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Chris Wilkerson Discusses Reason Behind Creation of High Bar Capital

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  • Date Added : 3/28/2005
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Chris Wilkerson

  • , High Bar Capital
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1973 (Age: 46 years old)
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
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Biography

Chris Wilkerson is the President of EquipSystems. EquipSystems focuses on equipment management programs for what is referred to as the non-electrics rolling stock in hospitals.

Prior to purchasing EquipSystems, Wilkerson was the Founder, President and CEO of High Bar Capital. High Bar Capital specializes in the acquisition and management of high quality businesses operating in niche healthcare markets. Creation of High Bar Capital led to his purchase of EquipSystems.

Before founding High Bar Capital, Chris worked in the business development group of Ventro, a B2B marketplace builder and operator and was part of the founding team at OnCare, a nationwide oncology physician practice management company.

Chris Wilkerson holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and a MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.

When I started an committed myself to looking for a company, I was able to audit a class at Wharton called Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition. Fascinating class. You could learn everything that was in that class based on the documents that are up on the SBA web site. It talks about just that. ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Personal and Professional Background
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 3 min. 8 sec.
Video 2 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Why He Chose Nontraditional Career Path After Graduation
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 3 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Thoughts on Entrepreneurship
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 0 min. 27 sec.
Video 4 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Differnece Between People That Have Vision and People That Can Execute
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 0 min. 37 sec.
Video 5 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Network Was Most Valuable Part of Pursuing MBA
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 6 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Idea To Buy Company Came During Two Year MBA
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 55 sec.
Video 7 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Reason Behind Creation of High Bar Capital
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 2 min. 33 sec.
Video 8 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Thoughts on Valuation of a Company
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 35 sec.
Video 9 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Importance of Role Play and Not Getting Emotionally Involved in Negotiation
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 20 sec.
Video 10 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Thoughts on Due Diligence
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 44 sec.
Video 11 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Feelings After Deal Was Complete
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 19 sec.
Video 12 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Transition Into Leadership Role After Deal Was Complete
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 49 sec.
Video 13 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Background of His Company, EquipSystems
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 56 sec.
Video 14 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses EquipSystems Markets
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
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  • 0 min. 48 sec.
Video 15 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Sales Cycle At EquipSystems
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
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  • 0 min. 48 sec.
Video 16 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Biggest Gap in Education and Experience Is Sales Expertise
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 0 min. 47 sec.
Video 17 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Writing A Business Plan is Very Important
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 0 min. 36 sec.
Video 18 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Differences In Writing Business Plan in Academic and Real World Environments
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 0 min. 51 sec.
Video 19 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Competitive Advantage Of EquipSystems
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 20 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Longer Term Goals Regarding Acquisitions
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 5 sec.
Video 21 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Surprise at Challenges of People Issues
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 22 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Challenges of Being a Young Leader
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 2 sec.
Video 23 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Importance of Managing Cash
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 49 sec.
Video 24 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Excitement Comes From Building and Seeing Where Company Can Go
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 0 min. 47 sec.
Video 25 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Issues That Keep Him Awake At Night
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 0 min. 33 sec.
Video 26 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Thoughts on Work-Life Balance
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
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  • 1 min. 57 sec.
Video 27 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Discusses Ethical Challenges in His Business
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 15 sec.
Video 28 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Thoughts on Factors For Success As An Entrepreneur
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 2 min. 12 sec.
Video 29 of 30 Chris Wilkerson Shares Advice on Finding a Mentor
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 1 min. 11 sec.
Video 30 of 30 Chris Wilkerson States Importance of Knowing When To Ask For Help
  • Chris Wilkerson - Interview - EquipSystems
  • 3/28/2005
  • Chris Wilkerson
  • 0 min. 48 sec.

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