​​​​Leadership is complicated. Don’t go it alone.™



​Matt O'Connor

​Founder & Chief Practitioner
Matt has nearly 20 years experience collaborating with leaders at hundreds of business, non-profit, education, and government organizations. 

In addition to GrowthCore, he teaches leadership and strategy courses in the MBA program at Northwood University's DeVos Graduate School of Management and is also a Team Leader for the National Center of Economic Gardening’s National Strategic Research Team, which delivers strategy and innovation-related expertise to high-growth businesses. 

He is active professionally having been a member of the International Leadership Association, Association of Strategic Planning, Strategic Management Society, and the Society for Human Resource Management, among others. 

He has a PhD in Leadership Studies from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati and an MBA in International Business from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.