Building a High-Performance Executive Team: Whether and When to Hire a COO
With Subject Matter Experts
Jess Hunt - Entrepreneurial Executive
Matt Sitter - CEO, AFN
As a CEO, building a high-performance executive team is crucial to achieving your business goals. One key decision that can impact your team's effectiveness is whether and when to hire a Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Join us for an interactive discussion on what good looks like with regard to the COO role, how and when to hire, and how to think about the COO role in the context of a growing business and in the context of a high-performance exec team.
In this event, you'll have the opportunity to learn from seasoned executives who have successfully navigated the complexities of building high-performance executive teams. They'll share insights on how to identify the right time to hire a COO, what qualities to look for in a candidate, and how to structure the COO role to complement your strengths as a CEO.
Whether you're considering hiring a COO for the first time, or looking to optimize your existing executive team, this event will provide valuable insights and practical tips to help you build a team that drives business success.
Don't miss this opportunity to network with other CEOs and gain valuable insights on building a high-performance executive team. Register now to secure your spot!
Jess Hunt is an entrepreneurial executive, operator and board member of growth companies. With nearly 20 years’ experience, she has an established track record of driving revenue and profit growth while leading innovative companies with $40 million to $400 million annual revenue. Jess is sought-after as an expert in business model development and strategy, B2B sales and marketing, product and service development, cost-restructuring, talent acquisition, organizational design, and building executive teams, with a focus on marketplace business models and SaaS companies.
Matt Sitter is a passionate believer in the power of networks to innovate and realize new opportunities. His career has focused on helping leaders grow, succeed, and to mobilize their teams, organizations, and networks.
Matt’s work has spanned a broad array of industries including Healthcare, Technology, Real Estate Investment, Consumer Products, and Finance (amongst others). He has worked with multiple Fortune 500 executive teams, Private Equity firms, startups, and everything in between.
In addition to his role at AFN, Matt is currently a partner at the Advisory Services firm, Advantary. His experience includes leadership roles at The McChrystal Group, CrossLead, Inc., and MedLever. He has led multiple functions including Product Management, Marketing, Reimbursement, and Product Development.
Matt is a certified Executive Coach, completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University and received his MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. He is a proud father and husband.