Our Origin Story
Ludwig van Beethoven wrote only 1 opera over the course of his career, entitled Fidelio. While history remembers it as a masterpiece, it was Beethoven’s perseverance through 10 grueling years of disappointing drafts and numerous failed releases that tells the real story.
Like Beethoven, we understand that the journey is filled with hard earned victories and disappointing setbacks. As industry veterans in the HRO space, our combined experiences in challenging the status quo, pushing the boundaries of institutional thinking and executing ideas into actions have helped shape our perspective and reinforced our understanding of just how hard transformational change can be. Trust me, we have the scars to prove it.
We didn’t get here alone. And neither will you.
There’s no magic formula or secret sauce to Fidelio’s approach, but rather a commitment to leverage our collective industry experience combined with our network of subject experts to deliver the practical advice and innovative strategies that help your company reach its goals, inform its strategic vision and build long-term client and shareholder value.
Todd J. Cohn
Founder and Principal
“I believe that the success of a truly innovative business requires its people be empowered to make mistakes, take chances and say “no” when “no” is the right answer. Flipping the organizational pyramid takes courage: Is your business worth it?”
Todd has been a deeply experienced and widely respected executive leader in the PEO industry for nearly two decades. During that time, he has successfully led large-scale health insurance and risk management programs towards forecasted profitability; developed and implemented strategically differentiated HR solutions; and expanded business growth through targeted legislative and regulatory change. Todd has built a solid reputation for accelerating revenue generation and EBITDA margin through corporate strategy and development, business process optimization, and strategic business partnerships.