Strategic Planning

A Lifetime of Excellence

I have been fortunate to work across multiple industries and around the globe. Using that experience I have had the opportunity to work with amazing business people to help create or grow their visions into the success they imagined for their business and their life.

Family & Owner Managed Planning
At a Glance

Harry Lay

Harry Lay is the trusted advisor to CEOs and business leaders worldwide. He is uniquely qualified to serve as the voice of experience, as well as the clear and constant sounding board to help propel seasoned leadership and the new-kid-on-the-block to extraordinary success. When companies are performing below their potential the call goes out to Harry Lay. He adds and creates value that directly impacts the bottom line with his unique approach to strategic planning and profit improvement. According to Harry Lay, "Profit is not a dirty word," and "The success of any business is everyone's business." His personalized approach and laser focused practices make him the partner of first choice in the process from strategic planning to implementation and execution of those plans.

Lay polished his unique, cross-industry skills and expertise in both the private and public business sectors. He served as the Partner-in-Charge of Non-Traditional Consulting Services and the Director of Profit Advisory for a regional CPA firm, and President/CFO of an international architectural and engineering firm which oversaw the process from design to opening of all Wal-Mart stores built in the U.S. from 1990-1996. In the public accounting sector, Lay served nineteen years in public accounting in three firms, two international and one local.

Leveraging his experience in the public and private sectors, Harry has enjoyed teaching a variety of continuing education courses and facilitating seminars for professional associations and private companies, including CEO Space International, where he has served as a member of the faculty since 2004. He has been featured in Fortune magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Oklahoma Professional Performance magazine, and serves as a member of numerous Boards of Directors.

Executive Search & Evaluation
Marketing Planning

Harry has been active in multiple organizations in the Tulsa area, including the Small Business Council where he served as Chairman in 2003. In 2000, he was selected as Tulsa's Small Business Accounting Advocate of the Year and earned his certification as one of an elite group of Certified Profit Enhancement Consultants in the U.S.