About Owner’s Edge

Business Management Consultant RI

Owner’s Edge, LLC is a business advisory and consulting firm dedicated to helping business owners throughout New England build sustainable and transferable value into the foundation of their business, all while realizing their exceptional operating performance. Our mission is to bring your performance to a level you never dreamed possible.

Our experienced business management consultant RI based team is comprised of sales, operations, and financial professionals work in a complementary manner with your accountant, attorney, wealth manager, and other advisors to tailor our engagements based on our understanding and analysis of your individual company’s needs, issues and opportunities.

While we can’t claim to have an answer to what keeps you awake at night before discussing your needs, we can assure you of our dedication to finding a solution that allows you, a business owner, to work “on” your business instead of “in” it.

Our focus areas include strategic planning and tactical execution in the following areas:

  • Best-­Practice Business & Strategic Planning
  • Comprehensive Business Evaluation
  • Performance Measurement & Metrics
  • Senior Management Mentoring
  • Working Capital Evaluation
  • Capital & Finance Restructuring
  • Transition & Exit Planning
  • Growth, Profitability, & Cash Improvement
  • Operations, Process, & Structure Change
  • Business Recovery & Restructuring

About R. Thomas Stocker, Jr., Managing Director

tom_stocker_webTom brings over 35 years of strategy, operations and finance experience to the clients he advises and mentors, having worked with companies ranging from startups to businesses with over $600 million in revenue. His focus on implementing the processes and structure needed to make businesses scalable and transferable significantly increases the opportunity for company growth and successful owner exits.

As a senior operations & finance executive with a proven track record of EBITDA and working capital improvements, a history of successful cross-functional team building and operations excellence, and an unrelenting focus on customer satisfaction, he has worked in multiple industries and within many entrepreneurial companies, allowing him to hone his skills and provide meaningful counsel to owners and leaders alike. Tom has acted as a business management consultant and an advisor, providing operating and strategic performance improvement opportunities, to the CEOs and management teams of Fortune 50 companies including Nortek, Danaher, Kraft Foods, and Georgia-Pacific.

He is a member of the Chief Executives Club of RI, one of the nation’s premiere forums for the professional development and exchange of business leadership ideas for chief executives of multi-million and billion dollar corporations located in the greater Rhode Island area.  He is also a facilitator for The EDGE CEO Advisory, an owner peer group for private, growing small to mid-market businesses.

Tom received his MBA from the University of New Haven, is an Eagle Scout, an adult leader for a local Sea Scout Ship, and lives in East Greenwich, RI.

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