The Elm Consulting Group International, LLC Enters into a Cooperative Relationship with Milo Belle Consultants, LLC

A cooperative client service relationship to integrate Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) into Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) consulting services

August 24, 2009 –  The Elm Consulting Group International, LLC and Milo Belle Consultants LLC announce the formation of a cooperative relationship that will augment Milo Belle’s Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) services to include Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS).

Chris Maxwell, Milo Belle Partner in St. Paul:  “We are happy to forge an affiliation with Elm.  They bring highly complementary expertise to our GRC services.  We believe our clients are also integrating EHS management into larger internal GRC initiatives.  Elm allows us to bring highly qualified EHS expertise to the table to support those clients.”

“Our business models and philosophy are very similar, so our mutual learning curves will be short,” said Lawrence Heim, Director in Elm’s Atlanta office.  “We both emphasize high quality client service and innovative business thinking, while minimizing internal administrative processes.  We are confident that clients will find the joint Milo Belle/Elm expertise valuable as corporate EHS departments frequently are considered an element of GRC programs.”

About Milo Belle:  Milo Belle Consultants, LLC is a Governance, Risk and Compliance professional services firm.  With a full staff of experienced finance, accounting and IT professionals our team offers comprehensive consulting and staff augmentation solutions to companies of any size. Our professional staff range from former CFOs and Controllers, IS System designers to Project Management experts and Internal Control specialists. We have backgrounds in almost every industry, including renewable energy, healthcare, transportation, non-profits, construction, manufacturing, agri-business, banking, hospitality and software. Milo Belle’s corporate headquarters are in Sioux Falls, SD, with additional offices in St. Paul, MN, Omaha, NE and Denver, CO.

About Elm:  The Elm Consulting Group International, LLC is an environmental health and safety (EHS) consultancy with offices in Connecticut, California, Georgia, Texas, Mexico, New Zealand and Argentina, and clients in over 60 countries.  Our expertise is assisting our clients with the development and deployment of effective EHS management, compliance, risk reduction and sustainability programs.  Unlike most engineering consultants, ELM has substantial experience developing and implementing tools/strategies that directly integrate EHS into internal risk management functions – in terms relevant to clients’ own internally-established and credible risk benchmarks.


Joel Dykstra, Milo Belle Consultants     (605) 275-6527 ext.1018

Lawrence Heim, The Elm Consulting Group International     (678) 200-5220


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