Cleinman Performance Partners Appoints Chief Excellence Officer

Oneonta, NY, November 17, 2017 --( Alan Cleinman, CEO and founder of Cleinman Performance Partners, is pleased to announce that Lisa Schwartz, of Oneonta, has joined the firm as Chief Excellence Officer (CXO). Ms. Schwartz brings to Team Cleinman over 20 years of experience with Fortune 500 companies where she acted in allied roles. She was a member of Merrill Lynch’s Technology Architecture Board and served in numerous senior positions including Head of Business Process Management. Prior to her tenure with Merrill Lynch, she was Head of the IT Global Business Office at Citigroup. She has led large-scale, global initiatives that reduced expenses by over $40 million and was instrumental in launching new corporate functions, such as Finance, HR, Asset Management, Technology, and Expense Management with Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and Prudential Financial.

“We are truly blessed to have someone with Lisa’s deep experience in operational excellence join our team,” said Alan Cleinman. “Lisa joins me and our Senior Leadership team, which includes Jim Vitkus, our Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), Pamela Sparaco, our Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to execute our plans to double our firm’s revenue by 2020.”

As Chief Excellence Officer, Ms. Schwartz will lead Cleinman’s client fulfillment and administrative functions to profitably meet the Company’s business objectives as well as serve as a resource to the entire organization and the firms’ hundreds of clients throughout North America. “Having the opportunity to weave myself into the Cleinman tapestry of talent as well as the confidence of our clients is an honor that I won't take lightly,” stated Ms. Schwartz. “Having spent my entire career in large, global enterprises, I’m excited to help this small yet highly talented team reach new heights of performance.”

About Cleinman Performance Partners

Founded in 1989, Cleinman Performance Partners, Inc. is North America’s leading business development consultancy for larger private optometry practices. Through a team of over 25 employees in Oneonta, NY and another 15 associates located throughout the country, the firm provides business solutions and education in such areas as business development, leadership development, organization and structure, people development and all types of business transactions. The firm’s mission is “Transforming lives through recognized and realized possibilities.” In 2000, the company launched its core client development program, Cleinman Performance Network, a business development wisdom-sharing think-tank for North America’s leading private optometry practices.

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