John Brown started his career in Exit Planning 30-plus years ago as an estate planning attorney. He created The Seven Step Exit Planning ProcessTM and successfully tested it on hundreds of his own business-owner clients. In 1990 he wrote How To Run Your Business So You Can Leave It In Style and in 2008 wrote Cash Out Move On: Get Top Dollar—and More—Selling Your Business. With hundreds of thousands of copies sold, John is the number-one selling author on Exit Planning for business owners. In 1996 John started BEI for the express purpose of helping owners benefit from their lives' work by supporting business owners who share the same vision.