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Kirk Minnis


Kirk Minnis is a strategic management executive with broad-based experience in addressing growth, organizational effectiveness and performance challenges for businesses ranging from multi-national corporations to start-ups.

In his corporate assignments and consulting engagements, he has worked in consumer, industrial and commercial business arenas—encompassing both product and service offerings in each. In addition, Kirk possesses extensive experience in working with educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to improve their operating practices and procedures for efficiency gains and operating cost reductions.

Kirk is President of Planning Perspectives, LLC, a Darien, CT-based management consultancy focused on assisting the management of small to medium-size firms in the development and implementation of strategic and operating plans and in addressing identified growth and performance issues. Fact-based and value-oriented, Planning Perspectives has a reputation for leading clients to creative, yet practical and implementable, solutions to the various business challenges which they face. In addition, he represents Expense Reduction Analysts, a global cost containment consultancy, in the Northeast.

During an 18-year corporate career, Kirk held management positions with several global corporations including GTE, Abbott Labs, PPG Industries and General Electric. Corporate assignments included leadership roles in human resources, industrial engineering, logistics, marketing and planning. His last corporate position was Manager, Strategic Planning for GE’s small appliances and consumer electronics division, also serving as Chief of Staff to the Division GM.

Kirk holds BA in Labor Studies and Industrial Engineering from Penn State and an MBA in Physical Distribution and Marketing from Ohio State.

He currently resides in Wilton, CT.

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