How Investor Partnerships Can Help Service Businesses Scale

Toolbox for the Trades

Apr 9 2024 • 34 mins

Richard Lewis truly believes that building genuine connections with people in the trades is the key to long-term sustainable growth.


His experience in the finance industry has also helped him to identify opportunities for growth across different sectors in the trades.


He’s also enabled business owners to take a different approach to partnering with investors to grow their service business.


As the Founder and CEO of Redwood Services, Richard is on a mission to build a robust ecosystem of partners in the trades across the United States that focuses on collaboration, operational excellence, and a people-first culture. He stops by to share his entrepreneurial journey with us. He highlights examples from his experience that motivated him to do things differently and explains why he believes in investing in partnerships.





Join us as we discuss:

  • 05:24: What makes Redwood different from other private equity firms

  • 12:00: Why Richard felt the partnership process could be done differently

  • 22:19: What an ideal investor partnership looks like


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