Stephen Gross’s experience and dedications include that of a proud father of three daughters; well-seasoned and successful business architect, consultant and entrepreneur; professional athlete; business coach and mentor.
Stephen is a highly motivated and successful business executive and entrepreneur. He has founded or assisted in the formation of over 10 companies in 25 years, selling to both Private and Publicly held companies. On more than one occasion Stephen’s business prowess and leadership has enabled awarding winning performance in growth, profitability, operations, and logistics.
Stephen has performed as lead business consultant on several M&A’s, IPO’s and Roll Ups. He provided the professional analysis and reporting necessary for a proper accounting and justification with both pre- and post due diligence as well as successful business improvements.
The Internet Success Story
During the last 17 years, Stephen has dedicated his business career to Internet or Online Marketing. After retiring from a successful career in Consulting & Engineering, Stephen embarked on a new mission to conquer the then new business channels of the Internet.
Stephen sold the original company to what is now a division of Xerox. Stephen has either formed or assisted in the formation of numerous Online businesses that has accounted for over 1/2 Billion in sales.
Stephen has the experience, knowledge and sometimes uncanny ability to successfully launch new online businesses and also to come to the rescue of struggling online prospects as well. On one recent project, Stephen's company ReadyLaunch provided marketing and eCommerce business consulting that resulted in a 287% year over year sales growth rate.
On another very recent project, ReadyLaunchWP http://ReadyLaunchWP.com assisted with the design and SEO for a re-launch of an existing business to consumer website. The result was a 50% increase in page views and a decrease of 60% in website bounce rate.
Main Street Sourcing
2010 - Present
Stephen D Gross & Assoc.
6/2008 - Present
ReadyLaunchWP.com, Brookstone Marketing Group
1/2003 - Present
AVPresentations Div. Xerox
1/1995 - 8/2001