Basement to Boardroom: Planning an Exit from Day 1


Basement to Boardroom: Planning an Exit from Day 1

Humble beginnings with a business headquartered in a storage room closet to closing a $100 million deal doesn’t happen by accident. Planning to exit a business from day one is critical. Rob Basso will share his inspiring story from a small start to growing an enterprise fueled by acquisitions, to the eventual sale of his businesses.


Learning Objectives:

  • How to prepare for a sale
  • Growth strategies to increase value
  • Branding
  • Creating a buzz to sell the company
  • Negotiating the best deal


About the Presenter:

Learn from industry expert Rob Basso, CEO.

Meet the Presenter

This meeting will be held at Friedman LLC.

Address: One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, Floor 21, New York, NY 10006


The EPI 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 Presenter

Meet Rob Basso:

Rob is a seasoned entrepreneur, published book author and national media commentator. As an entrepreneur, he successfully built and sold 2 Inc. 5,000 companies to large public companies and has been part of many multi – million-dollar deals. He has served as a vice-president of a public company with over 80,000 customers and offices across the United States. He has been interviewed on local and national TV over 100 times, appearing on Fox News, MSNBC, and News 12. He is a professional speaker and wrote a book titled “The Everyday Entrepreneur” published by John Wiley & Sons