SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Today, Spader Business Management (SBM) and Jerkins Creative Consulting (JCC) are announcing they have signed a Letter of Intent for SBM to acquire JCC. SBM President John Spader explained, “We see JCC as offering complementary products and services and we believe this is an opportunity to further enhance the offerings we’ve been providing for nearly 40 years.”

Floyd Jerkins said, "Business continuation was an important factor for me, but the main thrust was to achieve a more scalable business model. As the market consolidates, the needs of these organizations also change. Both SBM and JCC want to be in position to bring even more value to the clients we serve. The synergy between us is remarkable."

Jerkins Creative Consulting, located in Benton, Ill., has offered industry-specific curriculum-based education, on-site consulting, merger and acquisition services and peer groups in the farm equipment industry since 1991.

Spader Business Management has been providing 20 groups, training, consulting and other business development products and services for multiple industries since 1976. SBM is headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D. For more information, contact SBM at 800-772-3377.