Stu is the Founder and Managing Principal of Compass Partnership Marketing (CPM) and has over 30 years experience in retail marketing, licensing, consumer packaged goods sales and sales management, with experience in OTC (Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Rexall Sundown), entertainment (Universal Studios), and durable housewares (World Kitchen LLC).
Stu’s CPG career has touched all retail classes: food, drug, mass, club, .com and specialty stores, US and international.
He has 15 years experience leading cross-functional Walmart and Sam’s Club business development teams and has developed an in-depth understanding of how these retailers operate.
A former US Army cavalry officer, Stu has been blessed with a parade of outstanding managers and leaders in his career. Stu is a student of, and writer/speaker on, leadership principles.
Since 1994, Stu, Susan and their sons have made northwest Arkansas home.
Stu typically takes calls with people interested in help with:
- Leadership development
- Sales representation
- Partnership marketing