Connecting Business to Opportunity

Services

Consultantcy for CEOs, Executives, Non-Profits, and Innovators.

Areas of Services

 

advisory - coaching - Leadership 

As private and corporate consultants we give on and off site lectures and strategy sessions. 

We work with those interested in using neuroscience principles to boost their creativity, innovation, productivity, knowledge, and performance.  Corporate program also includes private coaching for upper management. Barbara Kelso and has helped train leading entrepreneurs from around the world. 

Executive Coaching is a great tool for professionals that are good at what they
do and want to be better or for those that are looking for change. 
Usually taking
the form of regular one-on-one individual meetings (over the phone or in-person) over
a specified period of time, the coaching engagement is a thought-provoking experience
that brings heightened clarity, focus, organization, and results to your performance in
both work and life. Through action and insights, executive coaching leverages your
potential and improves your thinking to help you get what you want.

The world is ever growing and evolving, and we’re not just talking about trends. With the consistent introduction of varying technologies, revenue streams and distribution channels, the opportunity for profit grows, but so does the complexity. We take pride in clearly explaining and navigating the often foggy landscape of business and its relationship to success.  


leadership development 

Personal Growth is the New Task of Leadership  

In today’s competitive market leadership is the key to success. Whether you run a small business, growing a a business, or have a large enterprise company, all businesses need to maximize their efforts and minimize their risk. Learning key leadership skills can make the difference. 




strategy - connections - negotiations

Among our clients are entrepreneurs, non-profits directors, scientists,and small to medium businesses. With you we strategize and negotiate development, production, and sales & distribution channels. Tailoring each contract according to a project’s scope, size, and budget, we secure the appropriate creative rights for all talents involved.


legacy building strategies                social impact 

The Values Shift — From Intention to Impact  

Architect and execute growth strategies to meet objectives and promote sustainable growth, design focused on identifying core values, mission, and vision, social impact programing, succession planning, and donor engagement to endowment. 
Demystifying tax laws, identifying financial instruments, creating channel partnerships, and thinking outside the box is in itself a creative practice. It requires finesse, strategic structuring, and, in many ways, empathy. At the end of the day, success and its worth is profoundly personal. In such matters, guidance, knowledge and experience  almost always yields the most fulfilling results. From artists, agents, dealers, galleries, museums, and auction houses, our clients have always know that their core interests and values were preserved.


marketing -brand development messaging -  media relations

Maintaining the integrity of your public image is an inseparable part of your business, whether you’re a creative individual or a large company.

Let us help make sure your message is concise, consistent, and clear.

 Great press coverage is a valuable asset, but only if used productively. We work with our clients to ensure the maximum business benefits are gained from our campaigns - whether through utilising the power of social media re-using the coverage to add extra impact to direct marketing, seminars and other traditional business development techniques. 

 



capital raise - Deal structure 

Kelso is sector agnostic, however has a  diverse background with significant experience in the following industries: (Healthcare, Manufacturing, Technology, Financial Services, Commercial Real Estate, Energy / Water / O&G)

Kelso utilizes its complex set of skills, contacts and resources in order to obtain healthy returns by successfully selecting, structuring, monitoring, and exiting investments in small to large middle market companies.

Kelso works with Executives and the CEO to provide strategic planning, project management and due diligence to guide more efficient processes and decision making. Broad knowledge and expertise in finance, operations and organization, strategy, capital sourcing and funding, project/workflow planning and execution, help our clients execute on their vision.

At Kelso we consider ourselves part of your team, owning the process, setting your deliverables and timeline, and executing against that framework. We help our clients prioritize capital needs, both buy-out and growth for established businesses seeking a transition for the owners, capital to evolve and accelerate growth, or rebuilding and recapitalizing inefficient capital and assisting distressed business.

Kelso clients receive direction on operational risks, capital allocation, business cycles, global macro trends and the impact of time on internal rates of return.

FINDING THE LOWEST COST OF CAPITAL AND BEST TERMS FOR MIDDLE MARKET COMPANIES.

PROVIDING GROWTH, STRATEGIC AND ACQUISITION FINANCING & STRUCTURING, INCLUDING PROVIDING MANAGEMENT INCENTIVES.

PROVIDING VALUE-BASED MANAGEMENT CONSULTING PRIOR TO, DURING, AND POST FUND-RAISING ACTIVITIES.

IDENTIFYING COMPANIES THAT NEED TO RE-FINANCE EXISTING DEBT AND RETOOLING CAPITAL NEEDS.


incubation - accelerator - education

The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires advice from experienced professionals who are deeply entrenched in the particulars of startup growth strategy, channel partnerships, marketing, venture financing, and operations. Kelso offers a competitive advantage that can help you save money and make more of it in the long run. Kelso helps steer business, operational, and financial strategies that have clear execution and built-in problem-solving contingencies. This holistic approach is essential to any company looking to grow.