Growing B2B Companies Rapidly

Leverage the Success of Executives from 2x Inc 500 companies
to sell and profit abundantly

What We Do

At Midcourse Advisors, we are business strategists and growth experts for small to medium sized service businesses.  We help leaders focus on the right pursuits and execute effectively using proprietary tools and methodologies that enables them to scale their business and grow rapidly.  The proprietary system is called Business Offense. It generates impactful results.  Components include:
  • Vision
  • Strategy
  • Operations
  • Delegation

Midcourse Advisors helps business leaders focus on what they do best - lead.  That means they need to set the Vision and Strategy for the company and not be bogged down in all the day to day work efforts.

Trends
The direction and culture of your company are vitally important.  The most successful leaders spend a majority of their time on Vision, Strategy and meeting with key customers and prospects.

Resources
We evaluate your goals, the path to success and how it is communicated to stakeholders.  Midcourse Advisors supports our clients developing and having the right transparent and visible Vision in place.

Midcourse Advisors develops effective strategies that enables our clients to focus on the right customer with the right set of products/services. We maximize our clients’ value by leveraging their current resources for growth, enabling them to capture additional market share within their targeted business sector, or explore new market sectors for additional revenue streams.

Trends
In today’s fast changing world, your ability to understand trends and exploit them is critically important. This is where the demand for good/services exist. For example, a surge in baby boomers retiring has created a need for more senior living facilities. Midcourse Advisors supports our clients in refining/developing their product/service offerings and strategies to adapt to and align with market trends.

Resources
We evaluate existing resources and systems to take advantage of existing strengths while identifying gaps our clients should consider bridging. For example, do you have the right people on your sales team to accomplish your company’s goals? If not, what support do they need to succeed? Midcourse Advisors supports our clients having the right resources in place to meet growth objectives.

Midcourse Advisors is committed to improving the performance and profitability of each client. By utilizing our comprehensive industry knowledge and real-world experience, we industrialize processes to help our clients increase productivity.

Execution
With our systematic and comprehensive approach, we identify inefficiencies that exist within our clients’ organization. We also provide owners and executives with insights about their day-to-day operations and present proven solutions to increase efficiency and profitability. At Midcourse Advisors, we focus on the 80/20 rule, where 80% of the work is often repeatable. Consistent execution allows more time to focus on customer facing activities, thereby growing your business.

Finances
Without adequate cash flow, your business can’t keep its doors open. We understand finances, including how to optimize a P&L or secure additional funding if needed. The key is to create a sustainable business that creates positive cash flow needed to fortify it and grow.

Midcourse Advisors is committed to helping our clients scale.  This cannot be accomplished without effective delegation.

Once operations are industrialized, you need to have the right people on the team in the right roles that you empower to do the job.

At Midcourse Advisors, we ensure the right people are hired, trained, supported and rewarded to do the work.

When this occurs, there is more job satisfaction and less turnover.  

Who We Are

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As Managing Partner at Midcourse Advisors, Andy Goldstrom and his team grow companies profitably and do it fast. Andy is an expert with B2B companies and is a sought-after business partner and speaker.

Early in his career, Andy started and built a division of a real estate brokerage company that generated 30%+ margins and grew from 1 to over 500 employees. After that, he took over an existing national recycling company and grew the top line from $70M to $100M and profit from $10M to $17M in 3 years. Both businesses were both designated as Inc. 500 companies, the fastest growing privately help companies nationwide, and subsequently sold to Fortune 500 companies at high multiples. Most recently, he served as Global  Director at a major investment bank, where he grew service capabilities over in 70 countries while saving $12M annually.

In each case, Andy led sales teams that competed efficiently and effectively to win an extraordinary amount of business. In addition, he reduced cycle times and increased the frequency of incoming sustainable business, creating incremental value that was monetized when the companies were sold.

He started Midcourse Advisors as a way to give back to the B2B services community and now offers his knowledge and experience to organizations looking for ways to grow and improve.

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Case Studies

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SituationAir Methods, a medical transportation company, wanted to make its locations a competitive advantage as time to get to patients is mission critical.
Challenge Their sites were not fully proximate to their customers and over 60% of their leases were in month-to-month status. This created flexibility, but also risk.
ResultUsing complex demographics and mapping tools as well as strong negotiating techniques, we were able to create a plan that better secured their locations, saved over $2 million annually and generated new location opportunities better suited for higher revenue opportunities.

Testimonial

Andy provided significant value across our footprint. He is an expert who provided top notch guidance and execution. As important, Andy demonstrated strong responsiveness, attention to detail and leadership.

James Mahen

Vice President, Supply Chain

Situation

JLL, a global real estate services firm, needed help bolstering its account management function.

Challenge

They were struggling working with the incumbent team on a major account and therefore were not meeting their goals.

Result

Having led teams with both user and service providers, we were able
to reorganize, incentivize and train the teams for proper alignment
and execution.

Testimonial
Andy is a respected leader. He is able to earn this respect by being a strong motivator and listener, thereby gaining trust. I enjoy working with Andy and appreciate his guidance, spirit and teamwork.

David Kollmorgen
International Director, JLL

Situation

ICON Commercial sought assistance to redefine their value proposition to retain and expand a valuable national account relationship.

Challenge
They didn’t have a contract and the existing relationship changed and decided to send out an RFP to ICON and 3 other larger, national players.
Result
Using a very creative approach the competition couldn’t match due to their overhead structure, we generated a solution that demonstrated a stronger understanding of the customer’s culture and needs. They retained and expanded the subject account. Using the same approach with Midcourse Advisors’ assistance, they won a new national account in the next 60 days. Total value = $3 million.
Testimonial
Andy did a great job helping us strategically expand our service offerings addressing a significant opportunity. We leveraged Andy’s leadership, organizational skills, experience and creativity to grow our business. Andy delivers and I would highly recommend him if you want to grow your business faster and more profitably.
Eric Ramer
Managing Director, ICON Commercial
Situation

Interface, a global carpet manufacturer, sought to select and implement software solution to manage its procurement function.

Challenge
They didn’t have the capacity or expertise to execute.
Result

Based on our knowledge of the industry, we helped them identify, secure and implement and industry leading solution. First year savings exceededbased on enhanced portfolio management = $2 million.

Testimonial

Andy is always looking for ways to personally add value to the client relationship. I greatly valued Andy’s counsel and assistance.

Tim Riordan
Former CPO, Interface
Situation

Big Nerd Ranch, a national application developer, was in a negative cash flow position after losing a big customer.

Challenge
They needed to retain specialized talent, but the fixed cost couldn’t be supported without additional financial discipline.
Result
Working with Midcourse Advisors, we implemented a financial system solution and process to create more transparency and accountability for decisions. Within six months, there was a complete turnaround, resulting in $1.5 million positive cash flow.
Testimonial
Andy’s approach to fully engage in, understand and help our business is tremendously helpful. He dove in right away and quickly assessed our opportunities and challenges. I am grateful as Andy helped us put a sustainable operational plan in place to help drive new products and services and fortify existing ones to achieve better profitability.
Stacy Henry
CEO, Big Nerd Ranch

News

November 1, 2018   Midcourse Advisors rolls out Business Offense System to help B2B companies grow faster

Midcourse Advisors, a national B2B services consultant, has implemented a proprietary methodology, called the Business Offense, to help services companies grow faster.  

Based on their experience growing two companies to Inc 500 status, to optimize growth and profitability, Midcourse Advisors recognized the need to employ the right strategy, business development, technology and operations functions. 

Andy Goldstrom, Managing Partner of Midcourse Advisors, spoke about its enhanced offering and its value.  “We are excited to help B2B services companies achieve their growth goals.  Though focused on business development support, we separate ourselves by making sure we fully understand and can help where needed in other key functions such as strategy, technology and operations.  If there are deficiencies in these areas, it won’t matter how much you sell as the business won’t be sustainable and profitable.”

To find out how Andy and his team help B2B services companies double their top line sales growth, triple industry average profitability, increase valuation relative to the competition and help stakeholders enjoy the climb, contact Andy at agoldstrom@midcourseadvisors.com or 770-633-2260.

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