Our team of advisors has extensive operational experience and is multi-talented and trained to meet the needs of your business. Each member brings unique perspective and practical experience to the table, ensuring you get qualified answers to your questions and effective solutions to your problems.
Steve is the Founder and President of Cosgrove Partners. For more than 35 years, Steve held senior executive positions, including President and CEO, for start-up and turnaround ventures. For the last 19 years, he has used the operating and consulting expertise gained in these ventures as a management advisor, helping over 100 companies grow in the areas of strategic planning, market planning, organizational effectiveness, channel strategy, exit planning, and leadership development.
Prior to founding Cosgrove Partners, Steve worked in both public and private companies, co-founding and operating supplyFORCE.com, a B2B e-commerce business, leading the turn-around and sale of $175M Thrall Distribution, overseeing customer development at W.W. Grainger, and developing and managing others. Steve serves the clients of Cosgrove Partners from a place of deep knowledge and respect for the unique challenges that they face.
Steve is a frequent speaker at industry events as well as company forums on topics including leadership, organizational effectiveness, management development, family business, and strategic planning. He is the author of more than a dozen articles on business topics and is a member of the Board of Directors for several private companies and non-profit organizations.
Steve and his wife, Cheryle, have been married for 35 years and have two adult children, Katie and Connor. He is very active in Christian humanitarian work in Indianapolis, Indiana; Tijuana, Mexico; and Johannesburg, South Africa. His work is focused on providing adequate low-cost housing and basic education for the hyper-poor.
Kyle Stellhorn is a Senior Consulting Manager whose 10+ year career has been defined by providing value to stakeholders with client-specific approaches to tackling their most complex problems, helping them stand out as industry leaders among their peers. Using his years of experience helping companies drive their transformational agenda, Kyle supports Cosgrove Partners clients in finance, IT, and post-merger-and-acquisition integrations.
Most recently, Kyle served as a financial consultant for Ernst & Young where he gained a deep understanding of the alliance between Finance, Sales, IT and Operations and the importance of this alliance to client success. Prior to Ernst & Young, Kyle worked as a Supply Chain consultant for IBM, delivering value for organizations experiencing divestitures and cost reduction programs. In his time at IBM and Ernst & Young, Kyle led large-scale projects, such as the enterprise cost management project for a $520B organization, and implemented leading practices and emerging technologies for over twenty clients. He brings [quality] to the Cosgrove Partners team and [benefit] to CP clients. Coming in with perspective of large complex orgs and how they’ve gone through transformations. Analytics and data
Kyle earned his Industrial Engineering degree from Purdue University and today resides in Indianapolis, IN with his wife, Gabby. Kyle remains involved with the philanthropic efforts of his fraternity, Phi Gamma Delta.
Katie Cosgrove is a Partner at Cosgrove Partners. She is a multi-talented advisor who draws on her experience in people management and sales to drive employee engagement, culture, training & development, and sales & marketing strategies for CP clients.
Prior to joining Cosgrove Partners in 2017, Katie held sales and leadership positions at a rapidly growing healthcare technology firm, where she was responsible for scaling the account management team from 8 to 35 employees with 0% turnover, leading new product rollouts, and providing leadership in the merger and acquisition of a key competitor. While there, Katie managed over 30 sales and account managers accounting for over $90M in revenue during her time and implemented extended learning programs for team members to adjust to the ever-changing healthcare and technology markets. Previously, Katie had been the top producing salesperson in her district at Grainger, earing 153% YOY sales growth serving the hospitality, manufacturing, and healthcare industries.
Katie is a proud graduate of Indiana University and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Anna Walker is the Marketing Manager at Cosgrove Partners. As a multi-faceted brand, web, and marketing strategist, she helps Cosgrove Partners clients develop modern, data-driven strategies that equip them to differentiate themselves in the marketplace, drive customer acquisition, and improve customer loyalty.
In the past, Anna has supported organizations of all sizes, from developing and executing digital marketing strategies for a Fortune 500 software company to launching brands, products, and websites for small-to-medium sized businesses in the service and non-profit sectors. Anna has been responsible for each stage of marketing throughout her career, affording her the insight and experience required to develop, implement, and optimize effective end-to-end strategies. Most recently, she led internal change management and organizational strategy efforts for a large digital marketing organization, where she was responsible for supporting the organization’s marketing transformation efforts.
Anna lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband, Kyle. In her spare time, she supports mental health providers in order to help more people find support, healing, and transformation through therapy and counseling.