National General Manager of New Markets
"Setting achievable goals is over-rated. You’ll go
further in life stretching for goals most people would consider
impossible—even falling short of those seems to take you farther in
life. Enjoy the journey, don’t sweat the small stuff, and work with
a team of like-minded people who do not like to
I work with Slalom Consulting’s executive team to open new
offices throughout the US. From new market strategy to hiring
initial leadership teams, I ensure that Slalom builds and executes
its market expansion plans. I also work with national leadership
teams to recruit for and market Slalom to the consulting community
across the country.
You never stop learning how to be a better leader. I always
start with the premise that humility is important, and to lead is
to really focus on helping those around you be more
successful. From there, recognizing that a leadership team will go further
than any single leader can take an organization. Slalom
Consulting’s ability to assemble a group of leaders who know how to
challenge, but ultimately complement each other is really special
to see in action.
What makes Slalom great?
First, Slalom’s culture of growth, innovation, and finding that
next great challenge really makes this a special place. Our
innovative local model is a force multiplier in how our Slalom
network ties everyone together and supports our commitment to be
the number-one firm for talented consultants to join and grow their
Second, Slalom is a great place to build friendships and a fun
place to be every day. My best friends work here. And third,
passion. The passion our people have not only for consulting
and our clients, but for Slalom itself is amazing.
What attracted you to Slalom?
Right time, right place. Brad Jackson, our CEO, said, “If
you join, you will have the opportunity to help build a 100M+
company.” Pretty bold considering at the time there were less
than five employees. But the ability to build, grow, and make a big
difference in a company that had a big vision was very
Prior to joining Slalom in 1994, I worked as ananalyst at First
Interstate Bank, and in sales for the Colorado Rockies baseball
I attended the University of Iowa with a double
major: Economics and Communication Studies.
Hobbies and charities
Golf, snowboarding, guitar, organizations that support homeless