Exit Planning Summit Speaker Gordon Bell


Gordon Bell

CEO, The Midland Group

Gordon is an established and trusted mentor, and has helped numerous companies increase shareholder value while minimizing risk.

Session: Value Advisor Panel

About Gordon

Gordon Bell is the Founder and CEO of The Midland Group, a business advisory firm based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Founded in 1991, The Midland Group has advised clients—both national and international with revenues ranging from $10 million to $5 billion—across a range of industries: manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail. The Midland Group, along with its strategic alliance partners, offers advisory services in Leadership Development, Succession Contingency Planning, Sales and Marketing, Business Development, Operational Excellence, Corporate Development, Mergers and Acquisitions, Development of Multiple Exit Options, and Sell Side Preparedness / Sell Side Processes.

Gordon has identified a holistic approach to help his clients build their business and prepare to exit gracefully. Midland’s Advanced Value Enhancement Solutions is a program that guides clients in building, growing, and finishing strong. This forward-thinking approach has advised numerous business owners and corporate leaders to maximize their shareholder value at an accelerated rate, minimize business risk, and achieve personal, financial and business goals.

Whether it is a young business looking for growth, or established companies looking toward the future, Gordon starts by asking his clients three questions: What’s your vision? Your mission? Where are you at in your journey? His approach is unique because of its accelerated focus, using 90-day plans to address both immediate and future goals, as well as proven successful development of strong leadership teams, both internally or by recruitment.

Gordon Bell the Midland Group