Michael Vann is the President of the Vann Group, LLC. Michael has over twenty years of strategic consulting and transactional advisory experience. He focuses his efforts on helping owners build and realize their value by creating the framework for continuity and scalability within their organizations.
His areas of expertise include strategic facilitation, succession/transition planning, and mergers and acquisitions. He serves as a trusted advisor to the owners of companies who value his practical and personable approach and his ability to simplify complex business issues into an actionable plan.
An industry generalist, Michael has successfully advised companies in a variety of industries including professional and technical services, insurance and financial services, construction, industrial services, manufacturing, and food & hospitality. As a transactional advisor, he has advised both buy-side and sell-side companies on transactions with enterprise values up to $50 million.
Michael is the co-author of “Buying out the Boss: The Successors Guide to Succession Planning” which looks at succession and transition planning from the perspective of the internal acquirer. He is a frequent guest speaker on topics such as value building, succession/transition planning, and selling a business.
He is a member of the Edward Lowe Foundation’s Systems for Integrated Growth (SIG) team which provides support to growth oriented second stage companies.