Learn from the owners of 21 privately owned companies how they leveraged their advisory boards to build highly valuable companies. Several of these companies sold and these owners received $1.1 Billion. Others continue to run their companies and build value. The authors have served on over 80 boards, both advisory and fiduciary. They currently serve as chairmen and members of boards. They reveal the lessons they learned from working with owners, their teams, buyers, investment bankers, attorneys and accountants as they worked to create exceptional value. This is a how-to, hands-on book. It shows the processes being used today in board meetings in privately held companies.