• Great Lakes GrowthWorks

GrowthWorks Adds to Team with New Senior Analyst


Charles (Chuck) Coutteau hired as Senior Analyst at strategy and innovation consulting firm Great Lakes GrowthWorks

Ann Arbor, MI, February 3, 2022 —Great Lakes GrowthWorks is pleased to announce that Charles (Chuck) Coutteau has joined the organization as a Senior Analyst with the organization. In this capacity, Coutteau will support client engagements with market research, landscape mapping, and innovation consulting, delivering growth strategies that drive impact.

Coutteau’s early career has included supporting digital transformation for Fortune 500 companies and driving business strategy across all levels of organizations. He has previous industry experience within the Defense, Healthcare, Life Science, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Fashion/Luxury Goods, Higher Education, FinTech, and Mental/Behavioral Health sectors. Most recently, he completed his Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) from the University of Michigan in Industrial & Operations Engineering. While obtaining his master’s degree, he also completed certificates in Innovation/Entrepreneurship and Diversity/Equity/Inclusion (DEI) and was selected to receive the McKinsey & Company Achievement Award. Prior to graduate school he held consultative and strategy roles at IBM and was employee #3 at a FinTech startup.

“I joined Great Lakes GrowthWorks to build on my passion for innovation. During my graduate studies I was exposed to corporate strategy, venture capital, and market research that led me back to mission-driven consulting to drive change for good. I am excited to dive deeper into the firms’ offerings and bring my perspective to solve our client’s toughest challenges. I am bringing skills in design thinking, process improvement, and business knowledge to contribute to the organizations’ vision to transcend disruption and inspire transformational growth.”

Phil Roos, founder and CEO of GrowthWorks added, “Chuck brings experience across a range of industries, and a skillset that will help clients navigate an increasingly complex business environment. His ability to apply engineering principles to drive business success gives us an additional lens through which to assess challenges and design solutions. Chuck brings analytical rigor and creativity to his work, and we are thrilled to have him join the team!"

About Great Lakes GrowthWorks

Great Lakes GrowthWorks is a strategy and innovation consulting firm with a simple mission: to transcend disruption and inspire growth. We help our clients address critical challenges and realize their full potential by understanding the evolving customer and market landscape and delivering effective future-focused growth solutions. We serve a variety of industries, from early stage and entrepreneurial firms to global Fortune 500 companies, as well as not-for-profit and mission-driven organizations.


For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Lawrence, Chief of Staff, Great Lakes GrowthWorks

Phone: 734.221.3860

Email: elizabeth.lawrence@glgrowthworks.com

Visit: www.glgrowthworks.com