Bringing powerful systems and resources to bear in support of you and your business. We help you to attack your problems, enhance your profits and achieve your financial goals.
SOGID Management Consultants is a Chicago-based management consulting firm that specializes in management advisory, restructuring, debt and equity placement and due diligence services with a proud history of serving both financially troubled and profitable companies nationwide.
With historical experience within the middle-market commercial banking industry, we have a unique perspective gained from years of experience on “Both sides of the desk. “ We can be a highly effective resource for both creditors and debtors as the result. SOGID is often able to bridge the communication gap between the business owner and institutional lenders and investors in a way that makes everyone more effective in attaining their goals.
We can help you to plan your cash flow, staffing levels and material requirements to do just that.
These decisions are never easy, often heart wrenching. We can help you to evaluate your options and, if necessary, facilitate an orderly wind down, sale, bankruptcy or other insolvency protocol designed to bring closure to your loss and stop the pain.
We have helped many clients to improve their margins, efficiency and cash flow. We review market pricing, product sourcing, labor standards and staffing levels in order to determine the best levers to push to improve your business.
Our management consulting firm in Chicago can help you to manage cash (Receivables, Inventory, Sourcing, Payables) if that is determined to be the issue or help you to source and secure additional debt or equity funding to help you support growth.
We have been bankers in the past and understand what they are looking for. We can translate effectively between you and help to improve your performance to meet their requirements or find you a new bank with whom you feel comfortable working.
We can help negotiate with your vendors so that you can both take care of them and get the material that you need to generate sales. We can also help you to manage staffing levels, smooth material receipts and find additional financing to support your resumption of business.
We may be able to work with you and your bank to arrive at a plan to repair the situation. We can also help you to source alternative interim financing, secure outside capital or sell your business. If necessary, our strategic planning consultants in Chicago can help you to navigate bankruptcy protection or sell your business through similar processes (ABC, UCC-Sale).
We help businesses improve their operations by advising the management group. We can help in this type of circumstance be functioning as your children’s “Active Advisory” board member and give them the support and guidance that you would like them to have.
We can help put systems and processes in place to help you gain control of and realize the originally contemplated value of your investment.