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In 1987 Gail founded her own CPA firm and spent the next 21 years working directly with business owners. She built a solid CPA practice which she sold for top dollar in 2008. Gail has advised hundreds of companies, from startup through liquidation. She has worked with micro businesses, sole proprietorships, and multi-million dollar companies. Gail has learned first hand that the more deeply a business owner understands the financial reality of his business, the more confident and decisive he is, and the more enjoyable and lucrative his experience.
Since selling her practice Gail has written a book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Low-Cost Startups. She does keynotes and workshops on what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur and how to use the power of Financial Visibility at varying stages of the business lifecycle. Gail teaches entrepreneurship and finance courses at Emory University’s Continuing Education department. She uses her financial expertise to advise independent business owners, and teach them her Financial Visibility System to improve cash flow, identifying areas of potential growth, create a written vision for their Company’s future, how to strategize to reach their goals and provide them tools to monitor and measure their progress.
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Mercedes Guzman has advised over the phone and Skype people from coast to coast in the United States and around the world. She was the founder of Unity North in Spanish in Atlanta. She have give inspirational messages in various radios including UNIVISION KAMA 750AM El Paso, Texas, and had its own space in Radio Fiesta 96.9 in West Palm. She present seminars with tiles likes “Healing Your Inner Child” “The Encounter with Yourself”, “From Fear to Love” “How to find peace, abundance and wisdom in the midst of the crisis”, etc., which have already been presented with much success in different parts of the United States. She has been interviewed by UNIVISION Atlanta and other TV channels. Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters Channel AIB, filmed a program in English where Mercedes was one of the main character, titled “Stepping Out in Faith ‘ She writes monthly inspirational messages in a local newspaper of Atlanta and inspires hundreds daily through Facebook, and her private practice is expanding every day.