Glenn Flickinger, owner and president of The Alternative Board-Pittsburgh PA, provides business coaching and peer advisory board facilitation to private companies in Allegheny and Washington Counties.
As a TAB facilitator/coach, Glenn works with growth-oriented business owners to increase the value of their business by helping them develop strategies to increase sales and productivity and to put in place the appropriate capital structure for the company to achieve its strategic plans.
Glenn is also founder and President of Flickinger & Consultants, LLC, an independent consulting firm specializing in advisory assignments for private companies selling themselves or making acquisitions, private placements of debt, mezzanine and equity, management buy-outs, and early-stage companies developing their capital structure strategies.
Glenn is a senior executive with over thirty years of business development, business leadership and consulting experience in a wide range of settings. Glenn is uniquely suited as a business coach with experience as a commercial banker, investment banker, consultant, business owner and investor in private companies. He has helped many company owners to develop plans then execute strategies to achieve their objectives.
Prior to his consulting career, Glenn was the co-founder of his own private business, EPIC Capital Corp, an investment bank focused on private companies. He closed on over twenty assignments, including the sale of private companies to strategic or financial buyers, acquisitions by private companies, the private placement of debt, mezzanine and equity. EPIC also founded and managed, through the SBA, a Small Business Investment Corp. that financed growth companies, management buy-outs and invested in early-stage companies.
Before founding EPIC, Glenn enjoyed a successful career with Mellon Bank where he managed the bank’s operations in Brazil, restructured the Bank’s Healthcare Banking Division– more than doubling the portfolio and tripling its profitability. He also worked in the Investment Banking Division on leveraged buy-outs and private placements.
Glenn is the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, a Trustee of The Watson Institute, and a member of the Allegheny County Finance and Development Commission. He served for five years on the board of advisors of Readco Manufacturing Company in York, PA.
Glenn lives with his wife and three children in Upper St. Clair. He is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College, where he has taught as an adjunct professor of business and has an MBA from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.