Certified Business Coach
Walter (Walt) Wise is the CEO of the Northeast Veterans Business Resource Center and a Business and Marketing Strategist and CEO of the BPI Strategy Group.
A published author and national speaker, I lead the BPI Strategy Group help small businesses accelerate their revenue growth, improve sales and marketing and increase cash flow. . In addition, I lead and facilitate small business training programs around the US on various topics related to starting and growing a business, selling to government and various other entrepreneurial and business growth topics. Our clients range from LOCAL trades companies (electricians, plumbers, locksmiths, HVAC contractors) with revenues under $1million annually to high tech firms with annual revenues over $50 million. Our clients see a consistent year over year growth of 15% to 35%.
As the CEO of the Northeast Veterans Business Resource Center, I help veterans, mainly in New England to start and grow their own business. With almost 1 million veterans and 132,500 veteran owned small businesses in the six state region, this is a big undertaking. Everything we do for veterans is free of charge, including their membership in the BPI Business Startup and BPI Marketing Academy online systems.
I am also a member of the American Legion's Small Business Task Force and I participate in discussions concerning national economic direction, planning and implementation of policy and projects designed to support and educate American service members and veterans entrepreneurs. I also host Veterans Small Business Training Programs at American Legion national conventions.
I spent over 20 years in business as a CEO of three firms, Senior Vice President, Regional Vice President, Vice President of Business Development, Account Executive, Sales Manager and Program Manager in other companies with annual revenues from $1 Million to over $100 Million.
Besides having published three books, I have been quoted in various magazines such as Docurated, B2BNewsNetwork, and Small Business America, appeared on interviewed on several national radio shows and been quoted on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX. I am also a staff writer for HighTechSuccess, the largest sales and marketing newsletter in the world with over 150,000 subscribers.
I spent over 23 years in the US Air Force as a linguist, aviator, flight planner, aerial refueling planner, program manager and senior officer.
I specialize in: Entrepreneurship; Veteran Affairs; Business Start-up; Business and Marketing Strategy, High Tech Business Success; Revenue Generation; Lead Generation; Sales / Marketing Consulting; Strategy Workshops; CEO / Executive Advisement; Meeting and Events Speaking; Financial Analysis; Business Valuation; Selling to Government