About PlanBuildr

Written by Dave Lavinsky


PlanBuildr helps entrepreneurs create business plans that raise capital and/or improve their strategy so they can more successfully grow their companies.

PlanBuildr was founded by Dave Lavinsky. Dave is an internationally renowned expert in the fields of business planning and capital raising. Dave has an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.


PlanBuildr’s mission is to help all entrepreneurs succeed so they can create jobs, grow economies, offer customers better products and services, realize great personal satisfaction and wealth, and fund programs that make the world a better place.


PlanBuildr is a Growthink company.
Growthink is a business planning and market research firm that helps entrepreneurs and executives become more successful through a suite of services and products including business plans, capital raising, executive dashboards, marketing and growth strategies and exit plans.

Since 1999, Growthink has helped over 500,000 entrepreneurs successfully start, grow and exit their businesses. Growthink’s clients include startups, small businesses, venture capital and private equity firms, non-profit and governmental organizations, middle market companies, and Fortune 500 firms.

Meet the Team

Our team members have deep entrepreneurial and professional backgrounds, and our collaborative environment ensures we provide the highest quality services to our clients.

Dave Lavinsky
Jay Turo
Jeff Jones
Vice President
Bridget Quinlan
Director of Operations
Anna Vitale
Director of Client Engagement
Marci Glasgow
Senior Market Research Analyst