The BlueSky team is experienced and dedicated to providing a high-touch, executive level service. Unlike many banking and advisory groups, we are business owners first. Years of operating experience have allowed our team to experience the same pains and joys you may experience as a business owner. Lever our history to ensure you are prepared for your next significant business transaction.
As the Vice President of Operations, Amy provides strategic development and oversight and facilitates consistent execution at all levels of the organization. Amy also prepares and coordinates the Business Market Value Analysis with the Client, their trusted advisors, and the Blue Sky Team. She conducts buyer and seller research, compiling competitive overviews and industry trend reports. She also assists with growth strategies and special projects.
Earlier in her career, Amy spent nine years as a paralegal with the US Army, including positions as NCO (noncommissioned officer) of the Trial Defense Office and NCO for the Criminal Investigation Division. She held top secret clearance, serving five years on active duty and four in the reserves, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant. She holds two Army medals of commendation.
After work, Amy gives her time as a Girl Scout troop leader. She served as the Service Area Manager for Green Bay Metro Girl Scouts, leading a team of volunteers who coordinate metro-area events, leader trainings, and recruitment. She currently holds the Treasury position on the Service Team.
A Green Bay native, Amy holds an MBA in finance from Lakeland College, and a business administration degree from Campbell University, based North Carolina. Amy has two children, Madeline and Connor, and loves spending time with them.
Art brings a unique skill set of both finance and law to Blue Sky Advisors. Art has over 25 years in the commercial banking industry in Colorado and California and is an expert in Asset Based Lending, Trade Financing (Import/Export/Letters of Credit), Commercial Real Estate Financing and Small Business Financing. Art also has worked as an attorney for over 20-years representing clients with multiple business-related areas including corporate buyouts, lender financing, entity formation and commercial real estate.
Art has B.A. and M.S. degrees in Economics from Brigham Young University. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and graduated from the Pacific Coast School of Banking in Seattle, Washington. Art is a licensed attorney in California and Colorado as well as a member of both the 9th and 10th Federal District Courts.
As an Intermediary for Blue Sky Business Resources, Will works closely with business owners leading them through the M&A transaction process. First, Will works with the business owners to understand the company story and position it for exit. Will and the Blue Sky Team create and execute a marketing strategy that includes identifying and vetting target acquirers. He then facilitates negotiation and due diligence, leading to the close of the transaction.
Will has a commercial banking background, having spent ten years working for small to large financial institutions. He also has experience working with private equity groups and is knowledgeable in SBA lending and portfolio management.
Will received his B.A. in International Political Economy from College of Idaho. He also has his MBA from DePaul University in Chicago. He is a licensed real estate agent in Utah, a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, and a member of the MountainWest Capital Network.
Will enjoys playing golf when the sun is out and skiing when the snow is falling. He is always training for the next half marathon. He spends most of his free time teaching his 2-year-old daughter how to wink. He also enjoys reading about world history.
Jason has 20 years of professional experience in business operations and development. Having spent his entire career as an entrepreneur and business transformation consultant, he is well positioned to guide other business owners through their M&A options while coordinating all efforts to help ensure a successful outcome for each and every one of his clients.
His most recent achievements involve developing an alternative fuel technology and successfully navigating the global regulatory environment. Jason leveraged his innovation into a joint venture, serving as COO for ThermoDynamics Group, a Netherlands-based multinational. Jason ushered his technology through
R&D and commercialization, to successfully license the intellectual property.
Troy Tucker, is an Accredited Business Intermediary, Certified Mergers and Acquisition Professional and a Senior Valuation Analyst at Blue Sky Business Resources in Sandy, Utah.
He is a consummate professional, dedicated to providing confidential and dedicated service to his clients and peers.
Troy has started, developed and managed several businesses, and is currently running multiple enterprises. Additionally, he has worked as a professional sales executive working in healthcare, construction, manufacturing, and software.
He enjoys working with transitioning business owners and entrepreneurs brokering / developing business concepts or franchises. He is a member of the American Business Brokers Association, International Business Brokers Association, and Mergers & Acquisitions Source.