BEST Succession & Exit Planning

10,000Every Day

Approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day. Many are business owners, company leaders or key professionals.

80%Not Saleable

Percent of companies are simply not saleable or do not have a proper professional talent pipeline in place to continue success.


Of the remaining 20% that are sold, 12% will not be sold at the original asking price. In many cases, far below the asking price.

Succession Planning

BEST Succession & Exit Planning

Business Succession Planning

Business leaders and owners frequently approach business succession and exit planning much like a new fitness routine. You know it is necessary, but it always seems to be something that can wait until tomorrow.

Business Succession Planning today is both transitional (paving the way for new leaders) and transactional (ready for an exit and sale of the business). In a successful business leadership succession plan, the company needs to be both transition-ready (foster and move to new leadership) and transferable (having a high enterprise value). 

BEST collaborates closely with company leadership, along with legal and financial professionals, to provide strategies for a seamless succession of leaders or the eventual exit from your business. We take a look at every aspect of your succession to put together the best plan tailored specifically to your business.

BEST Leadership Succession

Executive leadership is a critical component in the success of all companies. 

THE QUESTION: Who is going to take over for my executive leadership or me when we retire? The time to start planning is NOW.

BEST Exit Planning

The single most significant financial transaction of your life deserves special attention. 

THE QUESTION: Are you evenutally planning to exit and sell your business? The time to start is NOW.


BEST Business & HR Advisory Services

Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement

In our continuing effort to bring the BEST tools and insight to our clients for engaging teams at work, we have partnered with Emplify, a Forbes-recognized employee engagement firm

Interim HR

Interim HR Leadership

We provide interim human resource leadership for companies going through mergers and acquisitions, suffering from operational or financial distress, seeing explosive organic growth, and more…

WR2 Human Resource Audit

WR2 Human Resource Audit

An extensive and user-friendly analysis and audit, which mitigates compliance issues, and identifies strategic human resource improvements. Middle market businesses often suffer far more exposure…

Workforce Planning

Workforce Planning & Development

Effective planning and best practices for onboarding, recruiting, and employee retention. Workforce planning and development tend to be the Achilles heel for many businesses, large and small…

    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group is a retained executive search and business advisory/consulting firm that specializes in small-to-medium sized companies, with an emphasis in the horticultural, hydroponics/cannabis, consumer products, crisis management and business restructuring categories. BEST serves companies nationwide and globally in an active and evolving market. Through a well-connected network of colleagues and a sophisticated predictive behavioral screening system (that we call “BEST Behaviors”), BEST drives our client’s growth and success through a focused and consultative approach.


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    Indianapolis, IN 46216




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