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Strategy Consulting

Espeland Enterprises provides business leaders with forward-looking business strategy consulting services that help drive sustainable competitive advantage and profitability. We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving your organization stronger after every engagement, and building trust for the next big challenge. We deliver superior strategy consulting across the following key areas:

Corporate strategy and strategic planning

Espeland Enterprises works closely with clients to develop robust corporate and business unit strategies while building alignment across the organization. We provide industry-specific strategy consulting for fundamental strategic challenges such as market assessment, scenario planning, strategic planning process design, and alliance management.

 

Growth strategy and innovation

Espeland Enterprises provides strategy consulting to help your business create new sources of revenue growth. Tailoring proven best practices to your particular business and industry, we will work with you to develop world-class innovation processes, fill your innovation pipeline with new products and services, and create distinctive brand strategies. We uncover hidden consumer needs and innovate new solutions to meet those needs, driving new revenues for our clients.

 

Financial Modeling

Our strategic finance consulting services cover the entire spectrum of finance processes and include financial modeling and analysis relevant to startups as well as Fortune 500 companies. Espeland Enterprises offers startups a professional financial model to present to investors and ensure successful fundraising. We help analyze and structure financing for projects across all stages, we enable companies to release cash through sustainable cash flow management practices, and we execute profitability reviews, measuring outcomes for driving and achieving profitable growth.

 

Organizational effectiveness

Our strategy consulting services can help you tap the full potential of your workforce. We offer deep expertise and experience in organizational design, including leading-edge solutions and innovative approaches to leadership development, performance management, and other aspects of workforce development.

 

Mergers and acquisitions

Espeland Enterprises’ strategy consulting can provide you experienced, expert support for all facets of mergers and acquisitions including target identification and screening, due diligence, and post-merger integration.

 

Functional strategy

Our strategy consulting services include support for functional strategy development across all back-office operations including finance, human resources, procurement, and information technology. For example, for the finance function we deliver hands-on support for all phases of finance outsourcing, and our working capital management solutions can increase cash flow for our clients. 

 

Change Management

Espeland Enterprises’ strategy consulting services help business leaders not only to formulate winning strategies, but also to execute against those strategies. With deep experience and expertise in business transformation and process improvement, we can work closely with you to build a compelling business case for change, devise a detailed implementation roadmap, efficiently and effectively manage the change process, and measure progress against relevant metrics.

Pricing is customized and based on engagement. Please contact us to discuss the scope of your project. 

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Testimonials

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Melanie has worked with LUELLE from the beginning as one of our most important advisors. Melanie's role has been imperative to the growth and success of our business, especially the building of our financial deck, a crucial blueprint for the financial health of our business.  As creatives, finances are not our forte and Melanie has taken the time to thoroughly put together and explain it to us clearly so we fully understand. As for most entrepreneurs, meetings with investors are stressful but imperative to the growth and success of your company and without Melanie's guidance and preparation for these meetings we would be lost. Melanie always goes above and beyond to make sure we are comfortable with all business solutions. Without her guidance we would be lost.

- Luelle

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We are the Founders of Vogue-backed skincare company 4AM Skin, and worked with Espeland Enterprises to build our fundraising pitch deck and accompanying financial model.  We're a founding team made of an Instagram influencer with +100K followers and financial analyst turned marketing expert.  Even with our robust backgrounds, Melanie brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.  She worked with us to deeply understand our brand ethos and needs, aligning her work product to match our brand identity.  We were thrilled with the outcome and re-hired Melanie for a second engagement focused on fundraising strategy and execution.  Melanie's professionalism, flexibility, and deep knowledge of startups, fashion, and beauty make her and Espeland Enterprises stand out from the pack.  

- Sabrina S. and Jade B.