Our Team

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Management Team

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Josh Tolley

Founder and Chairman

Josh has been in the business of starting, fixing, selling and buying businesses for many years now. With twenty-four years as an entrepreneur, Josh Tolley has been ranked as a Top 25 business advisor in the Mid-West, Top 100 business trainer in the world, top 4% income earner in entrepreneurship, as well as a three time Amazon #1 best-selling author on the topic of business. He has negotiated and facilitated $20 million dollar exits, advised companies from big to small ranging from Cadillac dealers to Anytime Fitness franchise owners. He has been on Fox Business, The Blaze and OAN discussing business topics and continues to speak to audiences big and small all over the world on how to build, sell, and buy businesses.


Jeff Stark

Sr. V.P. of Production & Systems

Jeff is the founder of Stark Industries where he oversees a staff of 80 and revenues of over $15 million a year. led his investors to a successful eight figure exit. Since the exit from his company Jeff has assumed the duties of overseeing all production and systems implementation for Shyft Capital companies and clients.

Advisory Board Members

In addition to our own staff we have a trusted board of advisors who bring a wealth of experience, connections, and wisdom to our operations.
Bob Page
Robert Page

Robert Page started American Motorcycle Company putting chopper motorcycles to the forefront of American pop culture. He has also been the COO of Adobe Road Winery, a Napa Valley leader in luxury wines and is currently the President of The Page Group where he oversees marketing efforts for companies such as AWS and Crowdstrike.

Vern Heyer
Vern Heyer

Vern Heyer has had a distinguished track record in M&A. Having had early career experience with Siemens PLM and continued on as both founder of companies as well as purchaser of them. His experience in manufacturing and buy-out deal structure offers considerable wisdom to the board of advisors. Additionally, he is a sought-after advisor to family offices in regards to investment opportunities.

Larry Obrien
Larry O’Brien

Larry O’Brien served as Sr. VP and CMO of Lafayette Insurance Company, a 115-year-old leader in the industry. He continued his business success by setting up his own agency which now serves are a leader in the field. His membership on the board provides experiential wisdom as well as a depth of connections which will benefit the company to achieve the objectives.

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