John Martinka

John Martinka

John Martinka is known as The Escape Artist because of his expertise in three areas: 1) Helping executives escape the corporate world by buying the right business the right way. 2) Creating large exits for small businesses so the owner can exit their business with style, grace and more money. 3) Accelerating businesses so they escape their plateau; dramatically increasing the value of companies. John has over 20 years of business experience supported by a Masters Degree in Finance and Economics from Marquette University. A recognized public speaker, John has developed a reputation for expertise in business acquisition and “problem solving”. He has the knowledge and real-life experience which gains client confidence and delivers measurable results. John has owned three businesses, led a company turnaround, analyzed hundreds of acquisition candidates for scores of clients and helped over 100 clients buy or sell a business. He helped start “Partner” On-Call Network and was in charge of training and support. In that role he assisted both new and experienced consultants as they grow their business. John works with numerous non-profits and was twice a Rotary Club President. John is an approved provider for the Washington State SEAP program with his program, “The Street-Smart Way to Buy a Business.”

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If You Are Going to Do Anything... Make an Impact

In the first few minutes at a recent meeting of the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club the speakers said a few things that got me thinking. To summarize what they said:

For whatever we do (business, personal, charity, etc.) we need to not consider the actions, the money, or anything else other than the impact we make.”

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