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Operating partner for B2B service and software growth companies

Biography

Charles Bedard is a Managing Director and Partner for Ephor Group (www.ephorgroup.com), which provides board, growth capital and corporate development advisory services to B2B software and service providers.

Experienced in helping companies cross the chasm from startup to emerging leader to market leader, Charles has extensive knowledge in growth strategies and corporate development.

At Ephor Group Charles Bedard helps companies “Solve the Value Equation” through Growth Strategy Execution, Outsourced Corporate Development Services, and through Revenue GoToMarket Growth Consulting advisory services.

Prior to joining Ephor Group, Mr. Bedard served as a Strategic Advisor (Chief Strategy Officer) for multiple B2B Services and Technology firms where he managed business development and corporate development.

Charles is an expert on new and emerging technology and services providers in Information Technology (IT), CRM (Technology, SI, Inbound, Outbound), BPO, HR and Human Capital.

Charles’ deep domain knowledge of these arenas, combined with his passion for growth execution, enables him to deliver long-term strategic and near-term tactical results to help companies close the gap between vision and execution.

He has earned his Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern University and his Masters of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.

Services:
>> Growth Strategy Execution.
Competencies: GoToMarket, Business Development, Growth Capital.
Credentials: Since joining Ephor Group we have completed deals in the following sectors: BPO, CRM, IT, Marketing, MSO, MSP, Payroll, SaaS, SPM, Technology SIs, and VARs.
ROI: Company Valuation $, Return on Capital %.

>>Revenue GoToMarket.
Competencies: Marketing Analytics, Community Development Strategies, Customer Analytics, Sales Pipeline Development, Sales Model Transformation, Marketing Department Transformation, Revenue Management, Board of Director Reporting, Product Marketing, Rebranding, CRM Process Implementation, HubSpot Implementation, Product Launch.
Credentials: Please email bedard [at]ephorgroup.com for a list of case studies for your industry.
ROI: Growth Rate %, Sales ROI $, Cost of Sales $,

>>Outsourced Corporate Development Services.
Competencies: M&A corporate development, Strategic Alliances, Market Expansion, Financial Modeling, Financial Engineering, Corporate M&A Acquisition, Corporate Development Due Diligence, Operational M&A Integration.
Credentials: I have worked with more than fifty emerging leaders who have acquired or been acquired.
ROI: Company Valuation $, M&A ROI $.

By understanding the history, current market landscape, and future trends, I help solve growth challenges.

I am passionate about helping companies grow.
I get things done.
People enjoy the knowledge and dedication I bring to each initiative.

Interests

Corporate Development Expansion, Growth & Recap Capital Deployment, Revenue GoToMarket Strategy, and Outsourced M&A Corporate Development Services