John J. McAdam

John J. McAdam is the Author of The One Hour Business Plan™ (Wiley). He works with people who need a business plan before they spend big money or years of time before starting anything new.

John is a “been there, done that” hired CEO and serial entrepreneur with decades of real-world experience in both private and public companies and an MBA from the Wharton School. Through his consulting company Pioneer Business Ventures, John focuses on helping companies increase sales, reduce expenses, and optimize processes to make more money. He has a proven track record of growing businesses through strategic business planning, acquisitions, internal growth, new product and services development, and strategic alliances.

John is passionately committed to helping small businesses succeed. For years, he has been sharing his experience and expertise with Philadelphia-area entrepreneurs as an instructor in strategic business planning at the Wharton Small Business Development Center and as a guest host and speaker for NBC 10 Philadelphia Small Business Week and Money Matters TV.  He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Success Magazine, Business News Daily, and The Capital Gazette, Wharton Alumni Magazine, and Crain’s New Your Business among others.

John has started or bought many companies during the course of his entrepreneurial career. He has worked with over 1,000+ business plans as an entrepreneur, investor, advisor and instructor.