Consulting Services

John Deedrick offers world class consulting services to both the Healthcare and Aerospace & Defense Industries.  His significant experience as a venture capitalist, board member, senior executive and company founder provides a unique depth of wisdom that will add significant value to your project, team and organization.

John has been a co-founder in more than 20 startup companies, and he has consulted with over 100 early and mid-stage enterprises. His value has been significant in key areas such as company formation, business plan development, market analysis and development, leadership recruitment and coaching, board service and evaluation, financial model creation and critique, as well as fundraising planning and execution. John specializes in teaching the CHIP AWAY leadership philosophy which includes understanding the five (5) M’s – Market, Management, Model, Money and Mission.

John has consulted with Fortune 500 companies for specific projects, to educate or evaluate teams, to build culture and Vision – Mission – Values, to create and submit business proposals, to negotiate domestic and international agreements and to develop strategic direction. His transparent and authentic style is a welcome relief while delivering superior results to your team. 

John will add value to you and your team. John can be contacted at 507-250-1173 or via email at 


MARKET          MANAGEMENT              MODEL            MONEY            MISSION