Testimonials by Nancy Clauss's Clients
Huntington Beach, CA
C1ST Auto an online portal for buying and selling cars with a no haggling, no pressure system that revolutionizes the way cars are bought and sold today. C1st Auto finds the car our customers want or consigns their cars for sale, and then allows them to complete the deal at our dealership in literally 30 minutes with complete fee transparency. Vaughn Sigmond, founder and CEO, said: "The business is launched and even though we are in the early stages we are thriving, and I owe a big part of that to [our Cayenne consultant]. Her understanding and guidance from idea through planning to implementation proved to be quite valuable and insightful. She was a real joy to work with. She did what she committed to doing on time and exactly how I needed it done. I would recommend her to anyone needing business planning advice."
Far West Contractors Corp
Commercial Construction Management
Santa Ana, CA
Far West Contractors, established in 2009, is a successful commercial and industrial construction firm in Orange County, CA. Cayenne Consulting helped Far West obtain its’ HUBZone certification from the SBA. Cayenne helped the company understand and meet program requirements, organize and upload over 50 documents, and liaise with the SBA to address outstanding issues. Steve Aguilar, President of Far West Contractors, said “I want to thank you for your patience and persistence in ensuring Far West Contractors Corp acquired the SBA HUBZone certification. You are very thorough making sure the details were captured and accurate. It shows in the success of our application. You saved us countless hours of effort and frustration!”
Fusion Four Desserts
Las Vegas, NV
Fusion Four Desserts is a bakery cafe restaurant in Las Vegas that specializes in a fusion of European style pastries with unique flavors designed to appeal to American palette. They offer custom cream puffs made while you wait as well as a wide selection of other pastries and cakes with an elevated flavor profile, in addition to scrumptious catering, breakfast, and lunch menus. "We contacted Cayenne Consulting to assist us in organizing our business model and developing a financial forecast that would appeal to our targeted investor," said Kaia Gilbert, the founder. "Our consultant was fantastic throughout the entire process. she helped us to understand what we needed to move forward and pointed out all the little details that could make or break my business. In addition she helped me with staffing questions, marketing, and how the retail, wholesale, and internet revenues worked together for the success of my financial plan. I would recommend Cayenne Consulting to any entrepreneur that wants to get going and get ahead."
Real Estate Investing
Sydney, Australia & Kansas City, KS
InvestUSA is an Australian Real Estate Investment firm that specializes in helping Australians diversify their investment portfolios with refurbished and rented investment properties in the United States. Cayenne Consulting was hired to help InvestUSA develop a marketing plan, website, and collateral. "Our consultant at Cayenne was able to provide me with the guidance and the correct marketing approach to move my business forward, said Matthew Stubbs, Founder and CEO. "Our consultant was a great communicator completely committed to her clients. I look forward to working with Cayenne again in the future as my business grows and develops."
Skillz Martial Arts Academy
Martial Arts School
Skillz Martial Arts Academy is a family oriented martial arts Studio that specializes in age appropriate classes for children and fitness kickboxing for adults. After over 20 years in the business, they have developed a unique approach that helps both youth and adults achieve faster and more comprehensive results in a fun and challenging environment. They contacted Cayenne Consulting to assist them with a business plan, financial model, and Investor presentation that would work for either a bank loan or private investors. Daniel Sterling, Founder and CEO, said: " I contacted Cayenne Consulting to help my partner and myself put together a business plan with a financial model that would help us attract private or bank funding. We originally had Southern California in mind for our new location, but after our consultant went over the numbers with us we realized it just wasn't a good fit. She acted as a partner and mentor making the changes necessary to move our business to a more financially viable location. We will call them again in the future when we are ready to expand to more locations, they made the whole process easy."
South Bay Wild
Morro Bay, CA
South Bay Wild is a fishing vessel out of Morro Bay working with various stakeholders groups such as the Nature Conservancy and the Groundfish Collective to increase the health and financial viability of the groundfish fishery in the Pacific Northwest. “I thought it would be a complicated, difficult exercise to have our vision put on paper. Our Cayenne Consultant took my pieces and created a concise business model that has now made our vision even clearer," said Tiffani Seitz, Owner. "Cayenne Consulting was extremely diligent and prompt in delivering the business plan as promised. From start to finish the whole process took less than 60 days to complete this very complicated plan. Our consultant was very quick in responding and answering any questions or problems that I had, and offered tremendous help and guidance for me with detailed financial projections. Our consultants were professional, precise, efficient, informative, detail oriented, and experienced. I look forward to working with Cayenne Consulting in the future and recommending Cayenne Consulting to friends and colleagues."
Non-Profit Veteran Fitness Services
San Diego, CA
Vetality is a Veteran owned and operated non-profit that delivers a variety of support services to Veteran's coming back from the gulf wars. The owners of Vetality have developed a successful holistic approach to healing PTSD and other stress related emotional disorders along with job training and placement assistance. Cayenne Consulting developed a business plan and financial model incorporating all of their services along with a robust marketing strategy for the opening of a CrossFit-style gym to deliver these services. "We contacted Cayenne Consulting to help us put together a VC-Grade business plan to raise funds in order to expand our offerings to more Veterans in the San Diego Base Area," said Brent Olds, founder. "Our consultants, from the start, went above and beyond to assist us in meeting our goals. They were creative and very sharp, refining our business and financial model in a way that now makes perfect sense and will allow us to move forward. They showed a real understanding of what we were facing and offered coaching and support. I would highly recommend Cayenne Consulting to anyone that has a vision and dream for their business. The consultants at Cayenne can help you bring it to reality."
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