Elias E. Ladon

Elias E. Ladon



Investment Banking Representative Servicing Clients' Acquisiton and Divestment Needs


Indicates membership in the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). The IBBA is the only certifying organization for Business Brokers and Intermediaries who assists people in buying or selling a business.Indicates membership in the Ohio Business Brokers Association (OBBA).


Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) is a professional certification awarded to Business Brokers and Intermediaries that have achieved stringent requirements. CBI's work by an ethical code of conduct when working with business owners and buyers.

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Elias E. Ladon, a Registered Investment Banking Representative is committed to helping the business sale and acquisition needs of business owners who have their "hands full" in running their companies and need professional representation. The business sale and acquisition process is complex and presents numerous challenges that can strain the business seller or buyer emotionally and physically. This is true even for the most seasoned business owners/operators with multitude of transactions in their background. The help of the Business Intermediary/Broker and the discipline he brings to the process is invaluable to the Seller or the Buyer. The experience-driven ability of the professional in seeing the whole process and anticipating potential pitfalls is vital in guiding the client to consummate a successful transaction at an optimal price and with proper terms. The ability of the professional in being a market maker and bringing a variety of transaction partners can give the Seller the confidence and peace of mind that they have reached the right decision.

EnterpriseDR is committed to providing the array of services needed by owners of lower middle market companies and smaller business when embark in business sales or acquisitions. This level of service is achieved by the work of its own staff, affiliated firms and qualified professionals across the U.S. and selected parts of the world.

Elias is the President and founder of Enterprise Development Resources, Inc. He has a diverse business and technology experience both in the Corporate world (has worked for large companies (Battelle Memorial Institute, BP Amoco and Kraft General Foods) and in small companies of his own (owned and sold, after turning it around, a small specialty chemical company Chemitron, Inc.) He has also joined the league of Angel Investors by having invested in a Food Technology Company (which has been developing and marketing a natural fat substitute in a wide range of foods) and in a telematics company.

In addition to his corporate financial and management skills, Elias has diverse experience in Manufacturing, Technology Management and Commercialization including commercialization of NASA’s technologies while working at Battele Memorial Institute; introduction of new specialty chemicals for electronic applications in the market place while owning Chemitron Inc.; Commercialization of a USDA food related technology.

Elias has both technical and business background at the graduate and postgraduate level in Business and Science. He received a MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University. He also received a MS Degree in Chemistry from Michigan State University and passed successfully all the requirements for Ph.D. (course work and qualifiers) except for a thesis.

Services Offered:
Enterprise Development Resources, Inc. is a Business Intermediary, Appraisal and Advisory firm whose aim is to help its clients understand the value and realize the most value for their companies. Its principal Elias E. Ladon, Registered Investment Banking Representative, has positioned the firm to effectively help its clients' needs either directly or in collaboration with other firms and professionals across the U.S. and overseas.  
Areas Served:
Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  
EnterpriseDR is committed to providing the array of services needed by owners of lower middle market companies and smaller business when embark in business sales or acquisitions. This level of service is achieved by the work of its own staff, affiliated firms and qualified professionals across the U.S. and selected parts of the world.  
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: INVESTMENT BANKING REPRESENTATIVE Licensed Real Estate Agent, Ohio Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) Master Analyst for Financial Forensics (MAFF) Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) EDUCATION: Master of Business Administration, New York University Master of Science, Michigan State University Advanced Professional Certificate in Accounting, New York University AFFILIATIONS: International Business Brokers Assoc.(IBBA) Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA) National Association Valuation Analysts (NACVA) OHIO Business Brokers Association (OBBA)  
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