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Michael Querard is a Senior Business Strategist with Generational Consulting Group. He is a results-driven business development expert who provides growth and value consulting to CEOs and owners of companies with revenues between $1M - $250M. As a proven transformative leader, Michael discovers and utilizes innovative organic synergies to sustain long-lasting competitive advantages for businesses and the people associated with them.

Michael is a highly sought-after speaker and educator, passionately dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on integrity, business acumen and ethics. As a regular presenter for Vistage Worldwide, the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization (23,000 members), he provides leadership and coaching for small business entrepreneurs and CEOs of middle market companies. He has held several board positions, helping companies and charitable foundations develop and implement strategic growth and exit plans.

Working with diverse businesses across a wide range of industries, Michael has experience on both the buy and sell-side of M&A. He has a track record of successful growth in smaller private companies and Fortune 100 public companies, and has consulted to both domestic and foreign businesses. Drawing on his extensive experience, Michael offers insightful, hands-on, practical direction to business owners looking for a structured way to maximize their value.

Michael earned a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Colorado School of Mines, a J.D. from Georgetown University and is also a FINRA-licensed investment advisor. After living in Europe and on both coasts, Michael has settled back in his home state of Colorado with his wife (where three of his four grown children have followed him).

Industry Experience:

Manufacturing - aerospace, automotive, bio-tech, chemicals, cleaning equipment, electronics, fabricated and primary metals, food ingredients, hand tools, high tech (chips, boards, wafers, etc), industrial products, machine shops, medical devices, medical equipment, packaging, pharmaceuticals, printing, renewable energy, signs.

Distribution - auto parts, electrical supply, fasteners, food & beverages, industrial and technology products, janitorial supplies, lawn and garden, lighting, logistics, medical equipment & supplies, nutraceuticals, oil & gas, personal protection products, pet products, specialty tools, telecom equipment.

Retail - auto maintenance & repair, consumer goods, DME, fuel, hardware, hospitality, musical instruments, pet products, pharmacy.

Service - advertising/brand management, architecture, autos, aviation, charitable foundations, construction management, consulting, counseling, cyber security, data analytics, digital marketing, e-commerce, education, electrical, energy, engineering (all forms), environmental (consulting, planning, remediation), event planning, family office, fundraising, graphic design, healthcare, hedge funds, HVAC, inspection services, insurance, ISP, IT, IT networking, IT outsourcing, landscaping, lighting, material handling, mechanical, medical offices, mortgages, nursing homes & assisted living facilities, non-profits, plumbing, private equity, quality testing & certification, real estate (acquisition, development & investment), rental equipment, security, software development & implementation, staffing, tax advice & structure, telecommunications, testing services, therapy (physical & mental health), trading, wealth management.