About Us

We are experts in business and community growth consulting.
Struggling to successfully navigate the minefield of change? Our consultant team can help!

In 2013, our founders Sara Hand and Stan Schultes created Spark Growth™ with a focus on research and putting into practice a meticulous and data-driven approach to inter-sector consulting. Headquartered in the City of Bradenton, Florida, our Core Team of Consultants recruits and works in partnership with various industry experts to address your problems, finding you Smart and sustainable solutions to spark growth. Our consultants bring academic rigor to real-world business problems, with backgrounds in technology development, data management, economics, sociocultural anthropology, International Business Innovation, resource counseling, Agile Strategies, and more.

Today, we provide consulting, training, and development services on five continents and have reached over 22,000 satisfied clients with our events. Our Pandemic Response Portfolio outlines our recent work with Dell Technologies and NTT DATA as well as our follow up with clients such as ROOTS Education and multinational Guatemalan firm Allied ITS.

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Sara Hand, Chief Executive Officer, Visionary Leader, Spark Growth

Our core team

Now after years in this space, leveraging the power of communities and traditional organizations through collaborations, bridging the gaps across industry clusters, public and private sector silos and convening leaders from around the world…We have a proven ability to inspire change whether at an individual, organizational or community level, bridging the gaps across multi-organizational initiatives.

Connections
Resources
Solutions

Spark Growth’s processes, workshops, and training programs emphasize connections, resources, and holistic solutions – and the methods that link them together. Over 13,000 Spark Growth workshop attendees have gone on to make major changes and enact core-technology transformations with a measurable impact. Clients such as Siteworks have more than doubled revenue with the assistance of Spark Growth consultants.

Spark Growth in What Matters

Core Team Developments, Business Model Innovations, and Brand & Thought Leadership.

Connections

Resources

Solutions

Spark Growth’s processes, workshops, and training programs emphasize connections, resources, and holistic solutions – and the methods that link them together. Over 13,000 Spark Growth workshop attendees have gone on to make major changes and enact core-technology transformations with a measurable impact. Clients such as Siteworks have more than doubled revenue with the assistance of Spark Growth consultants.

Spark Growth in What Matters. Core Team Developments, Business Model Innovations, and Brand & Thought Leadership.

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