Who Is Shi Hawthorne?

Shi Hawthorne...

is a business acquisition and growth strategist who focuses on buying and growing small to medium-sized businesses. Shi Hawthorne, MBA—also known as Shi The Business Flipper—works with business owners who are ready to sell and partners with stakeholders who are anxious to grow. 

Every deal is different. Every business is different. With innumerable ways to buy, grow, or sell a business Shi and her team works best with those who are prepared to lead with ingenuity using creative exit and growth strategies.

Shi works hard to ensure that all parties (including employees and customers) involved in the business buying process are taken care of pre and post sale. 

Connect today to get a deal done! 

Who Does Shi Work With?

Small Business Owners

Sell your insolvent or profitable business directly to us to avoid listing, commission and broker fees.

Growth Partners

Connect with us if you have a business, assets, expertise, or capital that you're interested in growing.


Working with brokers to help get those old or expired listings off of the market.


Just inherited a business but not interested in running the business? Let's talk about your options.​


Have a built out or fully equipped location that's in need of a new business? We may have an answer.


Solutions for liquidators and insolvency practitioners with assets from businesses that have closed.

Shi Acquisitions LLC

Our mission is to eliminate the hurdles, delays, and unnecessary fees when it comes to selling a small business. By selling directly to us we help business owners achieve a stress free and successful exit.