About The Author

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John E. Quinlan is a management consultant specializing in strategy formation, strategic planning, organization development and executive coaching.

He founded Growth Strategies Global L.L.C. (GSG), headquartered in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in 1986. As managing director, he has designed the firm to operate from a unique philosophy that balances his broad range of experiences in upper management with tested management consulting practices, underpinned by behavioural science knowledge.

Quinlan provides integrated financial, operational and change management services to U.S. and international companies and was a founding CEO of a publicly traded financial services company. He has been an advisor to for-profit, non-profit and municipal organisations, as well as family firms and closely held companies, and has extensive experience in executive coaching.  The successes and failures he has experienced throughout his career play a major role in the operating philosophy of his company.

Quinlan holds a BA in Economics from Albion College in Michigan and a Master of Science in Organisational Development (MSOD) from the American University, Washington, D.C.

More information on John’s professional consulting work can be found on his website: