Jeff Michel

His background in management consulting began in the 1980's after a being honorably discharged from the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1993 he was recruited by a small Broker-Dealer and entered the field of Financial Services. The firm specialized in retail financial services and underwriting small and medium sized companies in various fields. Furthering his career in the financial services industry, he took on the role of President of a regional Broker-Dealer supervising circa five hundred stock brokers and support staff. In that position Mr. Michel initiated and had direct oversight responsibility for numerous underwriting initiatives ranging from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions in syndicate lead projects.

A BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT BUILT WITH a team of dedicated business strategists with a broad range of experience and skills.

Comprehensive guidance you and your company can trust.


The consultants at Southwood come from an impressive range of backgrounds and education. Our staff’s diversity lets us find the best solution for making your ideas successful. We come from a variety of disciplines and career paths, ensuring that our approach considers all angles.

We serve a wide range of clientele, and every client relationship is valued greatly and treated with dignity and respect. Each engagement benefits from the depth and breadth of our expertise.

We come from a variety of disciplines and career paths, ensuring that our approach considers all angles. Basically, whenever you have an idea, we produce a strategy to make that idea work. We won’t rest until you’re completely satisfied.

Business Management Consultant / Venture Capital    


About Us

Our Mission

Experience You Can Trust Your Business With

We are committed to effective and knowledgeable representation for you and your business. Our reputation and history of success with our clients and their business needs speaks for itself. There's no substitution for the best.


02. Dedicated and Loyal 

The complex, important, and often ground-breaking international business matters on which we work can attract the best and brightest  from around the world. And we've been lucky enough to hire and collaborate with the best of the best in business development.


03. We Treat You and Your Business with Respect

Whether your business is looking to get started or it's in need of some negotiation skills, you can rest assured that we’re going to help you. We’re committed to providing you with top notch support and knowledge. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.