True North Strategies is a business consulting and advisory service uniquely positioned to assist owners and operators of small and mid-sized businesses. From planning growth to planning an exit and everything in between, we can help.


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What We Do

Marty Flynn established True North Strategies after a successful track record of growth and exits from his own businesses over the last 25 years. His expertise in strategy, operations, business development, HR, finance/accounting and exit planning provides a framework for a uniquely customized consultancy that can help your small or medium sized business identify and achieve its goals.

We do this through objective analysis of your business operations – identifying weaknesses that stifle growth & efficiency and uncovering hidden opportunities that can enhance enhance revenue and your bottom line.  It would be a privilege to help you with any of the following:

  • Start-up Mentoring
  • Strategic Planning
  • Developing Efficiencies Through Systemization, SOPs and Training
  • Business Development
  • Real Estate Acquisition
  • Developing an Exit Strategy & Preparing Your Business to Sell
  • Selling Your Business
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About Us

Marty Flynn has enjoyed a successful career as a proven executive, entrepreneur, consultant, and board member with over 30 years of success in financial services, mortgage banking and consumer credit information services.

He has held leadership positions at Advantage Credit, Inc. (Principal/EVP), Credit Communications Inc. (CEO/President) and DataPower Information Systems (COO). A highly accomplished financial services executive, Marty’s has owned and operated several companies in the consumer credit reporting space – most recently achieving a successful exit after growing company revenue and profit by 300% in a highly competitive and regulated industry.  His years of experience in finance, HR, strategy, regulatory compliance and M&A qualify him as an excellent resource in helping company owners grow revenue and profit while achieving the work/life balance they desire. Marty also holds a professional license with the California Department of Real Estate and collaborates with the principals at Compass Point Capital, a northern California based high-end business brokerage and M&A advisory firm.

Marty obtained a B.S. in Finance from University of Arizona. He has served as president of the National Consumer Reporting Association, serves as an advisor to growing small and medium sized businesses and is an active angel investor.  He lives in Napa, CA with his wife, Bev.

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Marty Flynn | 707.363.3187


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