Mr. McDonough is Chief Executive Officer of LeadFirst Learning Systems, LLC. His career spans 30+ years and includes a diversity of experience in senior corporate positions and successful business start-up and scale-up ventures in the electronic information, leadership development, and business strategy consulting space. He has experience in both competitive business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets with senior executives for corporations including Bank of America, Merck, ExxonMobil, American Express, JPMorganChase, and New England Sports Network (NESN). He has demonstrated expertise forming and leading organizations, allocating enterprise resources, developing customer centric governance teams and cultures, maximizing the value of large, complex customer portfolios, all to create shareholder value. He also facilitates leadership development programs for experienced executives as well as cultural interventions for client companies in a variety of industries.
Gerry has been co-founder, or on the founding management teams, of four companies, three of which were acquired by larger corporations. Prior to founding LeadFirst, Gerry was Senior Vice President of Customer Value Analytics for Bank of America. Earlier in his career, he was founder and managing principal of Booth Morgan Consulting, a customer value strategy consulting firm. Before that, Gerry held senior positions with two successful leadership development and culture change companies. He was Vice President of the Business Intelligence Division for The Atlanta Consulting Group and Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of Strategic Services for Zenger-Miller, Inc.