Mari D’Alto is an experienced consultant with expertise in improving a company’s bottom line. Her knowledge and sales guidance in the retail industry has resulted in the growth and profit of numerous corporations. Recognized for her growth improvement initiatives in a variety of industries, she served on the Advisory Board of the Department of Commerce. Her talents include consulting for small and middle market businesses. She is actively sought to help companies achieve increased growth through branding their products and services. With over 25 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience, Mari has co-founded a $35 million investment organization designed to fill a gap between traditional banking adventure capital. For over eight years the project involved capital procurement and financing, business plans assessment and selection, as well as providing direct executive advice to portfolio companies. In these efforts she has played a critical role in raising several million dollars from both private and public services, as well as serving on the marketing committee. In addition, Mari has owned and been the President of Mari D’Alto, Inc., a design, manufacturing and distributing corporation in Detroit, New York and Los Angeles. Under her direction, the company extended its distribution network to over 40 states and gained national and international exposure through publications such as Newsweek, Business Week, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Rolling Stone, Harpers and Town County. In addition, Clairol, Bazaar and General Motors used the company’s products in their global promotional campaigns resulting in a positive consumer response. As President and co-owner of Manistee Land Corporation (400 acres) Mari was in charge of operations, marketing and development. She successfully negotiated oil and gas contracts that are still currently active as well as developing a national recreations spa in Northern Michigan.
Mari’s executive positions include being on the board of several profit and non-profit institutions such as The Executive Board of the Founders Junior Council of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Co-Founder Liberty Bidco, Detroit Artist Market, President of Fashion Group, Inc. (an international executive group, with a global outreach and membership) also The Children’s Center Marketing Committee.
Mari studied at Wayne State University in Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services.