George B. Lauber Jr. is a solutions-oriented executive with over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing aggressive strategies to grow business, build teams, reduce costs, increase revenue, strengthen customer relationships, and promote profitable growth. George is a dynamic leader adept at managing efficient, results-driven teams and maximizing operating expense budgets of millions of dollars. Able to multi-task several complex projects, successfully meeting critical deadlines while maintaining compliance with stakeholder expectations. Exercises sound judgment and leverages expertise in making operations decisions. George utilizes communication and problem-solving skills to find equitable solutions to conflicts and issues.
As a former owner of two businesses, George understands the challenges business owners face because he has lived it. He knows what it feels like to having sleepless nights worrying about payroll and other challenges all business owners face. Early in George’s career, he started an auto repair shop and car-wash and successfully ran the operation for nine years until it was sold. George then worked at several B2B services companies at the Director and Vice President level. Later in his career, George opened a boutique consulting company and helped small to medium size businesses with operational issues, sales and marketing initiatives and reorganization. The consulting business operated successfully for 10 years when a client made an offer to merge the two companies, which was accepted. At Cogent Analytics, George has found that having a team to rely on and working with a company who truly cares about the client is very satisfying.