Our Company

About Strategic Business Services

SBS was started by Andrew Gowers in 2010. The company provides business services to entrepreneurs, new start up companies for all small and medium sized businesses throughout Southern Alberta.

Services include:
Opening new companies.
Businesses and corporation structuring.
Restructuring existing corporations.
Additional services also include assisting in name searches, minute book development, maintenance, minute book replacement, share structure, and writing agreements.
We can also assist with mediating shareholder and partner disputes for business owners and helping with your exist strategy. That may include fair market valuations and estate planning.

To ensure Strategic Business Services has your back and can solve most of your business needs, we have vetted and work closely with several prominent lawyers, accountants, business consultants, marketing companies, life insurance, financial planners, employee benefits providers, bankruptcy trustees, personal debt proposal companies to ensure your successful from start to finish.

01. Integrity

Our name and reputation aren’t just something, their everything! We make sure we have your back when it comes to your business because our success depends on our reputation. Let SBS take care of your business services needs and we can help you get to where you want to go with your business.

02. Professionalism

A company is its own entity and it starts its life when an entrepreneur has a dream. SBS has been helping business owners make, retain and cash in on their dreams with their businesses for over 10 years. We offer professional, real life advice and services that we have built from over 35 years of professional business knowledge and experience.

03. Loyalty and Respect

The owners of SBS have many loyal customers that have become like family. This doesn’t happen just from the business we do, it comes from the respect and loyalty that forms when people are taking care of each other. Some of our best business deals have been done on a hand shake but we will tell you to still get that in writing.

Consultants

OUR DEDICATED TEAM

Andrew Gowers

Andrew Gowers - Managing Consultant

After completing college and becoming a chef, Andrew needed a new challenge and followed another passion of his by entering into a career in the powersports industry.  There, he worked in senior management roles for over 25 years. Andrew was formally trained by such major retailers and manufacturers as Harley-Davidson, BMW, Honda, Suzuki and Kawasaki.  His training included business operations, marketing, general management, human resources, customer service, purchasing, and various other management processes. 

Besides CPG Media and Prairie Sky Productions, Andrew also has interests in other businesses. Syndicated Business Services (SBS), which provides corporate services, launched in 2010. Corporate services include opening corporations, providing minute books and minute book updates, and performing corporate returns. SBS services also include consulting on corporate structure and corporate advice, assisting in corporate and partnership contracts, performing fair market valuations for business, and assisting in estate planning. 

Bernie Fitterer - Senior Consultant

Bernie is a student of many of the world’s philosophies, religions, mythologies and spirituality. He has studied business in the private sector as a company leader, in the public sector as a firefighter and in the NGO sector as an instructor focusing on the area of governance, operations and leadership. Bernie is also a long-time student of relationships, both work and personal relationships. He brings a deep unique approach of combining the studies of philosophy, leadership and relationships to his work as a Coach and Consultant to business leaders and individuals. Bernie is a contributing author of two books, delivers presentations on spirituality, trauma and mindfulness, and delivers powerful training programs on a variety of topics from parenting to connecting to our wisdom that is within. He is a long-time student of A Course in Miracles and for decades has committed to a daily practice from that work as well as other philosophies. Bernie is a father of 3 sons and grandfather of 5 grandchildren.

Marina Geronazzo - Estate Planning and Communications

Marina is a seasoned professional with over 25 years’ experience.

Her specialization is future planning.

She helps people save more, keep more, grow more, eliminate taxes and protect what is important to them.

Marina is licensed to assist with all forms of personal and business coverage as well as investing and estate planning.

Gary Layton - Consultant

Gary is an executive with a bachelor’s degree in geography and communications – 29 years of broad-based leadership experienced in worldwide public and private organizations. Experienced in sales, marketing and communications, business development, market intelligence, corporate affairs and governance, strategic planning and development, commercialization and operations, and technology management. Highly experienced in consultative sales management, with a technology background covering the upstream through downstream value chain. Proven ability to build and manage focused teams.

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Prairie Sky Productions - Video Production Services
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