Philip Bliss, Chief Strategy Officer
Philip leads the Front Office consulting practice of the company and has a team of skilled business, technology, marketing and design consultants working with him.
Phil has developed breakthrough online and offline marketing strategies and products that have resulted in market leading campaigns for many of today’s household names like Microsoft, Cisco, Apple, Samsung, IBM and many others. He also assists early stage companies with marketing, product and business planning and financing.
Philip is a digital marketing pioneer and a board-level executive/entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of digital media development for the past twenty years. He provides strategy, marketing, product and technology leadership to companies that want to leverage their digital assets. Philip is a successful entrepreneur with business, technology, marketing, development and operations management skills in small start-up to medium size private and public companies. Philip has a unique ability to build and implement a focused vision that results in rapid penetration of markets with existing and/or new products. He is a talented technology, marketing and media strategist
with significant expertise building web products, business models and marketing and media strategies. His track record includes many higher education, not-for-profit, American Indian and technology customers as well as finance and the arts.
Cathy Bliss, Chief Financial Officer
Cathy leads the Back Office consulting practice of the company and works with a network of accountants and business software
Cathy is a successful back office manager /controller with a proven track record in problem solving, accounting and budgeting, operational set up and process creation. She is a highly effective, literate communicator who has worked with all levels of staff as well as liaising with investors, bankers, lawyers and accountants. She has worked in small to medium size companies (up to 300 employees) including both union and non-union, private and public, and start-up and ongoing. Cathy has extensive experience in payroll, benefits, full cycle bookkeeping, government remittances, WSIB and office management, She has helped prepare companies for buy outs and going public. She is a member of the Canadian Payroll Association and has a number of other management diplomas.
Her track record includes all levels of accounting and business organization, process development and management, cash management in a negative and positive cash flow environment and coaching and training staff in back office procedures. She has worked with many different industries including technology, landscaping, retail, retirement, medical, construction and marketing.