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4 Most Important Things To Know About Your Business Coach: Alan Melton
1) Founder and President of Small Business Coach (2002 to Present)
Over the years Alan has established a reputation as a nationally known author, speaker and business leader, having started ten companies and acquired five more. Now, in the prime of his career, he is mentoring an amazing group of entrepreneurs and executives on the fast track to success. He has coached, advised, and taught hundreds of small business owners using a proprietary, award-winning process that has delivered outstanding results to organizations and coaching clients for more than 21 years. His clients have improved their profits by as much as 1,500% and reduced work time by as much as 25%. Author of Small Business Solutions, Alan is a Certified Family Business Advisor.
2) Founder of Empire Business Brokers, LLC (2004 to Present)
In 2004, Alan founded Empire Business Brokers, LLC to help both business sellers and buyers transition into lifestyles that meet their goals, dreams and aspirations. Alan and his team provide confidential buying and selling assistance. Recently they helped a business buyer secure financing of 132% of the sale price. They understand how to help you prepare your small or middle market company for sale and how to move through the selling process while remaining focused on your business. Alan is a Certified Business Intermediary.
3) Co-Founder and CEO of Award - Winning Inc. 500 Company
Alan co-founded and served as CEO of a company that he grew from 2 employees to 130 employees with $8.5 million in sales and profits in excess of $2 million per year. The company was listed in several national and local publications as one of the fastest-growing, privately-held companies in the country. It joined a distinguished list of large recipients such as Merrill Lynch, the Ritz-Carlton, Honeywell, and Omni Hotel as the recipient of the coveted Florida Sterling Governor's Award for organizational performance excellence. When Alan ultimately sold the business to a publicly-held company he gave $1 million to his employees. He was also recognized by Bill Clinton, President of the United States as the SBA's Small Business Person of the Year.
4) Devoted Family Man , Volunteer With Varied Interests
Alan is married to Donna Melton and they reside in Landrum, SC. They have two children and are involved in the church and community. Alan mentored juvenile delinquents for 15 years, and has presided over national and local boards and committees. He is an avid reader of titles on business leadership and management, investing, real estate, politics, theology, philosophy, and spirituality. He is an avid music lover. He enjoys working out, hiking and healthy eating!