April 03, 2013 // Franchising.com // FLORENCE, AL - Transworld has announced its affiliation with Bud Ward as an Advisor with this expanding state-wide business advisory company. Ward will be actively working with businesses in the Florence-Muscle Shoals region. Transworld is Alabama’s first state-wide, locally owned business advisory company built to address the needs of Alabama businesses for advisory services when they are considering the sale of their company, the purchase of a company, acquiring a franchised company or franchising their business. Transworld also offers business market valuation services if the owner desires to know the company’s market value in today’s market.
Transworld was acquired by Stan Bailey, its President, of Baileyton, AL in late 2012 with the intent to bring Advisors consisting of the most experienced business executives who have run companies, bought and sold companies and franchised companies – “Bud Ward has tremendous business skills in addition to his more than 25 year experience that he can rely on when advising any business owner facing a major strategic business decision,” stated Bailey.
After spending nearly 25 years in New York working in senior management positions in the magazine publishing industry; (Reader’s Digest, World Business Weekly (Financial Times of London), People, McCall’s, Outdoor Life and Parents); Bud spent 6 years working for Internet startups including Juno, Individual.com and Women.com. During his successful career, Ward was involved in selling and acquiring several magazines and internet companies. Since relocating to the Florence area, Ward has been active in his community. He serves on the boards of the Shoals Economic Development Authority, the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, the Shoals Angel Network, Turtle Point and several other local organizations. In 2112, Ward’s community contributions were recognized by No’Ala Magazine when he was awarded the Renaissance Award for his business activities in the Shoals.
Bailey continued, “Bud Ward is indicative of the type of leader and business executive that Transworld brings to the business owners in Alabama through its Advisors.” Ward may be contacted at (256) 762-8800 or by email at email@example.com.