Chris Williams has over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, for-profit leadership, and socially responsible market engagement. He has helped businesses build wealth; companies strengthen productive corporate culture; and leaders develop innovative winning strategies. His expertise includes strategic planning, leadership development, and accountable execution.
Chris specializes in for-profit companies in high-risk situations, such as high-growth opportunities, startup business consulting, key leadership or ownership transitions, and potential bankruptcy. He has advised on hundreds of for-profit ventures and personally started, purchased or sold dozens of ventures.
John Frye offers proven expertise in establishing strong culture, developing and executing viable systems, and fostering collective accountability. He provides oversight and strategic planning for all HR functions, including: on-boarding, benefits administration, performance management, employee relations, compensation strategy, labor relations, and legal compliance and reporting.
John institutes fair, effective policies, and establishes viable systems for total life cycle recruiting and retention. He focuses on building teams and fostering strong work cultures to establish new operations and fix failing businesses. He has demonstrated consistent, superior results in leadership development, team-building, revenue increases, and sustained profitability.
Ed is a Certified Financial Planner as well as a Chartered Financial Consultant and has been practicing financial planning and asset management since 2003. He has experience as a treasurer and CFO, overseeing finance, legal and operational activities. He received his undergraduate degree from Crichton College in Memphis, TN and his MBA from Union University in Germantown, TN.
Ed focuses on research, planning, and wealth management for families in the highest tax brackets. He also specializes in large estate transfers and philanthropic strategies.
COO, CTO, Strategist
Bobby Lewis is a seasoned, proven leader with over 30 years of diverse experience impacting business, ministry, volunteer, and technology teams. His leadership is marked by vision casting, team building, strategy development, innovative thinking, and results orientation – all done within a framework of life values and with laser focus on people development, customer experience, and process optimization.
Bobby quickly identifies, analyzes, and solves business problems, and excels at effective communication of complex concepts, ideas, and results to diverse groups and individuals. He has professional and volunteer experience in small businesses and large corporate environments, and in both direct and franchise structures.
Consulting CEO, Strategist
John Moore brings over two decades of extensive experience in strategic planning, creative solutions, and developing organizational culture to the Senthold team. His superior interpersonal skills make him capable of resolving multiple and complex issues while building consensus among collaborators. He also has considerable experience in government affairs, public relations, media relations, operations, training, brand management, marketing and sales.
John was a leader at major airline companies for many years before transitioning to the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce, where he brought about sweeping changes. John and his team were able to double the Chamber’s operating budget, drastically reduce expenses and increase membership by 50%, thereby stimulating the Memphis economy to the tune of $4.5 billion in new capital investments.
Shanna Salazar is an accomplished administrator with a background managing office operations and directly supporting executive management. Experienced in streamlining departmental procedures and practices, she is resourceful and dedicated to client success.
Kimberly Smith is a marketing and communications professional skilled in project, relationship, and vendor management; website content creation and management; process improvement; event planning and customer training workshops. She has a proven ability to successfully direct high-visibility corporate marketing initiatives and to effectively manage projects in a flexible environment. Kimberly has a background in direct mail/email marketing, online advertising, and experience with social media marketing. Her close attention to detail and excellent writing abilities make her an asset to any team.
Emily Tallman is a public relations professional, graphic designer, and writer who has managed a diverse range of communications projects. She has extensive experience working with clients to help them reach their target audiences through earned media opportunities, community outreach, brand collateral, and social media strategies. Emily holds a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Valerie works as an on-demand communications department, handling public relations, graphic design and marketing strategy. Valerie has a bachelor of science degree from North Park University in advertising and creative design. She has worked as a graphic designer and an advertising account services professional.
A key element to our success is identifying specific needs for our clients and assembling the right combination of resources and talent to meet those needs. We work with partners worldwide — Denver, Anchorage, Houston, London, Seattle, Los Angeles, New York — all with over a decade of experience, advanced degrees, and certifications. Specializing in Marketing, Human Resources, Project Management, Accounting/Finance, Operations and more, each partner is carefully vetted and has proven expertise in their particular field. We’re able to pick and choose which skills are most needed to get the job done and give us the best possible outcome.
If you are searching for consulting services for startups or other privately held companies, we can help. Contact us today by giving us a call at 901-443-8834 or contacting us through our website. We’ll get your team started with our consulting services right away and help your company through any transition.