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Rick Williams is a Partner in the New England practice of the Newport Board Group. Rick works with his clients as a business advisor when the CEO and leadership team are at a critical decision point for their organization and recognize the value of engaging outside help with the broad experience and mature perspective that Rick brings to his work.
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Growing to Scale: Overcoming Barriers to Success

Download a PDF Version of this Article A shortened version of this article was first published in the 43 Biz Journal city publications across the US. Smaller companies that successfully grow to significant scale are rare. The barriers to growth beyond $5 to $15 million in revenues are high. Some companies are founded with the […]

The Board of Director’s Role in Cyber Security

Cyber security is a serious challenge for companies of all sizes. Boards of directors have an important role in preparing companies for cyber attacks and responses when attacks occur. Rick Williams was recently interviewed by Geri Denterlein, founder of the prominent Boston-based strategic communications firm Denterlein Associates, on the board’s role in cyber security. Cyber […]

Raising Equity Capital – Getting Started

Download a PDF Version of this Article This article was first published in the 43 Biz Journal city publications across the US. Three business school friends recently founded TakeOff Technologies with the concept of radically disrupting the traditional grocery store model. Instead of a customer walking down aisles of supermarket shelves filled with every conceivable […]

[Webinar] A Deal Driver for M&A and Restructuring: Shifting Dynamics of Healthcare Provider Reimbursement

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act requirements on healthcare providers in the US will profoundly change the valuation of companies in this important industry. The pressure to lower healthcare costs and the move from a fee for service model to a fixed payment per patient model will change who can successfully compete and survive […]