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Laurie Barkman Attains Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor Designation

Laurie Barkman Attains Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor Designation

Pittsburgh-based SmallDotBig LLC, a business transition and strategic growth advisory, is pleased to announce that Founder Laurie Barkman recently attained the Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) designation.  Awarded by the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA), the CM&AA is the benchmark industry credential and serves to maintain the highest standards of excellence among M&A professionals. 

Maximizing Value: The Key to Your Best Business Exit

Maximizing Value: The Key to Your Best Business Exit

As a business owner, you’re proud of the results you’ve achieved. When it comes to the value of your business, your future is critical. That’s why your growth potential is one of eight key factors that drive the value of your business. This webinar covers why driving growth and value enhancement planning are essential to maximizing your company’s value, and creating more and better options for a successful exit when selling your company.

SmallDotBig Integrates the Value Builder System

SmallDotBig Integrates the Value Builder System

SmallDotBig announced that it has integrated The Value Builder System into its strategic advisory services for small and midsize business owners and CEOs. Laurie Barkman, SmallDotBig Founder, strategy advisor, and succession expert, earned her...

The origin story of SmallDotBig

The origin story of SmallDotBig

I'm the founder of a consulting firm called SmallDotBig. Some people have asked me where the name came from. So, here’s the backstory. If you play pool in the US, you’re used to solids and stripes. But if someone from Australia or New Zealand joins...

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