The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces The Rawls Group has become a Platinum Partner Member.

The Rawls Group, with its succession planning proficiency, is dedicated to the continuity of the ownership, leadership, management and culture of businesses through the next generation. Its expertise about interpersonal-management to business-financial issues helps businesses with their succession planning goals. A diverse team of skilled professionals at The Rawls Group partners with business owners and their advisors to create a complete team to help its clients navigate through challenging topics and guide them to long-term success, which includes business growth, strengthened families and dynamic legacies.

Using its unique 10-point perspective called Succession Matrix®, The Rawls Group evaluates and approaches its clients’ businesses in a manner that is highly connected and offers a full 360° view of their total environment. This formula aids its clients in addressing current business issues and long-term decisions to relieve business-family anxieties and simplify complex processes. An honest-and-open three-phase process, one that includes a review and analysis, plan development and implementation and continuing facilitation services, is all-inclusive in its design and approach.

“As succession planners working with marine dealers for the last 30+ years we are excited to partner with MRAA,” said Kendall Rawls, Director of Development. “We understand the business and family planning complexities dealers face. Providing industry subject matter expertise along with our years of experience, we help dealers navigate and overcome common challenges related to growth and help them build a sustainable business over multiple generations.”

Through Partner Membership, marine manufacturers, suppliers and service providers commit to aligning their brands with the programs and opportunities that MRAA works to provide the dealer body in order to help fuel the success of the industry. Support from Partners allows the Association to expand its offerings and create a positive, long-term impact in the business of MRAA members.

“Having The Rawls Group commit to a Platinum Partner Membership is both a benefit to the MRAA and our dealer members,” said Allison Gruhn, Director of Business Development. “It’s wonderful to be able to offer The Rawls Group, with all its expertise and wisdom, as an educated resource when it comes to family business planning, succession and marine industry operations.”

The Succession Planning Matrix

Preparing a business to transition from one generation to another requires a focus on 10 key areas which we call the Succession Matrix.  Click the following link for more drill down resources on The Succession Matrix

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