A New Business Advisory Services Company Based In
Tampa Bay, FL
Tampa Bay, FL – January 19, 2016 – Stuart Rogel, founder and former CEO of the Tampa Bay Partnership, has launched a new business advisory services firm, Graylan Ventures. The new firm will provide C-level leadership strategy, business development services and professional execution for small and medium-sized businesses, startup companies, and economic and community development enterprises. Graylan Ventures will build upon Rogel’s more than 30 years of success leading public and private partnerships to advance business development strategies and community economic development goals.
Graylan Ventures will seek to work with clients who are founders, directors, and managers of small entrepreneurial startups/early stage companies, commercial businesses, economic development agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. The firm will utilize the best research, the latest technology and its established network to deliver new growth strategies, achieve successful change management and generate business development opportunities for these clients.
Rogel will serve as president and chief executive officer and will work with a select list of strategic business partners who hold key leadership positions in their industry. These strategic partners will enable clients to receive the highest level of service when a broader, more in-depth solution is required.
“I am personally thrilled that Stuart Rogel, clearly one of the most influential and respected leaders in economic and community development, has started up Graylan Ventures to serve businesses and economic development organizations”, said James J. McGraw, Jr., President and CEO of KMK Consulting Company. “KMK Consulting is honored to be a strategic partner with Graylan Ventures to bring together vision, strategy and, most importantly, execution to enhance economic prosperity for corporations and communities around the country and across the globe. Stuart Rogel will raise the bar for every client he serves and we are proud to be part of his team and excited about the impact this group will deliver. ”
Rogel adds “For more than three decades I have had the privilege of building organizations and initiatives that provided measurable and meaningful return to the communities and businesses we served”. “Now is the right time to launch Graylan Ventures to help businesses and communities maximize value, increase return, and bring complicated projects to successful completion.”
– GV –
About Graylan Ventures
Graylan Ventures provides C-level leadership strategy and business development services to startup companies, small and medium-sized businesses, and economic and community development enterprises. Our strength and core business approach come from the founder’s more than 30 years of success leading public and private partnerships to support business development strategies and advance community economic development goals. What’s the Graylan Difference? We provide the missing piece—execution—that transforms vision into reality. Beyond pure advisors, we are your committed partner to make lasting change and achieve real results. For more information go to: www.graylanventures.com
About Stuart Rogel, President & CEO
Stuart Rogel is an entrepreneurial-minded executive who is serious about creating economic prosperity by building successful businesses and results-driven economic development enterprises. Stuart has spent more than 30 years building paths to prosperity for companies that range from startup to Fortune 500, most recently as Founding CEO of the Tampa Bay Partnership for Regional Economic Development. With broad and deep expertise in business development and economic development, Stuart identifies opportunities for growth and puts in place the strategies, structures, partnerships, and programs to reach ambitious goals. At heart, Stuart Rogel is a builder who believes that economic prosperity for businesses translates to prosperity for individuals and communities. He has a wealth of executive experience and proven strengths in developing a vision, plan, and process to achieve sustainable long-term growth.