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Bet you are asking yourself: How is business an art? Well, Mark Greathouse is looking forward to answering this intriguing question on September 25th. Seeing your business as an art can contribute to its growth. Going to work every day can be fun and exciting!
So here is the answer!
Mark's journey and experience to defining business as an art.
CORPORATE EXECUTIVE: Worked with senior management where he was employed to strategically plan for large future initiatives by learning and leveraging from past.
CEO of GTG SOLUTIONS: Enabled businesses and company executives to respond optimally to ever-changing market environments to achieve optimal market share and significant ROI.
MANAGING DIRECTOR of Mid-ATLANTIC ANGELS INVESTORS: Responsible for leading the board of directors in the “angle investor environment” and evaluated more than 1,000 businesses to find ideal investors for capitalization.
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR: Taught entrepreneurship, principles of finance, marketing and business management.
AUTHOR: Currently full-time promoting his newly published western series Tumble Weed Sagas and writing additional books to the series as well as historical novels.
FORMAT CHANGE: We are creating an interactive Fireside Chat Environment. Therefore, instead of waiting to the end of the Fireside Chat for questions and answers, we will do so after a couple of subject matters are discussed.
The following are some of the subjects Mark will be discussing with us:
How can business be an art?
Establishing and maintaining passion in an entrepreneurial business.
Evaluating cost and value in your product(s)/service(s).
How to create lasting value.
Pricing……what is the market willing to pay for your product(s)/service(s)?
Conveying passion to others….inside and outside your business.
The realities of being a small businesses.
Mark is known for “telling it like it is.” That will not be a problem on Sept. 25th.
Next up, we are shining our Small Business Spotlight on Dr. Xavier Bruce, founder of Uplift! Energy Coaching LLC. Xavier established this business to provide support and resources for people managing major life changes and events. This could mean coaching people going from military to civilian life or from the corporate world to establishing their own business. Xavier also helps people manage personal life changes. We look forward to hearing about his successes and challenges and together providing him advice on growing his business.
As usual, we’ll start the evening off with light fare provided by local food and beverage establishments.
We look forward to seeing you there!
GTG Solutions, LLC
President & Managing Principal
As the President & Managing Principal of GTG Solutions, Mark Greathouse his decades of experience as a serial entrepreneur and investor, with expertise serving domestic and international clients across a broad set of industries. Mark is also a poet, writer, and author.
Mark has done it all, from serving as an executive and director with the very first privately-held online private equity marketplaces in the mid- to late-1990s, to personally raising more than $1.5 million for businesses. He’s also a published author of fiction.
He draws upon more than 35 years of executive business experience and expertise with enterprises serving domestic and international clients in industries such as software, telecommunications, biotech, social media, education, e-commerce, real estate, government contracting, physical and cyber security technologies, and nonprofit.
Mark was a founder and managing director of Mid-Atlantic Angels, LLC, a group of accredited private investors investing in pre- or early-revenue technology-driven enterprises. He was a pioneer in the online private equity venture investment industry in the late- 1990s with New Vision Financial Inc.’s EDIE Online marketplace for entrepreneurs.
Currently, Mark serves as president and managing principal with GTG Solutions, LLC,, which specializes in executive coaching, access to capital, business strategic planning, corporate boards, and marketing communications. He holds a B.A. from University of Maryland and M.B.A. from The American University.
In addition, Mark is pursuing his passion for history and writing. His first novel (in a planned series of 5) is called Nueces Justice. It's a Western novel based on the history of Marks family in south Texas around the time of the Spanish-American War forward. It's available on Amazon and all the major on-line and bricks and mortar bookstores. Get the book here.
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