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Interim Management & Support

We recognize organizations don't always need consulting assistance. Instead, they could use resource support to fill a temporary operational or programming void.

 

To help organizations address their temporary resource needs, we offer two distinct types of executive leadership and interim management support:

  • Interim Executives & Managerial Support
    Augment your executive team with an additional senior management member with skills and expertise/capacity your organization currently lacks

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  • Executive / Non-Executive Chief of Staff
    Get resource assistance to take some of the lower value-add activities off your CEO/Executive Director's plate so that you, as the Chief of your organization may focus on the most pertinent activities only you are capable of and hired by your Board of Directors to accomplish.

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We don't just help you fill a critical leadership position, we help you meet your Diversity Goals.  We believe in promoting workforce diversity and our talent pool draws from a broad range of workforce demographics to meet your specific needs. From Millennial to Generation X and Baby Boomer, our C-suite talent pool satisfies your unique leadership needs and enriches your leadership talent and bench strength. 

Interim Executives/Leaders

 

Dynamic business and market changes sometimes leave owners and executives of small businesses and senior management teams of larger companies with a critical void on their leadership teams. We can not only help you fill this key void quickly but also give you access to valuable experience, fresh ideas, best practices and strengthen your bench strength to accomplish immediate goals.

Our seasoned executives will help you keep the momentum going, turn challenging situations around, build up a new function or advance the maturity of an existing capability, accelerate a start-up, achieve a short-term goal or address some immediate challenges. 

Further, by deploying interim help, it will buy you time to verify your exact leadership talent needs, as well as help you contain or defer additional fixed overhead cost.

Learn how we can serve you in similar or like the roles below.

  • CISO

  • Chief Operating Officer

  • Executive Chief of Staff

  • Chief Transformation/Digital Officer

  • Chief Data Officer

  • Change Management Executive Leader

  • Chief Technology/Infrastructure Officer

  • Cloud Migration Executive Lead

  • Continuous Improvement Leader

  • Chief Human Resource Officer

  • Chief Marketing Officer

  • Corporate Secretary

  • Controller

  • Chief Administrative Officer

  • Finance Director

  • Internal Controls Officer

  • Internal Audit

  • Program Director

  • PMO Director

  • Regulatory Management Officer

  • SOX Director/Manager

Executive Chief of Staff (eCoS) Services

Frequently small business owners, SMB executives and large corporation leaders have more that they want to accomplish but just don't have the capacity, bench strength or the time to do so. Business growth or dynamic market changes could also necessitate the need to expand, to transform operationally, and/or drive enterprise change. Nonetheless, it may be prudent to delay or defer adding additional headcount and consequently fixed costs until you have had a chance to conduct due diligence and a methodical organization capacity/talent needs assessment.

Our Executive Chief of Staff (eCoS) services are designed to provide SMBs' senior management and small business owners the flexibility to achieve more without adding fixed overhead cost or stretching their current leadership teams too far.

How do we add value?

How can an Interim Executive/Management Team member assist and add value to my organization?

Examples of responsibilities we assumed and outcomes we achieved:

Target Operating Models - Analyze your organization's effectiveness and current state capabilities. Research and recommend data-driven recommended design to improve operational effectiveness, organization agility and modernization.

Operational and Organization Effectiveness - Develop strategy, implement actionable plans and improve people, process, tools, data, technology adoption to dramatically improve operational and organization effectiveness

Transformation Change - Shepherd Transformation and Operational Change

Talent Management - Improve Talent Management, Performance Management & Succession Planning. Link talent management with strategic imperatives and goals.  Build bench strength and leaders to prepare for your organization's future leadership needs

External/Strategic Marketing - Provide Strategic and Marketing Leadership to Boost and Optimize Brand Name, Enter New Markets and Introduce New Products with Maximum Impact

Cybersecurity Resiliency and Risk Management - Build out cybersecurity capabilities and reduce reputational, legal, security and operational risks to the organization, Board of Directors and CEO

Augment Capacity - Improve Morale, Productivity and Effectiveness. Remove "swirl and churn" in your organization due to poor morale, low employee engagement or low productivity/organization effectiveness because of "busy work" that adds no or little value.  Refocus your organization and boost performance by having an experienced leader help shepherd your organization using management and leadership best practices.

Why hire our Executive Chief of Staff services?

Our highly skilled executive chief of staff (eCoS) resources have helped numerous senior executives and small business leaders undertake a broad range of special, critical and highly visible or confidential projects across industries. Our clients in this space have included executives in virtually every major function. From CFOs, CTOs, General Counsel, General Managers, CEOs, COOs, to Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Actuary Officers and Chief Human Resource Officers, we have helped leaders accomplish a varying number of short-term and intermediate goals.

Annual Business Planning

 

Corporate Secretary - Operational Improvements

 

Enterprise IT Budget Planning

 

Executive Communications & Messaging - Construct and convey departmental accomplishments and success stories to Senior Management

 

Internal Strategic Communications - Improve Presentation Effectiveness to C-Suite and Board of Directors

Service Models - Analyze and Recommend Options with Pros and Cons 

Special Projects

Strategic and Enterprise Initiatives

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Our People

Meet some of our talent who have wowed clients as CMO, COO, CHRO, CISO and more ...

Check back regularly as this page rotates and highlights our high caliber senior talent that helps steer some of the best organizations in their respective industries to new heights.

Eileen for CMO

Eileen has more than two decades of experience in strategic marketing, communications, outreach, organization change and culture development. She has a two Master's degree from University of Oxford and University of Westminster in Coaching of Change, International Relations, Conflict Resolution, and a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations and Marketing. Eileen has worked and consulted for F500 companies, SMBs and startups across industries including high tech, telecommunications, software and non-profit sectors. Companies she has served include CISCO and Alcatel.  As acting CMO for a high-tech organization, Eileen has shepherded its international growth and expansion into new geographical markets and dramatically improved its
brand value.

Alan for CHRO/
Chief People & Performance Officer

Alan has more than 20 years of experience in human resource management, organization change, learning innovation, leadership development, organization effectiveness and process excellence. He has a Ph.D. in Psychology and four Master's degree including an MBA.  Alan also holds several executive leadership certificates from Cornell University, University of Michigan and University of Notre Dame.  Alan has worked and advised several large and SMB organizations in healthcare and non-healthcare sectors including White Plains Hospital, Northwell, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Hofstra Northshore LIJ School of Medicine and Adelphi University.  He is a board member of many organizations including Extended Home Health, North Hempstead Housing Authority and  Garden City Park Water and Fire District.  As interim CHRO for a $1-2B organization, Alan significantly improved the organization's effectiveness and performance levels in talent management, efficiency, succession planning and human resource management capabilities.

James for CISO

James has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, cloud security, disaster recovery, business continuity and IT security management. Formerly he held leadership and executive roles with Fortune 100 companies and served as CISO for a major business unit at ADP. James built a GRC program from ground up for a $2.5B business unit. He also established and chaired the Executive Security Council, made up of the CIO, CTO, CFO, CMO, Chief Legal Counsel, and head of HR. Jim has also served as a member of the Chief Audit (ERM) council, representing security, risk and compliance.  James has served as interim CISO for multiple SMB organizations across industries protecting offices in more than 100 countries and more than 500 million consumers/users.  James 

received the coveted Top 100 IT leaders award from Computer World. He has an MBA from Washington State University, an Executive Leadership certificate from Wharton Business School and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. 

Robert for
Executive Chief of Staff/ COO

Robert has more than 15 years of experience steering transformation change, enterprise systems implementation (Workday, HRIS, SAP, Oracle, Salesforce) and operations change. He has served in numerous high-level capacities including acting as the Chief of Staff to the CIA's Special Ops and Community Clandestine Advisory Group.  He has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Columbia University and a Master's degree in Government and International Affairs from John Hopkins University. Robert has worked and advised F500 companies including Samsung, MetLife, Boston Beer Company, federal agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), universities and non-profit organizations (Carnegie Endowment, NYU, Vera, Columbia University, Water Environment Federation).  

 
Have Other Needs?

We understand that businesses can have unique challenges and needs. If the service you are after is not listed, please contact us for a no obligation consultation session. Our network of seasoned professionals and management consultants have deep experience solving a broad range of business issues.  We will work with you to solve an uncommon requirement. If we cannot help you, we will offer insights or connect you to a provider in our network who will be able to help you.