MRC - Manufacturers Resource Center


Strategic Alternatives to Growth and Success


Date(s) - November 6th, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Manufacturers Resource Center

Strategic Alternatives for Growth and Success

Free Lunch & Learn
November 6, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Manufacturers Resource Center
7200A Windsor Drive
Allentown, PA 18106

Overview: This is your opportunity to hear from seasoned investment bankers and financial advisors. Learn about strategic alternatives for growth and success that are available to companies including organic growth, growth and/or diversification via acquisition, merger or joint venture, geographic expansion, product and service acquisition, divestitures, re-branding, re-positioning, and more.  Issues surrounding each alternative such as capital requirements, risk/return, infrastructure, cultural impact, and more, will be discussed.

Why you should attend:  Learn the various alternatives that companies can choose from to grow and prosper and achieve success, however they may define success.  We will discuss risk/return, capex, HR, technology, and implications to each and what the impact might be on enterprise value. This program will open minds to new ideas and presents a range of considerations to make planning, decision making and implementation more effective. Learn alternatives to grow, diversify, and improve performance.

Target audience:  Business owners, CEO’s, CFO’s, accountants, lawyers, and anyone responsible for strategic planning and decision-making regarding growth and performance improvement.

Cost: No cost, but registration is required.

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Ray Melcher, President and CEO
Mike McCarthy, M&A Advisor
Marathon Capital Advisors
Marathon Financing Advisors
Marathon Franchise Advisors
Divisions of Marathon Business Group, LLC.
Wyomissing, PA 19610
(satellite office in Avalon, NJ)

Raymond H. Melcher, Jr. has 40+ years of business experience with both private and publicly-owned for profit companies and also with non-profit organizations. Ray is a licensed Investment Banker and has served since 2006 as President, CEO and Owner of Marathon Business Group, LLC, dba Marathon Capital Advisors and Marathon Franchise Advisors, advisory firms specializing in mergers, acquisitions, succession planning, strategic planning and divestitures. Marathon is an award winning affiliate of VR Mergers and Acquisitions, a world-wide network of M & A Advisors and business brokers.

Mike McCarthy, has 40+ years of experience in various management, leadership and consulting positions from family businesses to multi-billion dollar organizations, for-profit, government, and not-for-profit. Assessing performance capability to determine improvement plans, then putting those plans into action to achieve the improvements, has been a particular focus. He brings a commitment to serve clients with his full array of business skills involving budgeting, staffing, inventory control, profit generation, program management, contracting and negotiation.

Marathon is a specialty financial services and consulting firm founded in 2005 by Ray Melcher to serve owners of privately-owned businesses and their professional advisors. Their core business focus is Mergers, Acquisitions, Business Sales, and Divestitures and related consulting services. Firm Competencies are M&A Advisory, Business Brokerage, Strategic Planning, Financial Consulting, Interim CEO/COO/CFO, Debt Restructuring, and Loan Brokerage.


Registrations are closed for this event.