Tony Pacelli is an Executive Director at RPA with more than twenty years of experience providing financial advisory, consulting, corporate finance, and accounting services across several industries. Mr. Pacelli’s assignments have included strategic business planning, business viability analysis, cash flow and liquidity analysis, cost reduction and profit improvement evaluation, bankruptcy planning and liquidation, enterprise value analysis, and M&A transaction advisory services. Additionally, Mr. Pacelli has served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of a consumer product manufacturer and distributor.

Prior to joining RPA Advisors, Mr. Pacelli was a Partner at Fort Dearborn Partners, a turnaround consulting firm. He also held various financial roles at Abbott Laboratories, and was the Controller of division of a publicly-traded transportation company. Mr. Pacelli’s career began at Ernst & Young where he served a diverse client base ranging from middle-market manufacturing companies to Fortune 500 corporations.

Mr. Pacelli holds a Master’s of Accounting Science (MAS) degree and BA in Economics and Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As well as a MBA in Finance and Strategic Management from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Products
  • Distribution
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Metals & Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Transportation

Selected Cases

  • Chesapeake Energy
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron
  • Excaliber
  • Mallinckrodt
  • Non-Public Specialty & Ethnic Food Distributor
  • Non-Public Gourmet Meat Manufacturer
  • Non-Public Meat & Meat Snack Processor/Distributor
  • RHC Spacemaster
  • Roberson Transportation
  • SH130 Concession Company
  • Sugar Processing & Trading Company
  • Supreme Industries