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Our Coaching Team

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Frank Manfre Founder & Head Coach

Frank is the founder of Breakthrough Consulting and serves as its CEO  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 is a graduate of the Center for Quality of Management Four Revolutions Integrated Management System 6-day  Program for Total Quality Management including Project/Process Management. He has 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.











David Darab, DDS, MBA

Dr. Darab is the Founder & CEO of Darab Business Advisors. Midway through a 30-year career in oral surgery, he began a pivot into his "encore career", Business Advising, to help solve the many challenges his growing oral surgery practice faced. Relying on valuable experience and utilizing a strategic approach, he assists other small businesses achieve rapid growth and prepare for the future with sound succession or exit plan.


During his career he has encountered various business challenges and “stress tests,” which have provided him e with valuable learning experiences. He has  also witnessed situations where even the experts had significant gaps in their knowledge. Ultimately he realized no one would ever care as much about his  business as he did.


David understands firsthand what it means to form a partnership, run a profitable growing business, recruit talent, buy and merge businesses, formulate exit and succession plans, and ultimately sell a business. He can simplify the key aspects of your business and help you identify the critical success factors that will accelerate your business growth. By working together, he can bring clarity and direction to a small business, allowing the owner to grow and expand with less stress and chaos. The ultimate goal is to improve cash flow, profitability, and overall value. 

Education & Certifications:

  • Master of Business Administration - Isenberg School of Management, U Mass Amherst

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency - UT Southwest Medical Center

  • DDS Dentistry - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Bachelor of Science - Ursinus College

  • Certified Professional Business Advisor

  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor

  • Senior Business Strategy Professional




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Alan Stewart, PhD, CSAT

Dr. Stewart is a licensed Psychologist and founder of Stewart Psychological Services based in Marietta, Georgia. He is also a co-founder and former Board member of Boys to Men Mentoring of Georgia, Inc. and past president of the ManKind Project of Georgia, Inc. both 501(c)3 organizations. He is a Certified Mental Health First Aid (MFA) 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 and building highly effective teams. He also has 16-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 treating trauma survivors, sexual addiction therapy, conflict management, behavioral assessments, and emotional literacy/intelligence.


  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University

  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)

  • Post-doctoral residency in trauma and sexual addiction

  • Clinical internship in health psychology at New Mexico State University

  • M.S. and Ed.S. in professional counseling from Georgia State University



Our Consultants & Coaches Are Committed To:

  • Continued learning in the fields of consulting and coaching.

  • Searching for continued self-awareness, self-monitoring, and self-improvement.

  • Acting and behaving ethically in all professional interactions.

  • Full accountability for the responsibility undertaken as a consultant or coach.

  • Complete engagement with, and commitment to, the consulting and coaching professions.

  • Being fully present in each and every client interaction.

  • Providing a safe space for clients with an iron-clad commitment to confidentiality.

  • Embracing diversity and inclusion.

Giving Back - Organizations We Support:

  • The Wounded Warrior Project

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • Atlanta Mission

  • Boys to Men Mentoring, Inc.

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