Neil Goldstein is the founder of Elementary Business Inc. a specialized consulting firm for distressed businesses and entities in transition. Mr. Goldstein works closely with owners to structure improvements in both operations and finances. With many successes in his portfolio, Mr. Goldstein focuses on the needs of the owner to achieve results in profitability, sale of the company or finding a partner for growth.
Mr. Goldstein draws from over 45 years of experience with the last 25+ in the restructuring field. His specialty is with distressed companies to restructure both finances and operations to return companies to profitability and, in other cases, avoid bankruptcy. As a hands-on consulting practitioner, he has personally negotiated with foreign governments for incentive programs, worked with union management to improve productivity, and restructured warehouses for efficiency and other specialized operational assignments. He has extensively traveled on behalf of business owners to factories located in Latin America, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean.
Mr. Goldstein is a former partner of a leading financial services consulting firm working with troubled companies taking them from a distressed situation to profitability, successful
liquidation, or merger. Mr. Goldstein started his career in public accounting, and later moved into the private sector as Senior Auditor, Accountant, and on numerous occasions served the role of CFO and President of various companies, including a top 10 CPA firm, Thomas Cook Travel Worldwide, as well as various apparel companies with locations and production facilities in the USA, Canada, Latin America, and Europe). In 1996 he founded Practical Solutions a business consulting firm specializing in turnaround management for companies under $50 million dollars. The present company name is Elementary Business Inc.
Neil Goldstein graduated from Pace University in 1973 with a BS in Accounting and Finance.
Mr. Goldstein as an Author
After consulting for more than 75 companies, Mr. Goldstein wrote two books on business, both selling on Amazon. A third book is presently with an agent about to get a publisher. The working title is “How Professionals deal with Narcissists in Business”.