As one of ExitBig’s Managing Partners, Luke Ellis has a diverse background and extensive acumen in business. His experience working in finance with companies of all sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms, has given him a comprehensive understanding of nearly every aspect of business process, from sales and marketing all the way to operations and compliance.

Luke’s intellect and skill set are as strong as they come; there are few matters he won’t have an answer for. As an entrepreneur, his extensive experience in managing and running businesses, can provide unparalleled guidance regardless of industry or specialty. He is passionate about providing the highest level of service to everyone he meets, and this commitment to serving the client is evident in all of his interactions. He is always willing to “jump into the weeds” and find solutions to even the most complex of issues.

With a background in institutional finance and investment banking, Luke can be a key resource when reviewing financials and performance of an enterprise, looking for new ways to improve or grow a business, and helping owner’s understand how to best increase their value of their company. He is a pivotal part to our deal making process at ExitBig. Whether it’s thorough analysis of financial data to structuring the closing of a deal, Luke is usually working tirelessly for our clients and professional network.

He is passionate about doing business the right way. You know, where a handshake still means something. Luke is originally from Blair, NE and attended Colorado State University. When away from the office, he is raising his daughter, Scarlett, playing guitar, reading, or constantly looking for new and exciting experiences. Luke lives life by the mantra as FDR best said, “It is common sense to take a method and try it; if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”