Dennis Engelbrecht is a family business consultant who has devoted his life and career to creating, improving, building, and coaching entrepreneurs for greater business success. He has seven successful business ventures of his own to his credit. Among these was his own consulting company, Southern Management Services, where he successfully developed programs and staff to assist over 500 closely held businesses in a wide variety of industries.
Most recently, Dennis purchased a firm at the request of an exiting owner, turned it around, tripled sales, and subsequently sold the company. He rejoined FBI full-time in 2009 even more qualified than before to guide family and closely held business leaders to a better future.
His broad and varied career has exposed Dennis to virtually every area of family business planning and management. He is skilled in performance benchmarking, management consulting, operations planning, strategic planning, financial modeling, valuation, and a host of other disciplines.
Dennis has an MBA from Northeastern University and has 30 years of experience in helping closely held business owners find the bottom line results and quality of lives they want.
While it might appear to be a hackneyed cliché, attitude IS contagious, and your attitude affects others as you come in contact with them. It’s not what happens to you that matters. It’s how you choose to respond that makes a difference, and that’s all about your...
Super Bowl 55 is in the books, but what if we turned the clock back to Tom Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002? What can we learn about changes in the business world during that short 19 year period, and what conclusions may we draw? Most importantly, what are the...
The construction industry is facing a bit of a slowdown. Now that competition is tougher and there are fewer projects available, how do you play to win? For many contractors, the first tendency is to shave estimates unrealistically to win more work. But is this a...