Tim Fulton / Small Business Matters

Tim Fulton is a nationally recognized small business consultant and advocate. He has been involved in the field of Entrepreneurship for the past thirty years as a successful business owner, a small business counselor, and as an adjunct university professor. In 1994, he started Small Business Matters, an independent management consulting and training practice. During this time he has worked with companies such as Lucent Technologies, Carlson Companies, Insignia ESG, and Georgia Power.

Tim’s past work experience also includes serving as the assistant director of the Small Business Development Center at Clayton State University and the Director of the Family Business Institute at Florida International University. He has worked with thousands of business start-ups and existing business entities as a catalyst for starting and growing their business enterprise.

Tim’s own entrepreneurial experience includes the ownership and operation of several fast-growing retail and service businesses. Each of which resulted in successful M&A opportunities. In addition, he was one of the founders of a successful Atlanta-based INC 500 internet software company.

Tim currently is a Vistage Group Chair in Atlanta, Georgia. Vistage is an international membership organization for company CEOs and Presidents started in 1957. Vistage groups meet monthly and provide a very unique growth experience for their CEO members. Over the past fourteen years, Tim has facilitated over 500 executive group meetings, participated in over 3000 face-to face discussions with chief executives, and trained over 2000 small business owners.

Tim Fulton is the author of a very popular award-winning book on small business titled Small Business Matters.  This past year he published his second book Small Business Matters and All That Jazz. He has also been published and featured in numerous magazines and newspapers including the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Catalyst Magazine. Tim also publishes his own award-winning electronic monthly newsletter, SMALL BUSINESS MATTERS, for small business owners.

Starting in 2013, Tim Fulton began hosting the Small Business Matters Conference in Atlanta. The event features twelve different speakers and over 200 small business owners and key executives in attendance.

A popular public speaker to both private and public audiences Tim has spoken to groups from the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA), and the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). He has also appeared on television and radio programs as an advocate for small business and entrepreneurship. Tim earned both his MBA and BA in Economics at Tulane University. In addition, he has earned his Certificate in Training & Human Resource Development from Florida International University.

 

 

Ted Jenkin /Oxygen Financial
(Co-Host)

Chris Hanks / KSU EC
(Co-Host)

Lee R. Heisman /Savant Comprehensive Technologies
(Co-Host)

Tim Fulton / Small Business Matters
(Guest)

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