About Us

Blueprints For Tomorrow is a nationally recognized financial services company that specializes in contingency, succession, and transition planning with a focus on growing businesses and improving cash flow.

We work directly with closely held businesses to create customized strategies and solutions that ensure the future of their organizations. As a third-generation company with over 40 years in the industry, we have the pleasure of serving thousands of clients and their families across the country.

We Prepare Business Owners for the Unexpected

It takes a lifetime to build a business and it takes a moment for it to fall apart. All it takes is an unexpected death, an unforeseen illness, or a key personnel departure. Business owners must understand the possibilities, prepare for the risks, and plan for their continuity and succession. Protecting the business means protecting the families that depend on your business. The financial stability is interconnected. We understand this because we live it ourselves.

Nathan S. Sachs, CLU, ChFC, CFBS, CTP

Nate Sachs is the founder and owner of Blueprints For Tomorrow. He has four decades of experience in succession, contingency, and key employee retention, and is also an author, credentialed national speaker, and adviser to over two thousand entrepreneurs. Nate’s overall goal is to get business owners to work on their business instead of in their business.

In 1983, Nate moved to Phoenix, Arizona and in 1985, founded Blueprints For Tomorrow in Scottsdale which specializes in working with closely held businesses. His company has built a network of successful clients who have created an invaluable strategic partnership with Blueprints For Tomorrow.

Being an Indianapolis, Indiana native, Nate graduated from Indiana University with a degree in finance and was president of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He went on to receive the Chartered Life Underwriting Designation from American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvanian in 1985, the Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1987, and the Certified Business Specialist designation in 1995. In 2014, Nate became a Certified Transition Planner with the Transition Planning Institute in Boston, MA.

With passion, Nate frequently lecturers across the country to business owners on various topics, having spoken to over 500 organizations. He has published over 200 articles and is a sought-after expert resource for publications about strategic business planning and exit strategies. Out of 150 speakers in their first year speaking for Vistage International, Nate received the Speaker of the Year award and to date, delivers 75-100 presentations a year.

Nathan S. Sachs, CLU, ChFC, CFBS, CTP

Ian Sachs, FSCP®

Ian Sachs is the Director of Financial Services for Blueprints For Tomorrow. In this role, he is responsible for fostering new relationships while overseeing the development, management, and overall satisfaction of new and current clients. Working directly with Nate, Ian assists with the creation and implementation of the Blueprints program – from initial conception through successful completion.

Joining the family business in 2015, Ian is passionate about following in his Father’s footsteps and has fully immersed himself into the complex world of business planning. In addition to learning from Nate’s four-decades of experience, Ian is currently pursuing several professional designations and is involved in prominent industry associations.

Prior to joining Blueprints For Tomorrow, Ian worked at a national media agency in downtown Chicago. His creativity, relentless commitment to client service and work ethic propelled him into a leading role within the organization. When an opportunity at Blueprints For Tomorrow became available, he graciously accepted and happily returned to Arizona where he currently lives with his wife.

Ian graduated from Indiana University where he earned degrees in telecommunications and business and was an active member of his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Mu. Ian is currently involved with several philanthropic and community organizations and serves as the President of the JNFuture Arizona of the Jewish National Fund.