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Land Safely with Littus

Founded in 2018, Littus connects SMEs keen to internationalize with industry experts. Born from the need for a ‘one stop shop’ of globalizing networks, Littus promotes the scale up of business with confidence and clarity. The Littus team endeavors to deliver a time and cost efficient model for bringing your business abroad with ease.

Paul Maguire

Paul G Maguire CPA is a Managing Director of Littus, an economic development consulting firm, and also manages the boutique accounting and taxation firm Maguire Hegarty LLC. both based in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Receiving a BS in Business Studies and a MA in English Literature from the University of Dublin, Trinity College., he commenced his career working with Deloitte qualifying as a Certified Public Accountant in 1982.

He has 40 years of experience working with SME’s and privately holds businesses in many cases as an outsourced CFO. The industry sectors that these companies operate in cover a wide spectrum including  life sciences, IT, retail, engineering consulting etc.

Littus developed as an offshoot of a divisions of Maguire Hegarty’s practice and offers companies entering the U.S. marketplace the ability to access professional expertise in that section of the U.S. in which they decide to locate their American operations.

Rob Rae

Rob Rae is a Managing Director of Littus, a soft-landing platform for foreign companies looking to grow their businesses in the USA.

Rob’s background has been centered on global growth, primarily within technology sectors. In 2000 he launched the European headquarters for Connor-Winfield Corporation in Shannon Ireland, serving as the Managing Director for three years. Ever since his return to the States, he has maintained business relationships with companies throughout Europe. In 2013 he launched Columbus Business Partners, a business and corporate development consultancy for foreign companies entering the U.S. market.

Columbus Business Partners is a founding member company of Littus.

Liz Maguire

Liz Maguire is Director of Marketing and Outreach for Littus, the ‘one-stop-shop’ for internationalizing your business, and Director of Litir Marketing, a boutique marketing consultancy based in Dublin.

Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and now based in Dublin, Ireland Liz brings a background in ecommerce and recruitment to her work with Littus. With a unique dual understanding of the U.S. and Irish markets, she enjoys working with Irish SMEs to develop marketing strategies for success at home and abroad.

After her undergraduate in Washington D.C. at American University, Liz worked with the Global Relations department of Trinity College Dublin as  a North American Recruiter for North American undergraduate students. After completing her MSc in Marketing from Trinity College Dublin, Liz worked to develop the digital marketing of a leading Irish accessories brand, before starting Litir Marketing.

Our Core Values

Littus developed from our ‘on the ground’ experience. Our core values of transparency and professionalism are principles we stand behind.

Fee Transparency

When you sign with Littus there are no hidden service fees or expenses. Should you agree to come on board for our 4 month project management program you will be charged in three installments.

Professional & Timely Delivery of Services

As part of the project management program, each Littus client receives customized one-on-one meetings and feedback to track their globalization journey.

Realistic Market Assessment

Our library of service providers will leave no stone unturned in researching and assessing SME market entry potential.

Location Agnostic

At Littus we are ‘site agnostic’ and believe that SMEs coming to the U.S. should establish wherever is best for them.


Littus delivers a clearly defined, cost effective and efficient process to assist foreign small and medium size enterprises looking at global markets for growth. The company connects these companies with local subject matter experts to effectively and efficiently enter new markets and scale for long-term success.

Get Started from Littus

At Littus we understand that you are internationalizing your business with your own time and money. We’re committed to helping you develop and support an efficient business development strategy for success.

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