Our Team 2017-12-12T18:51:08+00:00

Our senior people are top professionals with proven track records in their fields. We are not “lifetime consultants” – we are experienced line managers with expertise in general management, strategy, marketing, retail and eCommerce, and sales.

Our experience spans a range of industries, including media and entertainment, retailing and eCommerce, fashion apparel and accessories, automotive, technology, financial services, and hospitality.

We operate on a nation-wide basis, with professionals in Southern California, Silicon Valley, New York, Texas, Nevada, and Florida.

LAURA PETRUCCI
LAURA PETRUCCIFounder and Chief Executive Officer of The Winthrop Group
  • Laura Petrucci, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Winthrop Group, has spent twenty-five years consulting to retail, eCommerce, media, and automotive companies, and has worked in senior executive positions in Fortune 500 companies for more than ten years.
LINDA GEIGER
LINDA GEIGER
  • Linda Geiger is a senior executive with 30 years of marketing and management experience, with extensive expertise in business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing strategy. She specializes in business strategy, marketing strategy, analytic insights alignment, organizational strategy, database marketing (a.k.a. big data), and product management.
BRAD GROB
BRAD GROB
  • Brad Grob has a proven track record in helping companies achieve significant revenue growth, both as a senior operating executive as well as growth consultant . His areas of expertise include growth strategy, sales, marketing, and new business development.
JULIA CARROLL
JULIA CARROLL
  • Julia Carroll is an expert on the Millennial and Gen Z consumer segments, focusing on their attitudes and behavior towards media, retail, eCommerce, and digital platforms.
ROB EDENZON
ROB EDENZON
  • For the last 30 years, Rob Edenzon has built and managed sales teams of all sizes. His experience has ranged from creating and managing worldwide networks of independent sales representatives to leading more than 300 employees in his sales organizations.
ALLIAH LIVINGSTONE
ALLIAH LIVINGSTONE
  • Alliah Livingstone is a marketing, strategy and research professional with significant line experience in media/publishing and consumer products. She has particular expertise in digital platforms and digital marketing.
ELAINE LORING
ELAINE LORING
  • Elaine Loring is an experienced consultant with expertise in business-to-business and consumer marketing strategy, product and brand positioning, market intelligence, and customer and competitive research.

 

WENDEE LUNT
WENDEE LUNT
  • Wendee Lunt is a senior marketing and business development executive with extensive experience helping clients identify global growth opportunities through product development, brand positioning and licensing. Her experience includes senior roles with multi-channel marquee brands including Tiffany & Co., Coach, Judith Leiber, and Tumi.
REINA MEUCCI
REINA MEUCCI
  • Reina Meucci is a unique blend of a creative merchant and a visionary design leader in the fashion retail business. She has 25 years of management and consulting experience with a proven track record of building and growing businesses in fashion, retail, and accessories.
SETSUKO OGATA
SETSUKO OGATA
  • Setsuko Ogata, an associate of The Winthrop Group, is a senior consultant specializing in direct and digital marketing, retail, and cross-cultural marketing strategies. Over a career spanning thirty years, she has worked with American, European, and Japanese companies to create and build businesses.
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ROBIN PLOTKIN
ROBIN PLOTKIN
  • Robin Plotkin’s twenty five years of experience in marketing, branding, and business development spans both the client and consulting side of business. As a consultant, Ms. Plotkin has worked with Fortune 500 companies in a wide range of industries, including for-profit education, financial services, utilities, chemicals, heavy industry, transportation, telecommunications, and consumer goods.
JUDY STEWART
JUDY STEWART
  • Judy Stewart is a proven general manager and senior merchandising executive with more than 30 years of working at top levels of retail and manufacturing companies. She is a specialist in strategically repositioning businesses for professionally managed growth by refocusing companies to successfully capture changing customer profiles, market conditions, and competitive opportunities.
LYNN TAVAROZZI
LYNN TAVAROZZI
  • A former Vice President with the Walt Disney Company, Lynn Tavarozzi is a marketing and general management professional who provides strategic thinking and effective management to focus, grow, and optimize businesses. Her expertise includes brand strategy, media/entertainment, retail and eCommerce, technology, startups, and corporate enterprise.
MARIO TOTA
MARIO TOTA
  • Mario Tota’s professional successes are derived from single-minded focus on revenue attainment. He has accomplished this through his skillful management of highly-successful sales organizations.