Succession Success Episode 7

June 23, 2022

New podcast episode! What is the emotional rollercoaster like when you sell your business? Todd Moilanen just went through this and discusses his journey exiting from Cloverdale Equipment. Todd is candid, honest, and tells us about the process and discusses what could be next. Listen in as he joins host Matt Dery.

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FAI and Q5 Experience Team Host First Spring Fling of 2022

June 9, 2022

Ultimately, what are business owners looking for when they think about succession? Is it leaving on their terms? Leaving a good legacy? What about living happily in the “fifth quarter” of their life? All of these discussions took place on Wednesday in Oak Park at the Q5 Experience first “Spring Fling” event. Q5 team members,…

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Living The LifeMethod Episode 15

May 17, 2022

What has it been like for a family Primary Care Physician over the past 2 plus years? Dr. Leah Cecil of Clearwater Family Medicine is our guest on today’s show. She talks about her goal of proving patients with the best physical and emotional care. Matt Dery of Financial Architects and the Q5 Experience is…

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Inside Financial Architects Podcast Episode 17

March 22, 2022

From basketball star to entrepreneur. Moneyball Sportswear owner Desmond Ferguson joins Matt Dery on today’s episode. Desmond discusses how he got into business and why Moneyball? In addition, what has inspired him an an African-American #businessowner. The former three point ace at the University of Detroit Mercy and Portland Trailblazers shares his story. Tune in! 

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Marody, Dery, and the Q5 Experience Team Get the Word Out about Business Succession Planning

February 17, 2022

On Wednesday February 16th, FAI’s own Pat Marody and Matt Dery along with John Carter, Chris Meso, Sarah Greifenberger, and John Bell participated in the annual Construction Association of Michigan “Design and Construction Expo” at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The event brings together local businesses to highlight what they offer to the business…

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Living The LifeMethod Podcast Episode 14

January 26, 2022

How can you make sure that your workplace has healthy employees? Our guests today are Mario Vittiglio and John Myers III, co-founders of A.M Health & Wellness Solutions. Driving health and engagement, while lowering absenteeism and costs. Find out how they help communities and businesses in our area get healthy and pinpoint medical concerns. The…

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Succession Success: The Q5 Podcast Episode 3

January 5, 2022

On Today’s episode of Succession Success: The Q5 Experience Podcast, our host (FAI’s own) Matt Dery talks to Chris Meso, owner and founder of T Rex Advisory. Chris is also on the Q5 team assisting on the Business side with his expertise on guiding owners to build their ultimate transferable value. Meso discusses his hands-on…

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Living The LifeMethod Episode 13

December 15, 2021

How difficult is it to make a career change when all you have known is the food service industry? We talk to longtime Detroit area chef Nate Liska, who is now the VP of Green Flame Tequila about his new venture and what went in to his decision. Liska joins host Matt Dery, the Marketing…

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Cousins and Q5 Featured on CAM Podcast

December 2, 2021

Financial Architects President Chris Cousins was recently a guest on the Construction Association of Michigan’s “Building Michigan” podcast discussing exit planning and The Q5 Experience. Chris was joined by Q5 colleagues Chris Meso and John Carter. Host Kevin Koehler is the President of CAM. Take a listen to the podcast HERE.

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Inside Financial Architects Episode 16

November 4, 2021

What do the new proposed tax laws mean for you? A pair of Senior Tax Managers, Jeffrey McMichael from Cohen and Company and Vincent Bechard of Doeren Mayhew are our guests. They discuss which of the old tax laws may be coming back and how that will affect all of us. Plus, what is the…

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