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Muth Electric, Inc. - Darlene Muth First generation owner and Corporate Secretary

Dick Muth, First generation owner and Chairman of the Board 

“From the first day Sandra McNeely walked through the doors of our company, we knew she was just the person who could help us manage today’s challenges while planning for the future. She helped us focus on creating a way forward for the family, the owners, and our companies. We believe her ability to engage everyone in conversation and hold us accountable has been key to our success in transitioning leadership and owners from the first to the second generation.”


Lloyd Companies - Christie Lloyd Ernst, Second generation owner and Executive Vice President of Property Management

Mary Lloyd-Huber, Second generation owner and Assistant Secretary to the Board

 “Sandra is the skilled advisor your family business needs when you are trying to bring balance to the complexities facing a family business.  Her deep understanding of how family dynamics play out in a family business has been crucial to helping our family business reach new levels.”


Reptile Gardens, Second and Third generation owners 

“When you find yourself working with a gifted facilitator like Sandra McNeely, you find your family business owners approaching each meeting with the unbiased point of view necessary for the group to reach consensus.”  


Coca Cola Bottling Company High Country - Trevor Messinger, President & CEO Third generation owner

“The owners, management, and advisory board of a closely held multi-generational family-owned business have all benefitted from Sandra’s help tackling the difficult issues for the future of the company and the family.”


John Rozell CEO, Tri-State Wholesale Flooring, Inc. – Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sandra McNeely helped me understand I had a ‘family’ business, not simply a small business, and guided us through the succession planning process.”


Chuck Alby, Former CEO American Bin & Conveyor, Inc. – Burlington, Wisconsin

“Sandra was instrumental in assisting the family members of American Bin in reaching consensus about the future of the company and their individual future role(s) inside and outside of the business… As a facilitator, Sandra exhibits an outside ability to listen to key stakeholders to identify opportunities and challenges that can impact the future of a business.”


Jeri Mesching, Owner East Shore Specialty Foods – Hartland, Wisconsin

“Working with Sandra is a joy. She has a wealth of education, experience and expertise but also is a loving and dedicated daughter, wife and parent. In her timely and professional manner, she is able to guide and advise based on her understanding of generational needs and their unique perspectives.”


Megan Hegerfeld, Broker Associate United Country, Advantage Land Company LLC –Brookings, South Dakota

“Sandra was able to help us roadmap our goals and objectives to assist us in organizing our family business. She was also able to help us face and work through some of the tough questions that normally present themselves in family businesses.”


Participants of the National Shoe Retailers Association Succession Planning presentation

“Paced well; nice organization and good flow from one topic to another. Timing was good and the combination of lecture, interaction, and worksheets for immediate application was effective. Sandra effectively engaged the audience. The information my peers exposed to us about their situations in business and how to deal with them was insightful. The session allowed for discussion and being able to share concerns and ideas. Interaction of presentation and participation was exceptional.”


Participants of the Annual Prairie Family Business Association Conference Developing Policies to Guide Your Family Business Decisions presentation

“Excellent Presentation!; Great Presentation!; Benefits of Board of Directors. A fresh look at the value of well thought out policies. Nice solutions/way to deal with conflict proactively. Very informative about a lot of topics which many family businesses have trouble acting upon. Terrific presentation.”


Participants of the Wisconsin Family Business Forum Generation Dynamics & Family Business Life Cycle: Mentoring & Coaching the Next Generation presentation

“Sandra was very dynamic, great speaker, ease of delivery. Great topic – process and reasons why were detailed and discussed. Great group activities. Break out discussions. Made me write down what was swirling around in my head.”


Al Bennett, CFP®  Principal Lending Consultant Compeer Financial – Mankato, Minnesota

“I was fortunate to involve Sandra in a recent “Board Summit” for our clients. She facilitated a powerful section of the agenda and added value to the process by professionally sharing experiences and making recommendations.”

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