North Star Alliances CEO and Economic Development Leader Announce New Management Consulting Firm

LOS ANGELES, CA | September 12, 2018

Los Angeles-based Biltmore Group, LLC to focus primarily on business strategy, economic development, and program implementation.

Ernesto Morales, Chief Executive Officer of community engagement and marketing firm North Star Alliances, and Jesse Torres, former California Small Business Advocate and Deputy Director of Small Business and Innovation for Governor Brown’s Office of Business and Economic Development, announce the formation of Biltmore Group, LLC (BG), a management consulting firm in Downtown Los Angeles.

BG will focus on the strategic areas of economic development, business strategy, revenue optimization and growth, stakeholder management and program implementation. The firm will utilize a 360-degree approach to identify and implement solutions that help clients accomplish their business goals and maximize return on investment.

Morales will serve as Chief Executive Officer for the firm and Torres will serve as Chief Strategy Officer. Their leadership team is joined by accomplished operations executive and firm shareholder Chris DeGroof, who will serve as Chief Operations Officer for BG.

“We are excited to announce the launch of Biltmore Group, created to help brands and organizations develop and implement major programs and growth initiatives,” said Ernesto Morales, Biltmore Group CEO. “BG is starting strong with strategic projects from Google, Parking Company of America, LAC+USC Medical Center, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Southern California Region and Mercury Public Affairs Group, and we look forward to partnering with other major organizations to help them advance on their goals.”

From creating full-scope strategic plans that incorporate development and management to specialty work in the areas of economic development and small business and entrepreneurship, BG seeks to be an industry leader in Southern California amongst management consulting firms.

“At Biltmore Group, we have assembled a core team of in-house experts and strategic industry partners that are ready to help our clients root out issues and implement solutions,” said Jesse Torres, Biltmore Group CSO. “Our doors are open for organizations at any stage of business growth seeking strategic support. “

About Biltmore Group:
Biltmore Group (BG) is a management consulting firm headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles. BG helps clients at all stages of growth accomplish their business goals and maximize return on investment.   BG invests time and effort to ensure that our clients receive both the strategic guidance and implementation support they need to move forward on their action plans. The firm focuses on the areas of business strategy, economic and workforce development, supply chain management, revenue optimization and growth, strategic partnerships and program implementation.