Michael Gansl has the real life experience to understand what businesses need to succeed. He founded and ran a leading systems integration company for 15 years and grew it to over $18 million in sales with more than 75 people in several locations. In a multi-faceted career, he has developed sales, marketing and operations plans for both early-stage and mature companies. He has also been involved in the management of several start ups. With his long-term business partner, Matt Plociak, he has founded Voice of Reason Consulting, which for the past four years has provided business and management consulting to small and medium-sized businesses. Their goal is to help business owners understand their specific "Key Performance Indicators", and make the necessary tough decisions to bring their companies to the next level.