Here comes the sun and a new member of the month, Colby Bostick! Colby is a business analyst for Synthetic Equity Strategies. SES is a Tulsa-based strategy consulting company that focuses on partnering with private businesses in the lower-to-middle market to develop a strategy for growth that maximizes enterprise value. It uses business intelligence and data analytics to provide the owner/operator a decision support system, not typically found in small companies. Colby has been with SES for a couple of years now and was their first employee ever, but you might be surprised to find out about his Broadway talents!
What do you do at Synthetic Equity Strategies and in what circumstance would I come to you for something?
I am a business analyst for SES, our mantra is to help grow companies from a founder’s model to a professional model. You could come to us for anything from data analytics, inventory, and labor management. To foundation building for start-ups, marketing a company for acquisition, and everything in between.
How do you prefer to start your workday?
Copious amounts of coffee.
What’s a trip that has changed you, and why?
I had the opportunity to spend half a year in eastern Europe working on and presenting research at various institutions. This greatly expanded my worldview, while sparking a passion for travel and experiencing other cultures.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I always dreamt of being a Broadway performer. Obviously, my path changed, but I still enjoy getting on stage from time to time.
Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?
I’m definitely a dog person, but I do appreciate a cool cat.
If you could only eat one item for every meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
I’m going with pizza on this one, both versatile, and delicious.
What is one of your favorite things about being a member of the root coworking?
I really enjoy the environment here at the root. Having been at other coworking spaces, the artistic ambiance, variety of music, and common areas are quite unique to past experiences.