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About us

What we do


True North Growth Partners works with executives and organizations to define the True North that is appropriate for their situation and defines steps to build the future  that they desire and that they deserve.  Our success is our client's growth and profitability.

How we can help you


Our firm works with organizations like yours on supply chain and operations issues that hold back their growth and profitability.  

What is your "True North"?


We carefully digest each organization’s unique challenges to support profitable growth in order to thrive in their dynamic market. We then partner with them to tailor and execute solutions that are effective in their business, their culture and with their customers and vendors.   That is at the core of our client focused advisory services.

Who we are


Phillip Brown

Mr. Brown has over 30 years of progressive store operations, supply chain development, project management, system design, category management and buying experience within the Grocery and Home Improvement industries. Mr. Brown has proven ability to develop and implement systems and processes that have significant top-line and bottom-line results for multiple fortune 500 companies. He has talent for identifying and resolving problems, improving processes, increasing margins and service levels, and delivering multi-million dollar profit increases. He is also very adept at leading projects and working across multiple organizations to align systems and progresses to drive growth and improve performance 


David DuBose

Mr. DuBose has over 30 years of experience working across the supply chain. He has held executive positions in industry and consulting. He is deeply experienced in transforming supply chains through people, process and technology changes. He is an expert in large-scale program management and change leadership. Mr. DuBose is noted for his ability to drive to critical insights and recommendations through fact-based analysis and a deep understanding of core business issues. He has worked in the supply chain management space for small, medium and large organizations in specialty/branded retail, discount retail, consumer products, high-tech electronics, wholesale general merchandise, consumer goods, industrial products, natural resources and chemicals industries. He has also served clients domestically (N. America) as well as internationally (Europe, Middle East and Asia).


William O’Brien

Mr. O’Brien has over 30 years of experience working across the supply chain. He has held executive positions in both industry and consulting. He helped to lead the development of the supply chain for a major retailer during a period of rapid growth, from $35 billion to $50 billion in revenue as well as expanded it into omni-channel fulfillment. Mr. O’Brien has worked in the supply chain for large and small organizations in the retail, branded apparel manufacturing, foodservice, consumer packaged goods, technology manufacturing, grocery and convenience store industries. He successfully grew a mid-sized family owned supply chain consulting firm by over 50%, expanded its markets, improved its pricing, reengineered its sales and business development organization and created career paths and professional growth for its associates.  

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True North Growth Partners