Supporting CEOs in fulfilling their goals since 2001.
Jim Twerdahl and his Associates have had a great many years as operating executives, seasoned in a variety of businesses spanning a wide range of industries. We take pride in bringing very practical, common sense approaches to our clients' issues.
While we have experience working with companies of all sizes, our focus is in the middle market and with smaller companies including start-up and development stage companies. Please review the sections below to learn more about our practice areas.
We would enjoy meeting with you in person or by phone to talk about how we might be able to assist you.
Get in touch with us to set up a consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to enquire whether our services are right for you.
Areas of Practice
STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING
In this increasing complex, ever changing world it is more important than ever that companies have clear and compelling plans to drive their businesses. We work in all areas of growth and transition planning in a wide variety of industries. We are particularly sensitive to owner-managed businesses and work to optimize personal desires and business objectives.
EXECUTIVE COACHING AND COUNSELING
Having years of experience both as operating executives and as consultants to a wide variety of businesses, we are in an ideal position to assist managers in getting the most from their teams and to have a personally satisfying career.
MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION PLANNING
Critical to business growth and sustainability are marketing and distribution planning. As Peter Drucker said, "Nothing happens until someone sells something." The right marketing and distribution plans are key drivers for all aspects of your business.
SMALL COMPANY INVESTMENT BANKING
We work with development stage and other small companies in a variety of ways:
- Developing go-to-market strategies.
- Writing business plans and presentations.
- Creating detailed financial projections.
- Developing the most appropriate capital structures and plans for raising debt and equity capital.
- Training key executives to present before angel and venture capital groups.
- Coordinating activities of other professional service providers to support the development of the business.
branding and product positioning
Your "brand" is the sum total of what others think about you and your products or services. The development and maintenance of your brand are critical to your long term success. We can assess the strengths and weaknesses of your present brand and work with you to develop a sound long-term brand strategy.
product SOURCING AND QUALITY CONTROL IN CHINA AND ALL OF ASIA
JST&A is an affiliate of T-Link (Hong Kong), Ltd., a company which does sourcing of products in China and other Asian countries for U.S. companies. We also perform a wide variety of quality control and pre-shipment inspection services. For more on T-Link, please visit our website, www.TLinkHK.com.
Use the form below to contact us regarding your needs. Please be as detailed as possible. To help us best service your enquiry, we recommend that you first describe the issue you’re having before telling us what you want to achieve. You may also email or call us to make an appointment.
For job and collaboration opportunities, please email us your resume. We’re always looking for new and exceptional talent to lead the firm into uncharted fields of practice.