Patricia Royak Owner and President of the The Royak Group, has been a highly respected name in IT recruiting and career management since 2002, bringing 20+ years of sales and marketing expertise to create IT solutions tailored to individual company and candidates requirements. Patricia strives for integrity in information technology by providing best of practice solutions to our customers.
She discusses what the challenges employers face today finding the level of talent who are both technically expert but also able to play a broader role in a company, lead with excellence and communicate effectively and reveals the best strategies for attracting that type candidate. For IT professionals, discover how The Royak Group helps you maximize your career growth at any stage of your career. Learn why The Royak Group invests in their candidates, providing insights, sage career guidance and counseling to senior and fast-rising IT professionals who want to maximize their career, potential and marketability. Find out what changes you can make that pays off quickly and find out where most candidates seem to have challenges that hold them back and how to overcome them.
The Royak Group delivers prime candidates that are a perfect cultural and technical fit to companies seeking the top candidates for top IT positions. 770-772-5111 www.theroyakgroup.com firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Lucht, Managing Partner of Smith & Howard, an Atlanta accounting and advisory firm with over 90 associates, discusses issues his firm is seeing across all industries and business size. Included among those issues are tax uncertainty, healthcare reform implications, short-term versus long-term strategy of business owners, and how to get the most out of your professional service advisors.
John was the practice leader for the firm’s Accounting, Advisory and Assurance Services group. He has experience with a wide range of industries in the privately-held, middle market sector. John spends time with owners and executives of businesses, listening to and advising them on both short and long-term strategy for growth and success.
Smith and Howard has been the recipient of several important honors in the past few years, including being named a “best of the best” firm in the nation by a leading industry publication, as well as this year’s recognition by the Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta for the best corporate volunteer campaign of the year. The firm also has received consecutive annual recognitions by the AJC as a Top Work Place in the Atlanta region. 404-874-6244 email@example.com www.smith-howard.com
Doreen Morgan is an Investment Banker with over 10 years experience in the Franchise Industry. She heads up the Franchise M&A Division with Woodbridge International; a Global Mergers and Acquisition firm dedicated to the representation of privately held middle market companies in eight countries.
Doreen discusses what is happening in the M&A market today, what kind of deals are being structured, what the multiples are being obtained and where money is waiting for good investments and the future of franchise M&A outlook over the next few years.
Of particular interest to franchisors who are privately owned will be the details of what to expect and how to prepare your franchise so you maximize your gain when you finally sell your company.
Any franchisor or company owner thinking of franchising their company will learn a great deal about the specialized world of franchise mergers and acquisitions.