Maximizing the Middle Market.

FortéOne exists to improve the performance and accelerate change for middle market businesses.

What Middle Market Owners need to Know.

In today’s world of constant change, middle market business owners cannot be expected to have expertise across all critical areas. You need expert guidance to stay ahead of the competition. We share those insights on a wide range of topics of interest to middle market business owners.

Our mission is to help middle market companies improve their performance.

While every company’s challenges are uniquely their own, most boil down to issues in certain common areas. FortéOne offers services that address these areas and put your company back on a growth path. And when your challenges fall outside these areas, chances are we have helped solve those as well.

OneLook Company Diagnostics

A comprehensive analysis of your company that uncovers what’s working, what can be repaired, and what you should eliminate.

OneCrew Leadership Services

A FortéOne team assumes leadership roles, rapidly implementing change that stabilizes the company and builds value.

OneLink Supply Chain Optimization

Our team analyzes your supply chain and operations, then works with your people to apply needed changes rapidly – including those involving external vendors and clients.

OnePath Strategy Development

This rapid strategy development process provides private equity firms and businesses with focus, clarity, and alignment among stakeholders.


The design and implementation of a professional sales process provides you with the platform to create success in your business.

Interim Leadership Services

In many cases, the right solution for a middle market business is to bring in a highly skilled individual to fill an important role on the leadership team, or for project work, on an interim basis.

Private Equity & Family Office

When you own a middle market company, you will encounter challenges outside your comfort zone. FortéOne stands ready to solve those issues for you, as we have for hundreds of investors and business owners.


Not every business situation falls neatly into a predefined category. But no matter how uncommon your issue is, chances are that someone on our team has helped a business owner solve it.


Our people are the A-team of the C-suite.

FortéOne employs experienced business operators with three critical attributes: a solid base of hands-on experience, a track record of superior results, and the emotional intelligence to work effectively with you and your team. On average, our leadership-level experts have spent at least twenty years in the C-suite and many years in the trenches working their way up the ladder.


We know your business because we’ve lived your business.

Our people come from all walks of corporate life and have worked inside many industries. They must have. Because to serve your business well, they need to know how a business like yours works. Below is a list of industries FortéOne has served.

Automotive; Industrial Manufacturing and Equipment; Metal, Chemical, and Electronics; Building Products LEARN MORE
Building and Construction Services; Plumbing; HVAC; Electrical LEARN MORE
Distribution & Logistics
Distribution Services; Transportation; Warehousing and Storage; Supply Chain Services; Packaging LEARN MORE
Consumer Products
Food and Beverage; Restaurant and Retail; Cosmetics and Personal Care; Household Goods and Staples; Consumer Durables LEARN MORE
Business & Professional Services
Staffing; Consulting; Engineering, Architecture, and Design; Printing and Digital Media; Call Centers LEARN MORE

Clients like these make our business so gratifying.

“FortéOne provided the experience and manpower to get us ready to sell. It has been an extremely positive experience […] If I have another company, I will use them again.”

Ed Zinke, Owner, $250MM Manufacturing Company

“Their team is made up of people who have “been there and done that,” which made it easier for their participation to be embraced by our management team. I’d give my highest recommendation.”

John Russell, CEO, $300MM Construction Company

“We were able to achieve early wins and move the organization forward [...] our organization is stronger today for the work we did together.”

Dan Horton, CEO, $80MM Professional Services Firm

If we know you, we can help you.

If the time has come to seek outside assistance for your middle market company, we would certainly love to connect with you. Feel free to contact us or call our office at 847-291-9944. We look forward to meeting you.

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