TAB North Atlanta, located in Johns Creek, GA, is a business coaching & consultancy firm that provides advisory services to small businesses in Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Cumming, Buford, Duluth, Norcross, Dunwoody in North Atlanta.
Ramesh Barasia, Owner & CEO, TAB (The Alternative Board) North Atlanta, is a certified business coach. His focus is to coach business owners/CEOs to achieve more money, time and happiness. He advises business owners in making the business work for them rather than they working for the business. Ramesh is familiar with the challenges of small businesses, having started several from scratch – a business division within AT&T, a start-up in Norcross (with funding from AT&T and VCs), and TAB North Atlanta – a business advisory services firm.
Ramesh has extensive business coaching, consulting and advisory experience. Over the years, he has helped businesses grow, gain market share, increase profitability, and improve cash flow. Business Advisory groups, formed by TAB, include 4-8 non-competing business owners who help each other to solve challenges that each one faces in his/her business. In between these monthly Advisory Group meetings, Ramesh provides personal coaching and consulting to business owners in developing and implementing strategies and game plans.
Ramesh has lived in Johns Creek for the past nineteen years. He is active in SCORE (part of Small Business Administration), a voluntary organization for small business mentoring and coaching. He is on the Board of Leadership North Fulton; where he is chairman of Project Committee. He is on the Board of conexx (American Israel Business Connector, previously known as, American Israel Chamber of Commerce). He is a member of Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC), and has been a member of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).
He is a strategically minded but operationally driven business coach with outstanding accomplishments. His expertise is in sales, marketing, biz dev, strategic planning, business turn-around, and mergers & acquisitions. He has business consulting experience in delivering results in start-up, small, and medium business environments.
Ramesh worked up the corporate ladder at AT&T and Lucent where he held several leadership positions in sales, marketing, and business development including President of a business division. Afterwards, for the next twelve years as CEO, he led successful turnarounds at Comverse Inc. (Nasdaq: CMVT), a mid-size technology business; Radware Inc. (Nasdaq: RDWR), a Data Center Solutions business; and IQMAX, a start-up healthcare business.
Ramesh received Master of Engineering from Cornell University; Doctorate in Management Science from Syracuse University; and Advanced Management from Harvard Business School. He has received four design patents.