About Us


We have over 6,000 seasoned professional colleagues nationwide.  You've got a problem in another geogrpahic location?  We've got the right advisor. 

After your MIND DUMP we match need with expertise. 

  • Corporate Attorneys
  • Tax Attorneys
  • Corporate 
  • CPA's 
  • Management
  • Business Coaches
  • Sales Trainers/experts
  • Operations Experts
  • Marketing Experts
  • Funding Experts
  • and many many more ...

Give us a call, we can help match the expert that fits your need, in your area.

MIND DUMP vs Large Firm

MIND DUMP Senior Level Professionals have a minimum of 10 years of expertise

Large Management advisory firms have 1 point person plus Jr. advisors with little to no experience, Partners are usually involved in name only

Founder-Master Business Strategist - Fractional CEO

1st MIND DUMP conducted in 1983 - Company launched in 2000

James Wittmack - 02 years as Master Strategist / Interim CEO

Based on Harvard's best business practices James brings 30 plus years of experience as a former CEO of 2 corporations, turnaround expert and troubleshooter, investment advisor and national management consultant to solve mission critical issues.

Sample clients

  1. A tiny entrepreneur with revenue of $125,000 for the year with one part time employee in just 3 years have an average deal size of $160,000 at a pace of 4 to 5 a month. 
  2. A Law firm who has decided to split
  3. A Law firm 4 years ago who was an attorney for 22 years in a shared office with one staff person in just 4 years has their own building, 2 associate attorneys, 3 support staff experiencing explosive growth.  Now exploring buying their own building.
  4. Board of directors of a large non-profit engaging MIND DUMP to help their CEO learn how to communicate better to motivate and retain staff.
  5. Streamlining systems and procedures for a regional mortgage company to increase productivity and efficiency.

What's your mission cirtical issue?

  • 10 years as a turnaround expert troubleshooter, 100% success with turnarounds
  • 8 Years as a licenses series 7, 6, 63 investment advisor
  • 10 Years as CEO of 2 successful furniture manufacturing companies
  • 4 Years as Regional Director for national management consulting firms
  • 19 Years as Master Business Strategist Founder of MIND DUMP

If you haven't had your business stolen at gunpoint you don't know what you've missed.  Six months after moving his successful 8-year-old globally-recognized furniture manufacturing company to Mexico in 1989 it was stolen from James at gun point.

This event made it crystal clear to James that ideas are worth nothing, execution  is everything.

Since 1989 James has focused all his energy and time preventing other entrepreneurs from getting in the same predicament.  

As a child, James dreamed of being the most successful CEO in the world. His perspective changed during a semester abroad as part of  World Campus Afloat through Chapman College. After spending time with tribes people who had next to nothing, including no education or electricity, but were very happy, he realized having much money has little to do with happiness and success.

Following college, James worked as a turnaround expert and troubleshooter in retail and distribution for 12 years. For the next eight years, he owned a furniture manufacturing company that he built from scratch into a globally recognized brand.  Manufacturing custom furniture sold through design centers for large homes and hotel lobbies.  

James developed his proprietary process he calls "MIND DUMP."  MIND DUMP allows business owners to get "out of their head" and clearly understand their business issues. Business owners achieve targeted outcomes with dramatic financial results in an accelerated timeline.  


After a successful turnaround as CEO of a furniture manufactuing company, James served as an advisor for national management consulting companies out of Chicago and Dallas.

A Master Strategist can identify complex dynamic patterns others don't comprehend and implement a hybrid of options when options are limited.  A master strategist is one of an elite group who set the regulations, standards, and ideals.  Regarded by experts as being "the" expert. 

Why is a Master Strategist with 40 plus years experience better for you than 20 people with ten years experience equaling 200 years experience? 

  1. Suppose you have a problem stemming from a 30-year-old technology that was discontinued 20 years ago.  20 people with ten years experience seek the advice of a Master Strategist, and so should you.


Hierarchy of knowledge

Hierarchy of Knowledge

A business person can become an expert in 10 years

They are unable to achieve a high level of proficiency for 30 to 40 years

0 years    Naive - no knowledge of an industry or profession

1 year    Novice - knows what an industry or profession is

0-2 years  Initiate - getting familiar with a profession

Makes mistakes until they get it right

2-10 years  Apprentice-working under a Journeyman

Makes the same mistake twice

8-12 years  Sr. Apprentice - transitioning to journeyman

12-15 years  Journeyman - can work without supervision

Makes the same mistake once

15-20 years  Advance Journeyman - no supervision


18 - 20 years Jr. Expert - work until they never make a mistake

20 years +  Expert - work until they can’t get it wrong

35 - 40 + years  Master Strategist - 

Reasoning style;  Know which guidance to look at for confirming or dis-confirming evidence. 

Knowledge:  Extensive experience with diverse situations, knowledge of sub-domains, particular contexts, and local effects.

Pattern recognition skill;  rather than engaging in a hypothesis-testing cycle, a master strategist can go directly from the act of recognition to judgement or decision.

Causal reasoning and mental modeling;  Reason ahead of data.  Generate more complete causal explanations, including linkages of all pertinent data.

Affect and Effort;  Recognize when overload, or the potential for data overload, is occurring.

Goal Orientation; Rapidly come to a detailed understanding of the problem at hand.  

Pattern recognition; Can detect cues and cue configurations that others miss.

Meta-cognition;  The need for getting "the big picture" (i.e. situation awareness) is not well supported by the technology.  - "You have to hold various elements in your head."

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