Darrell W. Cronan

Career Experience:
Allison-Cronan LLC – Oak Park, IL
Managing Member, Co-Founder

Manage private investment funds for the benefit of private small to medium sized businesses. Investments include commercial real estate, equipment leases, and equity investments. Consult to and advise businesses in the investment portfolio as necessary. Roles have included CFO/Treasurer, Board Advisor, and Board Member.
Source investment funds from private investor and banking relationships.

Visionaries Wealth Architects – Addison, IL
Wealth Architect, Founder, Series 65, Series 7, Series 63, Life/Health licensed

Operate a financial services network to provide one-stop financial resources to private business owner and busy professional markets.

Work with individual clientele to provide strategic financial planning and advice for various financial issues related to network capabilities as well as provide strategic introductions to appropriate resources as necessary. Focus on understanding client beliefs and situation in order to provide specific and relevant planning advice and solutions.

Provide Financial Consulting services to private and public firms. Services have included M&A valuation (including EVA, NPV, and other valuation methodologies), corporate financial strategy/planning, and overall corporate strategic planning.

Plexys, Incorporated – Addison, IL
President, Co-Founder
Led and championed this high technology, eHealth service firm from concept stage.

Won third place including monetary prize in the University of Chicago GSB New Venture Challenge in 1998 during concept stage.

A.T. Kearney – Chicago, IL
Senior Financial Analyst

  • Led financial analysis for 2 of 5 profit centers (Asia & Finance) of global consulting firm.
  • Created complex EVA valuation analysis for overall firm as well as completed M&A and business supporting financial analysis for the profit centers.

Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter – Riverwoods, IL
Senior Financial Analyst

  • Led financial analysis for 2 of 5 profit centers (Asia & Finance) of global consulting firm. Created complex EVA valuation analysis for overall firm as well as completed M&A and business supporting financial analysis for the profit centers.

Discover Card – Riverwoods, IL
Senior Financial Analyst

Motorola Incorporated – Arlington Heights, IL
Senior Product Manager

Household International – Prospect Hts, IL
Sr. Project Manager, General Management Trainee, Service Representative
Education:

  • University of Chicago – Graduate School of Business MBA in Strategic Management and Finance
  • University of Illinois – College of Business Administration Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance