The Business Dynamix Experience
Business Dynamix Solutions, LLC, was formed in 2007 when Chris Wohlbrandt and Jessica Macera combined their experience, education, integrity and creativity to build a “Dynamic Mix” of consultants and programs that focus specifically on bringing big business consulting to the small business owner and small business budget.
Overall Business Analysis, Business and Marketing Plans, Implementation/Action Strategies, Business Development
J.D. Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2012
Nova Southeastern University
B.S. Management and Marketing, summa cum laude International College, Naples, Florida 1999
Chris has an extremely strong background in management and marketing for small businesses. During the past 30 years, she has successfully managed a variety of small businesses including profitable law offices, a real estate investment company, a title company, a tax deferred exchange company, and a reprographics company. She has also donated time and skills to assisting with fiscal aspects of management of a church organization and assisted in implementing community assistance programs started through Federal and State government grant programs, such as the Crime Victim’s Assistance Program.
Her wide variety of experience has given Chris the ability to analyze a business as a whole yet see how each component part, as a separate and distinct piece of the whole puzzle, can work smoothly and efficiently together to create a successful, profitable business venture. Chris is forward-looking and results-oriented, with strong skills in communication and motivating others. She is an excellent troubleshooter and possesses outstanding problem solving abilities.
Developing and implementing creative solutions to the myriad of issues that face business owners is her specialty. Chris’ favorite business success stories involve leading businesses from net loss situations to profits to doubling profits.
Strategic Planning, Creative Marketing Programs, Business Plan Development, Implementation/Action Strategies, Business Development
Doctoral Researcher – Industrial/Organizational Psychology:
Capella University, Ph.D. Degree expected 2015
Education (cont): Completion of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Certificate: Capella University 2012
M.B.A. Management and Marketing University of Wyoming, 2002 B.S. Business Management, magna cum laude, University of Wyoming, 2001 B.A. Political Science, cum laude, University of Wyoming, 2001 Honors Program Certificate, University of Wyoming, 2001
Community Involvement and Recent Honors:
Selected BNI Downtown Networkers President 2014-15; Selected Kiwanis Florida District Chairman Community Service 2014-15; Elected to Kiwanis Florida District Executive Board 2013-14; Kiwanis Division 22 Lt. Governor 2013-14; Kiwanian of the Year 2012 & 2013; Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition of Collier County, Board Member 2012-14; BNI SWFL Ambassador; Leadership Collier Vice-Chair Class of 2014; American Business Women’s Association National Top Ten Business Women 2012; Leadership Collier Class of 2009.
Growing up among small business owners who invest their life savings into their businesses, Macera developed a passion for helping small business owners. She pursued degrees in business and marketing to hone her expertise, and worked her way through school in supervisory positions with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. There she gained valuable experience managing operations, human resources and training in stores with over $100 Million annual gross revenue. She worked with thousands of associates in that time, learning to adapt training and management methods to a vast array of personality types, ability levels, ages and attitudes.
Macera later joined Midwest Title, taking on dual roles in administration and marketing. She developed expertise in networking, creative marketing and motivational programs, and began coaching realtors in marketing and business practices. Many successful coaching endeavors, combined with her personal drive and caring spirit, inspired her role in the development of Business Dynamix in 2007. Macera considers her business the perfect opportunity to blend her passions for helping people, fostering successful businesses, continuous improvement and lifelong learning.
Operations Management, Customer Service Management, Event Planning
B.S. Retail Management
A.S. Fashion Merchandising Management
Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI
Community Involvement and Recent Honors:
President of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) Neapolitan Chapter 2014-15, 2008-10; Approved Candidate for National District I Vice President of ABWA 2013; Council Chair of the Southwest Florida Council of ABWA 2012, 2013; ABWA Neapolitan Chapter’s Top Ten Business Woman 2013; Gulfshore Business’s Forty Under 40 award recipient 2010; ABWA SWFL Council Woman of the Year 2010; Golden Gate Citizen of the Year 2009; Assistant Governor Area 1 of Rotary District 6960 2008-10; President of the Rotary Club of Naples-Collier 2007-08.
Toby Buerger-Ferrel has been with BDS since 2011. She has over 20 years’ experience in customer service, leadership, management and training and development. Toby has extensive experience working for retailers, financial institutions and non-profits. She has experience working with diverse employee bases and is an expert at managing details and working through difficult situations with a positive attitude.
Toby’s involvement with the American Business Woman’s Association (ABWA) at the national and local levels has contributed greatly to her success professionally and personally.
Toby is originally from Fair Lawn, NJ and moved to Naples, FL in February of 2000 to join her parents and sister. She is married to her best friend, Kevin, and they enjoy weekend getaway trips to Walt Disney World.
Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll, Tax Reporting, Monthly Reconciliations; Financial Statements and Budgets.
B.S. Business Administration
University of Florida
Kim Haley has been with BDS since 2008. She has over 20 years’ experience in bookkeeping and accounting. Prior to joining Business Dynamix Solutions, Kim was the accounting department manager for the largest title company in southwest Florida for 13 years. She was responsible for ensuring to-the-penny accuracy in tens of thousands of real estate transactions, collectively involving hundreds of millions of dollars. In addition, Kim handled day-to-day business and financial operations not only for the title company, but for private real estate developments and projects.
Kim currently oversees and manages books and accounts for over 35 Business Dynamix Solutions companies and individuals. Kim prides herself in monitoring her client’s books so they are operating efficiently and effectively. Kim is particularly effective when working with client and customer accounts and tax professionals, which usually results in even great financial savings and benefits to Business Dynamix Solutions clients and customers.
Kim is married to her best friend Bryan and they have 4 wonderful girls together. Her daughters are very active in Youth Basketball and Cheerleading. She is proud of her oldest daughter who just became an Elementary School Teacher in 2013.