ADVISORY BOARD

The Value Builder System™ relies on an International Advisory Board of experts who guide our strategic direction and lead our community of advisors:

Steve Wilcox
Resultants for Business
Biography

Steve Wilcox is President of Resultants for Business, Inc. ("RFB"), a non-traditional business advisory firm focusing on an organization’s Strategic Execution, Value Acceleration and Exit/Transition. The RFB team of 14 members delivers implementation through facilitating the framework and tools proven to accelerate growth and drive value.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, Steve started a business career that included building various horticulture and backyard businesses over a 25-year period:

  • Wilcox Services, a nursery, garden center, tree, lawn maintenance and landscape company
  • Environmental Landscape, a design-build firm serving executive level homes in the St. Croix River National Park Watershed.
  • Invisible Fence dealership serving the Eastern Minneapolis/St. Paul Twin City Metro
  • A multi-state distributorship for Sport Court game court and commercial flooring products and construction.

Steve and his wife Terri have “co-preneured” all of these companies; together developing skills in sales, marketing, operations and business management systems critical to the successful growth, transition and exit of each organization.

A balance of family, business and community service keeps Steve active. Steve has served the Twin City community in a variety of roles including:

  • 36 years in Rotary International serving as his club’s president, as the District Governor in 1999-2000 and as an International Training Leader in 2012-13
  • 38 years as a volunteer scout leader, currently serving scouting on the Executive Board for Northern Star Council BSA
  • He has served 25+ years as a “big” in Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Junior Achievement Board, UW-River Falls Foundation Board, Hudson, WI Chamber of Commerce

Currently, Steve serves on several non-profit boards including board member and Past-Chair of the St. Croix Valley Foundation. He was recently recognized with his wife Terri for the Hudson Wisconsin Area Chamber of Commerce lifetime service recognition. He enjoys skiing, sailing year around, sports and world travel.

Steve and Terri as well as their two children, Chris 33 (Kristen) and Kiira 30 reside in Hudson, WI - USA.

John Nieuwenburg
W5 Coaching
Biography

John Nieuwenburg is an award winning Business Coach who has worked with hundreds of clients. There are almost as many different kinds of business coaching as there are business coaches. John coaches in 3 primary areas. Business growth: getting results using proven tools, strategies and techniques, Personal Growth: working with you to make the shifts in mindset needed to facilitate success and Accountability: helping you to stay accountable for the results you have chosen that up until now may have been just a dream.

In an earlier life John was the Managing Director of the BC Liquor Stores that now does $2.8 Billion in revenue with a net income of $911 million. Before that he was an Executive with a national menswear retailer.

When not coaching John! John enjoys being with his fiancée Jennifer and also golf, skiing, running and reading.

Greg Ellwood
Sunbelt Business Brokers
Biography

Greg has been involved in the Business Brokerage Industry for over 12 years. As well as being a Certified Value Builder, Greg is a Certified Business Intermediary and a Sunbelt office owner. He has been involved in the franchise arena in a number of different capacities during his career. He worked for Mobil Oil Corp. for 16 years in variety of roles (Franchise Sales, QSR Operations, Special Projects, Fuels Marketing, and Site Selection). He holds a degree in Finance and Management and has owned several small businesses in the Northern Virginia area.

Geoff Green
GRG Momentum
Biography

Geoff Green is one of Australia’s leading business exit strategists, an entrepreneur and corporate lawyer. He is also a Certified Value Builder.

He is the founder of GRG Momentum, a boutique business advisory firm which provides strategic advice and tailored programs to business owners looking to successfully exit their business.

Over a diverse 30 year career working in business advisory, corporate law and his own business ventures, Geoff has assisted hundreds of Australian entrepreneurs and high growth companies.

Geoff has a passion for entrepreneurship, commercializing innovation and building high growth companies, with a particular interest in strategic business exits.

He specializes in advising business owners on how to maximize the value of their business, achieve highly profitable business exits and prepare for the next stage of their lives.

Geoff has been involved in establishing and exiting several businesses including BSX, an alternative stock exchange, set up as a start-up business and sold within 5 years for a substantial profit to NSX. Geoff was a co-founder of BSX, together with Computershare and Bendigo Bank, and its initial managing director.

Private business owners highly value Geoff’s strategic input and he holds director and advisory board positions with a number of private companies.

Geoff is author of the highly regarded book: The Smart Business Exit: Getting Rewarded for your Blood, Sweat and Tears.

He is also a sought after key note speaker on high growth business strategies, building enterprise value and successful business exits as well as a regular contributor to a range of mainstream and online media.