Providing Business Owners Future Freedom

We Work Closely With Business Owners to Maximize the Value of Their Organizations in Preparation for Sale

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Hart & Associates Value Proposition

We bring a wealth of experience in several areas for you to consider. Jim Hart and his associates have led organizations through numerous market swings, including 2008-09 Recession and now the Coronavirus pandemic. We offer direct assistance and perspective to help you get your business back to growth and profitability quickly and position your business for future sale. Buyers look for future growth and performance and Hart & Associates will help you create the future vision that will lead to a successful sale.

Services Provided by Hart & Associates


Hart & Associates provides several critical services to business owners looking to maximize their organization’s sale value within 12-24 months. Learn More
Knowledge Provided by Hart & Associates


At some point, each business owner faces the question of “what’s next for my life?” and as a result they need to answer “what’s next for my organization?” Learn More
Experience Provided by Hart & Associates


As a business owner who needed to develop a successful exit strategy, I recognized that to maximize exit value, we needed to transform elements of our firm to be the most attractive option on the market. Learn More

Case Studies

Global leadership and culture shaping consultancy
   300% increase in revenues, 40% EBITDA Margins, successful sale at 9.6X multiple of EBITDA

International Sales Training Consultancy
   400% increase in EBITDA over 2.5 years, transformed business model, successful sale at 9+X multiple of EBITDA.

Multi-family development and management firm:
   Grew management revenues & profits 45% during 1990-95 real estate recession
   Moved from #65 nationally ranked to #29 nationally ranked management company
   Transformed 30 year-old insular culture into top performing client service culture

Founded early developer of business application software in the PC industry (1980)
Developed over 2,000 independent dealer network selling over 300,000 systems
Placed twice on Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies – reaching #52
Transformed business model and organization to respond to market disruptions

Jim and his team worked with both Company A and Company B in this transaction to prepare the leaders as well as the organizations' cultures for a seamless transition.

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Jeffrey M. Weiner
Partner - Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Jim is that rare combination of business leader who is as good with numbers as he is with people. He has the vision and skills to manage the people in a way that inevitably maximizes the numbers.

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Jim Levy
CFO - Richardson Sales Training

Jim joined our Board in the midst of a turn-around and provided great insight as we laid the groundwork for growth. Jim’s thoughtful input elevated our Board conversations and contributed to a stronger product set, customer message, and branding.

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Michael S. Kaye
Managing Partner - ClearLight Partners

Jim spent several years on the board of one of our portfolio companies and was an asset to that company and to our Fund. Jim’s broad experience, both as an operator and as an advisor to CEOs, gives him great perspective and insight.

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