Virtual Management Solutions

959 Primrose Center Road

Belleville, WI 53508-9376

Contact:  Linda D. Davis, President

Ph: 608.832.8003

Fax: 608.832.8005

Email: 

 

Services Provided

  • Business plan assistance
  • Marketing
  • Market research
  • Accounting/finances

Industry Experience

  • Automation
  • Agriculture and food products
  • Biotechnology
  • Childcare (not including in-home childcare)
  • Healthcare/Medical services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Paper/Forest products
  • Printing
  • Tourism

Company Description

My mission is to help small Wisconsin businesses grow profitably. I provide flexible, affordable business development services to help people accomplish their goals. As president of Virtual Management Solutions since 1994, my services include preparation of business plans, grant writing, market research,feasibility studies, financing proposals, financial projections and analysis, operating budgets, strategic plans, preparation of businesses for sale, operations audits, temporary management services and special projects.

I have a proven track record of writing commercially feasible business plans and offer a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. I have completed at least 22 business plans for the Early Planning Grant (EPG) program since 1999 over a wide range of industries.

Representative assignments:

Biotechnology company: on-going financial management services and special project performance

Social service agency: conducted market research to determine the need for assisted living housing

Child Care Center: helped client obtain financing for business expansion

Urban Tree Recycling: helped owner prepare business plan

Artisan cheese producer: wrote federal Value Added Producer Grant

Wireless earplug manufacturer: helped client commercialize new products previously funded by SBIR grants

Software consulting company: developed a marketing plan, operating budgets and job descriptions

National mail order distributor: researched direct and indirect inputs for various market segments

Business plans prepared for any type of business

Types of clients served:

Biotechnology: genome sequencing, DNA computing, contract research organization, new drug discovery

Manufacturing: embedded Internet controllers, biotechnology research instruments, hovercraft, wood shavings, plastics, cutting die, construction, molded roofing panels, wood working, wireless earplugs, consulting services

Retail: coffee shop, pet store, mail order, hair salon, Latino convenience store, archery shop, tavern, dog bakery, restaurant, photography studio

Services: information technology help desk, Feldenkrais method, birthing center, animal assisted therapy, assisted living, consulting, gymnastics academy, staffing agency for registered nurses, videographer, graphic artist, urban tree recycling

Agriculture: halal lamb, grass-fed beef, artisan cheese

Areas of Expertise

I provide a FREE initial consultation. You will save time and money by avoiding the learning curve. I have run businesses, done deals and have the knowledge, contacts and experience to help you accomplish your goals.

I have almost 25 years of multi-functional experience in business planning, financial analysis and operations management. My career has included positions at several national and international corporations including WPL Holdings, Inc., The BOC Group, Federated Department Stores, Merrill Lynch, and the United States Shoe Corporation. My diverse experience has ranged from new business start-up and product launch to reorganization and downsizing.

For the past 12 years, I have also managed the entrepreneurial training grant program (ETP) at the UW-Madison Small Business Development Center.