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Three keys to our success:

1. Even when our responsibilities may focus on a specific functional area, we keep a broad perspective, carefully evaluating how any steps we take may impact the company as a whole. We also identify changes in other areas that will reinforce our own efforts and help companies realize maximum value.

2. We think strategically but also roll up our sleeves and delve deep into the details, working directly with stakeholders to design effective solutions and gain buy in.

3. Sensitive to the negative reactions and the disruption that may occur when interim executives come on board, we are skilled at developing positive, collaborative relationships with colleagues and with staff who report to us.

We are prepared to:

Provide leadership, strategic direction, mentoring, and guidance

Augment staff, especially during periods of cost and staffing reductions

Fill gaps in knowledge or skills

Assist with change or crisis management

Provide management for absentee or transitioning ownership

Support function leads (finance, operations, corporate and business development)

Lead special initiatives, programs, and projects, rather than pulling company resources from essential day-to-day activities

Provide coverage during absences and illnesses

Manage turnarounds, workouts, and restructurings

Manage businesses for VCs, PEGs, angel investors, receivers, trust departments, etc.

Manage closely-held and family- and employee-owned businesses

Provide effective and seamless transitions to permanent staff

“Kelly was our firm’s interim Director of Business Development for over a year. Kelly’s overall breadth and depth of experience, as well as his tenacious “never give up” attitude, were extremely valuable in enhancing our business development efforts, despite intense competition and a depressed economy. During his tenure, almost all of the business development performance metrics greatly improved.”

Ronald K. Johnson
Critical Solutions, Inc.
Interim Executive and Management Staffing

We provide interim C-level executives, managers, functional leaders, and strategic staff for short-term or long-term engagements.

Some of the benefits for our clients have included:

As interim CEO of a struggling business services firm, championed a major turnaround within one year by increasing revenues by 50% and returning the company to profitability, while overhauling the financial reporting, HR practices, and many of the key operational processes.

As interim Director of Business Development for a construction management firm during a major economic downtown, brought in $45 million in new projects, a four-fold increase over the previous year, and greatly improved numerous key performance metrics.

As interim COO of an emerging software development and consulting firm, laid the groundwork for rapid growth associated with the development and roll-out of a revolutionary QA automation product.
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