How to Manage Your Growing Business for Success
Michael J. Swanson, the President and CEO at Advocate Capital, Inc., a company that provides case expense funding for plaintiff law firms joins Enterprise Radio. He is also the author of the book How David Beats Goliath, Access to Capital for Contingent-Fee Law Firms.
- Your company has grown consistently for nearly 20 years, how have you maintained and controlled that growth?
- Do you have any goal setting tips for businesses that want to grow?
- What advice do you have for businesses that are planning to hire and train new employees?
- What advice would you give to someone who would like to be a better manager?
- What part does a business owner’s personal finances play in the growth of their business?
Michael Swanson has been a shareholder, Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Credit Committee of Advocate Capital, Inc., since 2000. His daily role at Advocate covers a wide range of activities including client relations, strategic planning, credit underwriting, marketing and public relations.
Since 1999, Mr. Swanson has also been President and a Member of Wellgen Standard LLC, a private equity firm.
Prior to Wellgen and Advocate, Mr. Swanson was Vice President and General Manager of Champion America, Inc. He held a variety of positions at Champion from 1989 until its sale in 1999 to Brady Corporation, Milwaukee, WI (BRC:NYSE).
Mr. Swanson is the author of How David Beats Goliath: Access to Capital for Contingent—Fee Law Firms. The book is a definitive, common-sense read that explains how contingent-fee law firm funding works, who provides it, what it costs, and how law firms can acquire and use it efficiently.
Mr. Swanson is also a member in good standing of the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC). Mr. Swanson attended The Ohio State University and Cleveland State University.
In addition to his responsibilities at Advocate Capital, Inc., Mr. Swanson has been a lecturer at seminars and CLE programs nationwide, focusing on financial management and operational excellence at trial law firms.
At Advocate Capital, Inc., their main focus is helping plaintiff law firms get even better results for their clients by giving them access to the capital that they have tied up in case expenses. Their clients are the best and brightest trial lawyers from all over the United States.
Please visit AdvocateCapital.com or call (877) 894-9724 to learn more about how they can help you and your law firm become even more successful.
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