With our network of subject-area specialists and operations expertise in domestic and international settings, we are able to tackle any situation and help you accelerate your growth to the next level.

We don’t believe in cookie cutter approaches. We work to truly understand your concerns and desires so we can build a customized solution. By collaborating with you and listening to your concerns, we can outline a plan that matches the scale and scope of your needs.

Now is the time to act. Get your business plans, systems and processes in place to ensure that you can continue to invest in your company. Address gaps in execution or operation. Focus on growth versus survival.

If you’re seeking original thinking, proactive approaches and greater profit margins, we can help you attain your goals.

KIM NICHOLSON, PRINCIPAL

Kim grew up in the heart of the Midwest in Indiana, graduated from Purdue University, and went on to dedicate over 20 years to the agribusiness and specialty chemical industries. She has proven experience in the areas of brand development, sales leadership, strategic planning, general management and operations. Read more...

Kim most recently led the consumer products division of Chemtura corporation, where she managed the global enterprise with 900 employees and 5 dedicated manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. During her tenure, she served as a change agent to re-structure and reduce division costs, improve margin and focus resources on the most profitable segments of the enterprise. Prior to her appointment as Group President, she led the US sales team for the BioLab division.

Before joining Chemtura, she held the position of VP of Sales and Marketing of Nutra-Park, Inc., a biotech firm specializing in plant growth regulators. At Nutra-Park, she developed and executed the comprehensive sales and marketing plan for the launch of the company’s product portfolio and designed an innovative “grower to grocer” revenue strategy.

Kim also served as Director of Global Supply Chain for BASF, where she managed project groups in Europe, North America and Latin America. She optimized projects and processes in the manufacturing and supply chain organization with cumulative project savings of over $35MUSD. She joined BASF as National Sales Manager for the US crop protection division, post acquisition of American Cyanamid, leading the integration and restructuring of the team.

Kim began her career with American Cyanamid’s crop protection division, taking on increased levels of responsibilities for market and brand development, including the launch of two brands and revitalization of two others. She managed the promotions and programs for the company’s 2000+ member AgriCenter™ dealer network in her role as Director of Retail Distribution.

E-mail: kimn@nfocuspartners.com

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WHO WE SERVE

Our clients range from start-up, small- & medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies across various industries, including chemical, agriculture, manufacturing and software companies.

With our specialized skills in domestic and international settings, along with our network of subject area specialists, we have helped our customers with our solutions, service and support.