Prior to joining Pease CPAs in May 2018, Brent Grover founded Evergreen Consulting in 2001 as a boutique firm to advise companies in the wholesale distribution channel. He sold that firm in 2018. Brent had been CEO and co-owner of National Paper & Packaging Co., sold in 1999. Brent has also been an Adjunct Professor at Case Weatherhead School of Management. Prior to his distribution industry career, he was with Arthur Andersen & Co. Brent received the Elijah Watt Sells Award for placing second in Ohio and in the top 50 nationally on the Uniform CPA Examination.
Consulting Specialties: Wholesale Distribution; Strategic pricing; Customer Profitability Analysis; Strategic Planning; Mergers & Acquisitions, Profit Improvement.
The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence (formerly DREF), of which Brent is a Research Fellow, has published 8 of his books. Brent’s articles appear often in national distribution journals. Brent won the Elijah Watt Sells Medal and Ohio honors for his performance on the Uniform CPA Examination.
Brent is a member of several non-profit boards and is Past Chairman of the National Paper Trade Association. He has served as a board member of Nichols, Strauss Paper Co., B.W. Rogers Co., Petroliance LLC, Millcraft Group, Famous Enterprises, Snavely Forest Products, Delaware Valley Group, Great Lakes Power Products and Elkay Plastics.
Case Western Reserve University – Weatherhead School of Management