Profitable Good Group | Good is not Sustainable if it’s not Profitable | Santa Monica, CA | Who We Are
Profitable Good Group – Our Practice focuses on advising CEO’s who realize the positive P+L impact of an integrated Shared Values strategy as a competitive advantage in customer acquisition, brand building, innovation, revenue growth and employee retention.
Shared Values,Corporate Shared Values,Corporate Social Responsibility,CSV,CSR,Impact Investing,Social Business,Social Enterprise,Net Impact,Triple Bottom Line, Double Bottom Line, Collective Impact
15338
page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-15338,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-16.8,qode-theme-citrus theme,qode_header_in_grid,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.5.1,vc_responsive
 

Who We Are

Profitable Good Group (PGG) was founded in 2015 to assist CEOs in identifying & leveraging a profitable Shared Values strategy while crafting a sustainable model for revenue growth & powerful social impact.

Working alongside internal and external stakeholders – PGG  can craft strategy and execution plans to show measurable and tangible impact:

Creating critical competitive advantages

Increasing retention rates & decreasing attrition

Increasing sales

Attracting a higher quality of talent

Increasing productivity

Fostering innovation

Increasing team morale

Improving internal communication

Advancing from transactional to relational sales conversations

Enhancing cost efficiencies

Meet Our Team

Our team’s senior consultants have a combined 55 years of professional and community success across a myriad of companies from start-ups to Fortune 100 multinationals. We know the challenges and growth opportunities facing successful for-profit businesses as well as impactful non-profit organizations. These unique skills and experience have given PGG valuable credibility in both the C-Suite and in the communities their clients serve.

Tom Bagamane, Managing Director

Tom Bagamane has a unique set of skills that have proven to be effective and valuable in the CSV space. He has over 25 years of senior management consumer products/retail experience in strategy, operations, global business development, traditional and digital marketing, product branding and manufacturing. Mr. Bagamane conceived, raised capital, launched and successfully sold two start-up consumer product companies in the last seven years – the last one pioneering the “one-for-one” model in the dog food space. He has operated venture capital, private-equity and owner-financed product companies. Mr. Bagamane has a diverse product development background, branding and launching 40+ products; many which are currently sold all over the world.

However, the work of which he is most proud is his leadership in impacting his city. Mr. Bagamane is the Founder and Chairman of The Giving Spirit (TGS), one of the largest all-volunteer organizations in the U.S. Founded in 1999; TGS provides acute survival essentials to Greater LA’s large homeless population. To date, TGS has served over 38,000 clients directly in the streets with the help of over 12,000 volunteers. Mr. Bagamane received his MBA from George Mason University’s School of Business and his BA in Communications/Political Science from Virginia Tech University.

Neal Anderberg, Associate

Neal is an advocate for an educated and efficient non-profit sector, a socially-conscious private sector, and a public sector that empowers strategic social service delivery. Having specialized in non-profit management and cross-sector cooperation, he now works with organizations large and small, coordinating outreach efforts, strategizing partnerships, evaluating brand effectiveness, and advising on management and fundraising efficiency. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Mount Saint Mary’s University where he teaches courses in organizational leadership and social entrepreneurship.

He also currently serves as the Chair of the Land-Use Committee for the Palms Neighborhood Council, where he has served three terms across more than a decade of involvement. At Choice Group, an inner-city music/arts non-profit, he sits on the Board of Directors, and he is an alumnus of the CORO Executive Fellows Program and the Riordan Leadership Institute.

He received a BS from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and his MBA from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles.

Jennifer Vasquez, Associate

Jennifer is a multifaceted, bilingual executive with a background in effective organizational development in a variety of highly competitive industries, cutting-edge markets, and fast-paced environments. Jennifer has analyzed critical organizational needs, identified deficiencies and opportunities, and developed innovative and cost-effective solutions to improve efficiency, enhance competitiveness, increase revenue, and manage client relations. She has a 13+ year track record of experience in strategic planning, business development, diversity and inclusion initiatives, change management, organizational agility, revenue generation, P&L, project management, Integrated Marketing Communications strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility, and global relations.

In addition to traveling to over 30 countries, her educational background, which includes dual master’s degrees in international studies and Latin American and Caribbean studies, have provided her with a global perspective and complement her success in various roles. A performance-driven executive with dynamic business, strategy development, research, and analytical skills, she has deep expertise spearheading initiatives that strengthen infrastructure, expand revenue–generating capabilities, and maximize ROI for high–growth. Jennifer also completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused on organizational development.

Her involvement on nonprofit boards has provided valuable input and strategic direction to increase the visibility and funding sources of various organizations. She has also established strong partnerships and alliances with diverse corporate and community leaders.

Jim Winett, Principal

Jim Winett has extensive experience creating corporate strategy and providing operational execution services.  Mr. Winett is a hands-on operations and finance executive. As a business consultant and advisor, Mr. Winett has provided consulting services since 1987 to clients ranging from early-stage startups and turnarounds to large U.S. and overseas manufacturers, distributors, retailers and service corporations. Mr. Winett has particular strengths in strategic planning, organizational change, operational execution, restructurings, business development and finance.

As an entrepreneur, Mr. Winett has founded and developed numerous successful companies. These include co-founding and running a financial services and business consulting firm, founding and managing a third-party fulfillment company for online retailers, co-founding the world’s premier independent anti-doping program for professional cycling and other sports, and serving in interim and executive roles with various consulting clients.

Mr. Winett received his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and his B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a CPA (inactive status).

Clayton Frech, Manager

Over the last twenty years Clayton Frech has held leadership roles in business, government, and non-profit. An innovative and strategic thinker, he has a deep background in corporate social and environmental responsibility. He is a hands-on executive with expertise in corporate turnarounds, crises management, leadership development, operational improvement, and M&A integration.

Mr. Frech has also been involved in the environmental sustainability movement since 1990. He has performed economic research and published reports on global warming, energy efficiency, ozone layer protection, and carbon taxes. He served as Director of Special Projects at the U.S. EPA, working closely with UNEP and corporate partners on global environmental issues. Mr. Frech also developed and implemented an award-winning sustainability program as the VP Sustainability and Operations at a nationally renowned events company.

Mr. Frech’s most treasured role is as Founder of Angel City Sports, an adaptive sports program for children, adults, and veterans with physical disabilities. He has served on the board of directors of Amigos De Los Rios, Northeast Trees, Literacy Network of Los Angeles, and UCLA Anderson Alumni Association. He received his MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles’s Anderson School of Business and his BA in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Edward Chiu, Summer Associate

Edward is passionate about the intersection between business and social impact. During his time in college, he’s founded a branch of 180 Degrees Consulting, the world’s largest volunteer consultancy with over 87 branches in 33 countries. There, he’s led teams to provide strategic advising to various nonprofit organizations to help them expand their impact. Prior to his time at PGG, he interned at ProSocial Consulting, a firm that builds innovative, multiplatform public engagement campaigns in the pursuit of sustainable social impact.

He’s also had the honor of traveling to rural Myanmar and Panama, where he’s provided pro-bono consulting services to several small businesses. On campus, he is a Warren Bennis Scholar and a brother of the professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi.

His interests lie in improving educational equity, economic inclusion, global health, and sustainable urban development, and is looking forward to applying his business education to create impact in these areas. He is a rising senior at the University of Southern California where he will be receiving his BS in Business Administration with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship.

Eddy Xing, Summer Associate

Eddy believes in the success of combining profitable business practices with sustainable growth models. Having lived in and traveled to many places all around the world, he brings in a set of eyes that offer a global perspective on the cultural impacts of strategic decisions. Throughout his college years, he has always been a huge advocate for the performance arts and humanities initiatives. Whether it be in theatre or dance, he has actively taken on leadership roles in developing the community’s appreciation and engagement in these art forms.

He is also an Executive Board member of two large cultural organizations on campus as well as the Undergraduate Student Government’s Service Student Assembly. Eddy strives to add value to the community through his creative problem solving abilities and determination in bringing good spirits to those around him.

His interests lie in social psychology, improving mental health treatment, arts education, and entrepreneurial endeavors. He is currently a rising senior at the University of Southern California pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology and Law.

What We Can Do For You

Analyze Philanthropic Commitments

Develop Sales Strategies

Create Awareness Programs

Evaluate and Validate Your Business

Optimize Integration

Engage Stakeholders

Evaluate Goals

Create Purpose-Driven Statements

Improve Employee Retention

A PGG Case Study – Aligning Strategic Growth for Good

Entertainment & Finance converge to stimulate local business growth.

“We believe that our efforts to be a good corporate citizen have a direct impact on our financial strength, as well as our reputation as one of the most trusted and admired companies in the world.”

Jay Rasulo – Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Walt Disney Company