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Cone Management

Cone Marshall, a leading law firm based in New Zealand, has emerged as the most preferred provider of tax, estate and trust litigation support across the country and internationally. Cone Marshall has been in the industry for more than one decade and despite many challenges along the way, the firm has managed to win over the support of many clients from across the country and overseas.

The growth the firm has seen is a result of the changes in structures that they have embraced to make the management of different services easy. Cone Marshall has engaged in measures that have sought to improve the overall image of the firm and the way customers receive support for their problems.

These changes have been steered through upgrades in the infrastructure of the firm, which includes embracing new technology to make processes faster and more accurate. Cone Marshall has over the past one decade worked on improving the setup of the firm to have a seamless system that allows clients from across the world to interact in real time with lawyers and professionals at the main offices.

With a new system of handling files and cases, the resolution process has become faster and accuracy has been heightened. Currently, Cone Marshall is serving clients from many countries and the firm has remained the best in the local market for tax and estate law.

Most importantly, Cone Marshall has worked on improving the skills of its staff. The firm has educated them on new systems of managing files and this has made processes faster and many clients are happy with the way their applications are handled.

Focused leaders

To achieve this growth, Cone Marshall has benefited from positive leadership from several professionals. Karen Marshall, one of the professionals behind the success of the firm, is a leader whose vision and dedication has seen Cone Marshall implement the installation of new features.

She has served as a commercial litigation expert for at least 20 years and is consulted on many issues affecting the firm. Karen appreciates the support of veteran lawyer Geoffrey Cone, who has served in the profession for over three decades.

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Marc Sparks Entrepreneur Philanthropist and Self-Made Millionaire

Serial Entrepreneur does not even begin to describe Marc Sparks. The founder and CEO of Timber Creek Capital is also an author, a mentor and a philanthropist. The Texas native started his first business soon after graduating from high school in 1975 and has started up dozens of businesses since then.

Some of Sparks’ startups were huge successes others not so much, but no matter what the outcome Sparks treats each success and failure as an opportunity to learn. In his book “They Can’t Eat You” Marc Sparks shares the story of how he transformed himself from an average kid with big dreams into a self-made millionaire.

In 2004 Marc founded Timber Creek Capital, LP to help the next generation of entrepreneurs realize their dreams. In 2014 he moved the company to a large state of the art facility that shares space with three of the most promising startup businesses that the company is funding. These fledging companies are lucky to receive more than just financing and a creative work environment. They also benefit from Marc’s open door policy and his willingness mentor and share his knowledge about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur.

He is a serial giver who takes great pride in sharing his time and his wealth with those in need. Sparks has been a supporter of the Samaritan Inn homeless shelter in Kinney, Texas since it was on the drawing table in the eighties.

The shelter not only provides a roof over its residents’ heads but also offers various services geared towards helping them regain their independence. Marc also donates time and money to Habitat For Humanity as well as local charities that focus on troubled and underprivileged kids like The Texas Can Academies and the Sparky’s Kids Foundation.

When he in not busy with his business and charitable endeavors he enjoys outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, biking and golf are some of his favorite past times. He also has traveled extensively to such exotic places the Easter Islands, Tibet, Machu Picchu and the Serengeti. Marc Sparks finds traveling to exotic places relaxing and a great source of inspiration.

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