Garrett Sheridan, President and Partner

Garrett serves as the President of Axiom Consulting Partners. He specializes in working with leaders to develop and execute strategies that drive profitable growth and improve execution. With over 22 years of experience, Garrett has partnered with clients in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific to address challenges related to growth strategy and organization transformation. He has deep expertise in go-to-market strategy and sales force design. Garrett is known for his pragmatic style and passion for solving complex client issues. He has served clients across a broad range of industries including technology, telecommunications, consumer goods, healthcare/life sciences and financial services


Prior to joining Axiom Consulting Partners, Garrett was Vice President and North American practice leader for Hudson Human Capital Solutions. He also co-founded MPact Consulting, which was later acquired by Hudson. Garrett was a senior consultant at Sibson & Company.

Notable Achievements

  • Led the integration of four legacy businesses within a $9B diversified technology company to establish a common strategy, product and solution portfolio, organization design and leadership team operating model
  • Led a go to market strategy and sales force redesign project for a division of a $10B consumer goods company, resulting in a 6% increase in revenue in nine months
  • Developed and implemented a complete go-to-market strategy for a large global ERP applications provider, including sales strategy, customer segmentation, territory design, quota and compensation design resulting in $75M revenue growth
  • Completed a territory realignment initiative for a software company to improve sales force productivity and performance that achieved 12% revenue growth
  • Led a transformation of the HR function for an Academic Medical Center resulting in $13.5M cost savings and improved organization service delivery and quality

Publications & Affiliations

Garrett is co-author of Shockproof: How to Hardwire Your Business for Lasting Success (John Wiley & Sons 2011). He also has been published in Management Review, HR Intelligence, Business Plus (Ireland), Human Resources Magazine Australia and He is also frequently quoted in business publications including Human Resource Executive Magazine, US News and World Report, Management Consultant International, Workforce Management and Workspan.
Garrett has been a frequent speaker on profitable growth strategies and organization transformation and execution under the aegis of Federated Press, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, the International Quality and Productivity Center and Institute for International Research (IIR). Garrett is a Partner at Social Venture Partners Chicago, a partnership of philanthropically minded individuals striving to make a significant impact on the lives of those in the Chicago community. Garrett served on the Membership Committee of the Economic Club of Chicago, and is active in the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Association of Management Consulting Firms. He is also a former President of the Ireland Network Chicago.


Garrett has a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, both from University College Dublin, Ireland.

Contact Garrett:

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Personal Note

When I moved to the United States from Ireland in 1994 I was initially planning to stay for two years to get some valuable experience. That seems like a long time ago now. The diversity of clients I serve and the people I meet is what continues to make the work we do fun and rewarding.

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