Block & Associates is a small, hard-working advisory firm based in Europe with a worldwide client base. Established in 2001, after retiring from his last C-Suite international management role, Block hit the ground running with his direct approach to finding success. Client tailored scaled tactical solutions, communication development and project managing, we provide true Bespoke Advisory Services - nothing out of a box or template - always focused on individual client needs.
Robert (Bob) Block
Founder and Principal
Bob started his first business at the age of 16 in New York and has since been involved in a variety of start-ups, turn-arounds and mature enterprises. After retiring at a young age, he found significant demand for his expertise in uncovering opportunities for other businesses and individuals. As a result, Block & Associates was formed in 2001 and has been advising businesses to assist them improve their profitability ever since.
Block & Associates provides independent expertise which is totally goal focused.
When a potential client contacts us it is already clear they have a problem in some area of their business or they would not be reaching out for assistance.
We listen - Meet/Question - Understand - Propose Assignment - Triage Data and People - Devise Actionable Tactics - Present/Gain Buy-in - Handoff or Assist Client to Execute
While many so-called consultants' excel in providing exhaustive & voluminous reports, restatements of the obvious and oblique 'suggestions' we take a diametrically opposite approach.
We do not occupy time with fancy proposals, we will spend a few days (typically) at the company's location meeting directly with the individual senior level staff and the principal. Most often after those sessions and reviewing financial and operating history we are in a position to communicate that we understand the basics and can see a way forward.
At that point, if appropriate, we will propose an engagement which is straightforward, task oriented and structured along with a fee structure.
“We're a small, highly focused and constantly growing advisory practice. We look forward to meeting you and your team and helping you define your goals, develop solutions - and realize them. So what are you waiting for, let's connect"
Bob Block, President Block & Associates
During his career prior to Block & Associates Bob held a number of senior and C-Suite positions internationally
Chief Operating Officer - Central Europe - One of Europe's largest and multifaceted telecommunications enterprise
Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Service - Central Europe
Vice President of Operations - UK
Vice President Marketing/Sales - USA
Director of Sales - USA
Vice President - Industry Association - USA
Tough & Interesting Neighborhoods
Besides working in Western countries such as the US, UK, Germany and Austria, we have handled assignments in some more challenging environments such as:
Republic of Georgia