Success Stories
 

Consumer and Lifestyle Brands

Partnered with international architecture and retail/hospitality design firm, Callison, on several new retail concepts in the fashion and beauty sector for teens and young adults.

Partnered with international architecture and retail/hospitality design firm, Callison, on several new retail concepts in the fashion and beauty sector for teens and young adults.

Led the global expansion of the Tyra Banks brand through television, digital media, venture capital and fashion and beauty.

Led the global expansion of the Tyra Banks brand through television, digital media, venture capital and fashion and beauty.

Led the creation of a long-term strategic vision and related funding plan for Seattle Center, the City of Seattle’s premier art & entertainment destination.  The strategic plan was presented to the leadership team and submitted to the mayor.

Led the creation of a long-term strategic vision and related funding plan for Seattle Center, the City of Seattle’s premier art & entertainment destination.  The strategic plan was presented to the leadership team and submitted to the mayor.

Worked with fashion manufacturing and marketing company, Kellwood, and its owner/investor, Sun Capital Partners, on new leadership improvements and a strategic plan to rebrand and grow one of its apparel companies with global sales of $250 million.

Worked with fashion manufacturing and marketing company, Kellwood, and its owner/investor, Sun Capital Partners, on new leadership improvements and a strategic plan to rebrand and grow one of its apparel companies with global sales of $250 million.

Advised this e-retail technology platform company, Shopbeam, on growth plans and facilitated strategic retail, publishing and brand partnerships.

Advised this e-retail technology platform company, Shopbeam, on growth plans and facilitated strategic retail, publishing and brand partnerships.

 
 

Media & Technology

Advised this social media analytics technology company, oneQube, on organizational and strategic growth plans.

Advised this social media analytics technology company, oneQube, on organizational and strategic growth plans.

Led the syndicated recapitalization of a $150 million West Coast radio broadcasting company.

Led the syndicated recapitalization of a $150 million West Coast radio broadcasting company.

Advised this e-retail technology platform company, Shopbeam, on growth plans and facilitated strategic retail, publishing and brand partnerships.

Advised this e-retail technology platform company, Shopbeam, on growth plans and facilitated strategic retail, publishing and brand partnerships.

Partnered with this $100 million Silicon Valley funded company, whose One Medical concept is reinventing primary care, on strategic new market developments.

Partnered with this $100 million Silicon Valley funded company, whose One Medical concept is reinventing primary care, on strategic new market developments.

Led and facilitated the global brand expansion of the syndicated television show, America’s Next Top Model, into new international markets in Europe and Asia.

Led and facilitated the global brand expansion of the syndicated television show, America’s Next Top Model, into new international markets in Europe and Asia.

 
 

Venture Capital, Private Equity and family offices

Created and launched a uniquely-branded venture capital model that was supported by leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists and select CEOs.  The kick-off was co-hosted by three partners from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,  Russell Reynolds Associates and Accel Partners.

Created and launched a uniquely-branded venture capital model that was supported by leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists and select CEOs.  The kick-off was co-hosted by three partners from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,  Russell Reynolds Associates and Accel Partners.

Developed partnerships with major universities in Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Thailand to assess, evaluate and advise the market viability of their patent portfolios which resulted in multinational corporate development and regional private equity and venture capital interest.

Developed partnerships with major universities in Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Thailand to assess, evaluate and advise the market viability of their patent portfolios which resulted in multinational corporate development and regional private equity and venture capital interest.

Worked with Sun Capital Partners on strategic improvements at Kellwood post its acquisition.

Worked with Sun Capital Partners on strategic improvements at Kellwood post its acquisition.

Led the management oversight of family offices for high profile and celebrity clients.

Led the management oversight of family offices for high profile and celebrity clients.

 

Food & Beverage

 
Advised and facilitated this pioneering specialty coffee roasting company on its growth plan.

Advised and facilitated this pioneering specialty coffee roasting company on its growth plan.

Advised the Asia-based beverage company in the health and wellness sector on global expansion plans including licensing, distribution and retail strategy.

Advised the Asia-based beverage company in the health and wellness sector on global expansion plans including licensing, distribution and retail strategy.

 
 

Healthcare

 
Partnered with this $100 million Silicon Valley funded company, whose One Medical concept is reinventing primary care, on strategic new market developments.

Partnered with this $100 million Silicon Valley funded company, whose One Medical concept is reinventing primary care, on strategic new market developments.

Worked with this leading health-focused foundation with over $10 billion in assets on numerous strategic initiatives.

Worked with this leading health-focused foundation with over $10 billion in assets on numerous strategic initiatives.

 
 

Foundations

 
Consulted with this $5 billion endowed Trust on improving the financial performance and outcomes of its grantees.

Consulted with this $5 billion endowed Trust on improving the financial performance and outcomes of its grantees.

Worked with this leading health-focused foundation with over $10 billion in assets on numerous strategic initiatives.

Worked with this leading health-focused foundation with over $10 billion in assets on numerous strategic initiatives.

 
 

Energy & Industrial 

 
Advised and facilitated a $2 billion global energy company on its post-merger consolidation by creating a shared services model and leading its strategic developments between the U.S. headquarters and its European subsidiaries in the UK, Netherlands and Germany.

Advised and facilitated a $2 billion global energy company on its post-merger consolidation by creating a shared services model and leading its strategic developments between the U.S. headquarters and its European subsidiaries in the UK, Netherlands and Germany.

Co-led various strategic business improvements of key departmental process areas such as accounting & finance, purchasing & supply chain, human resources and technology for this $1 billion energy company.  Performance improvements resulted in cost reductions of 25%, cycle time reductions of 40% and overall quality enhancements.

Co-led various strategic business improvements of key departmental process areas such as accounting & finance, purchasing & supply chain, human resources and technology for this $1 billion energy company.  Performance improvements resulted in cost reductions of 25%, cycle time reductions of 40% and overall quality enhancements.

 
 

Aviation & Transportation

 
Led the streamlining and performance improvement of its strategic sourcing and supply chain management system for significant enterprise-wide cost savings and service level enhancements.

Led the streamlining and performance improvement of its strategic sourcing and supply chain management system for significant enterprise-wide cost savings and service level enhancements.

Co-led various numerous multi-year engagements at the $1 billion revenue-generating Los Angeles World Airport that resulted in enterprise-level performance improvements and double-digit IRR and cost savings.

Co-led various numerous multi-year engagements at the $1 billion revenue-generating Los Angeles World Airport that resulted in enterprise-level performance improvements and double-digit IRR and cost savings.