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

Ephor Group – Where Value Operates.

Ephor Group works with B2B mid-market focused technology and service providers ranging from entrepreneurs seeking fast growth to emerging enterprises looking to create a platform or carve out a niche to create an industry leading organization.

Garry E. Meier, Ephor Group Founder

All of Ephor Group's professionals are noted domain specialists with experience as operators, advisors, and investment banking or private equity background.

First let us introduce our Chairman, Garry E. Meier, who founded the Ephor Group to apply the performance improvement methodologies and shareholder value enhancement processes he and his associates developed over his thirty plus year career to a diverse group of technology and service companies.

Mr. Meier is highly recognized as an industry thought leader in the business services, outsourcing, and technology services. He is a noted speaker on strategic effectiveness, value creation, industry trends, useful capital, performance improvement, outsourcing and customer satisfaction. Additionally, he is an advisor to private equity and venture firms on their investment strategies and portfolio companies and has been a small business advocate to the US Senate. Finance Committee.

Mr. Meier currently focuses on providing board, institutional and C-level guidance to maximize strategic, operational, and equity effectiveness 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

  • Panama Payment Services 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

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.

Looking for a speaker or have a question about one of our team members? Contact us.

Are you "Working In", or "On your business"? Working on rather than in your business is step one.
- Garry E. Meier

The Value Equation

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