Scott Philips | Managing Partner and Founder

With 30+ years of diversified experience in business leadership, Scott is recognized as an action-oriented leader. His strengths lie in family business transitions, strategic management, business coaching, succession planning, leadership development, employee engagement and productivity, culture, acquisition integration, executive coaching, and revenue generation

Scott Haugen | Principal

Scott has been leading growth, professionalization, and increasing shareholder value for companies for over 30 years. Throughout his decades of experience, he has helped orchestrate: supply chain development in China, Taiwan, and Mexico, 5 successful sell side transactions, 4 acquisitions and integrations, and generational family business transitions of 3 family businesses.

Erik Chilian | Principal

Erik comes to TruNorth with over 30 years of executive coaching and leadership experience and is as comfortable learning from folks on the warehouse floor as he is challenging strategy in the boardroom. Seeking to understand people first, Erik then formulates plans, processes, and strategies that are realistic and can be executed without ambiguity or confusion.

Jay Hull | Principal

With over 35 years in the legal industry, Jay brings an unmatched depth of legal knowledge to TruNorth clients. Recently recognized as one of three “Thought Leaders” by the International Legal Technology Association, Jay relishes finding creative and constructive solutions to legal challenges.

Chelsea McGarry | Executive Assistant

Chelsea’s 14 years of experience as a Professional Organizer and Executive Assistant are a tremendous asset to the TruNorth Partners Team. Chelsea enjoys providing uplifting interactions with clients and clear communication and thorough organization for the TruNorth Team.

Advisory Board

  • Charlie Johnson | President of Ashton Equities LLC
  • Sheri Philips | Life Coach and Spiritual Director
  • Eric Fry | Owner of Advantage Development Company
  • Jay Hull | Owner of Jay Hull, Attorney
  • Mark Klein | Former Principal, TruNorth Partners