mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions; and accomplish their strategic objectives in a manner that is true to the brand.
Consilium is a boutique business law firm providing wise counsel, professional, concierge service, and effective solutions at competitive rates. At consilium, Rob and his team take a coach-approach to understand their client’s businesses, problems, and interests; developing a sound strategy for accomplishing client objectives in a manner that is on-time and within budget; and guiding their clients through their legal matters with precision and care, to the best outcomes possible. And though outcomes are very important to the team at consilium, it is equally important that they leave their clients in a better position than they found them – with their clients having received something of greater value from the experience than the fee charged to them in the exchange.
About “ProfitSense” and Your Host, Bill McDermott
“ProfitSense with Bill McDermott” dives in to the stories behind some of Atlanta’s successful businesses and business owners and the professionals that advise them. This show helps local business leaders get the word out about the important work they’re doing to serve their market, their community and their profession. The Show is presented by McDermott Financial Solutions. McDermott Financial helps business owners improve cash flow and profitability, find financing, break through barriers to expansion and financially prepare to exit their business. The show archive can be found at profitsenseradio.com.
Bill McDermott is the Founder and CEO of McDermott Financial Solutions. When business owners want to increase their profitability, they don’t have the expertise to know where to start or what to do. Bill leverages his knowledge and relationships from 32 years as a banker to identify the hurdles getting in the way and create a plan to deliver profitability they never thought possible.
Bill currently serves as Treasurer for the Atlanta Executive Forum and has held previous positions as a board member for the Kennesaw State University Entrepreneurship Center and Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity and Treasurer for CEO NetWeavers. Bill is a graduate of Wake Forest University and he and his wife, Martha have called Atlanta home for over 40 years. Outside of work, Bill enjoys golf, traveling, and gardening.