Chief of Staff

<p>Simon Group Holdings is searching for an experienced Chief of Staff to serve as the right hand person to the Chairman / CEO, Sam Simon. The ideal individual will thrive in an environment where they are required to always be "on" and have experience partnering with a high-intensity, passionate leader.</p> <br /> <div class="grammarly-disable-indicator">&nbsp;</div>

Birmingham, Michigan

Simon Group Holdings

Simon Group Holdings (SGH) was created in 1985 with the founding of Atlas Oil Company by Sam Simon and continues to grow with more than 30 years of successful operational entrepreneurship. SGH has interests in comprehensive energy solutions; fuel supply; oil field services; logistics and transportation; real estate investment; private equity; technology services; and turnkey modular solutions. Our leadership team is intimately familiar with the businesses they run due to their extensive operational industry experience, making them exceptional strategic advisors. Our entrepreneurial approach has resulted in the creation of three new businesses over the last two years (Vixta Solutions, Fuel Now Network, and Vesta Modular Solutions), along with significant investments in three additional companies (Empire, Corporate Eagle, and Tikoo Solutions) within that same timeframe.

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Overview: <ul> <li>Drive achievement of Simon Group Holding objectives</li> <li>Direct Chairman&rsquo;s time to highest and best use</li> <li>Ably represent Chairman to all external and internal stakeholders</li> <li>Report to: Chairman</li> <li>Direct reports: Chairman Executive Assistant and Executive Chef</li> </ul> <div class="grammarly-disable-indicator">&nbsp;</div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Rally all SGH stakeholders around common visions and plans for the family office. Appropriately address and escalate all concerns as appropriate. Facilitate issue resolution to satisfaction of all parties.</li> <li>Work with Chairman, Managing Director and key associates, and Operating Company Presidents and other leaders, to clear obstacles preventing SGH from achieving its financial and strategic goals</li> <li>Bring issues to the Chairman that require his immediate attention. Deflect those that are distractions.</li> <li>Present topics in a manner which facilitates Chairman&rsquo;s timely and best response. Learn and always use appropriate methods and timing for each situation.</li> <li>Attend meetings with key business, political and community leaders on behalf of Chairman</li> <li>Be ready, at moment&rsquo;s notice, to shift priorities and commitments to accommodate Chairman&rsquo;s needs.</li> <li>These may include travel 24 / 365, as the Chairman is &ldquo;always on&rdquo;.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Experience<br /> <ul> <li>Proven success partnering with a high-intensity, passionate CEO required.</li> <li>Strong finance / analytical / technical skills &ndash; define critical data &amp; track results required. Know how enterprise value is created by both mature and early stage companies, and technology and operations-driven businesses.</li> <li>Not afraid to personally &ldquo;dig into the data&rdquo; for improved business decision making.</li> <li>Entrepreneurial background or mindset required.</li> <li>Superior ability to influence and communicate with strong internal and external leaders required.</li> <li>Private Equity, Venture Capital, or Investment Banking experience strongly preferred.</li> <li>Two plus years as Chief of Staff / key support for high powered CEO, Political / Civic leader strongly preferred</li> <li>P&amp;L responsibility for an operating business or division strongly preferred</li> </ul> Education / Other<br /> <ul> <li>Bachelors degree required. Finance or business strongly preferred.</li> <li>MBA strongly preferred. Finance concentration preferred.</li> <li>SGH is a big supporter of our military. Veterans of the armed forces are encouraged to apply.</li> </ul>