Sloan Short | O'Keeffe and O'Malley

Sloan Short

Managing Director

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.