About Us

Our mission is to engage in consulting assignments that result in direct contributions to the client’s profitability. We are a niche leader in the area we know best- operational performance improvement.

Guiding Philosophy: We believe we will be successful if our clients are successful.

Ryan Brown is founder and managing director of
Next Level Essentials.

Ryan Brown is the managing director of the Greenville, SC based office. He is an expert in the firm’s Network Optimization, EBITDA Step Change and Analytical Problem Solving practices.

He has more than 6 years of advisory experience with Next Level Essentials and 3 years with Kepner-Tregoe (KT).

Brown primarily advises clients in building products, consumer goods and private equity. He holds deep expertise in cultural transformations, performance improvement and operational due diligence.

Brown holds an MBA from Terry School of Business at Georgia and a BS in Materials Engineering from Clemson University, where he graduated with an emphasis in Biomedical Engineering.

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