Cutting Edge Business Direction

    FairWinds Advisors, LLC


     

    FairWinds Advisors, LLC is a nationwide independent site selection and economic development consulting firm. We specialize at helping companies minimize risk and maximize return from relocation and expansion projects.

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    Email: info@fairwinds-advisors.com Phone: 317-608-0444

    Well-Designed Solutions

    Our Solutions





    Site Selection

    Site Selection


    • Determine site requirements
    • Find site matches in desired location
    • Refine site options
    • Tour sites
    • Provide strategic advice

    Incentive Negotiation

    Incentive Negotiation


    • Examine local and state incentive programs
    • Negotiate options
    • Assist with site decision
    • Inform local and state government agencies
    • Review agreements

    Compliance

    Compliance


    • Benefits last up to 20 years
    • Advise, remind, review, and file documentation
    • Submit required documents
    • Notify company of new forms and policies
    • Retain copies of documents
    • Update new company personnel




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    Industrious Experts

    Meet the Team






    Jay Walters

    Co-Founder & CEO

    A high energy, fiscally conscious, and goal-driven executive, Jay approaches each new business challenge with his inherent propensity for creative problem-solving and measured risk-taking to drive consistent high level performance-based results and strategic improvements.



    Jenny Massey

    Co-Founder & President

    Jenny is part of a small segment of leaders in the business world who can build relationships, trust, and rapport with almost anyone. She is able to broker the relationships and make connections between people, creating partnerships and alliances, and inspiring forward momentum to ‘get things done.’







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    Some of our Clients and their Thoughts on Us





    Haggard & Stocking Industrial

    Herb Haggard, President & CEO

    I would highly recommend FairWinds Advisors to assist your current business and look at any future plans, too!
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    MatchBook Creative

    Christy Gormal, COO

    From tax incentives for our new location, to reimbursements for employee trainings, we have been able to feel secure about purchasing a new building and committing to hiring over the next five years.
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    Eleven Fifty Consulting

    Terrence Kunstek, Co-Founder

    My experience with FairWinds was everything a business owner would want, highly profitable and brief.
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    SmartIT

    Paul Rothwell, COO

    Their knowledge, experience, and relationships at the State and local level provide a great partner to any business looking to maximize growth plans or a move.
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    Mitsch Design

    Jeryl Mitsch, Principal

    Exactly the partner a busy entrepreneur is looking for in the fast-paced world in which we do business.
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    DK Pierce

    Denise Pierce, President & CEO

    It only took one meeting with Jenny to see opportunities we never knew existed. Bottom line, Fairwinds Advisors has been integral in our success trajectory over the past year to bring our growth vision to life!
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    PactSafe

    Brian Powers, Founder & President

    Jenny at Fairwinds was incredible to work with. The process was easy, and she was always mindful of all the other obligations that tug at a business owner's time.
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    OurHealth

    Stephen Feider, Controller

    Fairwinds made the most effort to understand our company and its growth strategies – a fundamental component of maximizing the financial benefits of the incentives.
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    Eleven Fifty Academy

    John Qualls, President

    Jenny and the team at Fairwinds are true partners in our business success. Timely and relevant guidance for our organizations plans.




    Conner Insurance

    Todd Hufford, COO

    Jenny Massey and her FairWinds team helped our firm work through our expansion plans to help us maximize our incentives.
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    Clinical Lab Consulting of Indiana

    Greg Ingle, CEO

    Jenny has a terrific way of explaining things in real world terms and is very supportive through the learning process.
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    The Brookfield Group

    Daniel Abdallah, CTO

    The best part was that I could completely trust their team to represent our company.
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    Lessonly

    Max Yoder, CEO

    Lessonly is stronger because of our partnership with FairWinds. Their service is excellent.


    the etica group

    Sheena Lee, Operations Manager

    We couldn’t be happier with the service, interaction and outcome of working with FairWinds.
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    Sigstr

    Dan Hanrahan, President

    Jenny flattened the learning curve and she made the process incredibly easy while doing the heavy lifting for us so we could stay focused on the Sigstr business.
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    Sharpen

    Cameron Weeks, CEO

    FairWinds Advisors helped us to gain an understanding of our opportunities across the United States, with their guidance we were able to ensure that Indianapolis was the best location to grow our company.
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    ACE Technologies

    Shellie Reyes, Office Manager

    I love working with you guys. It has been easy process and a wonderful experience.
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    Perceivant

    Brian Rowe, CEO

    Right from the start, FairWinds Advisors impressed us with their efficient, direct manner - an approach that not only inspired confidence, but generated real results.
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    the etica group

    Jessica Nickloy, CEO

    Jenny’s vast knowledge and understanding of client needs makes the process painless and quick.
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    PlaqueMaker.com

    Kyle Sherman, Owner

    FairWinds Advisors took the time to understand our business from the start. With their experience, they made insightful suggestions for the best approach to expanding our facilities.
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    InnovateMap

    Mike Reynolds, CEO

    Fairwinds truly acted as our ambassador with the state and worked with us to maximize our incentives and optimize our growth plans.
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    Hotel Tango Whiskey

    Travis Barnes, President & Founder

    FairWinds has been instrumental in guiding our young company through many of the pitfalls associated with starting a new business.
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    Perscio

    Bob Boehnlein, CEO

    Their (FairWinds) expertise saved us significant time and energy and resulted in a successful conclusion.
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    DuraMark Technologies

    Bill Bussick, President

    Jenny was great to work with. She lead us through the process to a very successful outcome. I would highly recommend Jenny and FairWinds Advisors.
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    Serious Attention to Detail

    Newsroom




    Local Tech Firm Expanding in Fishers, IN

    Date: 3/21/2018

    Sales Tuners, founded by former Slingshot SEO and Compendium salesman Jim Brown in May 2016, plans to add 25 full-time jobs by the end of 2021 and make a capital investment of $365,800 to spur growth plans. The company, based at Launch Fishers, is a sales-training firm that took its name from a sales-oriented podcast Brown started in 2016 as a hobby. The company plans to hire employees who can provide group training for salespeople, one-on-one coaching and strategic advising for executives.


    Automation and IT Systems Firm Expands

    Date: 3/20/2018

    Ultimate Automation plans to spend more than $1 million to grow operations and add 31 full-time jobs by the end of 2021. The commercial audio-visual, automation and information technology systems provider opened a storefront location at The Depot, 8594 E. 116th St., in November. It was founded at Launch Fishers by Will O’Brien in early 2017. The IEDC offered Ultimate Automation up to $325,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $50,000 in training grants based on the job-creation plans. The


    Global e-Commerce Company Growing in Indiana

    Date: 3/19/2018

    VendorJump, a global e-commerce retailer founded last month at Launch Fishers, plans to add 26 fulltime positions and make a capital investment of $517,000 by the end of 2021. The IEDC offered VendorJump up to $185,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $65,000 in training grants.


    Indy software firm plans downtown expansion, 65 jobs

    Date: 1/11/2018

    Indianapolis-based software company Costello, Inc, co-founded by the former CEO of Compendium Software is planning a downtown expansion that is expected to create 65 jobs over the next four years. Costello Inc., which sells deal-management software for sales teams, said it plans to begin expanding its space in the Union 525 building at 525 S. Meridian St. to accommodate new employees.


    Lessonly Plans More Growth in Indianapolis After East Coast Capital Infusion

    Date: 12/14/2017

    Governor Eric J. Holcomb joined executives of Lessonly, a leader in online training software, today as the company announced plans to expand its headquarters in Indianapolis, with plans to more-than-double its team and create up to 102 new, high-wage jobs by 2020.


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    317-608-0444




    11650 N. Lantern Road
    Suite 108
    Fishers, Indiana 46038