Our Compass Senior Advisers work with companies that are family-owned, private equity-owned, publicly traded and not-for-profit organizations. We help executives, their teams, and their organizations navigate critical business growth opportunities and challenges, delivering transformational outcomes.

2018 Art Rebrovick #1

Art Rebrovick

Family Business, Transition Planning & Strategic Planning

Prior to founding Nashville Management Group in 2001 and Compass Executives in 2006, Art spent 14 years with his family’s business, Cutters Exchange, where he rose to the position of… READ MORE

2018 Cristina Allen #1 (USE)

Cristina Allen

Senior Adviser
Economic & Business Development, International Trade, Government Relations, Hispanic & Multicultural Strategies

Cristina O. Allen is a 20+-year veteran in the marketing industry with expertise in brand development, media and public relations, event marketing, international... READ MORE

2018 Patricia Asp (USE)

Patricia Asp

Senior Adviser
Business Transformation & Operations

Patricia has significant transformational leadership experience focusing on the Mission, Vision, Values and company culture for strategic performance improvement for companies and executives... READ MORE

2018 Walker Choppin

Walker Choppin

Senior Adviser
Financial Services & Healthcare

Walker Choppin retired in May of 2017 after a 43-year career in commercial banking and corporate finance, specializing in for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare service providers. He managed the healthcare banking group...READ MORE

2018 Everett Cowan

Everett Cowan

Senior Adviser
Financial Services & Healthcare

Everett founded AE Guidance, LLC and affiliated with Compass Executives in January of 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville in Civil Engineering and was selected as the Distinguished Alumnus...READ MORE

2018 Paula Erickson

Paula Erickson

Senior Adviser
Strategic Planning, Marketing, Brand Development & Communications

Paula Erickson is a nationally recognized strategic planning, branding, marketing, communications, and public relations expert with 25+ years of proven success helping clients with growth strategy and...READ MORE

2018 Harold Fogelberg #1

Harold Fogelberg

Senior Adviser
Financial Services & Education

Prior to joining Compass, Harold spent the majority of his business career in commercial banking specializing in corporate banking, real estate, mortgage banking, international banking and cash management...READ MORE

2018 Henry Hillenmeyer

Henry Hillenmeyer

Senior Adviser
Hospitality & Turnaround

Henry has spent 50 years as CEO, Chairman and/or President of a variety of companies in the restaurant and computer-related businesses...READ MORE

2018 Jerry Kiefer

Jerry Kiefer

Managing Director
Human Resources

Over the years, as a “Chief People Officer” in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Construction and Health Care industries, I’ve led a broad range of employee groups to organizational success...READ MORE

2018 John Mauney

John Mauney

Senior Adviser
Marketing & Brand Development

Prior to joining Compass Executives, John held several senior marketing positions with large companies in financial services, science, engineering and technology and has served as a consultant to a long...READ MORE

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Jorge Tarajano

Senior Adviser
Construction, Family Business & General Management

Prior to joining Compass, Jorge Tarajano worked as CEO with over 35 years of experience driving organizational progress and continuous improvement with an industrial construction company. During his tenure, the organization was...READ MORE

2018 Dwayne Tucker

Dwayne Tucker

Senior Adviser
Human Resources, Profitability & Education

Dwayne is a proven senior executive with over thirty years of leadership experience directing Human Resources and P&L responsibilities in small entrepreneurial and Fortune 500 companies. Specialties include Human Resources...READ MORE

2018 Rich Warden

Rich Warden

Senior Adviser
General Management

Rich is a Civil Engineering Graduate of Vanderbilt University and career long Registered Professional Engineer. His entire career was spent in management of Highway and Heavy Construction and...READ MORE

2018 Don Williamson #1

Don Williamson

Managing Director
Executive Coach & Advisory Board

Prior to co-founding Compass Executives, Don spent 40 years as financial executive, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer with several privately owned companies in Nashville...READ MORE

External Advisers

John Crawford
Financial & Accounting
Mary Huston McLendon
Healthcare and Education
Warren McPherson, MD
Robert (Bob) Patterson
Advisory Services