Kurt has spent his career leading the sales, marketing, and both the domestic and international operations of some of the most recognized premium brands in the world including Golden Books, Jim Beam, and Rust-Oleum.

He is tenacious in his pursuit of “How we can” instead of “Why we can’t”. Kurt has a passion for helping businesses grow and evolve whether the need is evolutionary or revolutionary.

His experience crosses multiple functions, industries and markets. Kurt offers a unique background in Sales, Marketing, and General Management having held corporate roles from CMO to President.

 

Kurt Hardy

Consultant

President | Strategic Transformational Leader | Consumer & Industrial | M&A

khardy@sandhillconsultinggroup.com

  • Corporate Strategy Formulation & Execution

  • M&A Integrations

  • ERP & Supply Chain Digital Transformations

  • Online Selling (B2B, B2C, DTC, Amazon, Walmart) Best Practices

FOUNDING PARTNER

  • Interim Executives CEO

  • Marketing & Sales

  • M&A Strategy

  • Housewares, Giftware, Food Service and Commercial Play Equipment
     

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Executive/CEO

  • General Management

  • Investment

  • Food Service

  • Publishing

  • Paper-Plastics-Printing
     

FOUNDING PARTNER

  • Branding

  • Design

  • Creative Direction

  • Digital User Experience
     

Rob Croft

ADVISOR

  • Interim Management

  • Business Integration

  • Marketing

  • Innovation & New Products

  • Strategic Planning

  • International Expansion

  • Organizational Structure & Development

  • Consumer and Industrial
     

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Leader

  • Marketing & Sales

  • Innovation

  • Licensing

     

PRESIDENT

  • Operations & Logistics

  • Growth

  • Product Sourcing & Supply

  • Paper-Plastics-Printing

     

CONSULTANT

  • Marketing

  • Sales

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Leader

  • Sales

  • Publishing

  • Food Service

  • Paper-Plastics-Printing

PARTNER

  • Paper-Plastics-Printing

  • Operations & Logistics

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Executive

  • Operations & Logistics

  • Growth

  • Product Sourcing & Supply

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Executive/CEO

  • Communications & Content

  • Product-Market Strategy

  • Media

  • Education

FOUNDING PARTNER

  • Information Technology

  • Technology Transformation

  • Cloud Computing

  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity

CONSULTANT

  • ​Growth

  • Talent Strategy

PARTNER

PARTNER

Kris Tarantino

  • Marketing Innovation

  • Product

  • Licensing

  • Creative Direction

  • Trends

CONSULTANT