By Richelle Heinauer

LCG Announces the Opening of its Denver Office and the Appointment of George Helock as Managing Director | Tampa, Florida

LCG Advisors, a leading Tampa-based financial services advisory firm, has announced George Helock joined the firm as Managing Director to lead the firm’s newly opened Denver office, which will serve as LCG’s headquarters for the western region of the United States. Mr. Helock will lead LCG’s expansion in the western region by interfacing with private equity groups, lenders, and other strategic partners. 

LCG’s expansion to Denver begins a broader growth strategy to better serve clients across all service lines throughout the western United States. LCG currently has eight employees and over 50 active clients in the region. The Denver office will provide an ideal staging point to allow quick access to the region’s most active business hubs. In his role, Mr. Helock will be working with LCG leadership on the development of the office and region including business development efforts, talent acquisition, and client management.

Mr. Helock brings over 13 years of experience in the professional services industry, having worked with clients ranging from private equity firms, multinational public companies, private companies, and family offices. Before joining LCG, he was the Market President of an accounting advisory firm where he was responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the office in Denver, along with serving clients in several different industries. Prior to that, he was a senior manager in the audit practice at Deloitte.

“I am very excited to join LCG and help the firm continue its growth by facilitating the geographic expansion of our services and creating an office environment to acquire top talent across all of our service group,” said Mr. Helock. “LCG has a well-established reputation for successfully advising clients in the lower middle market and small business space, which positions us well for growth in the Denver market and other cities across the Western US.”

Brian Smith, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of LCG, commented, “We are honored to be welcoming George to the firm and launching this geographic expansion. While we have worked nationwide throughout the firm’s history, a major goal for the firm has been to establish a consistent market presence in the western US. Our goal has been and will continue to be to perpetually grow an exceptional team to fulfill the advisory needs of the market with a caring and entrepreneurial spirit. We truly believe that we can offer a powerful value proposition to middle-market businesses that is rivaled by very few firms.”

About LCG Advisors:

LCG works with business owners, investors, and financial experts in virtually all areas of financial and transaction advisory services. With over 110 employees, LCG’s team performs over 1,500 engagements annually for clients such as private equity groups, banks, institutional lenders and investors, financial intermediaries, family offices, and privately held businesses. Some of LCG’s most common services include due diligence, investment banking, business valuations, forensic accounting, IT integration consulting, litigation support, restructuring & consulting, and background investigations. LCG’s professionals have extensive experience in most areas of corporate finance with deep expertise in numerous business sectors.

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