Jack Gottlieb

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Total Solutions Group

Jack Gottlieb is a results generating executive with 20 years of proven high-level success in building and turning around organizations to achieve their optimal potential and performance. Jack is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of the Total Solutions Group a strategic consulting and results-based training firm. The mission is to drive the results that are Really Most Important™ for an organization to fully thrive in the marketplaces they operate in while delivering the solutions their customers truly need. They ensure this generates the results that their people will take ownership of and replicate going forward for their organization.  TSG’s work is centered around becoming a strategic partner to their clients to uncover,  build and drive forward the change they need while holding them accountable throughout the process. They bring distinct capability in culture/organizational transformation, organization wide strategic planning & alignment, leadership development (executive level down to first time managers), L&D optimization and large-scale change management.

Some of the transformation and impact TSG has achieved has been:

  • Growth: Lead the transformation of a global market leader to build a growth-oriented culture and structure that further protects and enhanced their core business. From that we moved into 2 new business verticals through both organic and acquisition-based strategy that will increase overall profit margins by 10% in North America, 25% in EMEA and 25% in APAC
  • Capability: Taking a $5 billion organization and helping to lead it into $10 billion in 18 months less time than projected on their 10-year plan through the transforming of their L&D department culture, strategy, approach and partnership with the C-Suite
  • Culture: Taking a multibillion-dollar organization and transforming their specific site in Silicon Valley which houses 12 different business units and 7 corporate research departments and aligning that to become 1 site by building, launching and activating a site identity, culture and strategy to fully align these teams to focus on driving greater impact, innovation and growth in Making Life Better

Prior to and while leading the Total Solutions Group Jack served as

  • Chief Executive Officer, Chief Culture Officer and Chief Learning Officer at 2 Credit Unions and one global engineering and testing company: Focus to build the culture, strategy and capability needed lead their growth (organic or M&A) and/or turnaround
  • Senior Consultant & Trainer for Dale Carnegie Training where he led large scale strategic change and customized on-site training for their clients while also driving growth and expansion in New Jersey
  • Director of Corporate Partnerships at a sport marketing firm where he achieved strategic growth for corporate clients and sports properties such as the NFL, PGA, ATP & WTA

Jack has a relentless passion for higher education and is actively involved with two universities.

  • The first is Kutztown University where he is the Chair of the College of Business Advisory Board. His mission is to fully unleash and align the full potential of the students, faculty, alumni and business community to achieve breakthrough results for KU in real student impact, growth and position as an elite developer of the future business leaders
  • The second is with Rider University with their Center for the Development of Leadership Skills. He helped build their core leadership skills program which provided students the real-time skills and practice to develop the confidence, skills and plan to truly succeed when they graduate. Rider University is one of the top universities in the country by Leadership Excellence Magazine for outstanding leadership development

Jack received B.S. from Kutztown University in Marketing/Management with a concentration in I/O Psychology. He lives with his wife Jennifer in Jackson, NJ and their 2 children Allison & Brandon and their dog Baymax.