UpField has helped advanced manufacturing companies buy and sell their companies, develop marketing strategies and develop renewable energy plans for their buildings. As manufacturers look to grow their business, they look to UpField Group as their partners.

UpField is deeply rooted in agriculture and food with decades of experience working with farmers and ag organizations. We help our clients tell stories that connect consumers and agriculture, increase trust in the supply chain and bring food and beverage strategies to life that engage the farmgate and the entire supply chain to ensure closed-loop food systems are part of today’s consumer journey.

UpField has over 15 years of marketing experience helping brands take new products to market as well as building brands for blue chip companies. Listening intently, and reaching people with the right message at the right time is how we build trust. UpField has a proprietary exercise we use to take clients through the journey of developing a brand and getting their products on shelves.

UpField Financial helps grow respective businesses by providing buy and sell-side due diligence, temporary CFO capabilities, capital raising, as well as general finance and accounting services. Led by founding partner, Chad Ward, who has raised millions of dollars in private equity financing over the course of his career, has also led multiple organizations reach their growth goals as a chief executive and investor. Leaning on a plethora of successes in capital markets and financial related experiences, Ward has shaped UpField Financial Services to help the firm’s clients attain their goals from a financial perspective.

The healthcare industry is constantly changing and is more important than ever that companies create value. UpField helps healthcare companies build marketing strategies, develop partnerships as well as produce quality of earnings reports for companies seeking investment. We have a rich history of creating value in multiple facets of the senior living sector, and have provided advisory services to professional sports leagues who sought partnership for their alumni.

Promising investments go hand-in-hand with a degree of risk. Private equity firms must rely on experienced and capable partners to seamlessly guide them through every stage of the transaction lifecycle. From making acquisitions, to improving financial reporting, to optimizing portfolio company performance and realizing value upon exit, UpField helps private equity firms uncover the full potential of every opportunity.

Renewable energy adoption whether it be on farms, corporate headquarters or universities is a fast-growing energy strategy that is both cost effective and climate friendly. UpField helps develop renewable energy strategies and solutions that reduce the carbon footprint of our clients, divert food waste from landfills, and generate renewable energy that fuels and powers our client’s strategies and physical locations.

The UpField trademarked Farm2Fan™ platform is a full-service program that identifies carbon-reducing actions and opportunities for our clients, and consists of a full-service program including stakeholder management, marketing and communications and sponsorship development.

Sports and entertainment are excellent industries to increase your company’s exposure and revenue. UpField has a rich background working with professional sports leagues, convention centers and venues, teams and partners to help drive business objectives. Our clients trust us to deliver value and disruptive revenue models that increase profitability. Whether our clients are seeking sponsorship development, marketing strategy or carbon-reducing food systems to their venues, we help develop the value proposition of working in sports and entertainment.

UpField partners with banks and commercial lenders to evaluate and minimize risk. We approach each engagement through the lens of an investor, carefully considering the capital structure and underlying asset performance. By identifying risks and opportunities, we help provide our clients information and insight to reach smart decisions that enhance returns.

Growth stage companies have to balance the demands of continual innovation and planning for the future while remaining focused on the performance of their existing business. They often look to advisors for insight and the ability to develop and implement practical solutions. UpField works closely with companies during periods of high growth, transition, and integration to deliver meaningful change that enhances their business.