About The Author

Jonathan H.Lack

Jonathan H. Lack is a serial entrepreneur and turnaround specialist focused on top-line growth for bottom-line results. Jonathan has over 30 years of experience in management and strategic planning in both consumer and business-to-business markets (e.g., startups, mid-size, and Fortune 500) in over fifteen industries. Jonathan started consulting in residential real estate in 2018, initially helping the Carey Hagglund Condy Team with its strategic planning resulting in the firm becoming the #1 Compass Marin County team in 2022 and in 2023. Since July 2021, Jonathan has been the President & COO of the Beverly Hills-based Sally Forster Jones Group, one of the nation’s top luxury residential real estate teams. Jonathan has conducted strategic planning webinars in conjunction with Steve Shull of Performance Coaching. Jonathan recently co-authored The Real Estate Team Playbook with Dana Green and Steve Shull. Jonathan is also the author of Plan to Turn Your Company Around in 90 Days. Jonathan earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University’s School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BA in Middle East Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.

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