Roger brings to Grainster a strong, capable high-energy leadership style, featuring consistent success facilitation, proven strategy, and planning and execution skills. A keen understanding of consumer goods trade, retail and Omni-channel consumer goods operations, resource trade, corporate governance, international finance, vendor sourcing, imports/exports and multinational operations characterize his resume. As Managing Partner of his consulting firm, Roger’s teams have delivered strategy and advisement to over 160 consumer goods clients, including 15 years at Under Armour, the People’s Republic of China, Macy’s, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the nation of India, REI Sporting Goods, Williams-Sonoma, Ross Stores, CB Richard Ellis, Louis Vuitton, Kmart etc. Having provided strategy and follow through execution to leaders in every US consumer goods sub-vertical, with an average client tenure of 7.5 years, and a client business repeat rate of 78%, a significant portion of US Consumer Trade moves through infrastructure devised and enacted in part by Roger’s teams since 1990. Roger has led startup of over seven personally-owned businesses, not including those assisted in startup with his clients. High retention rates, clear vision and increased profitability are the consistent hallmarks of businesses started and run by Roger Cunningham. Nominated for 2007 Georgia Entrepreneur of the Year by accounting firm Gifford, Hillegass & Ingwersen, Roger is a frequent speaker and is rated as one of 3 top experts in his field by Manhattan Associates. Roger was ranked as well as a top 1% Naval Officer, earning his command qualification as a junior Ensign, and performing in Middle East theatre operations and intelligence activities early in his career in the Navy.