Finance and Former Wall Street Executive Steve Picarillo Launches Into Franchise Consulting

After 20 years on \”Wall Street\” financial executive, Steve Picarillo and Creative Advisory Group, Inc. add franchise consulting to help displaced & discouraged executives, budding entrepreneurs and returning veterans find their next career choice. The franchise industry continues to expand at a rapid pace and owning a franchise may be the right career move for individuals that want more control over their destiny. Visit for more details and franchise ideas.

 NEW YORK — Globally recognized financial executive Steve Picarillo and Creative Advisory Group, Inc. (CAG) are pleased to announce the launch of Creative Franchise Group and to serve entrepreneurs around the world. 

In addition to various products and services that are designed to assist small, medium, and large companies, Creative Advisory Group has added franchise consulting to its extensive menu of products. 

“I am truly excited about the opportunity to help entrepreneurs across the globe find a business to match their needs”  Mr. Picarillo said in a statement. He continued, “There are so many displaced executives, under-employed, recently retired and budding entrepreneurs that are looking for the right business to invest in, we can help them find their match”. The franchise consulting business, which will be offered under the brand name of Creative Franchise Group, has access to a portfolio of over 450 franchises. Creative Franchise’s goal is to find the one franchise that is best suited for the entrepreneur.

CAG launched its new website,, which is a data base for anyone who is considering a franchise for their next career. 

Steve continued “Over the past nine months, I have focused my efforts on helping individuals and businesses become the best they can and now, with the addition of the franchise consulting business, my team and I will be able to help this often under-served group of individuals find a career or an investment that suites them best”. Steve added that he is particularly fond of this business, given the number of franchise offerings, the wide range of franchises and the importance of finding the proper match to help ensure the success and happiness of all parties involved. 

“Our services are offered free of charge to the potential franchisee so it’s a win-win for all. In today’s economic and business environment, more and more executives are finding themselves being downsized and then quickly become discouraged in their job hunt.  Moreover, recent college graduates and returning veterans continue to struggle to find jobs. Operating a franchise is often the best solution, as it allows the entrepreneur to be their own boss while having control on their destiny in business” concluded Mr. Picarillo.

The franchise industry has grown beyond fast food and doughnuts. In the US, approximately 11% of all businesses are franchise businesses and the rate of success for franchises is much greater than that of non-franchise businesses.  

Steve, who is an accomplished financial analyst, author, an expert on global banks, business management, the economic environment and a motivational speaker, recently formed Creative Advisory Group, Inc. to house his various advisory efforts. Mr. Picarillo’s credentials can be found at CAG’s website is

Steve publishes several blogs with topics that include discussions on current events in business, the economic environment and operating a business in this still uncertain economic environment. These newsletters will be distributed on a “ by request only” basis.

Company Name: Creative Advisory Group, Inc.
Contact Person: Steve Picarillo
Email: Send Email
Phone: 212 810 2164
City: New York City
State: New York
Country: United States