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#222: Navigating a Successful Exit and the Experience of Getting Acquired with Zach Peyton, (USMA ‘04)

Service Academy Business Mastermind

“My goal is to see this become a billion-dollar brand in the home services and construction industry. I want to get there by helping people build a sustainable source of wealth for themselves and their families. I want to get there by helping people build really solid businesses where they can define their participation…I don’t want to get there any other way.” - Zach Peyton (USMA ‘04) After graduating from West Point in 2004 and serving as an Army intelligence officer, Zach Peyton found an exciting future in the home services industry in North Florida where he is now the Co-Founder and President of Superior Fence & Rail, the nation’s only fencing franchise. Superior Fence & Rail locations are expanding rapidly across the United States thanks to Zach’s leadership and the company’s recent acquisition by Lynx Franchising. In this episode, Zach discusses what the exit experience was like from start to finish in addition to the big goals he has for Superior Fence & Rail’s continued growth within a brand portfolio. In this episode, we discuss: Lessons learned from the experience of being acquired as an emerging brand Insights into company valuation and how the process works Why finding the right investment bank is important to navigating a successful exit How the experience of being acquired helped Zach improve the value of Superior Fence & Rail and create a robust plan for the future The portfolio of brands Superior Fence & Rail is part of and why it’s provided a supportive peer network Zach also shares how Superior Fence & Rail’s recent acquisition is accelerating the company’s ability to scale and why getting acquired can be a positive experience for a small business owner. We enjoyed listening to Zach tell us about his billion-dollar goals for the future and learning how prioritizing people has enabled Zach to ensure Superior Fence & Rail continues to grow and expand at a sustainable pace. We’re grateful for Zach’s positive perspectives on the experience of getting acquired and hope this episode benefits anyone interested in entrepreneurship through franchising and acquisition. Connect with Zach: LinkedIn Email Superior Fence & Rail If you found this episode valuable, please share it with a friend or colleague. If you are a Service Academy graduate and want to take your business to the next level, you can join our supportive community and get started today. Subscribe and help out the show: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Also available on Google Podcasts, Spotify & Stitcher Leave us a 5-star review! Special thanks to Zach for joining me this week. Until next time! -Scott Mackes, USNA ’01

36mins

12 Aug 2022

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Ep. 39 (3) Steps for Beginners In Inventory Management and Retail Sales with Josh Glover and Zach Peyton

My Fence Life

Dan & Cannon sit down with Josh Glover of Mr. Fence of Florida who talks about inventory control, inventory software, and retail sales. Then Zach Peyton of Superior Fence of Rail decides to call in and give his 2 cents with even more "Need to Know" knowledge on the subject!!⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️Learn more about Dan & Cannon, AND the Software / Industry Tools they talk about here https://linktr.ee/myfencelife⤵️More about your hosts of the show⤵️Dan Blanc - Fence KingFence King, the Northshore of New Orleans's leading Wood Privacy & Picket and Aluminum Installers, is the premier fence contractor of Mandeville, Covington, Ponchatoula, Madisonville, Robert, Goodbee, Hammond, and Abita Springs, LAWe’re the Certified Postmaster Plus Contractor for the Northshore of Lake Ponchartrain / New Orleans servicing from I-55 and East to the Mississippi/ Louisiana State Line. Dan Blanc, CEO, and Founder of Fence King is also an instructor of Marketing at the Mr. Fence Academy based out of Evansville, Indiana in 2021⤵️More about your hosts of the show⤵️Cannon Johnson - Jackson Fence CompanyJackson Fence Company is West Tennessee’s preferred fencing contractor. We deliver quality fence solutions to Medina, Jackson, Lexington, Brownsville, Dyersburg, and Union City.We're proud to serve its local community, but also the greater national fencing industry. We are active members of the American Fence Association, Mr. Fence Academy, and we also supply our local market with fencing materials.

2hr 14mins

23 Jun 2022

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Ep 12. Can I Afford To Offer Benefits? Zach Peyton of Superior Fence & Rail says, "YES YOU CAN!"

My Fence Life

This week we sit down with Zach Peyton of Superior Fence & Rail of Jacksonville, Florida to talk about how affordable offering benefits can be, and Zach should know a little something about it having 30 plus franchises. Because of his techniques and being an industry leader in his region, now every local fence company he competes against has to offer benefits to keep their team members.⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️Learn more about Dan & Cannon, AND the Software / Industry Tools they talk about here https://linktr.ee/myfencelife⤵️More about both host of the show⤵️Dan Blanc - Fence KingFence King, the Northshore of New Orleans's leading Wood Privacy & Picket and Aluminum Installers, is the premier fence contractor of Mandeville, Covington, Ponchatoula, Madisonville, Robert, Goodbee, Hammond, and Abita Springs, LAWe’re the Certified Postmaster Plus Contractor for the Northshore of Lake Ponchartrain / New Orleans servicing from I-55 and East to the Mississippi/ Louisiana State-Line. Dan Blanc, CEO and Founder of Fence King is also an instructor of Marketing at the Mr. Fence Academy based out of Evansville, Indiana in 2021🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺🤺Cannon Johnson - Jackson Fence CompanyJackson Fence Company is West Tennessee’s preferred fencing contractor. We deliver quality fence solutions to Medina, Jackson, Lexington, Brownsville, Dyersburg, and Union City.We're proud to serve its local community, but also the greater national fencing industry. We are active members of the American Fence Association, Mr. Fence Academy, and we also supply our local market with fencing materials.

1hr 56mins

6 Aug 2021

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#136: Starting the Nation’s Only Fencing Company Franchise with Zach Peyton, USMA ‘04

Service Academy Business Mastermind

Zach Peyton (USMA ‘04) is the Co-Founder of Superior Fence & Rail, the nation’s only fencing franchise.  Superior Fence & Rail currently has 19 locations across the country that fabricate and install fence products.  After graduating from West Point and serving as an Army intelligence officer, Zach was searching for his purpose in corporate America and a phone call from a West Point classmate led him to North Florida and his future in the home services industry.   In this episode, we discuss: The three pillars of Zach’s approach to business success How Zach applied the lessons he learned at West Point and as an Army officer to the operational side of his small business The advantages of joining a franchise model in small business ownership A job opportunity for the SABM community Connect with Zach: Zach Peyton Superior Fence & Rail Superior Fence & Rail Franchising If you found this episode valuable, please share it with a friend or colleague. If you are a Service Academy graduate and want to take your business to the next level, you can join our supportive community and get started today. Subscribe and help out the show: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Also available on Google Play, Spotify & Stitcher Leave us a 5-star review! Special thanks to Zach for joining me this week.  Until next time! -Scott Mackes, USNA ’01

40mins

1 Nov 2020

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