Our Consulting & Coaching Team
Frank Manfre, Principal
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.
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 14-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.
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.
Our Consultants and 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