Matthew Giovanini



NE Ohio

Professional Overview


Experienced business executive with over 15 years of working with growth companies in the middle market as a consultant, business intermediary and trusted advisor. Expertise is centered in mergers & acquisitions, business restructuring, debt-mediation, capital acquisitions, financial analysis, due diligence, business valuation and exit planning for the AEC, Energy and Manufacturing Industries.

Work Experience


EEnginuity Group,  LLC 

Vice President and Principal

Licensed Business Intermediary with The Enginuity Group, Northeast Ohio Territory. Provides complete arrange or sale side and buy side services in addition to various M&A related consulted services. Manages the process of packaging and selling companies as well as the reverse with buyers seeking to acquire companies meeting certain criteria.

Stridian Financial, LLC

Founder and Managing Director

Stridian Financial is full service small business advocacy firm providing business restructuring, debt-mediation and capital acquisition to clients ranging from main street companies to larger medium sized corporations with revenues up to $100M. Stridian Financial works directly with banks, credit agencies and attorneys and specializes in representing a business in the restructuring, negotiation and liquidation of problem business debt. 




US Grid Wholesale

Regional Director – PJM Market

​US Grid Wholesale is a full-service energy management and consulting firm offering best in class sustainability, energy efficiency, procurement and analytical solutions.  US Grid Wholesale believes the key to managing energy costs is developing a comprehensive energy management strategy that can be adapted to changing market conditions, regulatory structures, and supplier behaviors. As Regional Director Matt worked closely with clients to establish energy goals that aligned with their business objectives, risk tolerance and budgetary constraints.

Once developed Matt helped assist clients in implementing the energy management strategy, benchmarking its performance against the established goals and most importantly, adapting the strategy in the face of changing market conditions.


VentureHunt Executive Search

Vice President – Executive Recruiter  

VentureHunt Executive Search is an executive recruiting firm specializing in retained search for executive-level talent across multiple industries. The industries we service include Engineering, Architecture, building products, construction, and healthcare.

As Vice President Matt helped oversee a team of senior recruiters who helped organizations secure the candidates they needed by understanding what motivated them and by executing timely and streamlined hiring processes.  Matt had a documented track record of successfully completing large hiring initiatives as well as individual searches for professionals across AEC and Construction industries.


Bachelor of Science:  Education, May 2000

Malone University – Canton, Ohio




IABMC:  International Association of Business Mediation Consultants

CEP:  Certified Energy Procurement Professional

AEEAssociation of Energy Engineers