Alex Rethore is an experienced operations and business leader (and self-proclaimed “start-up athlete”). Today, Alex is the founder of The Brecken Group LLC, a consultancy that helps CEOs and leadership teams at high-growth venture- and PE-backed businesses scale by driving revenue and improving operational effectiveness. Before starting her own advisory, Alex was Chief Revenue Officer at onefinestay – a full-service, short-term rental hospitality business acquired by AccorHotels in 2016. As CRO, she ran global functional teams including sales, marketing, and ecommerce. During her 5 years with onefinestay, Alex held a number of roles including operations director, market launcher, expansion strategist, and market GM before being tapped to run central functional teams including global sales, operations and expansion. Prior to onefinestay, Alex was Director of Operations at Rent the Runway. She has also served as a Vice President in both the auction and operations divisions at Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, and previously held supervisory roles with the industrial supply distributor, McMaster-Carr Supply Company, and art consultancy, Thea Westreich Art Advisory Services. Alex holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated with Distinction from Yale University.
The Reboot podcast showcases the heart and soul, the wins and losses, the ups and downs of startup leadership. On the show, Entrepreneurs, CEO’s, and Startup Leaders discuss with Jerry Colonna the emotional and psychological challenges they face daily as leaders.