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Sam Simmons

Sam has spent his entire business career in consumer product businesses with deep experience in both the retail and wholesale channels which include brick & mortar and online business formats. He focuses on both startups and mid-sized consumer pr

Feb 01 •7 min read

Joe Denis

Joe is experienced in Growth Strategy, Marketing, Sales & Business Development with an extensive record of growing global business value, igniting revenues and driving profitability.  His unique blend of revenue growth skills, both strategic and

Jan 31 •7 min read

Don Koller

Joining Newport LLC’s Southern California practice, Don Koller brings to Newport a solid background as a serial CEO adept in the consumer products space, principally the food industry.  He has a history of providing leadership with successful res

Aug 14 •7 min read

Alan Nichols

Alan Nichols is a partner in our Northern California practice. Alan has spent the majority of his career in the growth side of the advertising driven economy. He has a track record of building value through strategic, operational and financial leader

May 29 •7 min read

Susan Kearney

I get great satisfaction from working side by side with growth-minded CEOs and their teams to build more value in their businesses. I appreciate the deep relationships I build with my clients and the exceptional results we achieve together. My backgr

Feb 21 •7 min read

Sherri Wolf

Sherri is a seasoned finance and operations professional with deep experience scaling up operations and financial structures of emerging growth companies. Sherri began her career on Wall Street with Salomon Brothers and then became an equity research

Feb 21 •7 min read

Randy Leeder

Randy brings extensive CFO and business experience, with an enthusiasm for practical results, to help entrepreneurial companies reach their goals and become more successful. He works with clients to establish financial best practices that provide goo

Feb 21 •7 min read

Peter Rugg

Peter has extensive experience as a senior executive and advisor, responsible for issues like corporate restructuring, debt management, cost management and all forms of public and private debt and equity securities and fund raising. Following a succe

Feb 21 •7 min read

Kevin Poole

Kevin Poole is a seasoned leader with diverse experience as both a senior advisor to CXOs of middle-market firms, and as an operating executive at a Fortune 500 company. He was a senior partner with Ernst & Young and Capgemini for 12 years, durin

Feb 21 •7 min read

Doug Tatum

Doug is Chairman of Newport LLC, a national partnership of CEOs and senior executives who advise emerging middle market companies and assist private equity firms to invest in and grow portfolio companies. He is also a member of the Teaching Faculty a

Feb 21 •7 min read