Kevin Cuthbert, Principal

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Kevin is a seasoned leader with over 30 years of experience in the human capital space. He has coached hundreds of executives, worked with executive teams to gain greater alignment and productivity and has designed and implemented award-winning leadership learning processes and organization change initiatives. Kevin has worked across most major industries around the globe and brings significant experience with due diligence and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Kevin is a certified Bates ExPI™ feedback provider. The Bates ExPI (Bates Executive Presence Index™) is the first and only research-based, scientifically validated assessment to measure executive presence.

Results Achieved

Kevin has worked with scores of organizations from small-scale startups to Fortune 100 organizations. Over the course of his career Kevin has helped organizations to achieve productivity gains of 20% or more; to reduce the costs of turnover by more than $5M; to increase the number of people ready for promotion by 15% or more; and to orchestrate major re-organizations that have saved, in total, tens of millions of dollars.

Expertise and Credentials

Kevin’s experience spans business and academia with expertise in consulting, facilitation and coaching. Prior to joining Bates, he served as Associate Dean for Executive & Professional Programs at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. In addition, he had a private coaching and consulting firm, Blueprint Business Consulting. Prior to Daniels, Kevin was the Chief Consulting Officer at Interaction Associates (IA) where he was responsible for the quality, growth and development of Interaction Associates’ 50-person Talent Network.  Prior to IA, Kevin served as the Chief Operating Officer for Karlin Sloan & Company (KS&C) where he oversaw Sales, Client Relations and Operations. KS&C is a leadership development consulting firm that specializes in executive coaching. Kevin has also served as the worldwide head of Human Resources for Swissotel, as a Senior Managing Consultant at the Gallup Organization, and as a Director of Research at the Hay Group.

He is a co-author of "Lemonade, the Leader's Guide to Resilience at Work."  During his tenure at the Gallup Organization, he contributed to the research and writing of the book, "First, Break all the Rules," by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman.

Kevin holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, where he also has served on the faculty. He has served on a number of for-profit and not-for-profit boards in the US and Switzerland.