Tami C Gaines

Do You Need Someone To Help You Think Strategically About Your Organization?

Tami Gaines is Your Brain for Hire!

Tami Gaines, a Columbia University M.B.A., has led her own strategic planning consultancy for 15 years. She
has been retained by an extensive list of corporate, not-for-profit and government clients, including Bank of
America, The Marriott Corporation, The Commonwealth of Virginia and Consumer Reports. Tami spent
many years as a venture capitalist, analyzing potential investments, preparing entrepreneurs to be investor-
ready and raising money for individuals, small businesses and investment funds. Tami only takes on a
handful of clients and is known advising her clients as if their companies were her own.


Do you need a business plan to raise money, launch a new company or product or to use internally as a strategic roadmap? Our business plans and executive summaries can be used for fundraising purposes, business launch plans or just getting your team on the same page. Our business plans and executive summaries include:

  • Vision
  • Mission Statement
  • Business Description
  • Goals & Objectives
  • Industry Overview
  • Market Analysis
  • Product/Service Strategy
  • Pricing Plan
  • Marketing Plan
  • Launch Plan (if appropriate)
  • Management Team
  • Financial Highlights
Do you have a great business, product or service that needs a marketing plan? Our marketing plans help you kick-start sales, move into a new markets and strengthen your position against the competition. Our marketing plans include:

  • Product/service description
  • Target Market Analysis
  • Competitive Summary
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Tactics
  • Marketing Budget
  • Measurement/Evaluation
Do you have a specific challenge, idea or just need someone to brainstorm with to get to the next level? Retain us for a strategy session! We’ll work with you to develop strategies for:

  • Business/marketing direction
  • Customers/Target Market
  • Competition
  • Pricing
  • New products/services Staffing/Team/Company Structure
  • Launch plans
  • And much, much more!

NOTE: All plans are developed based on information provided to us by the client. Any

gaps in information that require additional research will be an additional fee. There are

no written plans provided for “Brain for Hire” sessions. A 50% deposit is due upon

contract. Balance is due upon delivery and acceptance of the final plan. 10% discount

given for pre-payments. “Brain for Hire” fees are payable on or before the session date.