IPA is the largest privately-
held business development company for small and medium-size businesses throughout North America.
We have 1,800 full-time employees and are regarded as the fastest growing management consulting company servicing
our market segment in the history of American business.
IPA offers a wide range of proven and innovative methodologies to help businesses grow and prosper regardless
of economic climate. We have analyzed more than 170,000 businesses and provided service to more than 72,000 owners
of small and medium-size businesses. It is widely held that we are the only management consulting firm in the world
that delivers such a broad array of professional services to the small and medium-size business marketplace.
IPA works with business owners across many industries including construction, manufacturing, retail, wholesale, food
services, transportation, warehousing, health care and business services.
IPA's Business Performance Benchmarks SM
helps you understand your true company performance by benchmarking it against industry peers. We use data provided by
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) to provide the most comprehensive review of industry financial and performance trends.
In 2004, IPA launched its Small Business Research Board, IPA SBRB, which monitors
the opinions of small business owners and managers on a wide variety of topics related to their own business as well as
national and international issues that may impact their operations. IPA SBRB has
become "expressing small business opinions."
For more information, please visit our corporate Web site at http://www.ipa-c.com.