Bob King

Bob King

Principal at C.O.O. Services, LLC

Location
Greater Seattle Area
Industry
Management Consulting

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Bob King's Overview

Current
  • President at C.O.O. Services, LLC
  • C3 - CEO/Owners Group Peer-to-Peer Forum at C3 Leaders
  • Principal at Executive Coaching
Past
  • President at DiversaFile Everett, LLC
  • EVP & General Manager, Area President at Unisource Worldwide
  • Senior Sales Management positions at Georgia Pacific
  • Sales Professional at Union Camp Corporation
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Bob King's Summary

Bob King is a strong executive leader with over 25 years of experience leading organizations. The breadth of his experience ranges from Fortune 100 companies to $10M privately held concerns.

Prior to starting C.O.O. Services, LLC, Bob served as President of a national manufacturer of office supplies. During his nine years there, sales grew over 300%. In addition to two mergers and subsequent integrations, Bob developed the strategic plan that called for the company to move from a small west coast only player to become a major factor in the industry throughout North America. Major clients included 3M, Costco and Staples.

In the 1990’s, Bob served in several capacities, for Georgia-Pacific and Unisource Worldwide (or predecessor companies), a then New York Stock Exchange listed, $9B, distribution and logistics company.

EDUCATION:

BA in Economics and Political Science (double major) from Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT.
M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Certified Exit Planning Advisor, (CEPA) from the Exit Planning Institute.
Certified Executive Coach.
Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA).
Certified Professional Values Analyst (CPVA).


PERSONAL:

Married for over 30 years, Bob and his wife, Jeannie, have three children; boy, girl twins who are working professionals in Seattle and a younger daughter in college.

Community Service:Currently sits on the School Board at Bellevue Christian School as well as the Board of Pinnacle Forum. Bob also serves as Vice Chair of the Board at Warm Beach Christian Camp and Conference Center. He is an avid sportsman who enjoys fly fishing, skiing, hiking, trap shooting, and golf.

He tries to live his life by his 7-F Mission Statement: Faith, Family, Friends, Fun, Fluency, Fitness and Finances.

Specialties

1. '1 DAY Diagnostic': Cash generation from internal ops.
2. Succession and Exit Planning.
3. Executive Coaching
4. M&A, valuations, Integrations
5. P&L Management - cost reductions & strategies
6. Sales productivity, measurements, compensation
7. Accountability Systems, HR Management
8. Union negotiations
9. Business metrics, dashboards,
10. ERP, MRP.

Bob King's Experience

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry

June 2008Present (6 years 4 months)

C.O.O. Services, LLC provides experienced, results producing, project, interim, temporary and transitional, executive level operational leadership and expertise for mid market companies and large not-for-profits.

C3 - CEO/Owners Group Peer-to-Peer Forum

C3 Leaders

March 2008Present (6 years 7 months)

This CEO/Owners Group is part of C3 Leaders. Our goal is to use a peer to peer discussion format to solve business issues with the values of Jesus.

Principal

Executive Coaching

February 2008Present (6 years 8 months)

Executive coaching at its best. A proven, experienced executive, who coaches executives and soon to be executives, through a highly personalized, self directed, coaching process.

Director - Seattle/Bellevue Chapter

C.O.O. Forum

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Professional Training & Coaching industry

January 2008Present (6 years 9 months)

C.O.O. Forum is a group,peer-to-peer learning environment, for 2nd in command leaders. We meet monthly to discuss best practices and help each other solve current business issues.

Principal

S.T.E.P. Services

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry

November 2010Present (3 years 11 months)

Succession, Transition & Exit Planning Services for owners of privately held, mid market, businesses.

Confidential.
Professional.
Experienced.

President

DiversaFile Everett, LLC

April 1999April 2008 (9 years 1 month)

Bob served as President of a national, multi-site, manufacturer of office and school supplies. During his nine years there, sales grew over 300%, through both organic sales growth and acquisitions. In addition to two mergers and subsequent integrations, Bob developed the strategic plan that called for the company to move from a small west coast only player to become a major factor in the industry throughout North America. This plan included development of a national sales team as well as national distribution capabilities. Major clients included 3M, Costco and Staples. 

EVP & General Manager, Area President

Unisource Worldwide

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

19931998 (5 years)

P&L responsible manager for a $100,000,000.00 division of Unisource Worldwide, Inc. (At the time, a NYSE listed company).

Area President for Unisource's Northeast Area. Full P&L responsibility for 14 locations.

Regional VP - Full P&L repsonsibility for Central Region.

Senior Sales Management positions

Georgia Pacific

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Paper & Forest Products industry

19851992 (7 years)

Sales Professional

Union Camp Corporation

19801985 (5 years)

Bob King's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategy
  2. Leadership
  3. Strategic Planning
  4. Team Building
  5. Business Planning
  6. Executive Coaching
  7. Coaching
  8. Mergers
  9. Executive Management
  10. Management
  11. Operations Management
  12. Sales Management
  13. Succession Planning
  14. Non-profits
  15. Management Consulting
  16. Valuation
  17. Deferred Compensation
  18. Social Networking
  19. Mergers & Acquisitions
  20. Recruiting
  21. Organizational Development
  22. Business Strategy
  23. Small Business
  24. Start-ups
  25. Nonprofits
  26. Personnel Management
  27. Contract Negotiation
  28. Dashboard
  29. Integration
  30. Business Development
  31. Strategic Partnerships
  32. Entrepreneurship
  33. Negotiation
  34. Leadership Development
  35. P&L Management
  36. Consulting

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Bob King's Education

Emory University - Goizueta Business School

M.B.A, Business

19901991

Middlebury College

B.A., Econ/Poly Sci

19761980

Activities and Societies: DU, Hockey, Track

Exit Planning Institute - EPI

CEPA, Exit planning for business owners

20102010

Activities and Societies: Certified Exit Planning Advisor - CEPA

Creative Results Management - Executive Coaching

Exec. Coach, Executive Coaching

20092009

Executive Coaching Certification Program

Middlebury College

19761980

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