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Our Team


Let us use our experience to help your business thrive.

Patrick Carpenter GRITT Business Coaching Coach

Patrick Carpenter - President

Patrick Carpenter’s 30-year career includes senior management positions with two global fortune 100 companies and international business assignments in Canada, Brazil, Mexico and the UK where he opened offices...
Shawn Burcham GRITT Business Coaching Coach

Shawn Burcham - Partner

Shawn Burcham is the Founder & CEO of Pro Food Systems, Inc. (PFSbrands) which he and his wife Julie started, out of their home in 1998. PFSbrands has grown to 130+ employee-owners across 18 states and is now 100% employee-owned.
Jennifer Briggs GRITT Business Coaching Coach 2

Jennifer Briggs - Partner

Jennifer Briggs brings over two decades of practice in human resources, organizational development, and executive leadership from a variety of industries. She served as VP of Human Resources with New Belgium Brewing for 12 years.
Mark Gandy GRITT Business Coaching Coach

Mark Gandy - Partner

Mark Gandy of G3CFO and Free Agent CFO™ is obsessed with helping businesses grow their three bottom lines—top-line unit sales, profitable cash flow, and the street value of the organizations they are trying to grow. As a non-traditional CFO...
Trevor Monnig GRITT Business Coaching Coach

Trevor Monnig - Partner

Trevor Monnig has spent more than 15 years in the role of CFO for two high growth companies in the manufacturing and distribution industry. He prides himself on being a progressive CFO that goes above and beyond the traditional finance roles.
Kimber Russell GRITT Business Coaching

Kimber Russell - Coach

Kimber Russell has spent over two-thirds of her career in the retail sector. Big box retail, retail banking, and convenience retail have a special place in her heart. She brings insight to retail markets in the arenas...
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John Hawkins - Coach

John Hawkins has more than 14 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and over 8 years of experience as a practitioner of open book management. He has successfully led...

Tiffany Richoux - Operations

Tiffany Richoux has been with PFSbrands, GRITT Business Coaching’s parent company, and living laboratory, since May of 2014.  When GRITT Business Coaching was created in 2018 she eagerly joined the team.
John Schuster GRITT Business Coaching

John Schuster - Coach

John P. Schuster is an early pioneer for engaged work cultures of all kinds and open-book management. In 1989 he took his CEO peer learning group to study open book cultures as they were then emerging.
Patricia Kane GBC GRITT Business Coaching

Patricia Kane - Coach

Patricia Kane has been in business for 30+ years, most of them as an entrepreneur, and as President of The Schuster Kane Alliance, Inc. -- the coaching and training company she joined many years ago.

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