What We Do

Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Straightaway Solutions specializes in Mergers and Acquisitions (due diligence), executive compensation, benefits, talent development, succession planning, performance management,employment law, troubled companies, receiverships, as well as bankruptcy cases

Founder Donald Schneider led due diligence teams for multi billion dollar acquisitions and divestitures, gained extensive Board experience while recruiting senior team (including CEO) and leading the Compensation Committee. His forte’ focuses in quick paced companies where revenue growth was key, costs needed to be reduced, and talent needed to be upgraded.

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Donald Schneider earned his BA in Business at the University at Buffalo School of Management and his JD at Syracuse. Mr.Schneider has been the CEO, COO, and CAO of Bluechip companies in a variety of industries. He was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration at Winstar Communications/ Choice One Communications where he worked through the life cycle of business from negligible worth to a peak of $5BLN market value. He was then Executive Vice President of Human Resource and Administration at ADVO until he guided and integrated the successful sale of ADVO to Valassis Communications in 2007.

In 2008, Mr. Schneider became President and Founder of Straightaway Solutions as the Principal in consulting practice that focused on development and execution of company wide HR strategies in turnaround, startup, or acquisition oriented companies. He has been working with a debt management, debt settlement company in Receivership with 91,000 clients which settled over 21,000 claims resulting in payout of over $13.5 million. Recently, Straightaway Solutions was involved in the sale of a wealth management company.

As a senior level, C-suite performing executive, Mr. Schneider has been result-driven and globally focused in order to transfer/ accelerate company growth

Currently, Mr.Schneider is the interim CEO of the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Areas of Practice 

Mergers & Acquisitions

Experience in M&A processes for wealth management and seafood business. CEO of debt management and debt settlement company while in recievership.

Business Strategy

The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are deeply entrenched in the particularities of venture financing. Our firm gives you an holistic approach, so your company can get the best competitive advantages.

Business Consulting

Human Resource Enhancement

Executive Compensation

Succession Planning


“His unique blend of business, legal, and human resource experience and expertise provided a wonderful learning atmosphere for those of us reporting to him. He successfully balanced the needs of the business with a care and concern for employees on all levels. He was well respected and well liked by all. ”

— Jim Semotan – ADVO (now Valassis)

“Characterized by President of an innovated Communications Company as an incisive leader who develops broad-gage collaborative and practical initiatives.”

“Effective in fluid, dynamic, unstructured business environments.”

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