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James (Bud) E Matthews   (#9199207)   

Basic Information

Location
Brookfield, WI
Email Address
 
Phone
262-784-7455
Mobile Phone
414-698-8016
ICF Wisconsin Charter Chapter
Ascend Performance, LLC
Title
Managing Partner
Address
P.O. Box 116

Brookfield, WI  
53008-0116
USA


Personal Information

Additional Information

Personal-Business
Personal
Business
Certification
Certified by a professional coach training school
Academic Degree
Master's degree
ICF Credential
Associate Certified Coach
Speaker
Yes
Pro Bono Coaching
Yes

Biography

Bud Matthews is a 38-year sales, marketing, and senior management executive within the consumer products industry. Matthews' started his career with Hormel Foods. He held various sales, marketing, and management roles during his progressive 17-year career. His last 21 years was with Smithfield Foods, in senior management, most recently as Senior Vice President before ending his career in December of 2018.

In the spring of 2019, Matthews' started Ascend Performance, LLC. Ascend Performance specializes in talent selection, development, and mobility with companies operating within the consumer products industry. Ascend's Solution Assessments are comprehensive on-line tools intended to assist in selecting, onboarding, and developing individuals for many different positions within the enterprise. 

In May 2020, Matthews graduated from the University of Wisconsin's 9-month Certified Professional Coach Program. He recently completed ACC accreditation from the ICF. Matthews uses his CPC skills in working with aspiring companies and individuals who seek the benefits of coaching.