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.
Pat Green | Principal
With 40+ years of experience as a former attorney in private practice, Pat is direct, compassionate and innovative in seeking a true course for business growth, succession and exit strategies. Pat seeks to understand his client’s needs first before responding with an action plan to implement goals and objectives.
Steve Pringle | Principal
With nearly 30 years of experience in organizational and leadership development, Steve is passionate about inspiring and equipping others to lead lives of purpose and adventure. He has executive leadership experience in education, nonprofit, and small businesses. Steve currently leads an organization that provides innovative community-based interventions to keep kids safe and families together. He is also a partner in two Portland-based breweries.
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.
- 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
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
— G. Elliott T., CEO, Aviation Equipment
“Scott brought discipline and a systematic approach to our sales process. With his experience he has a number of customer profiling models and techniques that have been perfected over the years. He introduced this approach to the sales team right away and got them using it within a couple of weeks.”