We are experts in creating growth in dynamic, complex and fast-paced environments. Our industry experience is broad, our situational experience is deep, and our client size covers the gambit from start-ups to Fortune 500.
We break through the noise and clutter, identifying strategies to move forward and capitalize on changing consumer trends and business environments.
We find the path forward in complex and challenging situations, overcoming obstacles and executing solutions.
A trusted, solid and experienced voice to your Board, with solid strategies, objective views and sound advice. From Chairman to Committee Chair to Outside Director, bringing valued insight, stewardship and oversight to any Board.
Proven success in growing multiple companies in a variety of industries and situations. Through M&A, organic growth or expanding services and offerings, we have done it before, time and time again.
From finding target acquisitions to negotiating purchases to integrating operations. Helping you energize and integrate organizations; reorganize, retool and streamline operations; and leverage the best of both organizations.
Stepping in to provide leadership, set strategy and develop teams; to bring the company through turbulent times, establish new direction and enthusiasm; or to bridge gaps in leadership.
Years of experience in deal sourcing, due diligence, negotiating and closing deals. Sourcing capital, transactional execution and transitioning to new ownership on both the buy and sell side.
Solving complex problems. Whether a turnaround situation, profitability or flow-through issues, organizational struggles, or simply streamlining complexity and providing focus.
Challenges and opportunities span industries and segments, allowing learnings from one industry to help solve challenges in another. We have extensive experience in several areas:
Private Equity • Medical Supplies and Distribution • Multi-unit Retail and Restaurants • Consumer Goods • Manufacturing and Distribution • Wholesale and Retail Products • Food Service • Business Services • Recruiting and Staffing • Franchising • Agricultural Products • Technology Services
Providing help in almost all opportunities and challenges businesses face today including:
Growth and Expansion • Identifying Consumer Trends • Strategy Guidance • Due Diligence Services • Mergers and Acquisitions • Capital Formation • Turnarounds • Start-ups • Multi-unit Operations and Expansion • Market Development • Executive Recruitment and Development • Organizational Development • Leadership Development • Profitability Improvement • Streamlining Operations
Adding value by tailoring our services to fit your situation:
Retained Strategic Services • Interim Executive Positions • Board Leadership and Representation • Project Development and Execution • Targeted Issue Resolution
Named one of the top 100 business executives in Colorado and with over 35 years of leadership experience; Mr. Hay has the vision to identify a company’s maximum potential, the market awareness to recognize and capitalize on developing consumer trends, the expertise to develop a strategic plan, and the operational experience to see it through to fruition.
An Accomplished executive with a broad range of experience in a variety of industries, he has helped a number of companies identify their core business opportunities and strategically position themselves to take advantage of developing consumer trends. An expert at expansion and growth, he has spearheaded the platform foundation, recruitment and development of executive teams, building of sales and execution organizations, and the development of systems and procedures for rapid growth for numerous companies throughout a variety of industries.
With over a decade as the Operating Partner and Director for two Private Equity firms with over $1billion under investment; he identifies the opportunity potential in target companies, develops the strategic plans and oversees the operational implementation of growth initiatives, ensuring that companies maximize their potential; often taking an interim CEO role and developing management teams and providing Board leadership as Chairman. He has extensive experience in due diligence, capital formation, Mergers and Acquisitions, streamlining operations, solving complex challenges and multi-unit replication across multiple industries.
Prior to Private Equity, his career included C-Level positions in the medical services, multi-unit retail and restaurant, business services, technology, healthcare and manufacturing and distribution industries. He was CEO and Chairman of Symbius Medical, where he grew a local medical distribution company to a national chain; a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SmartCare Family Medical Centers, Inc., a retail based health care chain which grew from startup to national presence; Founder, President and Vice Chairman of HomeSync Corporation, a home technology integration company; Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Einstein Bros./Noah’s Bagel Corporation where he led the national expansion of the chain; Area Vice President of FedEx/Kinko’s Corporation where he managed the central United States and led the refocus on corporate services and new directions; Led the 13 state Southeastern Operations for PepsiCo/Taco Bell where he grew the business from 125 to over 1,000 locations; and spent many years opening new markets with Tandy Corp/Radio Shack.
Mr. Hay graduated Cum Laude from the University of Georgia. An accomplished speaker and presenter, he regularly gives talks on a variety of topics. A lifelong student and collector of early American history and artifacts, he has presented to over 7,000 college, high school and middle school students as well as numerous civic and community groups. He is a member of the North American Vexillological Association; a non-profit dedicated to the study of flag history and symbolism and gives numerous presentations on flags and their history. Originally from Savannah, GA., he resides in Denver, CO with the love of his life.
Dienen, Inc. - Outside Director / Finance Chair; ESOP and parent of:
SureStep - A Manufacturer of Orthotic Devices and;
Midwest Orthotic Services - A Regional Chain of Orthotic and Prosthetic Clinics
1bg, LLC - Outside Director; SaaS parent company of:
ServiceCore, LLC - Next-Gen Software for the Waste Management, Plumbing and HVAC Industries and;
1WasteProfiling, LLC - Software for Landfill Management and Regulatory Compliance.
Applejack Wine and Spirits, LLC - Chairman; Largest Volume, Single Location Wine & Spirits Retailer in the U.S.
Lakeshore Talent, LLC - Multi-state Staffing, Recruiting, Placement and Payrolling services company.
Ascent Advisers, LLC - Advisory Board; Strategic Cost Reduction and Growth Advisory Firm
Boulder Homemade, Inc. - Brand Portfolio of Frozen Dairy & Gelato Products
Symbius Medical, LLC - Chairman; National Medical Supply Distribution Company
Actagro, LLC - National Manufacturer and Wholesaler of Plant Nutrients and Fertilizers
SmartCare Family Medical Centers, Inc. - National Chain of Acute Care Medical Clinics
HomeSync Corp. - Vice Chairman; Home Technology and Bandwidth Provisioning Company
Colorado Health Foundation - Advisory Board; Health Focused Non-Profit Foundation
St. Andrew Society of Colorado - Cultural Non-Profit 501(c)(3)
CHS-AB - Treasurer; Non-Profit 501(c)(3)
HayCorp provides a variety of Capital Servies; Due Diligence, Business Status and Potential Assessment Services; Buy/Sell Services and Transaction Services under Inshoch Capital
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