Deborah Schwartz Griffin/The Creative Connector
Deborah Schwartz Griffin is a proven strategic business development and consultative sales leader with more than 25 years of experience generating revenue and fueling growth for companies and organizations. Known as The Creative Connector™, Deborah brings a wide range of skills to the table, including the ability to build trusted relationships and alliances, identify clients’ needs and develop quantifiable results.
Deborah engages with and serves clients as a consultant and coach through the business she founded in 2001, DSG & Associates LLC. Within each engagement, she works with the client organization as its vice president of strategic business development. In this role, she takes a holistic approach with clients — uncovering their pain points and priorities, as well as the impact those factors have on their business, and helping them develop a plan that drives business revenue and growth and generates a return on investment for all. With that approach, Deborah helps her clients continue to build and enhance their organization’s brand, and access a new network of strategic connections and alliances that furthers their strategic business goals and helps them reach the tipping point in their business success.
Her subject-matter expertise includes the following industries and business sectors: restaurants and franchises; foodservice equipment and supplies; hospitality; business advisory accounting, with a focus on finance and operations; trade associations; nonprofits; event production; print, graphic design and social media; and broadcast sales, television news and production.
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