Afternoon with a Founder


An Afternoon with Founders

This meeting is a fireside chat with local business owners.

Learning Objectives:

  • Importance of a well-aligned team
  • Starting your business with the Exit in Mind
  • Second careers and life after

About the Presenter

Tim Oliver, EPI Chicago Chapter Leadership Team Member, will be moderating a panel of founders.

Meet the Presenters

Thank you to our Sponsor!

This meeting will be held at 1941 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642.

Address: 1941 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642.


The EPI Chicago Local Chapter is different than other groups because it brings together a diverse group of professionals from a wide range of specialties that can naturally work collaboratively on exit planning, succession planning, value growth, transaction or any engagement from both sides of the equation. The chapter meets regularly to network, reconnect, grow knowledge, and sharpen their skills with a common goal: Change the outcome for transitioning business owners. Make plans to join us for future events and connect with the local leadership by visiting

About the Presenters


Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver


Meet Tim Oliver:

Tim represents clients buy or sell businesses with excellent legal service and access to a network of outstanding service professionals. He brings a wealth of experience representing both buyers and sellers, providing his clients with a unique perspective to address flaws in their business or proposal before they threaten a deal. Tim’s clients rave about his professionalism, resourcefulness and attention to detail. Apart from buy-sell transactions, Tim provides outside general counsel services to businesses to help negotiate contracts, maintain compliance and retain talent. He also advises clients through the acquisition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. In addition, as the leader of his firm’s trademark practice, Tim establishes and protects his clients’ brands through trademark prosecution and enforcement. Outside of his practice, Tim’s been active in several charitable organizations in the Chicagoland area as a member of the board of directors and similar roles, and was a mentor in the Juvenile Justice Mentoring Initiative of the Cook County Juvenile Court. Originally from New York, he now lives in the western suburbs with his wife and son.