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Advance Iowa

We know that for Iowa owners at the top of mid-sized firms, things can get isolating.  Not having the ability to talk frankly with a familiar accountant, lawyer, or employee, means that most of the time, company CEOs do not have a mentor with whom they can share ideas, receive exclusive market intelligence from, or have a pool of talented business experts they can confidently call upon to provide objective third-party financial review and assessment of their operations and business strategy. Advance Iowa seeks to change that with its unique service offering focusing on pairing owners with trusted business advisors, most of whom have had direct ownership experience of midsized firms themselves, for guidance analyzing growth opportunities and operations review. Advance Iowa also assists CEOs through peer mentoring via our exclusive roundtable access, and has concentrated expertise with confidential business succession support. Visit for a full array of our services.

Advance Iowa had a lot of really good suggestions on how we could develop our business. The process was simple and the time commitment was not large. It gave us an opportunity to take a step back and think about what we are really trying to accomplish here.

Pete Downs, CEO, Waterloo Tent & Tarp