As a consultant, I build organizations, for-profit and non-profit, using what I have learned from my career and my education as a Chicago Booth MBA and University of Illinois-trained journalist, and relying on my great network. About me:
Senior executive and professional.
Trained and highly experienced strategic planner.
Creative problem solver, excellent marketer and communicator, experienced facilitator and resource developer.
Leader who builds boards, empowers staff, fosters teamwork and develops strong commitment within and outside the organization.
I can deliver:
Exceptional leadership and management.
A planning process that evinces a compelling vision and focuses on pursuing strategies and implementing action steps to move to the vision.
A marketing program that builds presence, drives interaction and grows resources and impact.
Examples of how I have built organizations:
As VP, Marketing, United Way, drove tripling of revenue to $26 million. As COO, introduced team management, outcomes measurement.
As Executive Director, American Fence Association, led doubling of revenue to $4 million, then limited contraction in recession. 80% member retention.
As VP, Public Affairs, Continental Bank, re-built marketing communications team in turn-around after FDIC rescue. Working with ad agency and staff, changed how/what bank communicated, externally and internally.
Launched consumer publishing company. Wrote plan, raised $750,000 from 27 investors, recruited board and staff, launched publication, managed corporation. Generated 365 ad pages, acquired 9,000 paid subscribers.
Let's talk about how I can help you build your organization.