Mark McNeela Joins Columbus Consulting International

Mark McNeela Joins Columbus Consulting International to Expand Client List and Business

Columbus Consulting International is pleased to welcome the newest addition of our team, Mark McNeela. Mark joined Columbus in January of this year as a principal and the company’s director of business development. In this role, Mark will be responsible for growing Columbus Consulting’s client list and helping the group’s partners and principals secure and bring on new retail clients.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the Columbus Consulting team and lend over 25 years of experience to help grow the business,” said McNeela. “I believe in the work that Columbus is doing and I’m excited to help bring the expertise and knowledge of the Columbus team to retailers.”

Mark brings more than 25 years of experience in Professional Services focused on delivering solutions that address the strategic business performance, technology integration and enterprise transformation initiatives of Fortune 1000 firms. He has partnered with executives at all levels to help achieve defined business goals by successfully presenting and positioning the optimal performance management solutions that address their specific needs while aligning the solution to the strategic and operational objectives of the enterprise.

In the last 15 years, Mark has focused exclusively on partnering with many of the most progressive retailers in the country to deliver world-class strategies and solutions across the key functional areas of finance, merchandise, operations, logistics and supply chain.

Prior to joining Columbus Consulting, Mark served as a Director in the Advisory Services Practice of KPMG, where he focused on delivering integrated Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) solutions to Fortune 1000 firms; the Retail EPM Director for Alvarez & Marsal where he was responsible for delivering integrated retail planning solutions across finance, operations and merchandise groups; and the National Retail EPM Accounts Director of ThinkFast Consulting (acquired by Palladium Group) where he helped grow the retail practice from five retail accounts to over 150.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to our growing team,” said Jon Beck, CEO, Columbus Consulting International. “As our director of business development, Mark will be a critical player in helping build relationships with key retailers as our consultancy continues to expand.”

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