We are a group of highly experienced executives who are based in central North Carolina who are passionate about helping businesses grow. We come from different backgrounds but have banded together for this common purpose. We are experienced in virtually every area of growing a business as well as having experience in systems development and have supported many industry segments. If we find a situation where we need help from other business partners to ensure that we exceed expectations with our customers. We always do the right thing for our customers.
We help businesses grow
Our differentiator is our people – broad and deep experience
Not just problem solvers or fixers
Take you to the next level
Provide hands-on assistance for you to have sustained growth
To exceed your expectations
Our Core Values
Integrity, honesty, truthfulness
Team approach building strong lasting relationships within and with our clients
Deliver value to customers that make a positive difference in ROI
Excellence in everything that we do
Help businesses that support the American military
Our sweet spot is a business that has $5M – $50M in revenue and are privately owned, preferably in North Carolina
Not just consult, but help customers execute solutions
Leverage our Areas of expertise: Mergers & Acquisition, Integration, Systems Development, Operations, Executive Leadership, EOS, Process Improvement, Technology Development including IT, Marketing Strategy & Execution
Ted is the President of Bachman & Associates and a founding member of G5 Business Solutions. Ted is a management consultant with extensive experience with startups and small businesses. He began his finance and accounting career working for eight years in “Big 8” and regional CPA firms in audit and systems consulting in New York City and eastern Pennsylvania. He received an accounting degree with honors from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal Business School. In the corporate world, he served as the Controller, Director of Finance, and CFO of a number of companies where he directed the finance, accounting, IT, purchasing, and HR departments.
Ted’s background encompasses more than 30 industries, including defense, high tech, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, biotech, food, telephony, textile, construction, retail, and utilities. He founded Bachman & Associates in 1979 specializing, as a fractional/part-time and interim CFO/Controller and IT systems development and installation consultant. When the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) was passed in 2002, he combined his prior business experience, knowledge of internal controls and his unequaled performance and uncompromising quality to deliver outstanding value to US and international companies by helping them comply with all the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
Ted’s ability to quickly identify cost saving opportunities in operations, finance and accounting allows him to quickly communicate creative solutions to management when other consultants have yet to understand the problems. Ted uses the knowledge that he gained in public accounting and his hands-on management experience to help numerous businesses and nonprofits develop solutions that are effective, practical and within the budget.
Ted has taken the experience gained in helping numerous large companies become SOX compliant and has scaled it down to apply to smaller organizations and start-ups. He worked with start-ups and mid-sized companies to obtain the funds necessary to grow the business. He also helped the owners of small businesses prepare for and sell their businesses. He enjoys sharing his extensive knowledge of small business to help people become new entrepreneurs.
He has performed risk and internal controls assessments for small businesses and nonprofits. He has developed cost effective management reporting systems that fulfill the requirements of government reporting and provide Key Performance Indicators (KPI) unique to their business that enable executives to make informed management decisions
Paul Immanuel is the founder and the Principal of G5 Business Solutions. He is also the CEO Of Immanuel Consulting Services, LLC. His experience is primarily in technology, but he also has experience in operations, manufacturing and vendor management. His technology experience includes years in hardware design and development, software design, and as a Technical Architect and the lead in several major initiatives over a long career at IBM. He keeps up with technology and is focused on reducing long-term technology costs for companies. Proficient in multiple operating systems, he can help your company reduce operating costs through the efficient use of technology. His strengths are particularly strong in telecommunications, data networking, and workflow management. He has supported financial, telecommunication, pharmaceutical, and utility industries. He has published in journals, has multiple patents and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars. Paul is an electrical engineering graduate of North Carolina State University and has had additional masters level education in electrical engineering and computer science.
Paul is a naturalized American citizen and is very patriotic and is loves to help the American defense infrastructure and the businesses that cater to the American military. Paul is a member of the North Carolina Executive Roundtable where he serves on the board of Directors, a member of the North Carolina Defense Business Association, The National Federation of Independent Businesses, and the North Carolina Center for Innovation Network.
Paul is also active in community and church affairs. He has served on the board of directors of Guiding Lights (a caregiver support center in Raleigh, NC); and the board of Transitions Life Care (founded as Hospice of Wake County). He is an elder at Blacknall Presbyterian Church, and teaches an Adult Sunday School class and sings in the church choir.
Gregory Marvin has served as an executive leader of operations, finance and services in industries including business equipment, pharmaceutical robotics, beverage distribution, and insurance, from start-up to $500 million. Leveraging relationship management, in-depth knowledge of software, and services including CRM, analytical reporting and a passion for client satisfaction, he has built results-oriented teams with an entrepreneurial spirit. He currently provides fractional C-level support to entrepreneurial organizations seeking next level operational, financial and relational performance and returns.
An accomplished Senior Operations Executive with a distinguished history of utilizing my leadership, planning, and managerial skills to grow revenue, reduces cost, and drive customer satisfaction in diverse environmental industries. Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence and partnering with a CEO and board of directors. Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in his work, and has experience of leading others to new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact. He has a passionate about the company mission and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values of the company to external and internal stakeholders. Work history shows strong budgeting skills and more than 20 years of P&L responsibility. Hard charger and is able to investigate and develop new market opportunities and will achieve goals and has a can do attitude.
Educated in business management and accounting, Brad successfully developed expertise in sales, marketing and retail finance over a lifelong career with John Deere in agricultural and groundscare products. Specialties include sales & marketing strategy, retail finance execution, customer segmentation, creative problem solving, dealer/partner/vendor collaboration, program & project management.
At John Deere, Brad succeeded in a variety of roles, driven by a career passion to serve dealers and customers and find solutions to their problems and relieve pain points. He led sales teams that increased retail sales and market penetration; developed marketing strategies for targeted customers; created and executed retail finance programs to increase dealers’ retail sales; managed dealer relationships to heighten dealer performance and customer success focus; and delivered solutions to complex challenges by applying evaluation processes and alternative thinking.
Brad is proficient in operating and interacting in group settings, having worked with international and cross-cultural teams. He is passionate about collaboration with customers, colleagues, vendors, suppliers, co-workers, and team members to build relationships into partnerships that solve problems and find mutually beneficial solutions.