Tony Pacelli
(312) 796 3417

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Products and Apparel
  • Distribution
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Manufacturing, Metals and Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Services (Business, Financial)
  • Transportation

Selected Cases

  • Chicago Bridge & Iron
  • Distributor of Specialty & Ethnic Food
  • Excaliber Holdings
  • John Hofmeister & Son
  • Meat & Meat Snack Processor/Distributor
  • RHC Spacemaster
  • Roberson Transportation
  • Sugar Processing & Trading Company
  • Supreme Industries
  • SH130 Concession Company


Tony Pacelli has provided financial advisory, consulting, corporate finance and accounting services for over two decades. 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, 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.

Education and Affiliations

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