K.P. Persaud,
Founder and President of DeKasp Enterprises, Inc.

Succession Planning

Thursday, March 7 from 8:10–9:10 am


This session will focus on the business owner who is developing an exit strategy to divest himself or herself of a business. We’ll discuss readiness to let go, retirement plans, cash-flow requirements for the rest of life, the current and future worth of your business, whom the business will be sold to, methods of handling the buyout, and tax strategies.


About K.P. Persaud

Eight years ago K.P. decided to leave corporate America to fulfill his dream of becoming a business owner, providing business coaching and training services to business owners, executives, and management teams. K.P. feels most energized and accomplished when he is educating and helping others reach their potential. He has a passion and skill for people development, combined with an ability to successfully rebuild companies.

Prior to establishing his firm, K.P. worked for public corporations for 32 years as an engineer, plant manager, and general manager/CEO ranging in revenue from $20-$100 million annually. His career began at Dover Corporation as a general manager within the De-Sta-Co Division. K.P. later worked for Tower Automotive as the general manager of the Tooling Business Unit before becoming general manager/CEO of Midland Forge and Dixie Industries divisions of Columbus McKinnon.