finance &
strategy

(for right-brained creative minds)
We serve creative studio and agency founders and multi-modal creative freelancers to take the fear out of finances and help you thrive.

We unravel your finances in a way that makes sense to you and solve core operational struggles to let your creative mind free.

Client Testimonials

Carolyn Bothwell
"Meredith has been instrumental in accelerating Freelance Founders and my freelance business. She's helped me better understand my business and set strategic goals. For creative brains and solopreneurs, Le Chéile is the ultimate left-brain counterpart."

Founder, Freelance Founders
Sara Spiegel
"This is the best investment I've ever made.

My awareness of my finances brings me peace of mind. Before I was too worried to spend because I didn't know where I stood. Now I can see what the months ahead look like and what needs to be done to maintain profitability."

Founder, w/Sara PR
Cole Wilson
"This has been a game changer. It is helpful to know what I can and cannot afford to invest in. I'm no longer fearful of turning down projects just for the sake of money."

Founder, Magicoley


our
mission

We offer affordable services at varying investments to support our creative clients as they grow. Thoughtful consulting with a strategic focus and visual, data-backed tools enable your creative genius to thrive. 

We unload the stress to make running your business fun again.

our
founder

Meredith has 10+ years of experience in finance and strategy consulting with CFOs of the largest health systems, top VC-backed tech startups, and 4+ years dedicated to creative founders + freelancers.

With a keen understanding of business finances + operations and how the creative brain works, she works to untangle your finances to allow you to de-stress and make decisions rooted in truth for aligned growth and expansion.

Her work with creative founders and freelancers gives her unique industry knowledge and competitive market rates, which gives clients confidence to charge their worth.
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quickies and strategy sessions

We offer an hourly rate for quick, one-off projects and strategy sessions + annual planning sessions. Our lowest rate starts at $150 and Strategy Sessions are $650. 

While a smaller investment, it is impactful and perfect for creative freelancers with less than 200K in revenue. 

These sessions are a great time to set goals for the upcoming year, redefine niche client base or offerings, and better understand how to set your rates. 
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visual finance tools for creative brains

We offer easy-to-use visual cash flow tools. 

You can purchase an a la carte simple DIY cash flow template, or we can customize a detailed, easy-to-use tool for you.

All tools are created with the creative in mind - they are visual and easy-to-use - accessible and digestible. 
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Fractional CFO + Strategic and thoughtful consulting

We offer longer-term consulting engagements for mindful growth. 

Our engagements are a minimum of six months and tackle your biggest operational and strategic problems.
Are you a creative agency or studio founder with over 30K in monthly revenue? 

Managing a small team of subcontractors and/or employees?

Juggling managing the team, your clients, and creative projects?

Finding that you need more time to be creative?

Starting to feel like your pipe dream may be impossible?

Difficult to manage your finances? 

Hard to make decisions? 

Finances complicated and overwhelming?

Unsure how to grow profitably while maintaining a life outside work?
We unlock your ability to regain control of your business. We unravel and organize your finances visually. 

You work with a strategic partner to vulnerably share the most gnarly bits of your business to offload what you hate doing most. 

Within six months, our clients have doubled their revenue, tripled their profits, and implemented lasting strategies. 

It is often the best investment a founder can make as their studio or agency is in a growth spurt with a team of creative talent.

We thrive on making your data digestible so you can be creative again and confidently enjoy running your business.

More from our clients

Caitlin Copple Masingill
"I'm so grateful for Meredith and the team at Le Chéile. Meredith is the reason we've been able to build a 7-figure company. Meredith's operational, strategic, and financial guidance has been invaluable to our growth."

Founder, Full Swing PR
Siobhan McLaughlin
"I recommend you to all creative founders. I have gained so much clarity and would never start a business without your help."

Founder, Glou Glou Girls
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