Scott Hill

Enthusiastic Founder and Managing Partner with expertise in startups, business development, and team leadership

ADVISOR BIOGRAPHY

Scott Hill, a graduate of Columbia University in New York City, is an accomplished Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 28 years of success across the financial services, investment management, consumer goods, insurance, and professional training industries. Leveraging extensive experience in advising on how to develop business plans and strategies, he is a valuable advisor for an organization seeking guidance on launching a product. Scott can assist with the sourcing of raw materials, identifying possible vendors, outsourcing the manufacturing, developing a supply chain, and pricing the product so that it is ready for sale. His broad areas of expertise include startups, small businesses, go-to-market strategy, and business development.

Throughout his executive career, Scott has held leadership positions with Varium Investment Partners, William & Hill, LLC, Nantucket Furniture Company, and Insurance4USA.com. 

2019 - Present

Head of Business Development & Advisor Services - Varium Investment Partners

Varium Investment Partners

  • Responsible for all partnerships and advisor relationships
  • Oversees all firm marketing and advertising initiatives

2011 - Present

Managing Partner - William & Hill, LLC

William & Hill, LLC

  • Worked with over two dozen small businesses across eight industries
  • Hosts a Podcast called 'Defy The Odds' - How to Buy or Sell Virtually Any Small Business
  • Developed a proprietary course on How to Buy or Sell Virtually Any Small Business
  • Created a proprietary Business Range of Value Report that helps business owners understand the range of value for their businesses from a “Top Line” Revenue perspective to a “Bottom Line” Free Cash Flow perspective
  • Offer 1/2 day consulting engagements (plus hourly rate assistance) to businesses owners who are buying one or more partners out. Act in a neutral way, exclusively for one or more partners, provide information, business range of value report(s), and act as a sounding board for partners who need to fi

2005 - Present

Founder - Nantucket Furniture Company

Nantucket Furniture Company

  • Built the online business from the ground up
  • Grew the business from zero to $1M in annual sales
  • Designed, launched, and executed business model

1999 - 2005

Founding Partner - Insurance4USA.com

Insurance4USA.com

  • Led business development
  • Increased sales from zero to $1M
  • Oversaw a marketing and advertising budget of more than $50K per month
  • Created a vendor network for over 1K monthly paying customers
  • Led discussions and executed sale of company to Spectrum Equity

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Business Development

Small Business

Start-Ups

Go-To-Market Strategy

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Serve as a sounding board and second opinion on a key decision

Due diligence on a significant business purchase