Strategy Focus:

Hedge Fund, Private Credit, Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital and Direct Deals

Suzanne Bell

Founder and Managing Member

Suzanne Bell is the Founder and Managing Member of Upcountry Advisors.

 

Upcountry is a boutique investment banking firm focused on private placements that work exclusively with US-based institutional investors on both debt and equity offerings, as well as buy & sell-side mergers & acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. At Upcountry we pride ourselves on prioritizing impact investments in minority-based enterprises, health and wellness ventures, and eco-conscious efforts, all supported by advanced technologies.

 

Mrs. Bell serves her clientele with a trusting relationship-based style.  Her professional network expands throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and North-Central South America.

Mrs. Bell currently holds SIE and series 7, 24, 62, 63, and 82 registrations with FINRA.

 

Leilani Piromalli

Director of Business Development

Ms. Leilani Piromalli is the Director of Business Development at Upcountry Advisors. Ms. Piromalli sees her passion for impact investments and sustainability as a vessel to drive positive change through for-profit companies.

 

Upcountry is a boutique investment banking firm focused on private placements that work exclusively with US-based institutional investors on both debt and equity offerings, as well as buy & sell-side mergers & acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. At Upcountry we pride ourselves on prioritizing impact investments in minority-based enterprises, health and wellness ventures, and eco-conscious efforts, all supported by advanced technologies.

 

Ms. Piromalli holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in economics from Florida Atlantic University, and a Certificate in International Business with Honors Distinction.

 

Ms. Piromalli’s diverse skill set and sustainable focus contribute significantly to the team. Her unique collegiate experience began after being selected as Florida Atlantic University Governor’s Chief of Staff where she was instrumental in successfully advocating for over $18 million in funding at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. This, coupled with her academic achievements, such as becoming an Adams Center Business Plan Competition Finalist and Leon Charney Diplomacy Jr. Faculty Advisor, underscore her strategic thinking and commitment to meaningful endeavours.

Ms. Piromalli has passed the SIE and plans to obtain the Series 63, 79 and 82 registrations with FINRA.