About Warren King, Principal

 
image Warren King is the owner and principal consultant for NxtLevel Advisors.  He is a business advisor with a passion for helping business leaders, owners, and their companies achieve maximum potential through better decisions and transformational leadership.  Warren has an extensive background in strategic planning, corporate business development, sales/marketing, and general management particularly in the international arena.  He has specific expertise in strategy development and execution.  In addition to his current role at NxtLevel Advisors, Warren lecturers at the University of  North Georgia.  A snapshot of Warren's professional background and education include:

Professional Background

  • Vistage International Peer Advisory Board Chair in the Atlanta area.
  • CEO of WJ King & Associates LLC - general business consultants and manufacturers' representatives.
  • CEO of ARCO Polypropylene LLC a $300 million global supplier of plastic raw materials.  This business was a joint venture between British Petroleum  and the Itochu Corporation (Japan).
  • Deputy Managing Director of Singapore Aromatics - an $500 million chemical joint venture with Exxon Mobile Corporation that served Asian customers with polyester intermediates and led the industry in efficiency, margins and safety.
  • Global Business Manager for Amoco Chemical Company's basic commodity chemicals where he negotiated major capacity expansions with prospective partners throughout the world.
  • Sr. Manager for Strategic Planning and Global Business Development for Amoco Chemical - included mergers and acquisitions activity of Amoco Corporation.
  • Executive VP of Amoco Foam Products where he was responsible for all manufacturing and marketing.  He led a major turnaround in profit and growth through quality improvement, increased sales, and product line optimization.

Education

  • MBA in Marketing from Kellogg School at Northwestern University
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin
  • Strategic Management and International Businesses lecturer at the University of North Georgia

Boards & Organizations

  • Member of the Dawson County and Greater Hall County Chambers of Commerce
  • Board Member at Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County
  • Board Member at Dawson County Wee Books Childhood Literacy Program
  • Past member of the Governor's Advisory Board for the Arts in the State of Georgia
  • Past President and board member of the Dawson County Rotary Club
  • Past President and board member of the Dawson County Arts Council
  • Past President and board member of the Resource International Council Food Bank