Insights' seasoned management team works in partnership with Fortune 500 and other
multinational clients to help them realize their strategic goals. Our hands-on
business expertise, proprietary consultative methodology and global network of
trusted intelligence sources provide clients with a proven track record for identifying
optimal business strategies and minimizing risk.
George T. Guernsey, Managing Partner
Guernsey, co-founder of Strategic Insights, leads our financial institutions work
and manages our proprietary intelligence software tool, Insight Mapping.
With over 25 years of executive and consulting expertise, he has helped global
leaders in financial services, manufacturing, distribution, energy, health care
and communications identify and seize opportunities to accelerate growth and reduce
As a group
executive at two international banks, Mr. Guernsey headed strategy and finance
for First Chicago and operations initiatives at Republic New York Corporation.
He also launched an investment bank into the technology and insurance sectors.
Mr. Guernsey counsels industry leaders, such as Abbey National (UK), Citigroup,
GE Capital, ING Group and National Australia Group, on risk management and corporate
in London for 15 years, Mr. Guernsey headed European Management Consulting for
Towers Perrin and worked extensively in Europe and Asia. Mr. Guernsey received
a B.A. in Communications from Yale University and an MBA in finance with distinction
from the Wharton Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania.
R. Taylor, Managing Partner
"Den" R. Taylor is co-founder of Strategic Insights and has over 30
years of expertise in strategic intelligence, general management consulting and
has led numerous client engagements in North America, Latin America, Europe and
Asia focusing on strategy, market positioning, competitive intelligence, benchmarking,
organizational effectiveness, and process improvement. Mr. Taylor's professional
expertise spans multiple industries including: energy, franchising, financial
services, health care, process manufacturing, consumer products, pharmaceuticals
to co-founding Strategic Insights, Mr. Taylor was a Practice Leader for Business
Intelligence Services at Kroll Associates and Citigate Global Intelligence. As
the former president of BACK Management and Taylor & Company, he helped clients
improve their competitive positioning, exploit strategic advantages and identify
potential merger and alliance candidates. At Cresap, a Towers Perrin Company,
Mr. Taylor was a Vice President Global Practice leader. At the outset of his career,
Mr. Taylor consulted on accounting systems, mergers and acquisitions and foreign
business practices for U.S. and foreign clients at Arthur Young & Company
(now Ernst & Young).
Taylor is a frequent conference leader and speaker for several industries and
associations including: EXNET/Management Exchange, Edison Electric Institute,
Planning Forum, United States Telephone Association, and American Management Association.
Mr. Taylor holds a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon
University. He is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management
B. Volkman, Ph.D., Managing Director
Dr. Pamela B. Volkman is a
senior practitioner in the areas of strategic intelligence and corporate investigations.
Prior to joining Strategic Insights, she was a senior managing director at Citigate
Global Intelligence where she managed international engagements in the pharmaceutical,
healthcare, telecommunications, energy, Internet, retail distribution and fashion
industries. These engagements involved competitive assessment, strategy assessment,
new market entry and positioning, mergers and acquisitions evaluations and intellectual
Volkman is a 13 year veteran of Kroll Associates where her extensive experience
in case operations and management focused on complex business intelligence issues
as well as traditional corporate investigation and analysis. Earlier in her career
she provided consultative services to leading law firms relating to a series of
Native American land claims litigation.
Dr. Volkman is a former lecturer
and instructor at The University of Rochester. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke
College and holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in History from The University of Rochester
where she was a recipient of a NDEA Fellowship and a University Research Grant.
J. Bell, Ph.D.
Former CEO of AT&T-UK
executive of Cable & Wireless, General Electric and IBM; founder of Aztec
Robert L. Bush
Consultant - IT and security
to major companies and federal agencies
Former Chief Information Security
Officer of Time Warner, technical advisor to Phoenix Technologies and Partner
of Cresap, McCormick & Paget.
Robert M. Dunn
Partner - Insight Mapping, ESI Advisors & Class 6 Software
and former Managing Partner of The Catalyst Group; Managing Director of Regent
Associates and founder and CEO of CADWARE, Inc.
Former Chief Operating Officer - American Express Bank,
Republic New York Corp. and Trade Development Bank; former Partner at Booz-Allen
Senior Vice President, Managing Director - InSearch
Worldwide Corporation; former head of marketing and sales, Monterey Mills and
Beutex Corporation (formerly a division of Wamsutta); executive positions with
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
President - TBS Technologies, Incorporated
CEO and senior executive positions with Protonex Technology Corporation, J. F.
Jelenko & Company, Show Time (Viacom/Teleprompter), Hertz Corporation and
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