About us

Turning market potential into realized income

Focused, agile go-to-market expertise

A network of experts

The Growth & Innovation Group is a network of expert business planners, market strategists, and execution masters who have grown dozens of private, publicly traded, and health service companies. We bring a highly pragmatic, cross-functional approach to our work that spans marketing, product management, business development, sales, and finance to ensure alignment and higher business performance.

Kevin Renner, Founder

The Group was founded by Kevin Renner. He has worked throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia with dozens of companies in health innovation, behavioral health, wellness, software, cybersecurity, employee benefits, and technology. These include seven Inc.-5000 and two global, publicly traded medical and life science technology companies. He also has worked with Blue Cross Blue Shield plans and large nonprofit health care delivery systems.

Kevin received his MBA from UC Berkeley, and attended the executive B2B market strategy program at Northwestern University. He is an adjunct professor of marketing at Portland State University and the University of Portland.