"Good judgment comes from experience.

Experience comes from bad judgment."

                                        Sufi Sage, Mulla Nasrudin


      Consultants to Management    o      Directors and Advisors    o    Investment Bankers

           Jim Twerdahl and his Associates have had a great many years as operating executives, seasoned in a variety of businesses spanning a wide range of industries.  We take pride in bringing very practical, common sense approaches to our clients' issues.

            While we have experience working with companies of all sizes, our focus is in the middle market and with smaller companies including start-up and development stage companies.  Please click on the boxes below to learn more about our practice areas.

          We would enjoy meeting with you in person or by phone to talk about how we might be able to assist you.


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Since 2007


We serve clients in several ways:

  • As long term advisors and directors working with senior management teams to help them achieve their goals and strategic initiatives.
  • Consulting on projects to solve problems, create change,   and   to supplement existing management.  We specialize in marketing strategy and market development assignments.
  • We also assist clients in raising capital and enhancing their businesses for sale.  We often serve as consultants  in assisting clients with selling their businesses.
  • T-Link (Hong Kong), Ltd. is an affiliated company that assists companies source products in Asia through a wide variety of services.
     You can learn more about the principals backgrounds in our Staff section.  Some of the projects that the firm has worked on and the firm's services are detailed in following sections. Please contact us to discuss specific project needs or to learn how we might be able to assist your firm as an advisor or director.



© 2007-2016  James S. Twerdahl & Associates, Inc.

Los Angeles, California U.S.A.

Tel and Fax: 323-931-8538


About Twerdahl & Associates

James S. Twerdahl & Associates provides consulting and investment banking services for smaller and middle market companies.  Middle market consulting includes strategic planning, market planning, organizational planning, product development, product lifecycle management, branding, sales and business development, distribution planning and a host of other services.  For early stage, start-up and development stage companies JST&A provides business plan writing, development of financial projections, capital raising including debt and equity capital raises, executive coaching, go-to-market strategies, marketing services, financial planning and other services needed by young companies.  For companies with sales from $3 to $30 million, JST&A provides sell-side merger and acquisition assistance, planning for the sale of a company, planning for the sale of a company, negotiation planning and merger integration planning.  Through its affiliate, T-Link, Hong Kong, Ltd., JST&A assists U.S. manufacturers and distributors source or purchase products in China and provides a full range of quality control and quality assurance services in China.  JST&A is located in Los Angeles, California, but serves clients worldwide.