Ken Mandelbaum, Partner

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Ken has 35 years experience as Chairman, CEO, and owner of several large and successful businesses. He is a partner of VSA Consulting, a firm that coaches CEOs and teams of small to large-cap companies to invent and implement new strategies for success. Ken is expert in leadership development, performance, sales enhancement, improving team outcomes, and impacting ROI for clients. Ken is an award-winning executive coach for groups, teams, Directors, and C suite executives.

Mr. Mandelbaum was a partner and former Chairman and CEO of Big M Inc., a New Jersey based, fourth generation, family owned business founded in 1945. Big M Inc. is the parent company of three divisions of women’s specialty stores, Mandee and Annie Sez and Afaze, with 169 stores in 8 states. Big M was acquired in 2013.

Mr. Mandelbaum is also a partner in MCP, a privately held company which owns and operates commercial real estate.

    • He has managed a P&L as large as $300MM, with up to ten direct reports and 3500 employees.
    • Ken is a board member of “The Dream Big Foundation” and a member of the Valley Hospital President’s Club.
    • Ken serves as an advisor to several corporate boards across a number of industries.
    • He is an experienced Executive Coach, Speaker, and Seminar Leader with expertise in personal and organizational performance, leadership training and development, sales training and negotiation.
    • In 2004, he was recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the NYU Stern School of Business and regularly keynotes at universities and business conferences.
    • Ken was trained in Clinical Psychology at the University of Miami and has obtained several post graduate certifications, including Total Quality Management and Transformational Coaching.

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