Business and Financial Consulting


Many businesses today face challenges in understanding the complex environment in which they operate. From start-ups and entrepreneurial firms to well-established companies, they find themselves struggling to adapt to change. A lack of adequate financing, management skill sets, business development or corporate structure may contribute to these substantial challenges.  

About Us

We are a professional consulting group comprised of proven experts in the field of management consulting, business development, strategic leadership, and corporate restructuring. It is our goal to provide your company with the ability to increase shareholder value, facilitate growth, and transform your company based on your vision.   

We can create leadership for venture capital programs, act as temporary managers (CEO, COO, CFO), create measurement systems, and assist in corporate development. We are skilled in the merger and acquisition marketplace and have also turned multi-million dollar losses into profitable performances.   

We have the ability to build a consensus, restore profitability, effect change, as well as management and operational programs. With over thirty years of  multi-industry experience, we have the staff and ability to assist you in creating solutions to meet your short and long-term goals.   


Leo W. DeRouin, Jr., CPA

Leo is the Managing Director of Strategic Alliances, Ltd. He specializes in strategic business development and organizational improvement. Leo has more than 30 years of professional experience, which includes working with Ernst & Young as well as a number of senior financial executive positions with multinational corporations. His experience has afforded him with industry expertise in software technology, domestic/international manufacturing, distribution and importing. He has successfully assisted a variety of entrepreneurial companies through critical start-up and turnaround situations. His professional experience has provided him with the ability to be a visionary and a planner in leading, directing, articulating, advancing, and evaluating overall strategic and tactical plans of a variety of businesses. With this experience, he is able to link accounting and finance to business operations in order to drive forward organizational development, control costs, and improve earnings and cash flow. Leo has a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island and is a member of the Rhode Island Society of CPA’s and American Institute of CPA’s.  


Crisis/Turnaround Management

Our senior consultants are well experienced in the art of the turnaround. They have rebuilt and preserved businesses with the ultimate goal of restructuring. We have installed new management teams, obtained new financing, and negotiated with incumbent lenders/debtors. Success in these roles have led to positive conclusions for both debtors and creditors. Our professional services include:  

• Cost Reductions  

• Margin Improvement  

• Operational Improvement  

• Bankruptcies  

• Receiverships  

• Liquidations  

Interim Management

Our team of consultants have taken a leading position in a number of long and short term interim management assignments and have successfully led companies through growth periods, turnaround situations, or underperformance. Our professionals have been retained in the following areas:


• Executive (CEO)  

• Operations (COO)  

• Finance (CFO)  

• Restructuring (CRO)  

Financial Advisory

Our team of advisory consultants can provide world class advice and guidance on the diverse operational needs of any business. We have hands-on experience with clients nationally and internationally. Whether there is a need to reengineer your business processes to build a streamlined financial reporting system, need an expert opinion on a merger, acquisition, or simply need to understand the opportunities to improve your decision making processes, we can help. Our consultants are experienced in providing all of the following services:

• Bank Financing  

• Capital Financing  

• Budgeting & Financing  

• Due Diligence  

• Credit Management  

• Tax Planning and Compliance  

• Contract Review  

• Audit Preparation   

Business Development

A trusted business advisor is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity. We help you address your business requirements by taking a strong analytical approach to your specific business needs. From concept through implementation, we work with our clients to help them leverage their people and processes as well as utilizing the increasing power of technology. Our professionals have the knowledge and experience to address all of your strategic business challenges. Our advisory services can assist in the following areas:

• Start-Up  

• Expansion  

• Strategic Planning  

• Project Management  

• Leadership Training  

• Retention Training  

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Strategic Alliances, Ltd.

1300 Division Rd, Suite 205, West Warwick, Rhode Island 02893, United States

(401) 451-2112