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Denver, CO – February 13, 2018

ESG’s Jodi Mercer Joins Emily Griffith Foundation Board

Execution Specialists Group (ESG), a strategy execution-focused consultancy,  is pleased to announce the appointment of ESG’s Chief Financial Officer, Jodi Mercer, to the Emily Griffith Foundation Board of Directors for a three-year term (2018-2020).  

Mercer joins the Emily Griffith Foundation Board with more than 17 years of senior executive and distribution industry experience in both field and corporate finance and accounting. She currently serves as CFO of ESG, responsible for long term financial planning compliance and reporting and treasury functions.  Prior to ESG she was Vice President / Corporate Controller for Renewable Energy Systems Americas and held numerous financial leadership roles with  CRG West, Corporate Express and Clopay Corporation.  

In addition to her finance background, Mercer is the Treasurer and Secretary of the Making Strategy Happen Foundation, the charitable arm of ESG, and volunteers as a mentor with Women’s Bean Project, one of the Foundation’s partner organizations. She is actively involved with a number of animal welfare organizations as well.

“We are delighted to have Jodi join our Board of Directors,” said Alby Segall, President of Emily Griffith Foundation. “Jodi brings nearly two decades of financial expertise as well as previous foundation board experience to our Board of Directors and her skills and experience will be valuable to help us meet our Foundation goals.”

“I am passionate about the Foundation’s purpose to provide resources to ensure opportunity for all who wish to learn,” said Mercer. “I truly admire the thought leadership on the future of workforce development and feel we’re at an inflection point right now. By joining the Foundation Board, I want to help drive our leadership nationally in this space, while championing workforce education.”

Emily Griffith Foundation provides financial support to Emily Griffith Technical College which enables the school to keep its tuition rates one of the lowest in the state while providing cutting-edge education in growing industries.


About ESG

Based in Denver, Colorado, Execution Specialists Group (ESG) is a strategy execution-focused consultancy with extensive global experience engaging with client senior leadership to plan and deliver on complex integration, transformation, and innovation objectives. ESG relentlessly focuses on delivering meaningful client outcomes and leaving behind a culture of execution. Recognized by Forbes as one of the “Top Management Consulting Firms” for the past two years (2016 and 2017), ESG leaders have managed hundreds of integrations across all functional disciplines including sales, merchandising, supply chain, marketing, real estate, technology, human resources and finance to deliver disciplined program design and execution. Clients include Caesars Entertainment, Gordon Food Service, Office Depot/OfficeMax, Staples, Target Corporation, Whole Foods and more. To learn more about ESG, visit

About Emily Griffith Foundation

Our financial support of Emily Griffith Technical College (EGTC)  enables the school to keep its tuition rates one of the lowest in the state while providing cutting-edge education in growing industries.  Our innovative work ensures students have the support they need to succeed — both inside and outside the classroom. As a result, EGTC students enjoy one of the highest completion (89%) and job placement (81%) rates in the state. 100% of EGTC students benefit from our support, which allows every student to graduate without student loan debt. For more information, visit


ESG Media Contact:

Jennifer Levasseur
(720) 235-0816 x399  


Emily Griffith Foundation Contact:

Alby Segall