Adam Sonnhalter

Adam Sonnhalter

Adam is partner and owner of Maximum Value Partners (“MVP”), a company that coaches the owners of small business on how to be a CEO and obtain better results no matter what business they’re in. Since joining MVP in 2003, Adam has played an integral part in growing MVP with his business partner Jack Mencini.

Adam was well prepared to take on this role with his experience of growing up with a family business and as an investment banker for eight years. During his time on Wall Street, Adam was involved in numerous merger and acquisition transactions with value totaling $22 billion in a variety of industries. The last role for Adam was vice president at BNY Capital Markets (a subsidiary of The Bank of New York), where he set up the company’s first satellite office while splitting his time each week between New York City and Cleveland. Prior to BNY, he worked for Patricof & Co. (which was purchased by BNY in 1998) and Bear Stearns.

Adam moved back from New York City in 2003 and now lives in North Ridgeville with his wife Shannon, and two children Jackson and Alexandria. He graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a BBA (Finance). Philanthropically, Adam is involved with Rotary International, St. Peter School in North Ridgeville, Junior Achievement, and Leadership Lorain County.
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Jack Mencini and Adam Sonnhalter join Jim Blasingame to recommend several steps to take when transitioning ownership of your business to family members, including expecting to provide financing.
Jack Mencini and Adam Sonnhalter join Jim Blasingame to recommend paying some family employees to stay away, and they discuss associated the issues that have to be dealt with, like employee moral.
Jack Mencini and Adam Sonnhalter joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that how different cash and profit are, but how they work symbiotically to sustain your business.