Transforming Business Owners into CEOs: A Common Scenario

In the latest Courtside Story, we examine a hypothetical scenario that reflects the challenges many business owners face and how G-Spire Group can assist in addressing them. Scenario: Consider a $20 million revenue business—like a manufacturing, distribution company, or contractor. Despite its success, the business faces typical obstacles that hinder further growth and strategic development. … Read more

Courtside Story # 7 – Capturing a Niche Through Acquisition

A female nurse takes blood pressure of an elderly man.

Alexander (Xander) Page is the CEO of Trusted Ally Home Care, a home healthcare agency he built to provide the specialized care many former Department of Energy workers need. Since its founding in 2011, Trusted Ally Home Care has reached over $10 million in top-line annual revenue—20% of which can be attributed to the agency’s … Read more

Courtside Story #6 – Relationships, Discipline, and Consistency: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Strategic Acquisitions

Mike Loftus runs Connor’s Landscape, a family-owned, California-based landscaping company founded in 2014. In five years, he has built a $5 MM business (with margins exceeding 10%) through strategic acquisitions by focusing on relationships, discipline, and consistency.  I sat down with him recently to learn more about his story, the lessons he’s learned, and his advice … Read more

Courtside Story #5 – Ahead of Schedule: An Acquisition Entrepreneur’s Journey

Trees growing on stacks of coins.

Introduction In today’s edition of Courtside Stories, we check in with Patrick Dichter, an acquisition entrepreneur who is little over a year into his journey towards creating a national Professional Services firm designed to help small businesses prosper. In this article, we will discuss his vision, approach to M&A, progress to date, challenges and lessons … Read more

Courtside Story #4 – Affordable Flooring Warehouse

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Courtside Story #4 – Affordable Flooring Warehouse   This month’s Courtside Stories takes us to the bucolic town of Steamboat Springs, CO where a local entrepreneur leveraged his business acumen, empathy and leadership skills to make a strategic acquisition of a complementary business. While the reasoning behind the acquisition was quite clear, the path to … Read more

Courtside Story #3: Point Solutions Group Grows Through Acquisition

Company Background Point Solutions Group (“PSG”) is a women owned engineering and technology professional services firm, started in April of 2017. PSG primarily serves two sectors: government services, including defense and intelligence agencies, and commercial enterprise clients. The core services offered include offensive and defensive cyber security, systems integration, business consulting, and data governance. PSG … Read more

Courtside Story #2 – ABC PropCo Property Management Company

ABC PropCo acquisition

ABC PropCo (“The Company”) was established in 2015 as a growing and budding property management company serving property owners in the Denver Metro area. Its sole owner (Joe) was a hands-on entrepreneur as he managed every facet of the business. He enjoyed a steady growth rate as he added customers, employees and operational capacities as … Read more

Courtside Story #1 – Absolute Commercial Cleaners


*Note, company name and key information was redacted and/or changed to maintain confidentiality. “You are either growing or you are dying, there is no staying the same.” Absolute Commercial Cleaners (“ACC” or “The Company”) is a 30 year old commercial cleaning and maintenance company that provides janitorial and property maintenance services to its customers who … Read more