Strategic Planning

Build on a Strong Foundation

As a business owner and/or manager, stepping away from your business to work on your business is often easier said than done. Leverage EDC’s experience with launching and running scalable companies to enhance your strategy and take your business to the next level.

  • Business situation analysis. EDC begins by conducting a thorough analysis of the business’s current fit with its market to determine the opportunity for success.
  • Leadership mentoring. Often our clients look to the EDC to provide a sounding board on overall direction and management of their company’s growth. Capitalize on EDC’s proven experience to complement and round out your leadership team.
  • Business planning. EDC helps clients develop winning strategies and then write effective plan documents that not only guide their success, but also allow them to attract the necessary capital and talent.
  • Financial analysis and plan. EDC provides complete analysis of a business’s past, current, and projected financials. EDC helps clients understand their financial position and what they need to accomplish to operate profitably over the long term.



Strategic Planning Services
  • Leadership mentoring and/or coaching
  • Annual strategic reviews
  • Leadership assessment
  • Business plan development and writing
  • Executive summary development and writing
  • Quarterly financial reviews
  • Assistance with creating/generating financial projections and reports
  • M&A strategy
  • Succession planning/exit strategy


The counseling and support we received from the EDC team during our start-up years had a huge impact on our success. And now, we continue to benefit from our EDC relationship with ongoing business and sales coaching and the connections that are helping us grow much faster than the rest of our industry. The Creative Corridor is blessed to have such a strong force for spawning new business.

Jeff Quint, Cedar Ridge Vineyards, Winery & Distillery

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    230 2nd St. SE, Suite 212
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    Phone: (319) 369-4955
    Fax: (319) 832-1481


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