Domenic Rinaldi is president and managing partner of Chicagoland Sunbelt, a business brokerage firm that focuses on helping people buy and sell businesses in Chicago and the surrounding Midwest area. Domenic holds the professional designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from the International Business Brokers Association and is considered an expert in the business brokerage field. He is a seasoned executive who brings more than 24 years of proven experience in merger/acquisition, sales, service, marketing and operations to the business brokerage arena.
Domenic's career began at Sprint Corp., where he spent 13 years in sales and operations. As vice president of their Hospitality Division he led a national organization to $250 million in annual revenue. His experience as COO of an e-commerce travel company offered the opportunity to grow a Silicon Valley startup into an international solutions provider. Additionally, Domenic's small-business experience running a New York City technology company gave him first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing business owners. It was at this privately held company he learned the business of raising venture capital and driving a small company to profitability, which ultimately resulted in an acquisition.
Domenic is recognized by colleagues and associates as a leader with determination and integrity. He has helped countless business owners develop, execute and maximize their exit strategies. Personally, he has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations and, along with his wife Elise, started a city-wide program serving under-privileged school children.