Sandy Steinman has nearly a half century of successful business experience. Much of that time as a small business turnaround expert. He began his business career with a Certified Public Accounting firm which ultimately merged into KPMG. He held several C level positions in finance and administration with both public and private corporations and in the mid 1970’s he joined Bonanza International, an operator and franchisor of steak houses as part of the turnaround team. Sandy and the team completed the turnaround in two years taking it from a multi-million dollar loss to a multimillion dollar profit. It was at that point in his life that he decided he wanted to make beans as opposed to counting them.
He has owned and successfully operated several small companies in the transportation, service and food industries.
He spent several years as Senior Consultant for a large national consulting company specializing in small and medium sized troubled businesses. Sandy tells the story about his first consulting project. The company was operated by two brothers and had absorbed several years of large losses. The project was extremely successful, the company had become profitable and on the last day of the project the two brothers hugged him and told him that he had changed their lives. At that point he was hooked and knew he would spend the rest of his life making small businesses more profitable. He ultimately founded and became President of Profitability Partners, Inc. a Florida based consulting company specializing in the turnaround of small and medium sized businesses.
His clients have included such diverse small companies as
- · Advertising Agencies
- · Advertising Specialty Companies
- · Auto Brokers
- · Auto Dealers
- · Beauty Supply Wholesaler
- · Concrete Contractors
- · Farming Enterprises
- · Farm Equipment Manufacturer
- · Furniture Retailers
- · Grocery Stores
- · Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors
- · Janitorial Supply Distributors
- · Kitchen Remodeling Contractors
- · Medical Transcription Services
- · Printers
- · Restaurant Operators
- · Seafood Distributors
- · Trucking Companies
- · Underground Utility Contractors
- · Weapon Manufacturers
- · Wholesale Florist
- · Trucking Companies
All of his clients have been privately held small businesses and, implementing the same processes Sandy recommends in this book has resulted in millions of dollars of additional profits for his client companies over the years and has often changed the lives for many of the owners, employees and families of those businesses.
The Small Business Turnaround Guide- Take Your Business From Troubled to Triumphant is his first book.
Sandy was born in Connecticut and grew up in Tennessee. He attended public schools before attending University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida where he received his undergraduate degree. Some years later he completed his MBA work at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Sandy and his Wife Mary Kay have lived in Jacksonville, Florida since 1985. When Sandy is not improving the lives of his clients he enjoys playing tennis and holds a leadership position in his Church.
Read more about Sandy’s consulting company here: http://www.profitabilitypartners.com.