Focus Strategies Investment Partners

Testimonials

Testimonials


BENEPLACE

“We were impressed with Focus Strategies’ ability to understand our business, provide thorough and accurate counsel in the options and opportunity to complete a transaction and their dedication to navigating the process. We look forward to the expertise that Platform [Partners] and its relationships will bring and hold confidence in the future of Beneplace.”

– George Parsons, Beneplace founder


BERRY AVIATION – 2018

“Focus Strategies was committed to understanding our business and providing sound, thoughtful advice throughout the process. Their professionalism, integrity and expertise proved to be instrumental in getting the transaction negotiated and closed. It was critical for us to find a buyer that was an expert in our field and, more importantly, was a good fit for Berry Aviation.”

– Sonny Berry, Chairman and CEO of Berry Aviation

“Focus Strategies’ assistance with the sales process was invaluable – they went above and beyond to make the transaction as smooth and uncomplicated as possible. I think Sonny Berry and his management team were lucky to have Focus Strategies on their side.”

– Sandra Griffin, Partner at Griffin | Frey PLLC

BERRY AVIATION – 2011

“We are very pleased with the transaction guided by the Focus team. They provided valuable advice throughout the process and thanks to their expertise; Berry Aviation is able to realize its next phase of growth.”


HILL COUNTRY HOLDINGS

“Focus Strategies demonstrated great flexibility in working with Hill Country as the owners’ objectives were modified during the course of the financing process.”

– Gary Seals, CEO of Hill Country Holdings


OIL PATCH TECHNOLOGIES

“I feel very fortunate to have completed this deal considering the oilfield recession. Focus Strategies was a trusted advisor and resource throughout the process.”

– Kevin Gendron, Co-Founder of OPT


PAT TANK

“Focus Strategies worked hard for us in finding a buyer that understood our value and could get the transaction done in a way that met our objectives.”

– Hans Jorgensen, President of Pat Tank


PetroChem Wire, LLC

“The team at Focus Strategies has been a pleasure to work with and has shown great skill and finesse during the transaction process. Their guidance and flexibility were critical to getting this complex acquisition completed.”

– Management team for PetroChem Wire, LLC


PHOENIX ELECTRIC

“We are excited about our new partnership with Tejas Investments. With this investment we will be able to continue to provide excellent customer service throughout the state of Texas.”

–  Mike Riley, COO of Phoenix Electric


SCANDATA

“The advice and direction that Focus Strategies provided was outstanding. This transaction had quite a few barriers that would have been extremely difficult to navigate without their expertise.”

– Rob Adams, Interim CEO of ScanData

“Focus Strategies worked hard in finding the right buyer that understood our unique situation. They worked with us throughout the entire process to ensure a successful closing.”

– Craig Hopper, Administrator of the estate of ScanData’s founder


TONY BAGLIORE

“Focus Strategies worked hard to find the right buyer for our company. One that understood our culture, values and the integrity of our work.”

– Tony Bagliore, Owner of Tony Bagliore Concrete


CMIT SOLUTIONS

“Finding the right investors who align with CMIT’s core values, and are committed and capable of accelerating our growth is a tremendous undertaking. We are thankful for Focus Strategies’ advice and the direction that they provided us to ensure a successful closing. Their knowledge and expertise of our industry and just as important, the buyer’s market, proved to be paramount in positioning the company for this next chapter.”

– Jeff Connally, CEO of CMIT


STAN’S HEATING & COOLING

“We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this transaction and the Focus Strategies team guided us every step of the way. They were professional, thoughtful and transparent throughout the process.”

– Chris Strand, President of Stan’s Heating & Cooling


PACIFIC NORTHERN, INC

“The team members at Focus Strategies are true professionals, and we are grateful for their leadership and counsel. Their consistent availability, attention to detail and willingness to roll up their sleeves helped us achieve a great refinancing outcome for Pacific Northern. We look forward to developing our new partnership with East West Bank.”

– Ron Duncan, Co-founder of BCEP

PACIFIC NORTHERN, INC

“It was a great pleasure to work with Focus Strategies on this relationship. Their professionalism, expertise and execution is top notch.”

– Mark Koshnick, SVP of East West Bank



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