Nicole Lev Ross has performed due diligence on behalf of businesses since 1993. From business valuation, voice of the customer analysis, strategic planning and competitive market research, Ms. Lev Ross delivers actionable results.
Ms. Lev Ross, vice president of strategy and consulting, joined AllTranstek to expand its strategic services practice by provide industry leading market research, analytics, forecasting, and rail-related consulting across the rail car supply chain. Ms. Lev Ross has managed projects for rail, automotive, aviation, consumer products, steel and recycling and internet companies. Assignments have included acquisition strategy, go-to-market strategy, business valuation, market and customer behavior segmentation, sales force automation and pipeline development.
Ms. Lev Ross directed corporate development for over five years at FreightCar America (NASDAQ: RAIL) and was responsible for sourcing and developing acquisition targets and partnerships, providing valuation analysis and due diligence of 50+ potential acquisitions, and leading company-wide strategic planning activities. She sourced and led the company’s first acquisition valued at over $23 million.
As a leader of business development and strategy for StarMedia.com, Ms. Lev Ross’ influenced global selling strategies via innovative pricing and decision-making tools that increased accountability, improved revenue and product delivery times.
Ms. Lev Ross began her career with Willamette Management, where she appraised intellectual property and privately held businesses. Her clients have included Brunswick, Nestle, K-mart/Payless, and others. Nicole was a co-contributor to the firm’s published guidebook on the income approach to valuation.
Ms. Lev Ross holds an International MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a BBA from The University of Iowa. Ms. Lev studied at Fundacão Getulio Vargas in Brazil and La Universidad de las Américas in México.
She has worked in New York, London, São Paulo and México City. Nicole is fluent in Spanish, conversational in Portuguese and is a novice guitar player and painter. Nicole resides with her husband and their two boys in the Chicago area.