Growth Strategy

Independent management consultants specializing in growth strategy

Umbrex connects our clients to independent management consultants with deep experience in growth strategy. Over 90% of our growth strategy consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have industry experience driving growth.

How we help clients with growth strategy

Determine how to win, establish overall direction, align organization

Determine where to play and how the corporate center will add value

Elaborate a strategy into goals, timelines, initiatives, and budget

Identify new products, new services, and new business models to fuel growth

Create executive presentations, build models, conduct research and analysis

Growth strategy experience at top firms such as:

Principal, Corporate Strategy

Division Manager, Corporate Strategy

Strategy & Business Development

Corporate Strategy Manager

Senior Director Corporate Strategy

Vice President, Corporate Strategy

EVP, Director of Strategy

Head of Corporate Strategy and Analytics

SVP Strategy & Business Development

Director, Strategy and Planning

Industry examples of growth strategy projects


Developed growth strategy for the fire safety business unit of an industrial manufacturing company; achieved 7% revenue growth and 32% profit expansion.

Media & Entertainment

Developed strategy and marketing plan for national event venue company. Advised company as it grew from $25M to $500M annual revenue.

Oil & Gas

For a $3B natural gas company, expanded business lines into two new geographic regions and increased sales by 40%.


Launched an internal strategy group with design thinking principals for a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company. Shifted company to a more customer-centered culture. Initiatives generated $60M in incremental annual revenue.

Pulp and Paper

For a $6B global packaging company, developed the business case and led successful entry into the India packaging market.


For leading multinational hotel company, developed growth strategy and roll-out plan for franchised restaurant concepts.

Wine, Beer & Spirits

Identified growth opportunities in the light beer segment of the Colombian beer market. Grew company’s sales in this segment by a factor of three over a period of five years.

What clients say

Insights on growth strategy from our podcast:​



Strategic Agility

Amanda Setili


Encouraging Innovation

Robyn M. Bolton


Commercial Due Diligence

Christopher Fox



Business Unit Strategy

Geoff Wilson

Insights on growth strategy from our members:

March 7, 2021
How to Become a Champion of Change Thought Leadership

How to Become a Champion of Change

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March 6, 2021
An Informative Infographic on Pricing Thought Leadership

An Informative Infographic on Pricing

Ian Tidswell shares pricing information on creating and capturing value in...

March 5, 2021
Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand  Thought Leadership

Key Steps to Developing the Personal Brand 

Susan Hamilton Meier was recently interviewed on The Whole Person Podcast...

Useful resources on growth strategy recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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