Scale Smarter™ Partners offers a trusted partnership with founders as they transition from founder to CEO and beyond. Our in-person workshops, one-one-one consulting, live webinars on key challenging topics and classroom programs to help create and fine tune strategic direction for business leaders navigating new growth stages.
The founders of this program, Victoria Sassine and Mike Fetters, live and breathe businesses. Mike was the lead designer/creator of the Goldman Sachs 10,0000 Small Businesses Program and was the Provost of Babson College, ranked by US News & World report as the Number 1# school for entrepreneurship, 17 years in a row. Victoria is a business executive and private equity investor, who brings her operating, Board participation, and investing experience across a host of industries. Together they have helped thousands of businesses grow.
Her expertise is creating scalable operational and financial processes for growth across industries. Victoria is a private equity investor and advisor for CEOs. She serves as a Board Director and Audit Commitee chair r on numerous NYSE public and private boards. She earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and is a CPA.
He advises entrepreneurial ventures worldwide, with a focus on sustainable industry growth and innovative financial strategies. National Launch Faculty for GS10KSB. Former Provost of Babson College. Mike earned his Ph.d., MBA at the University of WI, and is a CPA.
Vivian Shimoyama has directed initiatives for public, non-profit, and private sector organizations. She built the 10,000 SmallBusinesses Southern California program, and is a recognized advocate and expert on small businesses.
Vivian earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in BusinessAdministration & Marketing from the College of Commerce at University ofIllinois, Urbana-Champaign.