Navigating Growth Success Stories

Read our ever-evolving collection of client success stories to hear testimonials from business owners who have been in your shoes.

Cheeseman Trucking | Aileron

Focusing on what Matters

Some of the greatest challenges a business owner faces can also feel like the loneliest — setting the direction for the business, navigating changes in the external environment, and preparing to leave the business to the next generation of leadership are emotionally, mentally daunting tasks. Which is why Aileron exists — to equip business owners and leaders with the [ Read More ]

Gaining Control: How Carlton Construction Turned Runaway Growth into Intentional Evolution | Aileron

Gaining Control

Growing revenue and growing the life you’ve dreamed of are common goals we hear from new founders and seasoned entrepreneurs alike. For Matt Carlton, CEO of Carlton Construction, growth was great – until it was outpacing what he could handle. In 2018, the company experienced the best revenue year in its history, having doubled revenue for two consecutive years. In [ Read More ]

Getting to the Next Level: How Swath Design Used Professional Management to Overcome Stagnant Growth | Aileron

Getting to the Next Level

For more than 25 years, Sandie and Greg Lange have pursued their shared passions for design as the owners of Swath Design. Together, they grew a business that became a well-known and respected leader in environmental graphic design and wayfinding. When they started discussing how they might transition out of the business while preserving what they’d worked hard to [ Read More ]


Mapping the Way Forward

Dr. Mike Hill founded The Hill Hear Better Clinic 35 years ago to improve quality of life for his patients. Armed with extensive audiology training, used equipment, and $6,000 in savings, Hill knew a lot about providing excellent patient care, but running a business wasn’t part of his formal training. “Caring for patients was my main priority, but I [ Read More ]