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
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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.

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, Associate

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.

Laurie Luh, Associate

Laurie Luh is a seasoned Human Resources executive with over fifteen years of experience in strategic HR planning including; staffing, compensation, employee relations, cultural assessment and build-out, payroll, benefits, employee development, coaching, and performance management.

As one of Participant Media’s first employees, Laurie created the entire human resources and operations infrastructure for a company that was the first of it’s kind. With Participant’s mission to create content that inspired and compelled social change, Laurie took on the role of building a culture that emulated the company’s brand.

As a successful Human Resources consultant, Laurie operates as the key business advisor to CEOs and executive teams during their start-up growth phase and changes in management, staffing, culture and business shifts. Laurie is often utilized to develop strategic workforce initiatives such as; company culture, change management, employee review plans, payroll, benefits, compensation, career development, corporate seminars, retention planning, HR compliance, and executive search and recruiting.

Yu Chen, Strategic Research Analyst, Intern

Before entering into the MBA program at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Mr. Chen spent the past five years in urban education. He taught history, English, and science at Phoenix Charter Academy, an alternative charter high school in Boston, MA serving low-income students disconnected from traditional district public schools. He has also served as Science Department Chair and Athletic Director at Phoenix, helping engage students through athletic programming and working to bridge gaps in STEM skill levels amongst English as Second Language students.

Mr. Chen’s emphasis at Anderson is in human capital and operations management. He is the President of Anderson’s Strategy & Operations Management Association. He is particularly interested in applying data science concepts to create sustainable supply chains, engaged workforces, and broadened talent pipelines for the millennial generation.

Mr. Chen received his BA summa cum laude in World History from the University of Pennsylvania.

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.

Download the Case Study

“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