GH Growth Advisors
GH Growth Advisors (previously GH Capital Partners) is a consulting partnership specializing in practical growth strategies for middle market companies with complex problems. Our expertise is based on both operating and consulting experience acquired over 35 years.
We are committed to working with you to develop timely, cost-effective and practical solutions. Client engagements are structured to match the client’s budget, the nature of the project and the importance of the client’s objectives. Services can be provided on a part-time, fulltime, interim, project or advisory basis.
Robert H. Hacker,
Robert H. Hacker is a strategist, financial consultant, author, professor and speaker. He manages GH GROWTH ADVISORS in Miami, FL, a consultancy partnership specializing in growth strategies for middle market companies with complex problems.
Bob manages GH Growth Advisors, a financial consulting boutique in Miami that focuses on growth strategies, acquisitions and turnarounds for early stage and middle market companies in North and South America. Capital raising is provided when required. For 35 years Bob has worked in the private sector, including Asia and Latin America. He built a billion dollar publicly-traded company in Indonesia and prior to that provided strategy consulting for ten years to Fortune 500 companies in Japan. He began his career as a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank, then the third largest bank in the world. He is the former Chief Financial Officer of One Laptop per Child Association and an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship in the Florida International University Graduate School of Engineering. He teaches a course in social entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management each January (2011-2015). He is the author of “Billion Dollar Company: An entrepreneur’s guide to business models for high growth companies”. He has spoken at many universities including HBS, Sloan and IESE. He also does paid workshops in Spanish and English on a wide range of business topics related to growing a business, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. “My interest in technology is what gets me up in the morning; my ability to develop strategies is how I differentiate everything I do; my knowledge of finance is how I earn much of my living.”
Hortensia E. Sampedro,
Hortensia Sampedro is a marketing, communications and new business development executive with international experience in professional and financial services. Hortensia leads the marketing services for GH Growth Advisors.
Most recently, between 2004 and 2014, Hortensia was responsible for the marketing and communications functions including brand strategy and management, publicity, communications, and community relations, sales support, training and coaching at a major private accounting firm. Developed a robust digital marketing and communications program with niche markets and verticals with a 17-fold increase in reach over the last seven years.
Hortensia began her career with Chase Manhattan Bank, progressing through the lending and management sides to the highest levels for a woman officer at that time. She developed markets in Venezuela, the Caribbean and Latin America. She developed the Country Risk System for Chase and was involved in the country debt re-negotiations of the 1980s. She went on to develop business lines in Custody and Trust as well as in Private Banking. A graduate of Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Miami Dade College and the University of Miami, Hortensia became one of the first four women admitted to the Executive Training Program at Chase and one of the first in commercial banking. Hortensia earned a Masters in Finance from New York University and did post-graduate work at Harvard Business School. Hortensia is president of the CINTAS Foundation, celebrating its 50th Anniversary in Cuban Culture and Humanities, and Commodore, 58th Watch, Key Biscayne Yacht Club. Her passion is sailing where she was the first woman PRO for the 2004 Olympic Qualifiers for the Yngling class.