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Exit on Your Own Terms Tomorrow.

We’ve helped countless business owners nail the sale by growing their companies and their confidence. Start planning your successful exit today with KeyeStrategies.

The Keyes to Unlocking Your Successful Business Exit Plan

Welcome to KeyeStrategies, where we help you feel confident about your future exit. By utilizing our unique approach to transition planning, we help business owners improve and grow their business while presenting it in a cohesive way that helps seal the sale. As a Certified Exit Planning and Value Growth Adviser, Julie Keyes understands what it takes to build enterprise value and prepare an effective exit strategy. Regardless of which stage you’re at in the process, we’re entirely dedicated to giving you a successful and profitable transition.

The Expert Advisor Behind KeyeStrategies

Julie Keyes is a seasoned entrepreneur passionate about helping other business owners succeed. As the founder and owner of KeyeStrategies, Julie leverages her 30+ years of experience building and operating successful companies to help entrepreneurs grow and improve their businesses. As a Certified Exit Planning Advisor and Value Growth Advisor, Julie brings a unique perspective to the table, helping business owners understand and maximize their exit and critical transition options. As the President Emeritus of the Exit Planning Institute Twin Cities Metro Area Chapter and a faculty member for their CEPA program, Julie is recognized as a thought leader in her field and participates in speaking engagements nationwide.

The KeyeStrategies Process: Maximizing Enterprise Value & Preparing for a Successful Exit

Our unique approach to transition planning blends exit planning strategy with value growth tactics to ensure a successful and profitable transition. We work with business owners to develop a comprehensive exit plan that considers every aspect of their business and personal life. We also focus on growing enterprise value by improving its operations, management, and financial performance. By combining these two elements, we help our clients create a business that is not only valuable but also positioned for a successful exit.

Streamline Your Pathway to Financial Freedom

Schedule your free 30-minute discovery call with Julie to learn how KeyeStrategies can unlock your company’s potential and help you achieve the exit you deserve.

Why is a trusted CEPA important for your business?

Building an exit strategy is a complex process susceptible to setbacks that could delay your transition by months, or even years. A successful business transition depends on strong long-term planning and execution that grows the value of your business and makes it attractive in the eyes of potential buyers. Most business owners have one chance at a successful business sale, and it’s usually the largest financial decision of their lives. After so many years of building your Nest Egg, it’s important to get the part about exit planning done right. CEPAs like Julie bring this experience and know-how to your business, enabling you to navigate the complexities and produce your best possible exit outcome.

Exit Planning & Value Growth Resources for Business Owners

Julie’s expertise extends beyond advisory services. She is also the host of the Poised for Exit podcast and the author of “Poised for Exit: A Woman Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Transition.” These resources provide valuable insights and strategies for business owners looking to grow their business’s value and build an asset for selling their business. Whether you’re seeking guidance on exit planning, value growth, or general business advice, KeyeStrategies is here to help you achieve your goals.

Poised for Exit Podcast

The Poised for Exit podcast was developed by business owners, for business owners. Julie brings a wide variety of professionals and experts onto the show to share stories and insights relevant to your business. We only provide actionable real-world advice that aligns with KeyeStragies’ proven process. No filler – just quality content to elevate your business exit plan.

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Poised for Exit: A Woman Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Transition

Julie’s first book is the perfect guide for you and your business, regardless of size or industry. You’ll find a complete resource of tools and checklists designed to lay the groundwork for your business exit strategy. Building an exit plan is a high-stakes and detailed process that takes years to get right. Oftentimes, business owners have one shot at successfully sealing the deal, and an exit plan’s success rate is tied to how early and thoroughly you plan. Julie’s book considers this to ensure you’re exit-ready when the time comes.

Self-Paced Online Programs for Business Owners
& Exit Planners

Alongside our traditional services, Julie has created comprehensive online programs for owners and fellow exit planners. These self-paced courses are the perfect way to supplement your partnership with KeyeStrategies and tap into Julie’s expertise from a different perspective.

Tap Into Julie’s Expertise at Your Next Event

Julie Keyes is a sought-after speaker and thought leader on business growth, exit planning, and transition strategy. She is known for her engaging and informative speaking style and ability to distill complex concepts into practical and actionable advice. Business owners who book Julie for their events can expect to gain valuable insights into the strategies and tools needed to grow their businesses and prepare for a future exit. Whether you are looking for a keynote speaker or a workshop facilitator, Julie’s presentations are customized to meet each audience’s unique needs and goals.

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Every Business Owner Deserves a Success Story

Selling your business is often the biggest financial decision you’ll ever make, and trusting me to help you along the way is something I don’t take lightly. I’ve leveraged my CEPA expertise to help countless business owners like you build a personalized value growth and exit strategy that leads to a successful sale and financial freedom. My mission is to give you confidence and peace of mind as you close this chapter and begin the next one, and I can’t wait to meet you and get started!

What people say

Join Julie Keyes from KeyeStrategies on KRWC AM 1360 every Tuesday at 8:30 pm for the Poised for Exit Radio Show. It’s a 30-minute show offering strategic planning guidance for busy small business owners. Each week, you’ll hear certified exit planning advisor Julie Keyes talk with a range of entrepreneurs and professionals about preparing your business for a future transition.

The show will provide you with tangible strategies and planning guidance that will help business owners grow the value of their business for selling your business.