Our Team

Gordon Van Wechel

The founder of Alchemy Transitions, Gordon has built and sold three businesses in three different industries. He is the author of nine books, numerous articles, and training manuals. He is a frequent speaker to business groups and teaches marketing to new business owners for the SCORE division of the Small Business Administration.

In addition to his own enterprises, Gordon has travelled extensively in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East on behalf of several Non-Government Organizations.  His work focused on a micro-enterprise program that resulted in the creation of over 500 successful businesses, three schools, and numerous community development projects.

Jennine Michael

A graduate of the University of New Mexico, Ms. Michael has a long career in business management and ownership. For 24 years she managed her late husband’s dental practice. After his death she successfully sold the practice, returned to school, and obtained a Culinary Arts Degree. She then started Chef Michael Cakes, a custom wedding cake business. 

After exiting this business she started The Canvas Attic, offering custom designed canvas art prints to individuals and businesses.

Jennine is the co-author of Total Market Takeover® For Professional Practices, a guide to growing a professional practice. 

Jim Hudson

A lifelong entrepreneur, Jim has a variety of business experiences. He has managed professional athletes, syndicated agricultural properties, and owned retail stores, an entertainment venue, and restaurant franchises. In addition to his work with Alchemy Transitions, Jim is focused on optimizing the development of clean energy resources.

Jim has a particular expertise in minimizing tax consequences for business owners both before and after the sale of their company.

Tammy-ann Chapman

Tammy-ann has an extensive background in marketing both for her own businesses and for clients. As founder and CEO of TA Design and Marketing she provided copywriting, graphic design, website development, social media marketing, and other business development strategies for her clients.

She also owned a professional photo studio, and is the Co-Founder of Canada’s Top Mayor Award. 


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