•  November 15, 2019
     11:30 am - 2:00 pm


Someday, you will sell your business. Will you receive what you deserve? Will your company be at “peak value”? Or, will you be disappointed that you spent too much time working “in your business” rather than “on your business”?

Your business principles, processes and people are the ultimate key to your productivity and profit results. It will either enable or disable everything else you do. Developing the right culture by optimizing your business is the key to your success now and with future succession planning.

Gary Bozza of WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW and Marquita Wiley of of Trenier Enterprises, LLC, will share the eight key value builder drivers necessary to optimize your company and maximize your sellability. In addition, you will learn the top 10 attributes that buyers look for when evaluating a company.

Whether you plan to sell in 18 months or 18 years, this seminar will give you the framework to building a stronger company which is good for your people, customers, suppliers and YOU!

The program includes lunch.

Who Should Attend:
Business Owners and CEOs
Vice Presidents of Operations and Operations Managers
General Managers
Anyone interested in improving the productivity and efficiency of your company

About Our Presenters:

Gary Bozza is the President and Managing Partner of WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW.  He opened the doors of WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW in 1997, following a highly successful 18-year career as Vice President of National Accounts and Director of Midwest Sales primarily at MOORE (now RR Donnelley). He was especially skilled at hiring and managing professionals, and his teams consistently performed among the company’s best. Recognized for his ability to get results, he has been building real world leadership teams for four decades on both sides of the hiring process.

Gary’s practice is dedicated to helping owners, CEOs, presidents, vice presidents of human resources, and private equity firms drive revenue and maximize the effectiveness of human capital resources while building enterprise value. With clients ranging from small privately held enterprises to large publicly held multinational corporations, he continually strives to improve processes that produce high-performance leadership teams, resulting in stellar business results. Gary is a frequent speaker and published writer with expertise in executive search and business optimization / (pre)succession planning.


Marquita Wiley is a business executive consultant with 30 years’ experience in the Information Technology and Financial Services industries. She is the founder and CEO of Trenier Enterprises, LLC, an affiliate of Innovative Business Advisors, and delivers coaching services through its relationship with IBA and WorldBridge Partners. She began her career in sales and marketing with IBM. Marquita joined Boatmen’s Trust Company in St. Louis as Senior Vice President, Product Development for the Institutional Trust Division. Later, Marquita was appointed Premier Banking Executive for the Midwest Region of Bank of America, with responsibility of 300 customer facing reports. She also owned a UPS print store for 4 years that both manufactured and subcontracted varies brochures, forms and other printed documents.

Marquita offers business consulting to CEOs and owners of companies in the $2 million to $50 million revenue range. She is a Certified Value Builder Advisor and provides business optimization tools and techniques that can significantly improve the enterprise value of your firm.


Friday, November 15, 2019 this event has been postponed

11:30 a.m. – Check-in begins and networking
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and program

The Grove Country Club
3217 R.F.D.
Long Grove, IL 60047

Free for GLGA members and not-yet members

If you are looking for the presentation in Wisconsin on Thursday, November 14, please click here.



Venue Phone: 847-540-5100

Venue Website:

3217 R.F.D., Long Grove, Illinois, 60047, United States