Irv Stern

Irv Stern

Board Member

  • Advantage Performance Group partner Irv Stern has nearly 35 years of consulting and facilitation experience with clients across a broad range of industries. A seasoned business and financial literacy specialist, he helps organizations improve business results in the areas of strategy execution, sales and sales management, organizational change, agility, decision making, and performance management. His global experience includes work in China, India, Australia, Singapore, Turkey, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and throughout Europe. His expertise involves giving executives and functional managers the tools and understanding they need to make better business decisions that help their companies grow revenues, improve productivity and efficiencies, and increase shareholder value. He accomplishes this by helping people understand why and how what they do matters, and aiding them in developing the perspective and skills they need to improve their performance.
  • Mr. Stern has worked with a variety of leading organizations including: SAP, Comcast/NBCUniversal, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, MetLife, Danone, Intel, Johnson Controls, Shell Oil, Thomson Reuters, Cognizant, Accenture, International Flavors & Fragrances, Komatsu, Schlumberger, and Kroger. Prior to joining Advantage, Mr. Stern served in sales management, consulting, corporate development, and executive management roles with business literacy experts, Strategic Management Group. Most recently as Vice President of Corporate Development, he was responsible for developing and delivering management training solutions using computer-based business simulations. One of his prior posts was Head of the firm’s Energy Utility Practice. Mr. Stern holds a B.S. degree in Finance from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA in Organizational Behavior, Economics, and Marketing from The Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University.