Bill Nootenboom presents
"Confessions of a (reluctant) Serial Entrepreneur" at EO Talks on 2-4-16
Ever wondered how to get involved with the Entrepreneurs Organization? Ever been interested in learning the secrets of the best entrepreneurs in business? Join us for 4 riveting presentations from some of Oregon's most successful entrepreneurs!
The transition to new owners strengthened the culture of the company, improved relationships with its major supplier, provided financing for growth, and allowed a successful businessman to retire knowing his family’s legacy was safe in new hands.
Hood River Distillers was the first distillery in Oregon to open after prohibition. Their first products also came from the fruit of the Hood River Valley. HRD wanted to return to its roots – perfect fit.
Pragma Group developed multiple growth strategies, and tested each of them against the cultural and financial requirements of the business. Looking at every growth strategy known to restaurants, ultimately it was decided to split the company in two.
Pragma Group helped build a world-class marketing team, and spearheaded an effort to tell the brand story in a new way. We launched a campaign in Texas, where people are serious about their smoked meats.