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Astra Business Corporation is looking for qualified associates to join our team of professionals. We seek accountants, lawyers, asset appraisers, business, finance people; etc. who wish to become involved with Astra’s team. Please complete the form below with your comments on what services you have to offer.  Provide a brief profile and your photo to bhughes@abc-astra.com and would be pleased to include you as one of our preferred affiliates.
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Alternate Wealth Management Programs to Create and Maximize Your Retirement Income - Tax Free – See Astra’s Blog

John Lindsay, FLMI, MBA
MacDonald MGMT
Principal Financial Analyst and Strategy design and implementation

John has been working in the field of tax free exits since January of 2000 though out Canada. He recently expanded into the USA. John works exclusively with private business owners in search of tax free exits of capital strategies. John is principal and Sr. Analyst at MacDonald MGMT partnering with major banks and insurance companies to provide these “tax free” strategies. These strategies will be pre-approved by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). 

John understands high net worth individuals face unique challenges. With Astra’s SuperMax and MiniMax programs, he shows you great opportunities and how to protect your equity. Using tax-exempt insurance as a core strategy, John will introduce effective ways to build and protect your wealth. Two things are crucial to his approach: 1) making sure clients understand each potential solution. 2) keeping the value accumulated in a business or portfolio in the hands of the people who created it.

John has been previously engaged by two Canadian chartered banking institutions for analysis and consult of private company financial results and strategies. John has been engaged by Canadian banks to assess potential fraud of Client Companies.
John developed a “Capital Analysis Review©” financial tool that not only shows Business Owners the why, but also the solutions behind becoming liquid, and exiting their companies tax free. This has opened up some eyes in the privately held business world both here in Canada and the United States.

John has been invited to use his analysis by two of the Big Banks here in Canada to validate their importance and role in operations with their business owner clients.

John Lindsay
Astra Business Corporation
Tel. 604-240-6164
info@abc-astra.com
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USA Affiliate – Oklahoma

Toni Ragsdale
USA Affiliate
Ragsdale & Associates, Inc.
Oklahoma, USA

Ragsdale & Associates, Inc., has been assisting buyers and sellers of small-to-mid-sized Oklahoma businesses since 1982. We bring order and sense to the process of buying a business, and professionalism and market knowledge to the process of selling a business. Our wealth of experience in business brokerage is designed to serve your needs.

Toni Ragsdale has likewise been involved in the business brokerage industry since 1982. She holds a B.S. degree from The Iowa State University and is a former business owner. Toni is a licensed Oklahoma real estate sales associate.

Ragsdale & Associates, Inc., offers business brokerage for purchase and sale. Business valuations. Franchise opportunities. Expert witness testimony. Contact Ragsdale & Associates, Inc., today and schedule a confidential, no-cost consultation.

T - 604-240-6164
E - info@abc-astra.com
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Immigration Consultant

Mark Cogan 
Certified Immigration Consultant
Cogan & Company
Vancouver, BC

Mark Cogan retired from the Government of British Columbia's Business Immigration Office, where he worked for 17 years looking after business immigrants and corporate investment from all parts of the world. He had direct responsibility in the design and implementation of specific immigration programs for business people. He now continues working as an independent immigration consultant regulated by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). He is originally from Chile, where he got an industrial engineering degree. In Vancouver, he later got a MBA degree. During his engineering studies, he taught mathematics, physics and computer software courses at university level. Before joining the government, he worked for major international corporations and later operated his own import-export company. He is a member of the board of the Canadian Council for the Americas. He speaks several languages and has traveled extensively throughout the world.

Mark Cogan
Cogan & Company
Tel: 604-224-2415
Cell: 604-992-7022
e-mail: cogan@telus.net
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Corporate Manuals

Alain Chevalier
President
CPM Manuals Ltd.

Alain started his business career in the insurance industry, getting his AIIC designation in general insurance as well as his life insurance license. He went into financial planning next and was designated as a CFP in 1986. From there he became a business consultant, helping start-up companies in Canada and the United States. Three years ago he consulted with CPM and in January, 2014 took over the company.

Throughout the years he has had the opportunity to be an employee, a business owner/employer and an outside consultant coming into both new and existing businesses. All of these experiences have given him a deeper understanding and a unique perspective of the workplace.

Alain's career has been dedicated to risk management and helping businesses grow. His philosophy is "win-win works!"
Every company should have corporate policy and procedure manuals to guide their future growth

Alain Chevalier
CPM Manuals Ltd.
Ph: 866 925 9789 
Fax: 866 902 5379 
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