In 2019, when Bill D’Alessandro ’04 was named Small Businessperson of the Year by Charlotte Agenda (now Axios Charlotte), his business, Elements Brands, had 24 employees working out of their Charlotte warehouse. The company, which Bill started in 2011 at age 25, buys small retail brands, beefs up their e-commerce capabilities, and makes them bigger and more profitable. Since 2019, the company has nearly tripled its work force and quadrupled its annual sales.
That ability to see his employees’ potential and give them space to grow is something Bill appreciates about his teachers and coaches at Country Day.
Read more about Bill D'Alessandro's success as featured in the spring 2022 issue of Perspectives.