Financing Growth

Develop strategies to meet your capital needs, take advantage of M&A opportunities or affect expansion goals

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Ownership Transition

Understand your options in planning a transition for your business to a family member, partner, or third party

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Operational Improvement

Enhance systems, operations and personnel to meet your customers’ evolving needs

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Who We Help

E.L.I. exists to deliver solutions to your toughest challenges

Family Controlled Businesses

Where what’s at stake is more than simply making a profit

After a lifetime building this company, what is the best path to insure successful operations, family harmony, and an appropriate transition of the business?

Women Led Businesses

Where strong leadership is often constrained by unmet capital needs

I have the experience and the right team, so what are the best ways for us to access the capital we need to grow?

Closely Held Businesses

Where a small group of shareholders desire to retain control

Business is booming. How do we finance and manage growth without losing effective control? 

Our Success Stories

E.L.I. helps clients across industries achieve success

Direct-to-Consumer Merchandiser Achieves Growth by Leveraging Acquisitions

A private-equity-backed acquirer and operator of multi-channel, direct-to-consumer merchandising companies was to centralize and enhance operations in a major way.

Acquired Family Business Needs Financial Infrastructure

​A private equity group acquired a decades-old family business with virtually no financial infrastructure. We needed to create a comprehensive financial infrastructure.

Public Biopharmaceutical Company Enhances Operational Effectiveness & Raises Capital

The company was in need of a true business partner. This clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company was focused on the discovery and development of radiopharmaceuticals.

Our Experts

Janice DiPietro

Janice DiPietro


We bring insight and proven experience to solving tough problems, navigating change, and helping leaders to effectively grow their businesses and manage their organizations successfully.

Sergiu Simmel

Sergiu Simmel


Fueled by a passion to restore joy in performance for entrepreneurial leaders, Sergiu has successfully led, coached and consulted for small-to-midsized companies for 30 years. He optimizes their operations and their teams.

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