• Howard M. Guttman

    For 30 years, Guttman has helped clients create high-performing, horizontal organizations and teams.

    Howard M. Guttman


  • Thomas A. Radice

    For Guttman consultants getting results is half the battle. How you get them is the other half.

    Thomas A. Radice

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Carol   Bocchino, Ph.D.

    Accelerating performance means decelerating conflict, reducing decision cycle time, minimizing noise, and breaking down silos. Friction is the enemy of speed.

    Carol Bocchino, Ph.D.

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Pete  Elder

    The tipping point for becoming a high-performance team is when peers hold peers—and the leader—accountable for results.

    Pete Elder

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Jim  Bennett

    Guttman views leadership not as a title or position, but as a set of high-performing, organization-wide behaviors.

    Jim Bennett

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Laura  Christenson

    In Guttman’s view, organizations are aligned when they are in sync both vertically and horizontally.

    Laura Christenson

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Wendy R. Weidenbaum

    Horizontal organizations don’t just happen.  They are counterintuitive and must be created, which is a central goal of Guttman’s consulting approach.

    Wendy R. Weidenbaum

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Greg  Brewer

    Empowerment puts a heavy burden on leaders, who must ensure that those held accountable for results are prepared to deliver them.

    Greg Brewer

    Associate Senior Consultant

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Ronen Zohar is CEO of U.S.-based Sabra Dipping Company, LLC, a leading spread and dip company known for its line of refrigerated products, including hummus, salsa, and guacamole. It operates in four countries and employs 700 people. Sabra was founded in 2007 as a 50-50 joint venture between PepsiCo and Israeli-based food manufacturer, Strauss.

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Managing Conflict/Influencing -- Ricola, U.S. Managing Conflict/Influencing -- Ricola, U.S.

To meet the challenges of business growth in a tough market, William D. Higgins, president of Ricola U.S., and his team worked with Guttman, used a phased approach to

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Adding High-Perfrormance Zest to Growing a Start-up Adding High-Perfrormance Zest to Growing a Start-up

Todd Lachman is CEO and president, and Lisa O’Driscoll is senior vice president, people and organization of Sovos Brands, a new kind of food and beverage company. Sovos’s mission is to acquire and rapidly grow a portfolio of one-of-a-kind iconic brands, such as Rao’s Homemade, the leading brand of super-premium pasta sauce, and Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, a leading producer of premium frozen Italian entrees.

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