Session Details

Building Enduring Value Into Your Business

Tuesday, May 14 | 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM | Room 207AB

Presented by Joe J. Thissen, VP of Sales, AutoCenter Sales

After building a thriving business, entrepreneurs often hope their companies will perpetuate into the future. Doing so will enable you to have the personal and financial freedom shared by few of your peers. No matter which path an owner chooses for his or her business, transferable value is the common denominator of a successful transition. Why Attend? Truly understanding your business and its value goes beyond numbers. Whether you’re a newly launched business or getting ready to plan your exit strategy, now is the perfect time to improve the transferability characteristics of your company. Attendees will gain actionable thoughts and ideas that will enable you to unlock your transferable value and get the most out of your business. This workshop brings real-world experience and examples by business experts to this important topic.

Joe ThissenAbout Joe J. Thissen

Joe J. Thissen is the Vice President of Sales for AutoCenter Sales. He has been assisting clients transition and establish succession plans for over 12 years and in that time has sold over 800 shops across the country. Joe’s knowledge and skill go beyond sales, and include in-depth knowledge of project management, business operations and financial perspectives of the automotive maintenance & repair industry. He uses that extensive experience to achieve a high success and satisfaction rate. Joe is regularly sought-after as an expert on the industry and speaks on topics of succession, business, and exit planning. Joe is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is an avid family man with 5 children and enjoys supporting them in their activities; gymnastics, track, swim, karate, mixed martial arts, piano, and cello. Please email or go to to contact Joe.

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