MCG Team - Experience Matters
The Mead Consulting Group puts the best talent available to work to meet the needs of your business.
MCG includes more than 40 senior consultants. Each of these seasoned professionals has general management experience and background in marketing, strategic planning, sales, business development, manufacturing, distribution and finance and has worked with Fortune 500 companies and successful small and mid-size companies.
The MCG team of professionals have held positions such as president and CEO, general manager, controller, CFO, VP of sales and marketing, with companies such as Mountain Medical Equipment, Medtronic, GE, Bristol Myers, Gates, Procter & Gamble, Oracle, National Starch, Pentax, GE Medical Systems, Cigna, Samsonite, Milton Bradley, Cisco, Boston Market.
Most importantly, our team of consultants who work directly with CEO’s have three vital assets:
- Broad functional experience with larger companies ($150M or above) in a P&L role.
- Have started a company and FAILED (it is true that we learn more from failure than success).
- Have been with a mid-size business that SUCCEEDED.
Learn more about the MCG team.
Dave Mead - 30+ years P& L responsibility - Milton Bradley, Fisher Price, Samsonite, Mountain Medical, Dycol Chemicals. Started / ran six companies (Marketing, Operations, Finance, International)
Sherri Baum - 20 years P&L experience with software, technology companies (Product Development, Marketing, International). Started and ran three companies
Greg Benson - 15 years P& L experience with software and technology companies (Sales, Business Development). Ran three companies across multiple industries
Charles Booth - 25 years experience with International Business Development, Sales, Strategic Relationships, Joint Ventures
Karen Brankowski - 15 years experience with software and education companies (GM, Product Marketing). Ran three companies in Education market
Bob Branson - 30 years P&L experience in energy-related industries. Significant International experience (Joint Ventures, M&A, Strategic Relationships
Chris Carosella - 25+ years P&L responsibility - General Electric; GE Capital (Operations, Sales, Marketing, Business Process, Organizational Development). Integrated numerous acquisitions of all sizes. Also involved with business development for MCG.
Tony Caruso - 20+ years experience leading medical device and instrumentation firms (General Management, Marketing). Started or ran three companies including successful IPO.
Steve Darby - 25 years P&L - manufacturing, distribution companies (Operations, Sales, Marketing). Started and ran two companies
Jennifer Dawkins - 25+ years GM and P&L manufacturing companies (Manufacturing, Distribution, Supply Chain, Operations, LEAN)
Mike Flanagan - 30+ years P&L - IBM, Compaq, B2B services. Started and ran 3 companies (Technology, Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Business Process)
Michael Florio - 20 years P&L responsibility - US Surgical, J&J. Started and Ran four medical device and software companies (Marketing, Sales, FDA Clinical, Software development)
Larry Gandolfo - 25+ years GM P&L responsibility. (Franchise Operations, Sales, Marketing). Ran four different franchise businesses
Cynthia Golden - 20+ years GM and P&L software, technology companies (Manufacturing, Distribution, International, LEAN)
Linda Hartman- 20+ years GM and P&L consumer packaged goods, media, distribution companies (Marketing, Distribution, Logistics, International)
Brian Hok - 25+ years GM and P&L manufacturing and technology companies (Manufacturing, Distribution, International, LEAN)
Paul Hoyt - 30 years experience with Oracle, EDS, QCS. Started and ran three companies (IT, Software Development, Marketing, Operations, Business process / Organizational Change). Paul heads the Palo Alto office for MCG
Mitchell Irwin - 35+ years GM and P&L software, technology companies (Manufacturing, Distribution, International). Started and ran five companies.
Margaret Jeffries - 15+ years GM and P&L software, technology companies (Manufacturing, Distribution, International)
Kevin Johns -25 years experience in healthcare services, medical devices - BOC Healthcare, Johnson& Johnson, Surgicon. (Marketing, Operations, Business process / Organizational Change) Started and ran 3 companies
Jerry King - 40 years P&L experience - Digital, HP, Dell. (Marketing, Operations, Business process / Organizational Change)
John Larkin - 20+ years P&L - UPS, Fed Ex. CEO of 2 companies (Logistics, Marketing, Fulfillment, Distribution, Call Centers)
Jonathan Levitt - 35 years experience as Operations Executive (Manufacturing, Distribution) with experience spanning seven companies
Mary Beth Loesch - 30 years P&L responsibility with Business Services, Tech & Software companies. Mix of public, private and startups. (Strategy, International, M&A, IPO's, Ops, Marketing & Sales)
Deborah Longer - 15 years P&L experience. Started, ran and sold two successful consumer products companies
Dan Manelli - 25 years of experience with LEAN and Supply Chain projects across a number of industries and geographies
Charlie McKeon - 20+ years Sales and Marketing experience that led to running four companies (CEO, GM) and taking each from under $10M in revenue to over $35M in revenue
Brian McNeeley - 30 years experience restructuring companies for better performance. With an incredible sense of humor and insight, he has worked wonders with eleven companies
Patricia Monaghan - 15 years P&L - software, technology.
Susan Mowers - 25 years P&L - content, post-secondary education, software, e-Learning (Marketing, Operations, Distribution) Ran two companies.
Don Probert- 25+ years GM and P&L manufacturing companies (Manufacturing, Distribution, International)
Ray Scorza - 20 years experience as GM and technical manager with manufacturing companies
Jim Smith - 45 years P&L experience. Started and Ran nine companies, including two IPOs. Has forgotten more about success in business than most have ever known
Richard Tucker - 15 years P&L - toys and games, content, e-Learning (Operations, Distribution, Logistics)
Barbara Thompson - Simply one of the most dynamic leaders, she built and ran two companies over a 30-year career before joining MCG
Jason Weitz - A physician by background, Jason founded and ran three medical device companies and sold each to major pharmaceutical/device companies
Kathryn White - 35 years of experience leading companies in the services industries. Started and ran three companies to successful exits
Barbara Wilson - 20+ Years P&L experience in consumer products and sports-related industries (International, Supply Chain, Joint Ventures, M&A)
James Wong - 25 years experience with software, manufacturing, and building products companies in China and near- Asia
Sandy Young - 40 years experience taking products to market and growing to significant size. Over four decades, Sandy has taken five major products to market that have each generated more than $50M in sales
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