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    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.

    2016 Impact Report

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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





    Studio Science

    Kristian Anderson, Founder

    It’s an over-used axiom, but they literally functioned as part of our team. It was in the purest sense, a true partnership.
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    Return Path

    Daniel Incandela, CMO

    Fairwinds has been an instrumental part of our growth strategy in Indianapolis. Jenny Massey provides exceptional service and is a trusted partner.


    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.




    Archon Tech Strategies

    Tony Unfried, Founder & CEO

    FairWinds Advisors were great to work with. They explained an otherwise unknown process and opportunities that was easily understandable.
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    LHP Engineering Solutions

    Dave Glass, CEO

    FairWinds’ philosophy is based on listening, understanding and true partnering. They consistently deliver high quality strategic solutions for our business and I strongly recommend them to all companies embarking on a new project.
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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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    KingMaker Foods

    Geff Hays, Founder & CEO

    FairWinds serves as a key advisor to KingMaker Foods. Their expertise coupled with excellent customer service provides our company with access to resources we thought were only available to large corporations.
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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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    Kinney Group

    Sarah Nelms, VP Finance & Accounting

    Jenny seamlessly took us through a complicated process with speed, grace and ease.
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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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    FatStax

    Rusty Bishop, CEO

    With part of our team in California and part in Indiana, FairWinds was able to simplify and streamline the project process – even with a tight time-frame.
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    Howe Leadership

    Harry D. Howe, President

    It was a pleasure to work with FairWinds from start to finish. Jenny and her team are business partners in the truest sense of the term.
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    EAANE, Inc.

    Pratik Parikh, CEO

    FairWinds is action-oriented, informative and helpful always explaining their services, strategy and processes (time is not a barrier as they are one dial tone away- and they answer!).
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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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    ARIA Diagnostics

    Vipin Adhlakha, COO

    They took a seemingly endless, daunting process and transformed it into a 30 minute meeting that in two weeks secured grants and credits that exceeded my expectations.
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    hc1.com

    Chris Brown, COO

    FairWinds has supported us with strategy and incentives negotiation for several projects...They make great partners- not just for now, but for years to come!
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    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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    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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    Innolance

    Abhi VK, CEO

    When I think about FairWinds Advisors, I think of two things; valued team-member and clear advice.
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    Site Strategics

    Erin Sparks, President

    FairWinds was referred to me by a colleague and I will be referring them to others. I applaud her business model as well as the results she achieved for Site Strategics.
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    Genesis Plastics Welding

    Tom Ryder, President & CEO

    FairWinds is a creative, focused and resourceful firm, and I highly recommend their services.
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    Plan The Day

    Cristina Goebel, Co-Founder & President

    We absolutely loved working with Jenny! She did a great job of simplifying the process and also explaining everything in easy terms. We would absolutely recommend Jenny and her team.
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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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    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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    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