Group 11 Advisors, an affiliate of Talley & Company, was formed to provide cost-effective accounting solutions to small businesses. Group 11 recognized that small business owners were finding it more difficult to obtain timely and accurate financial information from their current accounting process, preventing a business owner from properly managing cash flow, obtaining financing, and growing their business. Group 11 Advisors uses state-of the-art technology to ensure cost-effective accounting services meet the economic viability of today’s entrepreneur. With Group 11 Advisors, all businesses can benefit from a seasoned team of professionals whose focus is on keeping your business’ accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, tax preparation and business planning on the right track to ensure profitable growth.
Group 11 Advisors maintains strategic partnerships that benefit our clients and have a positive impact on their bottom line. Our affiliations with other respected corporations ensure vital services, such as Bill Pay Services, Legal Services, and Certified Public Accounting services.
|Matthew Talley Vice President & Director of Operations|
|Matthew Talley is the driving force behind Group 11 Advisors. His previous experience in the commercial banking profession presents him a unique understanding of the financial reporting issues faced by small businesses. His observations not only helped lead to the firm’s inception, but also were the source of many of its categorical distinctions, including the ability to offer CPA-level financial analysis for small and moderate sized businesses at an affordable price.|
|Matthew is the chief relationship manager for the firm, personally ensuring client satisfaction with each and every service provided.|
|Promoting Clients’ Bottom-Line Success Matthew’s background uniquely qualifies him to assist businesses with the development of their financial statements. Specifically, he endorses the need for expertly produced financial reporting in order to properly track progress, plan for the future, and facilitate growth. Today at Group 11 Advisors, Matthew draws from this experience to maintain a close eye on clients’ financial health. He works meticulously to identify weaknesses revealed through the reports and subsequently can provide recommendations to improve business processes. The intimate knowledge obtained through this process creates a complementary partnership between Group 11 and its clients, providing them insight for an effective business design.|
|Specializing in Capital Acquisition Mr. Talley’s expertise offers yet another opportunity for Group 11 clients preparing to apply for immediate or future bank financing. His insider perspective on the requirements for successful loan qualification as well as connections to appropriate financing networks better positions clients for loan approval. With today’s stringent evaluation process, and less plentiful financing availability, access to these advantages can mean the tipping point to success.|
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|Steve Jennings Restaurant/Hospitality Industry Consultant
|Steve Jennings serves an important role as a Group 11 Advisors industry consultant utilizing his many years of experience. Mr. Jennings has significant knowledge of the restaurant industry having held management positions in both the operating and financial sides of the business. He has been providing consulting and back office services in the restaurant industry since 2009 and is currently providing accounting and/or consulting services for well over 200 restaurants.|
|Industry Experience and Influence He started his career with Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery and was the Chief Financial Officer from 1991 through 2001. During his tenure, the company grew from 70 locations to a peak of 200 restaurants. He was involved in the sale of the company four times and two major acquisitions. Additionally, the company entered into multiple retail licensing agreements and dozens of restaurant franchise agreements. His experience in the Credit and Equity markets ranged from an $8,000,000 credit agreement to a complete recapitalization in excess of $100,000,000.|
|His experience also includes three years as the Chief Financial Officer of Sunrise Grower’s, a vertically integrated real estate, agricultural and manufacturing company. During this time, he oversaw a period of significant growth and a major liquidity event for the owner. After Sunrise, Steve came back to the restaurant industry, serving as Chief Financial Officer of Ruby’s Diner, Inc. and Salt Creek Grille prior to forming restaurant consulting practice. Steve has extensive experience with franchising, equity and credit markets and as the CFO involved in both buy-side and sell-side transactions.|
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