Sloan Short is an entrepreneur both in spirit and in practice. As O’Keeffe & O’Malley’s Managing Director, Sloan guides business owners through the M&A journey, leveraging the entrepreneurial expertise she gained as a partner in the web application development firm Transparent Solutions and president of her own advertising and marketing firm, Sloan Adams & Associates.
Over a period of three decades, Sloan’s business-to-business experience has allowed her to assess viable opportunities for clients and match them to the right buyer. Versatile in a variety of industries – from retail and economic development to insurance and logistics – Sloan brings valuable knowledge to:
- Selling or Buying a Business
- Acquisition Searches for Individuals, Private Equity Groups and Existing Businesses
- Business Enhancements
- Growth Strategies for Businesses
- Business Exit Strategies
- Business Valuations
- Consulting Projects Related to Growing a Business or Preparing for a Sale
Prior to joining O’Keeffe & O’Malley and owning her business, Sloan was a vice president with a longtime Kansas City marketing and advertising firm, where she supervised current account activity and lead new business development.