Chevy Arnold/CEA Consulting
Leveraging over 20 years experience in investment banking and consulting, Chevy Arnold with CEA Consulting advises entrepreneurs and c-suite executives on effective strategies to best position their company for a capital raise or M&A transaction. Her extensive corporate network enables her to connect clients with respected transaction intermediaries, legal and accounting advisors, human capital consultants, and capital providers. She is an advocate for women in leadership, serves as a Strategic Partner and Advisory Board Member of LaunchPad2X, and is active in several other women’s organizations.
During her career, Chevy has advised start-up ventures to Fortune 500 companies spanning a variety of industries, including consumer products, entertainment, sports, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and technology. She has held positions at larger advisory firms (Wachovia Securities, Arthur Andersen Global Corporate Finance and EY Corporate Finance), as well as independent investment banks (The Lenox Group and Genesis Capital). She began her career in information technology and healthcare consulting with Accenture and EY, respectively. Today, through her advisory firm, CEA Consulting, she utilizes her consulting and investment banking experience to assist entrepreneurs and young companies to rise to the next level and thoughtfully consider strategic and financial alternatives.
Forrest Marbutt & Gifford Pace/Fulfillment Strategies International
During their 20 years in business, Fulfillment Strategies International has established itself as a leading provider of third party logistics and fulfillment services, helping companies deliver merchandise to consumers, retail stores and businesses, around the corner and around the globe. FSI offers a full suite of 3PL fulfillment services including storage, inventory management, pick/pack/ship of orders, international shipping expertise, promotional support and custom kit assembly. FSI offers a unique approach to fulfillment support. By layering technology solutions and system/web site integrations with proven logistics best practices, clients gain a solid partner on their team. FSI’s clients maintain a wide variety of sales channels requiring all types of support. Their diverse service offering gives clients the peace of mind to focus on their business development and growth while giving them a true competitive advantage in the marketplace.