About Us

Firm Profile

Growth Catalytics is a marketing strategy, business development and turnaround management consultancy that helps companies create dynamic road maps for growth. Founded in 2005, Growth Catalytics has decades of experience serving large global to mid-sized companies and start ups.

Whatever your business challenge or growth stage is we can help you leap forward and deliver incredible results. Among the organizations who have benefited from our marketing, business development and strategic renewal expertise are:

We’ve helped structure and oversee development of:

  • Organic solutions and innovation programming including new product development processes, councils, incubator, greenhouses and initiatives.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Corporate development, due diligence, relationship management and post-merger integration. of small start ups and international operations .

And over the years, we’ve kept our knowledge fresh by lending a hand teaching, coaching and scaling for business success with organizations such as: Springboard Enterprises, Small Business Administration, Center for Women’s Business Research, JPMorgan Chase, Small Business.

Our Approach

Global Experience, Personalized Solutions

Our insights are based upon experience in working with over 100 companies, from start up to global enterprises. As such, we can readily understand and appreciate the uniqueness of your company, share other best practices and build a growth plan by: market, product, customer or business segment. We focus our attention on a limited number of clients, and as such ensure that our full attention and focus is upon your most pressing matters

Customer Advocacy and Value Creation

Our natural inclination is to make/fix things. However we first listen to you about your strategic, business and financial goals and start with a fresh view of the end-clients you serve to understand their eco-system and value chain to better pinpoint what matters most to them. Together, given the resources you have, we work to create greater sustained value for your clients.

Problem Solving that Delivers Actionable & Measurable Results

We are adept at solving a variety of different problems. We are comfortable with details and solving gnarly or complex challenges are our specialty. We take pride in knowing when to dig into the detail and when to look up and outward from the organization to source and vet new ideas, technologies or best in class approaches to problems you are tackling.

Business Partners.

From Hands-On Blocking and Tackling to Coaching to Strategic Change Leadership.

We can narrowly focus on a particular problem or add resource support to help work with others across your organization to connect the dots across your organization, leverage expertise, or bridge a gap between one element of your organization to another. We work best with senior business leaders that are dissatisfied with the status quo and are looking to embark upon, embrace, and champion change.

Our Leadership

Martha Post, Founder and Managing Director

Martha is an articulate engaging right and left brain thinker, problem-solver and communicator. She brings a unique blend of strategic creative ideas, analytical rigor, team-building and execution skills. She can not only conceptualize a new way forward, but also easily communicate that vision and engage enthusiasm and support at the executive level and across a client’s organization.

As a strategist and analytical marketer, Martha vigorously applies her finance and profit economic skills in evaluating new business opportunities, recommending portfolio divestments, negotiating strategic alliances, and in creating customer driven solutions. She can challenge the status quo by looking at how a business operates today, validate customer priorities and profit drivers, and create a blue print for a new higher, return business models and product solutions.

Her background includes the design and execution of value add customer and market research. She has interviewed corporate C-Level buyers and end consumers to unearth unfulfilled needs and then translated these needs into revenue generating products and service improvements. One such solution, an international export advisory service, evolved into a new $ 50 million business for Deloitte. Her role in this start-up included business case development to revenue generation.

At Deloitte, she supported businesses ranging from: global manufacturing, health care, retail, real estate, financial, professional services to client advisory services supporting international expansion, information security, mergers & acquisition and litigation. This formative diversified experience, as well as, work overseas in Milan, UK, helped shape her curiosity and ongoing interest in learning new business models and sharing and adopting best practices.

Before founding her firm, Martha was a Vice President of Customer Value Management and Business Development at JPMorgan Chase, Director of Market Development and Client Relations, at SunGard Data Systems, Director of Market Research & Strategic Planning at Standard & Poors and a Securities Trader at a European Bank.

Martha holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and and a BA in Economics and Psychology from the University of Rochester.

Our Professional Team includes:

Market Research
Digital/User Interface Design
Sales Generation
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Financial Analysis/Modeling
Customer Management