Ephor Group was founded by Garry E. Meier to provide expertise, resources and useful capital for emerging businesses.

Ephor Group – Where Value is Created.

Ephor Group works with mid-market focused B2B technology and BPO service providers ranging from entrepreneurs seeking fast growth, to emerging enterprises looking to create a platform, or create a sector impact participant.

Garry E. Meier, Ephor Group Founder

All of Ephor Group's professionals are noted industry domain specialists with experience as board members, operational executives, strategic and operational advisors, and corporate development.

Let us introduce our Founder & Chairman, Garry E. Meier, who founded the Ephor Group to apply the methodologies and shareholder value enhancement processes he and his associates developed over his thirty-five plus year career to a diverse group of technology and BPO service companies.

Mr. Meier is highly recognized as an industry thought leader in the business services, outsourcing, and technology services sectors. He is a noted speaker on strategic effectiveness, value creation, industry trends, useful growth capital, outsourcing and customer satisfaction. Additionally, Mr. Meier is an advisor the U.S Senate Finance Committee for Small Business, has advised the U.S. Commerce Department on the many issues facing service sector business, has twice been nominated as executive of the year by the Central American Bank. Mr. Meier currently focuses on providing board, institutional and C-level guidance to maximize strategic, operational, and equity value appreciation for mid-cap technology and service companies.

Operational & Executive Assignments

  • IBM Corporation, Corporate Development
  • Edward Jones & Company, Partner
  • FFMC, Corporate Development/M&A
  • Automated Information, President/CEO
  • Technology Service Solutions, COO
  • Global Integrity Outsourcing, CEO/President
  • Medaphis Physician Services, COO
  • Outsource International Inc., CEO
  • SmartTime Inc., Interim CEO

Board of Directors & Advisory Assignments

  • LACS Inc., Chairman/Director
  • Outsource International Inc., Chairman
  • Personalogy, Chairman
  • Workplace Solutions, Chairman
  • TalentTree, Chairman
  • SmartTime Inc., Chairman
  • HRAmerica, Chairman/Director
  • Global Integrity Outsourcing, Director
  • The Capstreet Group, Advisor
  • Certus Corporation, Director
  • Baird Capital Partners, Advisory Board
  • Baird Venture Partners, Advisory Board
  • Economic Development Authority Board, State of Missouri, Chairman/Director

Garry E. Meier Published Reports

for 2014

Top Ten Most Common Private Company Board Mistakes

BPO Private Company Board Advisor Garry E Meier


BPO LATAM Nearshore Findingshttp://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MspMentor/~4/9MvUrNiIe6c :: BPO Site Selection Research Findings Report

Garry Meier BPO Advisor Speaker

BPO FrontOffice Contact Center CRM Services including BPO Contact Center Market Findings North America, BPO contact center sales state of the union market landscape and star performers

BPO Ousourcing Board Advisor Garry Meier

Beyond Payroll to HRO Services ::
2013 Payroll M&A Recap and 2014 Beyond Payroll to HRO Services Growth Strategy

BPO Beyond Payroll Services HRO Garry E Meier


*Contact Garry at ephor[at]ephorgroup.com

Ephor Group Principals

We are an experienced, highly effective, results driven team that illustrates our 150 years of domain, functional sector, and management expertise in our focus areas. Ephor Group's team of advisors, executives, and investors combines cross-industry perspective with deep specialist knowledge. Our seasoned advisors analyze and research and then implement with speed, creativity, clear thought and pragmatism.

Ephor Group Principles:

  • Accountability(Be Consistent).
  • Changing and Adapting (Continuous learning and improvement).
  • Defined Constituency Alignment(Plan the work then work the plan).
  • Have a Process & Work the Process ("Process Lovers").
  • Knowledge = Learning & Listening.
  • Organizational Success = Individual Success.
  • Pragmatic Relationships: Based on Facts: Not Feeling.
  • Professionalism (courteous and respectful) & Respect of Others.
  • Results-Oriented Performance.
  • Wealth Advisor status with clients.

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Owners and financial types are always telling me that their company has a sales or capital shortage problem—and 100% of the time ineffective processes, lack of outside perspectives, and flawed operating support structures are the root cause barrier to creating wealth.
- Garry E. Meier
The Value Equation

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