Solving Business Challenges with Experienced Leadership
Core Catalysts’ Executive on Demand program is a flexible arrangement that pairs business needs with the right leader. The program provides seasoned, vetted executive services impassioned to solve and improve key business challenges on an interim, supplementary or advisory basis. Whether planned or unexpected, clients partner with highly adaptable and experienced leaders with proven processes, methodologies, tools and teams as needed. The Core Catalysts executives are quick to adapt and roll up their sleeves to share their strong mentoring skills and objective insights from other companies and industries. Flexible leadership is much more impactful than hiring and recruiting when not needed. Not caught up in office politics and not looking for next job; Core Catalysts Executives are motivated solely by business successes.
Dan brings over 30 years of comprehensive executive business experience and progressive accomplishment as a results oriented strategic finance leader. He focuses on organizational design and financial systems optimization, strategic planning and investment analysis.
Senior executive leader driving Fortune 100 value through procurement, cost savings and operational process improvements across $10B global sourcing. Marvin draws on his legal and organizational leadership to optimize analytics and spend, while creating improvements across a wide variety of functions and commodities. His strong leadership has improved prices across 38k global vendors and multiple internal departments in telecommunications and manufacturing. He lowers the total cost of ownership by driving…
Innovative, results oriented leader with comprehensive executive business experience with companies using a consultative approach to understand the client’s business direction and technology-based needs to manage organizations into the next era. During her professional career, responsibilities have encompassed Leadership, Management, Business Development and Information Technology.
Jim brings over 25 years of providing solutions and leadership to corporate growth initiatives. His broad and progressive accomplishments span across general/commercial management, financial planning & analysis, procurement, risk management and human resources. He has excelled leading mergers & acquisitions, facilities integrations and consolidations, and private equity ventures.
Jo Anne brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the Core Catalysts team. Her experience within management consulting spans multiple industries within the publicly traded Fortune 500 companies. Her expertise includes operational efficiency and effectiveness, strategic planning, customer service, process and organizational design and development. An effective leader in CEO and COO roles Jo Anne has received numerous awards. Among these awards, in 2009 Jo Anne has was recognized as one of Midwest CEO Magazines Most Influential Women and in 2010 she was recognized as one of Kansas City’s top female executives by Ingram’s Magazine.
Manufacturing Operations Executive directing high-volume, multi-plant operations.
Proven track record in revitalizing stagnant functions, driving quality improvements, improving profits, controlling costs, expediting products to market, and achieving genuine results.
Dean strengthens brands, builds cultures and protects reputations. He helps tell compelling stories that drive change and growth. With decades advising C-suite executives and building brand and communications teams, Dean has guided organizations through dramatic growth as well as potentially debilitating crises.
Dan Stifter has over 30 years of senior executive experience, primarily at Coca-Cola and Hallmark.
Dan is a partner at Stratex Solutions, which provides software and services that turn strategic plans into exceptional results. He is heavily involved with the startup community, and is a 2015 winner of TechWeek 100 Most Influential Leaders award.
We bring our wide-ranging expertise and experience to your company. We fill gaps, drive innovation and solutions, and grow your business.
FILL LEADERSHIP VACANCIES for sudden or planned departures, seasonal cycles; time to hire
LEAD CHANGE MANAGEMENT through restructures, negotiations, downsizing, mergers & acquisitions, turnarounds and business sale
CREATE STRATEGIC VISION: Markets, Technology, Business to accelerate momentum, product/service launches, sales, marketing and communications
DRIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITY / DEMAND CREATION drive growth and market position
DEVELOP LEADERSHIP & CULTURE to develop peak performance and new roles and new cultures
EXPERIENCED INNOVATOR / DISRUPTOR
EXECUTIVE COACHING AND MENTORING