Welcome to Compass Point.

A business consulting firm specializing in family-owned companies.

We work primarily with companies in the manufacturing, construction & professional service industries. Our ideal client has revenues between $5M and $100M, who want to grow, care about the legacy of the business and want to protect their financial future.

Compass Point provides hands-on consulting & coaching to help businesses close performance gaps; give owners practical, actionable tools that drive growth; develop leaders and position the business for successful ownership transition.
All on their terms.
 

People

All great companies figure out ‘who’ first, then what. These 3 principles are a guide to determine who gets on the bus.

  • Defining its core values and purpose
  • Selection and retention of A-players
  • Continual leadership development of senior team

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Strategy

Every owner wants his or her business to be something more tomorrow than it is today. How do you make that happen?

  • Develop focus, direction and accountability
  • Apply the 3 crucial habits that take you from good to great
  • Break through the “ceilings of complexity”

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Succession

Owners can’t get out if they don’t have a successor, and companies can’t grow if they don’t attract, develop, and retain talent. 

  • Prepare tomorrow’s leadership
  • What’s next for the owner
  • Create the single most important document to protect your investment

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  • “Compass Point has been instrumental in providing the guidance and support I was looking for in the succession process with my company.”

    - Steve Cygan, President/CEO, Appealing Fruit

  • “I see the value in a 3rd party facilitator to keep on track and not get off subject…Compass Point brings a lot to the table that may not be our "industry specific”, but is helpful overall.”

    - Sterner Insurance

  • "I’ve got the best partner for this journey in Tom and Compass Point.”

    - Steve Cygan, President/CEO, Appealing Fruit

  • “I've recommended Tom Garrity to all of my clients who want to grow or are looking at family succession. He is the right guy for the job.”

    - Sterner Insurance

  • “Having an outsider facilitate the needed discussions really helped move us along in the direction we need to be moving - toward for the success of our team and business.”

    - Miller Keystone Blood Center

Does your family business cause confusion, conflict, or rivalry within the family when it should be the glue that brings everyone together?  Learn about the complexities of a family business and how to get on the same page. 

  • Understand the unique challenges of a family business
  • Get on the same page about roles and business direction
  • Prepare the next generation  

Dive deeper into the family business dynamic

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out;
but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within"

  -Elisabeth Kübler-Ross , Author of "On Death and Dying"
 

Why Hire a Consultant?

Outside perspective. Honest feedback. Accountability partner.

Facilitaton is powerful tool. A consultant can help you uncover the unique obstacles to your company and plot the pathways to growth and profitability.

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Why Hire Compass Point?

The right fit.  The best tools. An experienced coach.

Tom Garrity is a Gazelles International Certified Coach & an EPI Certified Exit Planning Advisor.  Learn why that matters.

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