How I can help you

How I can help?

My business background it that of a “general practitioner”. I see small business owners facing many of the same challenges of larger companies but often tackling them with fewer resources. Some of the common challenges include the lack of adequate funding, leadership acquisition and development, keeping management talent, marketing, and the stress of uncertainty about succession decisions necessary for the business’s future.

You see, without you - entrepreneurs – with the initiative to take the benefit of an opportunity, or willingness to take a financial risk in hope of profits, our economy (and the world) will lose the talents of future leaders, innovators, creators, makers and producers.

Which is why, I work to deliver desired results with planning, services, access to capital and ideas to support an owner’s dreams by improving their business value, its leadership, strategic communication, and legacy while maintaining harmony at holiday dinners.

After all, while taking care of the family business, I believe in taking care of the business of the family as this approach delivers peace of mind in tricky times.

I am happy to help. Contact me!

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Non-Profit
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience

  • Banking, Finance & Insurance
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations


University of Iowa and Iowa State University-(Attended three years)

Professional Business Brokerage Practice – U. S. Business Brokers, LLC

Fund Raising University - Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

Midwest Grant Writers Workshop – Des Moines Area Community College    

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)

Ray Main

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video