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E K. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 3, 2014

E K.

Strategic advisor to growing businesses
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $137

I spent over thirteen years financing and acquiring middle-market businesses. I have creatively structured and negotiated both transactions and financial restructurings / refinancings to create win/win solutions for all parties involved.

I have extensive experience working closely with management teams to assess and develop business plans, strategic growth opportunities, capital raising initiatives and potential cost savings.

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Acquisitions
Budgeting & Forecasting
Business Analysis
Business Management
Business Planning
Corporate Strategy
Entrepreneurship
Financial Analysis
Financial Forecasting
Investment Research

Service Description

I develop business plans to determine optimal funding strategy and will generate a message and materials to attract capital - past experience includes:
• Helped companies raise debt and equity capital - industries include: luxury goods; business services; HVAC; auto; light manufacturing; consumer products; building products

I will help identify and cultivate new business relationships. I generated over 80 new business development relationships for a retail service company in under 1 year.

I provide hands-on strategic and financial support to companies - past experience includes:
• Formulated strategy to increase cash flow by approximately 31% cost-cutting initiatives and working capital improvements
• Created and implemented method to track Key Performance Indicators used to manage business more effectively
• Developed key initiatives and objectives including product and channel strategy for the new owners of a consumer products company
• Developed financial model to help a management team gain a better understanding of its liquidity position; created a rolling quarterly cash flow budget to facilitate liquidity management; identified additional sources of liquidity through working capital improvements


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Education

New York University
MBA
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Business strategy
Business plans
Financial models
Capital raise
Growth strategy
Branding
Corporate communications
Cost cutting
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