about us

greg alexander

FOUNDER

Greg Alexander adds value to members by providing expert advice, intellectual property, industry connections and investing in promising firms.

Prior to starting Collective 54, Greg accomplished what members are trying to accomplish. He started, scaled, and sold a management consulting firm for nine figures in ten years.

Greg also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Capital 54, the first investment firm providing growth capital, exit advisory and board advisory services exclusively for boutique pro-serv firms.

In addition, Greg is the author of three books, with the most recent being an Amazon bestseller titled The BOUTIQUE: How to Start, Scale, and Sell a Professional Services Firm. His podcast with the same name is the most listened to show for owners of boutique professional service firms trying to grow, scale, and exit.

Greg graduated the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received his MBA from Georgia Tech.

leadership team

Collective 54 was founded by, and is led by, industry experts. Our leadership teams’ experience uniquely combines expertise in the professional services industry with expertise in the membership business model. The result is a five-star experience for every member.

Jeff Klaumann

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Klaumann adds value to members by making sure each mastermind group member gets maximum value for the least amount of effort and in the shortest amount of time. As Chief Operating Officer, Jeff, and his team, interact with members through the Collective’s world-class programming.

Prior to this role, Jeff was the Chief Operating Officer at Internet of Things America, and Director of Product Management at YPO. In both roles, Jeff applied the principles of design thinking to deliver best-in-class outcomes for customers and members.

Jeff is a proud graduate of the University of Nebraska and he also received his MBA from the University of Missouri.

Julie Rogers

Director of Member Success

Julie Rogers adds value to members of the mastermind community by ensuring they leverage all available Collective 54 resources to achieve their desired outcomes as they grow, scale, and exit their professional services firms.

Prior to this role, Julie was the Director of Partnerships for AREA 17, a digital product agency where she helped clients build a strong digital experience. Julie also spent ten years at World 50, a private community for CEOs and C-Suite executives at globally respected organizations. Here she served as Director, Member Services and Content. During her tenure at World 50, Julie worked with members to create content and build programs for members and their teams to address challenges and drive innovation.

Julie received an MBA from NYU Stern and a BA in Marketing from the University of Georgia. She lives in Bogotá, Colombia with her husband.

board of advisors

Collective 54 members get access to a group of industry experts serving as our Board of Advisors.

Each advisor provides first-hand, expert domain knowledge that is mission critical to growing, scaling, and exiting a professional services firm.

Greg Alexander

Founder, Collective 54

Colleen Affeldt

MD, RGT Wealth Advisors

Eisha Armstrong

CEO, Vecteris

Bruce Ballengee

Founder and CEO, Pariveda Solutions

Greg Fincke

Managing Director, Equiteq

Todd Poling

Founder, Vantage Point Advisors

Adam Prager

Co-Leader,
North American Korn Ferry

Matt Sharrers

CEO, SBI

Joe Terry

CEO, Vantage Point Performance

Linda Ungaro

Sr. Director, Financial Force

Denis Whelan

CEO, Projector PSA

James Wilton

Managing Partner, Monevate

The first mastermind community for

boutique professional services firms.

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