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#98 Avoiding the Downward Spiral of Price Reduction with Lydia Di Liello


Frances Brunelle

Frances Brunelle is the founder of Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers, Inc., which specializes in the sale of lower middle-market manufacturing companies nationally. Fran and her team help to ensure the continuity of U.S. Manufacturing by transitioning ownership to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Fran writes on topics that help manufacturing business owners prepare their companies for sale and navigate the sale process to ensure a positive financial result in support of their retirement. Her articles can be found here. Recently Fran was named to 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by Mergers & Acquisitions.

To learn more about Fran and her company, click here: About Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers, Inc.


Lydia Di Liello

Lydia Di Liello MBA is the CEO and founder of Capital Pricing Consultants, a revenue management and business consultancy dedicated to improving profitability for its clients through strategic, operational and tactical recommendations. Spending her corporate career in b to b with leadership roles including manufacturing, pricing and procurement, Lydia has worked with global Fortune 500 companies and privately held firms in over 16 countries. Achieving dramatic impact to bottom-line results through Strategy, Process &Technology, Lydia’s clients benefit from her breadth and depth of knowledge delivering exceptional results: 3%-300% profit increase in as little as six months. She has created green field Pricing departments, designed and implemented pricing software and developed and guided a global pricing strategy. Lydia is a noted speaker and has presented at executive forums, conferences and workshops worldwide and publishes frequently in trade and professional journals. With more than 25 years of global revenue management and business leadership expertise, she holds an MBA from Youngstown State University and is a member of the PPS Board of Advisors. Lydia is passionate about increasing profitability with proven transformational results for her clients.

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