How a Fractional Executive Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

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It’s fascinating what is occurring with the gig economy. I nerd out on this stuff; I can’t help it — I was an economics major in business school. Before this type of work hit a magnitude to justify an entire economy, I knew it as the fractional workforce. 

Fractional executives fill an executive position in a part-time or short-term capacity. They are typically former executives or consultants and can be a great option for small businesses and startups. 

I have been a fractional executive for the past five years. My fractional journey actually started with a full-time job when I oversaw a U.S. expansion project for a Scottish craft beer company called BrewDog. I set up all of their operations in North America. It was a lot of beer and a lot of fun — until I worked myself out of the job.

After everything was set up and the U.S. executive team hired, there was no…

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