Robert Nix

Operating Partner
Robert Nix, Operating Partner, Orchid Blacklinkedin

# C-Suite Consulting
# Distribution
# Mergers & Acquisitions
# Market Research
# Operations
# P.E. / V.C.
# RevOps

I have more than 25 years of experience in accounting, financial and operational leadership roles. I am an expert in cost accounting and I am lean six sigma certified. I believe in utilizing processes, data and technology to drive revenue improvement, cost savings and scalable efficiencies. I believe in servant leadership; putting the needs of the team first and driving a strong group performance towards helping our clients.

Command Alkon: Consultant - Transformation strategy for industrial gauge manufacturer from hardware and software seller to HaaS & SaaS provider; reduced 8K traditional SKUs into three offerings.

University Furnishings: Consultant - Redesigned processes across eight departments in three countries leading to 45% inventory reduction and 60% faster fill rate.

Global Arts Group: CFO - Designed facility and raised $5M in financing for automated, U.S. based manufacturing plant that allowed for re-onshoring of production; led to 15% reduction in cost and 20% reduction in deliver time to big box store customers.

*USA Funds: Managing Director - New regulations made private sector, federally guaranteed, student loan companies obsolete.  Led strategy development to redesign company’s business model and redeploy $1B in funds that positioned USA Funds to profitably move forward. (See Abstract)

Education: Valdosta State University - BFA; Kennesaw State University - B.S. Accounting; University of Connecticut - M.B.A.


# EdTech

# BioTech

# Construction


# Manufacturing - Light

# Food & Beverage

# Hardware / IoT

# Healthcare

# FinOps

Awards & Organizations

- KSU Alumni: Recognition Award

Robert Nix
“Opportunities don't happen. You create them.”
—Chris Grosser, photographer

What I'm Reading / Listening To:


A great understanding of why the most successful organizations run on pushback.

Still On My Bucket List:
Take my mother to visit Scotland.
Best Business Advice:
Always be adding value to yourself and your clients.