Our Leadership

Robert Cort

President

Mr. Cort has over thirty years of management and consulting experience, with an extensive operations and financial analysis background. While the majority of Mr. Cort’s recent clients have been in food processing businesses, he also has had extensive experience in energy services, health care, and other manufacturing environments.

Prior to forming Cort Consulting Group, Mr. Cort worked for Compton & Associates where he developed significant expertise in analyzing Dairy financial and operating performance. Before that, Mr. Cort was the Director of Information Services for the Graduate Health System in Philadelphia where he was responsible for all computer systems, LANs, PCs, voice and data communications networks, and related technical and operational support functions including Management Engineering.

Mr. Cort also served as Senior Consultant with Touche Ross & Co where his responsibilities included directing systems engagements for manufacturers and distribution companies, and operations improvement engagements for manufacturers, distributors and service companies. He also performed numerous financial and operational analyses for public and private organizations.

After graduating from Brown University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mr. Cort received his MBA from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jim Mazur

Mr. Mazur has nearly thirty years of management and consulting experience including management positions in auditing and banking, and over ten years in process manufacturing companies. He has developed and implemented information and financial control systems, generated cost savings through operational analyses and related plant modifications, assisted companies in acquisition and divestiture strategy and due diligence, and been actively involved in several new business launches.

Prior to joining Cort Consulting Group, Mr. Mazur was the chief financial officer of a process manufacturer and distributor of giftware items throughout North America and Europe. Previously, Mr. Mazur was with H.P. Hood, a leading dairy foods company in the eastern United States.

Mr. Mazur is a Certified Public Accountant who earned his M.B.A. in Finance, with distinction, from Bentley College and his B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University.

Mr. Mazur is a director of Perimeter Brand Packaging, a Massachusetts-based packaging development company; he served for nearly ten years as a member of the Board of Advisors of Taggies, Inc., a provider of toys and accessories for infants in North America and Europe, until the company’s acquisition in 2011.