Our Consulting Team

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Frank Manfre, Principal
Frank serves as Principal for the Breakthrough Consulting team and as a Career Coach for individuals. With over 30 years of experience as a business executive in a variety of industries including dental, medical device, imaging, specialty chemicals, and manufacturing, as well as non-profit organizations Frank brings a wealth of knowledge to our clients. His areas of focus are strategic planning, leadership development, building high-performance teams, hiring, and on-boarding. He has led LearnShops for the US Army, the Georgia University System, Cobb County, and Clayton County as well as for many for-profit corporations in various industry segments including dental, medical and industrial.
Frank has been trained to administer and interpret the Predictive Index behavioral instrument. He has is a graduate of the Center for Quality of Management Four Revolutions Integrated Management System 6-day course program for Total Quality Management including Project/Process Management. He also completed several American Management Association courses including the prestigious 5-day President’s course.
Frank holds a BS degree from Fredonia (NY) State University and resides in metro Atlanta with his wife Virginia, an associate with  Breakthrough Consulting.
Alan Stewart, PhD

Dr. Stewart is a co-founder and former Board member of Boys to Men Mentoring of Georgia, and past president of the ManKind Project of Georgia. He is a Certified Mental Health First Aid trainer and has taught MFA to business leaders, police officers, teachers, and college students.


His successful twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy as an intelligence officer informed his approach to leadership development. He also has twelve years of experience in one-on-one and group counseling settings with a proven ability to build rapport, find strengths, and create strong relationships that foster personal growth and team effectiveness. Additional specialties include conflict management, behavioral assessments, and emotional literacy/intelligence.


​Alan earned his BA at the University of Maryland, an MS and PhD in Professional Counseling at Georgia State University.

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Larry Weiss CPA, CEPA


Larry is President and Founder of Weiss Advisors LLC, a practice committed to helping business owners grow their wealth and income by aligning business, personal, and financial goals.


After graduating from the University of Missouri with a BSBA, he joined Price Waterhouse Coopers on the Audit Team performing and managing audits of a variety of businesses and passed the CPA exam. Larry is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor and member of the Exit Planning Institute 


He is also a Member of AICPA & MSCPA.

Larry is experienced at business valuations and transitions and helping business owners plan their exit or succession strategy.