Christie Karis is an accomplished business plan writer dedicated to the small business community. Christie has decades of experience working with small business owners in retail, distribution and services. Christie Karis is a rare individual that is skilled in marketing, financial modeling and communications. Christie Karis is a graduate of DePaul University and resides in Western Massachusetts.

Startup & Funding

As a business plan writer, Christie Karis has worked with hundreds of small business clients in  start up, funding and turn-around situations.

  • Acupuncture Clinic
  • Adult Residence Home
  • Advertising Specialties
  • Alternative Health Care
  • Art & Gift Gallery
  • Artisan Jewelry
  • Assisted Living
  • Aviation Manufacturing
  • Beauty Salons
  • Bistro & Bar
  • Boat Building
  • Building Materials Distribution
  • Casual Dining
  • Catering Services
  • Charter Bus Services
  • Child Care Centers
  • Children’s Fitness Gym
  • Children Shuttles
  • Chiropractic Clinics
  • Chocolate Manufacturing
  • Coffee Shop
  • Computer Network Services
  • Contract Employment Services
  • Convenience Food Store
  • Craft Supplies Wholesale
  • Day Care Services
  • Dog Park – Indoors
  • E-commerce
  • Education Services Online
  • Fast Food
  • Fine Dining
  • Fitness Centers
  • Funeral Services
  • Green Building Products
  • Grocery Coop
  • Hair Salon & Spa
  • Hardware Stores
  • Health Care
  • Home Staging
  • Human Resource Services
  • Import Artisan Products
  • Indoor Athletic Arena
  • Insurance – Online
  • Jewelry Retail
  • Kung Fu Studio
  • Landscaping
  • Machine Shop
  • Marble & Stone Supply
  • Marina Sales & Leasing
  • Massage Therapy Clinics
  • Music Recording Studio
  • Medical Billing
  • Mental Health Services
  • Motorcycle Parts & Service
  • Office Furniture
  • Office Supplies
  • Online Training Services
  • Pet Supply Stores
  • Physical Fitness
  • Real Estate Development
  • Recreation Rental
  • Retail
  • Senior Housing
  • Software Development
  • Solar Manufacturing
  • Spa & Salons
  • Specialty Electronics
  • Sports Facilities
  • Tanning Salons
  • Tile & Floor Maintenance
  • Vending Machines
  • Venues for Special Events
  • Vision Impaired Services
  • Wine Bar & Eatery
  • Wine Shoppe
  • Wholesale
  • Yacht Marinas
  • Yoga Studio

Client Comments

“Since working with Christie my business has grown more than threefold. With my SBA loan, I have now purchased the property that I had been leasing for the past eleven years.”

— Carlton Doup, Kung Fu 4 Kids

“Christie’s experience, insight, and knowledge are unsurpassed. No software program can touch the uniqueness of our business plan.”

— Elise Lindborg & Kelli Henderson, Zippy Dogs

“I hope to meet you some day as we make Solace a great success – in large part to your brilliant business plan.”

— Lanny J. Davis, CNN & Fox News Commentator, Purple Nation Solutions

Note: Mr. Davis served as Special Counsel to President Bill Clinton in 1996-98 and served as a member of President Bush’s Privacy and Civil Liberties Board in 2006-07. He is the author of “Crisis Tales – Five Rules for Handling Scandal in Business, Politics and Life” published by Simon & Schuster.


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