At Rise Above Consulting, we believe that Culture = Values + Behavior. At our core, we know that you must put your organization's vision and values into the fabric of your day-to-day strategies and tactics. Together, we will get to the heart of your challenges, and solve for them in a way that has lasting impact on your business. Rise Above works with a network of seasoned professionals that can be brought in to support a myriad of challenges from marketing to finance to growth initiatives and beyond. Together, there is nothing we can't rise above.
Honesty - Transparency - Reliability - Accountability. These are key characteristics of integrity that we commit to bring to the table every time
MAKE IT BETTER
In all things, Rise Above will work to make it better: Relationships, deliverables, culture, and beyond
Ego gets in the way. It halts progress and collaboration
We will bring relentless work ethic to the table and get to work
RECOMMENDATIONS & TESTIMONIALS
For over 25 years, I've collaborated with other professionals to accomplish incredible things together. Here's what they have to say
Martin Adler - CEO & Product Entrepreneur
Gavin is top tier, class A talent. He can span the strategic down to the detailed and understands how to construct and develop teams to achieve goals. He made me a much better CEO to the point that I would be seriously concerned about my ability to succeed in a similar scenario without him. Business is challenging and unpredictable. During COVID amidst very difficult circumstances I got to see Gavin's true character and I emerged fully confident in him as a person and a COO. He has my highest recommendation for any company that needs an empathetic, goal driven leader.
Chelsea Balboni - Brand Executive
Humble, passionate, authentic, decisive and empathetically attuned, Gavin is a natural leader. For six years, I had the great pleasure of collaborating with Gavin on multiple creative projects and strategic initiatives and time and time again, have encountered these qualities. Gavin is relentlessly committed to setting a standard for communication and co-creation in the workplace. He shows up to every meeting punctual and prepared, ready to gain alignment and execute on the task at hand. From setting an operational standard to innovating strategy, Gavin possesses a strong understanding of organizational psychology, team dynamics and workflow. I've watched him empower individuals, reinforce teams and develop leaders with honesty and integrity. He brings invaluable assets to any table.
Kristen Larsen - Recruiter & HR Professional
I feel very honored that I was able to work so closely with Gavin. Being a part of an HR team that reported into the COO was a new structure for me but one that made sense given the direction Gavin saw for our department. He seamlessly wore both the Operations hat and People hat on a daily basis, providing endless opportunities for me to learn more about each. I felt more a part of the business than in any other role I've ever had. I was seen, heard and my opinions were valued...to me that is priceless. If you are looking for a passionate executive that leads with integrity and transparency, look no further.
Pete Ward - Founder & Board Member
Gavin is one of the most disciplined, analytical and productive professionals I've ever had the pleasure of working with. He wears his principles and his integrity with pride, leading by example and inspiring those around him to meet his incredibly high personal and professional standards for excellence. He is cool under pressure, creative and eager to innovate, and incredibly effective across the spectrum of management styles and challenges. In a fast-paced and rapidly changing world, leaders like Gavin, attached to results and constant improvement rather than dogma, are rare and exceptionally valuable when you have them in your organization.
Given the opportunity I would work with Gavin again immediately and, I am certain, profit immensely from the experience as I always have in the past.
Jorge Hernandez - Founder & Software Developer
Gavin has been an invaluable spark of energy and motivation to my project. I am so grateful to have someone so ferociously and unrelentingly on my side. Getting everything in line to raise several million dollars for a climbing facility and then execute is neither simple nor straightforward, and having Gavin on my team has been a huge blessing. To describe Gavin in a few words, he is: disciplined, organized, and focused on measurable results. When someone really cares about their work it shows in every aspect. Gavin really cares. He is a crusher on and off the wall.