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The Winthrop Group
The Winthrop Group

Powerful, Practical,
      Passionate, Proven . . .

The Winthrop Group is a boutique consultancy of experienced
executives who drive growth for Fortune 1000 and emerging companies.

What makes The Winthrop Group different? Here’s what our
clients say.


  • Outstanding business growth results
  • Work directly with The Winthrop Group Principals, not junior staff
  • Challenging ideas
    from smart, strategic, hands-on, experienced executives
  • Hear what you need to hear, not what you want to hear
  • Deep understanding
    of your industry, company, and culture


  • Instant value-added: address short term opportunities and “fixes” as well as long term initiatives
  • Actionable results — “what to do Monday morning”
  • Common sense, pragmatic approach from executives who have “been there, done that”
  • Implementation assistance:
    on-site coaching or day-
    to-day implementation
  • Easy to work with — no second jobs created for your staff


  • True passion for your business
  • Long term thinkers in long term relationships looking for long term results


  • Real Value created through top and bottom line growth
  • Consistently high ROI on projects
  • 90%+ repeat clients

“The Winthrop Group has been a key partner for Coach in growing our business over the past two decades. They have provided sharp insight into our target consumers, our competition, and our business, and have helped us reposition our brand and extend into new product categories.

In all of this, The Winthrop Group has combined strong intellectual capabilities with hands-on experience and deep industry expertise to ensure impactful results for our business.”

Lew Frankfort

Chief Executive Officer

Coach, Inc.


The Winthrop Group's expertise includes strategy and hands-on implementation:

  • Business growth strategies, action plans, and programs
  • Brand repositioning
  • Stalled or troubled business reinvention
  • New business/product strategy and launch
  • Sales and channel management and revitalization
  • Traditional and interactive marketing plans
  • Compelling merchandise strategies and execution
  • In-store and online customer experience
  • Interim “acting” C-level executives

The Winthrop Group works primarily in the media, retail, consumer goods, automotive, technology, and service sectors. Our clients include:

Cox Enterprises


Polo Ralph Lauren

Chicago Tribune





Johnson & Johnson


Charles Schwab