Meet The Team

Ian Michel

Entrepreneur with years of cross-discipline, cross-functional and cross-industry experience. Successful executive with demonstrated aptitude to plan and execute strategies to grow organizations and margins.

Experience and Leadership

  • INTERSECT ADVISERS, LLC - Founder & Principal; 2013 - Present A consulting firm that builds the right strategy and relationships to help businesses grow. we know that for success it’s not just about connections; it’s about relationships combined with expertise and planning.
  • DE-ID DATA CORP, LLC – CEO & President; 2011 – 2013 Provides accurate, automated IT solutions to meet patient privacy standards (HIPAA) that achieve the highest level of data access and integrity for the development of secondary data bundles from both discrete and free text.
  • NHPN, LLC - Founder, President, COO & CBDO; 2006 – 2011 Provides integrated contract and compliance solutions within the healthcare industry that drive increased revenue, cash flow and operational efficiencies from all payer relations, including managed government agreements for healthcare providers and large physician organizations.
  • SOURCE SERVICES, LLC – Founder & MMBR; 2001 – 2007 Business advisory firm focusing in early stage financing and business development of companies in the Mid‑Atlantic region in the healthcare, technology and internet industries.
  • DUBLIND PARTNERS, INC - MNG Principal, FieldPoint Partners SBIC, LP; 1999 – 2001
  • APPLIED TELEMATICS, INC – Founder & CEO; 1987 – 1997

Relevant Accomplishments

  • Developed and led marketing for a new consulting platform for businesses to be able to access senior executives across multiple industry specialties.
  • Developed business plan, marketing/sales collateral and legal documentation for $37.5 million venture fund. Led SBIC approval process with SBA; SBA licensed Fund and committed an additional $25 million investment.
  • Worked on all aspects of startups. Developed business plans, raised initial capital, negotiated bank loans and strategic vendor contracts.
  • B.A., Public Affairs/Economics, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1983


  • C-Suite/VC/Investor
  • Strategic Planning
  • Product Development
  • Financial Analysis
  • Channel/Distribution Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Managing P&L
  • Business Development/Sales

B.A., Public Affairs/Economics, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1983

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Jim Peters

30 years of advisory, principal investing, and entrepreneurial experience in the energy industry

Experience and Leadership

Jim has held partner positions in several major consultancies:
  • McKinsey and Company, Energy Practice
  • AlixPartners, LLC, Performance Improvement Practice
  • Wood Mackenzie, Head of Downstream Consulting, Americas
  • Enovation Partners – Oil and Gas Practice Leader
Has advised major energy clients in a number of key areas, including:
  • Corporate Strategy and Geographic Expansion
  • Performance Improvement, Cost Reduction and Business Model Transformation
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Post Merger Integration
Has owned, operated and been a principal of several firms:
  • RoundTable Partners, LLC (Private Equity, Business Advisory)
  • Fraqua, Inc. (Oil and Gas wastewater treatment)

Relevant Accomplishments

  • Forrester PMI Strategy Award Winner
  • Helped raise $100M private equity funding for PE Start-up
  • Cumulative impact of over $500 MM (annually) in EBITA improvement
  • Acted as interim management (CEO, COO) for several companies in financial distress.
  • Created and implemented industry-changing, customer centric, business model for current leader in formerly traditional service industry
MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; BSChE. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia

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Marc Felgoise

25 years of banking, real estate and business operations experience.

Experience and Leadership

  • Principal with Intersect Advisers, a business consulting company working with firms on business development and strategy
  • TEB Associates Inc., a real estate financing enterprise
  • Interstate Construction Funding, backroom operation for construction loans with Commercial Banks
  • Provident National Bank – Banking officer for Companies with $50 million - $250 million in revenues
  • Created and manages several philanthropic endeavors
Has advised and operated the accounting functions of the companies listed above

Relevant Accomplishments

  • Helped manage a successful real estate company for over 20 years
  • Founding principal at Intersect Advisers
  • Leads the Philadelphia israel Network, now in its 14th year supporting members of the US Senate and House of Representatives
  • Serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life
  • Founding board member of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation
  • Serves on the board of Jewish National Fund
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Richmond, 1987

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