What other CEOs Say...

James Hemmer, CEO, Antenna Software

“Catlin & Cookman Group's CEO Forum gives you the opportunity to freely express your concerns, share your business challenges and vet critical decisions with a peer group that often are wrestling with similar challenges. As the CEO of a fast-growing company, it's a rare luxury to gain truly objective counsel.”

Ranked #10 on Deloitte’s 2006 Technology Fast 500,
Named New Jersey's Fastest-Growing Technology Company in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program

Jeffrey Beir, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners,
Former CEO, eRoom Technology

“I can point to specific actions that I've taken as a result of participating in the CEO Forum that have had a dramatic impact on the growth of my company. These were not easy decisions, but they were made easier by having a group of people that could help me think an idea through in advance.”

Paul DiGiammarino, CEO, Anaqua

“I am a strong advocate for the CEO Forum. I grew and sold my last company for 5X more than it was worth when I started as CEO. There is no way I could have done that without the Forum.”

Dan Schimmel, CEO, Pyramid Research
Former CEO, OneSource Information Services

“The High-Growth CEO Forum fills a unique slot in a CEO's advisory requirements. The group really shares deep problems, concerns, fears, challenges, and hopes. I didn't expect the depth and clarity that we get into on some tough topics, such as how to handle sticky board of directors' issues and how to make executive and organizational change better.

2001 Entrepreneur of the Year for Business Services in New England

Gail Goodman, CEO, Constant Contact®

“Catlin & Cookman Group's Profit Spiral Annual Operating System provides valuable focus to our entire organization. It gives us a clear path for translating our long-term strategic vision into annual corporate goals, measurable departmental plans, and detailed operating budgets.”

Company Ranked #6, Deloitte’s 2006 Technology Fast 50 Program for New England
and #166 on the 2006 Inc. 500

Tod Loofbourrow, CEO, Authoria Inc

“The Catlin & Cookman Group has been an invaluable partner for Authoria - amazing people and processes for providing insight and peer-review, and for driving powerful ideas into action.”

Janet Kraus, CEO & Co-founder, Circles

“Historically, our planning had been a spreadsheet with a list of to do's and an allocation of the resources needed to get those things done. But it had no vision or strategy attached to it. After going through the Profit Spiral process, I actually know how to do a strategic operating plan.”

John Rizzi, CEO, e-Dialog

“When facing a difficult issue on my management team, or for the company as a whole, a quick call to my Catlin & Cookman Group consultant always provides an enlightened and unbiased point of view that helps bring clarity to the decision that must be made. I consider the Catlin & Cookman Group to be a vital member of my team.”

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CEO SPOTLIGHT

Colin Angle, CEO, iRobot

“The job of the CEO is inherently and unapologetically isolating. The High-Growth CEO Forum offers a refreshingly honest and sincere source of support and advice from peers who live on similar quarterdecks. Its format and strong facilitation differentiate it from other groups I have seen.”

Ernst and Young New England Entrepreneur of the Year for 2003

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