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"LGE began helping us scope out our services portfolio and was able to leverage their experience to build a robust roadmap of new offerings. They were then able to help us execute and bring these to market and, as a result, we have a revamped channel partner strategy and many new business partners. Separately, we've engaged them to help us with sourcing, SKU rationalization, and distribution and we are far ahead of where we would be had we tried this ourselves. LGE has the expertise and the bias for action to get things done."

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Jim Bledsoe

Jim Bledsoe Associate Partner
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Jim Bledsoe has an intriguing mix of Fortune 100 executive leadership and start up, early stage entrepreneurial experience.  He spent his first 20 years in progressively increasing roles at FedEx, starting as a part time hourly employee while in college and promoting through the ranks to Managing Director.  He expanded his expertise over time, moving from HUB (sort) operations to field operations (ground and aircraft transportation) and eventually to Publishing Services.  He authored his division’s application for the company’s Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an honor that was bestowed on FedEx in 1990.  In 1995, Jim was recruited to run one of the early pioneers in online commerce, Shoppers Express, creating the market for online ordering and delivery of groceries and pharmaceuticals.  Later recruited to Pulte Homes, one of the country’s largest residential homebuilders, Jim became vice president of operations for the Mid Atlantic Region, the company’s largest ($700M in revenue, 2,500 homes per year).  Since 2000, Jim has done consulting work, become COO of two companies, launching an innovative “green build” company, HercuBuild Incorporated.  He has been chairman of the board for March of Dimes and has been actively involved in fundraising committees for the ALS Association.  Jim is a graduate of Memphis State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in accounting.


  
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