Strategic Insights' seasoned management team works in partnership with Fortune 500 and other multinational clients to help them realize their strategic goals. Our hands-on business expertise, proprietary consultative methodology and global network of trusted intelligence sources provide clients with a proven track record for identifying optimal business strategies and minimizing risk.


George T. Guernsey, Managing Partner
George Guernsey, co-founder of Strategic Insights, leads our financial institutions work and manages our proprietary intelligence software tool, Insight Mapping™. With over 25 years of executive and consulting expertise, he has helped global leaders in financial services, manufacturing, distribution, energy, health care and communications identify and seize opportunities to accelerate growth and reduce risk.

As a group executive at two international banks, Mr. Guernsey headed strategy and finance for First Chicago and operations initiatives at Republic New York Corporation. He also launched an investment bank into the technology and insurance sectors. Mr. Guernsey counsels industry leaders, such as Abbey National (UK), Citigroup, GE Capital, ING Group and National Australia Group, on risk management and corporate intelligence.

Based in London for 15 years, Mr. Guernsey headed European Management Consulting for Towers Perrin and worked extensively in Europe and Asia. Mr. Guernsey received a B.A. in Communications from Yale University and an MBA in finance with distinction from the Wharton Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania.

Alden R. Taylor, Managing Partner
Alden "Den" R. Taylor is co-founder of Strategic Insights and has over 30 years of expertise in strategic intelligence, general management consulting and financial management.

He has led numerous client engagements in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia focusing on strategy, market positioning, competitive intelligence, benchmarking, organizational effectiveness, and process improvement. Mr. Taylor's professional expertise spans multiple industries including: energy, franchising, financial services, health care, process manufacturing, consumer products, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.

Prior to co-founding Strategic Insights, Mr. Taylor was a Practice Leader for Business Intelligence Services at Kroll Associates and Citigate Global Intelligence. As the former president of BACK Management and Taylor & Company, he helped clients improve their competitive positioning, exploit strategic advantages and identify potential merger and alliance candidates. At Cresap, a Towers Perrin Company, Mr. Taylor was a Vice President Global Practice leader. At the outset of his career, Mr. Taylor consulted on accounting systems, mergers and acquisitions and foreign business practices for U.S. and foreign clients at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young).

Mr. Taylor is a frequent conference leader and speaker for several industries and associations including: EXNET/Management Exchange, Edison Electric Institute, Planning Forum, United States Telephone Association, and American Management Association. Mr. Taylor holds a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon University. He is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Consultant.

Pamela B. Volkman, Ph.D., Managing Director
Dr. Pamela B. Volkman is a senior practitioner in the areas of strategic intelligence and corporate investigations. Prior to joining Strategic Insights, she was a senior managing director at Citigate Global Intelligence where she managed international engagements in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, telecommunications, energy, Internet, retail distribution and fashion industries. These engagements involved competitive assessment, strategy assessment, new market entry and positioning, mergers and acquisitions evaluations and intellectual property protection.

Dr. Volkman is a 13 year veteran of Kroll Associates where her extensive experience in case operations and management focused on complex business intelligence issues as well as traditional corporate investigation and analysis. Earlier in her career she provided consultative services to leading law firms relating to a series of Native American land claims litigation.

Dr. Volkman is a former lecturer and instructor at The University of Rochester. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in History from The University of Rochester where she was a recipient of a NDEA Fellowship and a University Research Grant.


Colin J. Bell, Ph.D.
Former CEO of AT&T-UK
Former senior executive of Cable & Wireless, General Electric and IBM; founder of Aztec International.

Robert L. Bush

Consultant -
IT and security to major companies and federal agencies
Former Chief Information Security Officer of Time Warner, technical advisor to Phoenix Technologies and Partner of Cresap, McCormick & Paget.

Robert M. Dunn
Managing Partner - Insight Mapping, ESI Advisors & Class 6 Software
Co-founder and former Managing Partner of The Catalyst Group; Managing Director of Regent Associates and founder and CEO of CADWARE, Inc.

Alden L. Fiertz
Former Chief Operating Officer - American Express Bank, Republic New York Corp. and Trade Development Bank; former Partner at Booz-Allen & Hamilton.

James A. Perry
Senior Vice President, Managing Director - InSearch Worldwide Corporation; former head of marketing and sales, Monterey Mills and Beutex Corporation (formerly a division of Wamsutta); executive positions with Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Norman F. Strate,
President -
TBS Technologies, Incorporated
Former CEO and senior executive positions with Protonex Technology Corporation, J. F. Jelenko & Company, Show Time (Viacom/Teleprompter), Hertz Corporation and RCA Corporation.

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