Marketing & sales assessments
Identify Red Flags
Before any acquisition, meticulous due diligence is paramount to success. Tapping a growth executive with industry experience to assess the target company’s commercial operations and market position helps identify any red flags that may lurk beneath the surface.
Kick-start value creation
Once an acquisition is finalized, the immediate post-acquisition phase sets the stage for growth. Here, the experience of marketing and sales experts is invaluable. For instance, pinpointing which go-to-market strategies to prioritize.
Align go-to-market & scale growth
Overcome Stalled Growth
As the investment matures, the focus shifts to scaling operations and embedding accountability. Our strategic operators offer a unique blend of strategic insight and hands-on operational knowledge, ensuring that all strategies are effectively implemented.
Optimize cost & post-exit narrative
Show Enterprise Value
In the twilight of a PE investment, the narrative shifts to positioning the company for a lucrative exit. Chief Outsiders' Growth Gears™ methodology offers a structured approach to ensure the company's growth narrative is compelling and backed by tangible results.
"Chief Outsiders forced us to look critically at all the things that we do and winnow out those that weren't pulling their weight."ConnectWiseThoma Bravo PortCo
Chief Outsiders' marketing and sales assessments uncover potential risks and go-to-market inefficiencies.
Our Fractional CSOs build productive sales teams, review comp plans, and optimize sales processes.
Over 100 Fractional CMOs enable PE firms to move fast with a marketing leader that delivers PortCo value.
Chief Outsiders' Peer Reviews allow PortCos to review go-to-market strategy with tenured CMOs and CSOs.