For Immediate Release:
SEATTLE – July 9, 2012 – Point B, a management consulting firm, has promoted Chris Olsen to Practice Director of its Seattle office. Point B was founded in Seattle in 1995, and the office has since grown into a $60M practice. Olsen, a seventeen-year veteran of Point B, has an established history of client and team leadership with the firm, and will provide strategic direction for the Seattle office in this top market position.
“As a recognized business advisor in the local area, Chris brings a results-driven approach to our clients and teams, allowing them to move forward with clarity and confidence from strategy to execution,” said Point B Managing Director, Markets, Geeta McCormack. “His contributions have been instrumental in the evolution and growth of the firm since its inception.”
Olsen has broad experience in technology and process-related projects, leading systems and process improvement implementations in a variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, government and utilities. He has been a mentor with the Microsoft Kinect Accelerator incubation program, a volunteer at the UW Engineering College and a leader with the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America. Olsen is a graduate of the University of Washington.
Point B is actively seeking additional consultants to join its Seattle team. Applicants are encouraged to visit http://www.pointb.com/careers.
Point B, Inc. helps organizations form, execute, and thrive. With capabilities including Strategy, Venture Investment and Advisory, and Management Consulting this integrated set of businesses provide value to the organizations and communities we serve. Our consulting group helps clients develop strategic insights and translate them into impact. Our clients look to us for industry and functional expertise combined with our ability to execute. Our capital group provides deep venture advisory expertise, leveraging Point B’s broad network and the horsepower to drive portfolio companies’ growth and success. The firm is regularly honored by many publications as an exceptional place to work, including The Wall Street Journal and Consulting Magazine.