Who are we?

EnMast is a service of Anchor Advisors, Ltd., a Chicago small business consulting firm that empowers business owners to take control of and grow their businesses. Since 2001, we’ve worked alongside hundreds of business owners, helping them to build the business of their dreams.

Through our work with small-business owners, we saw a need for a gathering place where business owners could huddle, catch their breath, get some reliable business advice, learn how to run their businesses better and more efficiently, and make more money in the process.  So we took a risk and started EnMast. And we haven’t looked back since. It’s been a great journey so far, and we’re looking forward to all the places we’re going to take small businesses in the future.

Meet the EnMast Crew

Brad Farris, Managing Editor | Small Business Advisor

As principal advisor of Anchor Advisors, Brad Farris has experience leading businesses & business owners into new levels of growth and success. Through his work with over 100 Chicago area small businesses he has experience in guiding founders and business owners through the pitfalls and joys of growing their business. Prior to joining Anchor Advisors, Brad spent over 10 years managing business units for a family-owned conglomerate with sales of $2 million to $25 million.

When not working Brad enjoys cycling, cooking and the NFL. He is married with 5 children and lives in Chicago, Illinois. Connect with Brad on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Devan Marie Perine | Community Ninja

Devan Perine works with small business owners on their marketing and multimedia efforts. She’s passionate about helping businesses build their presence online, and giving Gen Y a voice in the workplace. When she’s not working, she loves to make a mess in the kitchen, and play with her band around Chicago.

She loves to chat! Give her a shout on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn.


Kaleigh Moore | Business Owner, Stellar Copywriter

Kaleigh Moore is no stranger to small business. She’s the Founder of Lumen — a business that offers copywriting, social media services, and graphic design. When she’s not contributing to the EnMast blog, you’ll find her running or at the movies (because the running helps manage the movie snack consumption.)

Connect with Kaleigh on TwitterLinkedIn, or read her blog.




EnMast in the Press

EnMast has been featured, mentioned and quoted on a variety of major business news sources. Check out our Press Page for more information and resources.

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