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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





    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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    Mobi Wireless

    Scott Kraege, Co-Founder & CEO

    The service at FairWinds is top notch. FairWinds has always been pro-active on the compliance side as well – MOBI has never missed a compliance submission deadline thanks to their assistance.
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    Green Circle Health

    Dinesh Sheth, CEO

    The FairWinds team listened to us, put an action plan in place and exceeded our expectations with turnaround time.
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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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    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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    RevolutionDX, LLC

    Greg Ingle, CEO

    I wish that all our vendors were as adept at building true relationships. I highly recommended this group.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Bolstra

    David Cochran, COO

    Their (FairWinds) experience, network and process cut through the fog of qualification and compliance like a hot knife through butter.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    EAANE, Inc.

    Chase Crafton, COO

    FairWinds Advisors operates with ease and simplicity; if you have questions, they have answers and experience. Call them; the ROI is seriously worth it.
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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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    Wayzata

    Andy Juang, CEO

    Jay and Jenny are very dedicated and knowledgeable people in the real estate and incentive marketplace. Easy people to work with and very accessible. Fairwinds represented us as if they were part of our Company.
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    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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    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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    DemandJump

    Christopher Day, Co-Founder & CEO

    With their helpful and friendly demeanor, our experience with FairWinds Advisors confirms to us that we’ve partnered with true leaders in site selection and incentives industry.
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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.



    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