Chris Vanderzyden

Speaker • Author • Entrepreneur • CPA

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“Chris is the real deal — she walks her talk, she’s got the goods, and she energetically delivers. Saddle up and take a ride if you are looking to educate and inspire your audience.”

– Jeffrey Hayzlett, Primtime TV Host


Fox Business — CAVUTO with Melissa Francis
Chris Vanderzyden and Democratic Strategist Julie Roginsky debate whether General Motors owes taxpayers from the government bailout.

7 Steps to Entrepreneurial Victory!

Chris Vanderzyden 7 Steps to Entrepreneurial Victory

The Victory Code to Drive Profits and Run Your Business at the Platinum Level

Never before in our economic history has the environment been as conducive to the development of the entrepreneurial spirit. Our disruptive economy has urged innovation like never before. Funding for start-ups is now more plentiful with the introduction of nontraditional resources, such as crowd funding. In addition, technology today has afforded ease in connection and globalization creating unprecedented opportunity.

7 Steps to Entrepreneurial Victory is a comprehensive guide that cuts through the clutter and drives profits by presenting solid strategies and tactics that will create sustained success for entrepreneurs.

How To Add Value And Sell Your Business For The Most Profit



Chris Vanderzyden, CPA
Mergers & Acquisition Advisor

Peter Stone, MBA
Mergers & Acquisition Analyst

Thursday, June 30, 2016

8:30 a.m. – Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Seminar

Marriott Courtyard
Keene New Hampshire
75 Railroad Street
Keene, NH 03431

If your exit plan involves selling your business for the most profit in order to extract and preserve your wealth this seminar is a must for sophisticated business owners.

Buyers are sophisticated and understand the professional process to purchase a business leaving an uninformed privately held business owner at a disadvantage that results in the acceptance of a price that is grossly undervalue.

By understanding the process that professional mergers and acquisition companies use to exit, business owners will have greater control in the sale process and will realize the maximum return on investment in their company.


  • Explains why creating an exit strategy is a powerful and valuable business-planning tool and details specific action steps to increase an organization’s value.
  • Presents the professional process utilized to sell a business for the highest return on investment including identifying and marketing to optimal buyers, negotiation, deal structure and tax impact.
  • Educates attendees on how to effectively communicate the true value of an organization to buyers ensuring your business sells for the highest price.
  • Discusses the impact of timing in the mergers and acquisition marketplace on the selling price.


“Chris’s exit planning seminar provides invaluable information for business owners who are preparing to protect and extract the wealth from their privately held business. She is a dynamic presenter able to deliver her points in a simple, but through way.”
Neil H. Livingston, PhD, Wraith Technologies, LLC



How is your bottom-line?  Chris Vanderzyden is the leading educator on the life cycle of a business — from launching a business, to increasing revenue by understanding the sales process in this digital age, to delivering a customer service experience that keeps your organization ahead of the competition, to exiting and extracting the wealth created through the sale of a business.

Her career began as a CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers, then as an asset manager with Northwest Asset Management in Los Angeles. Following her positions in the corporate world, Chris became an entrepreneur as president and founder of a nationwide marketing firm.

Because of her continued connection to the challenges of businesses, she is an expert contributor for Fox News and other media outlets. In addition to television and radio appearances, she speaks internationally, and is a guest lecture for Harvard’s entrepreneurial program.

Chris is passionate in her philosophy that everyone has what it takes to succeed—it just needs to be brought forth. She is a triathlete, a mom, and calls the Green Mountains home.

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Chris Vanderzyden

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