January 22nd, 2018   •   News   •   no comments   

With heavy hearts we announce the recent loss of Dan Chenoweth, one of our Senior Consultants. Dan worked with Vector Group, Inc. since the 1990’s on several consulting projects domestically and internationally including British Airways and the Hewlett-Packard/ Compaq merger. He was a trusted colleague and friend. We had a good-natured camaraderie among us during […]

Gary Craig to Present at AM&AA Summer Conference

June 1st, 2017   •   News   •   no comments   

Gary Craig is the moderator and co-presenter of a panel presentation of Increasing Deal Success: People Risks Impact Integration and Your ROI at the Alliance for Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors (AM&AA) Summer Conference to be held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, July 19-21, 2017. His co-presenters include Cayce Colley, M.A. and Mark Walztoni. When […]

Presentation at AM&AA

February 4th, 2017   •   News   •   no comments   

Vector Group’s J. Robert “Bob” Carleton and Gary Craig presented Beating the Odds: Building a Deal-Maker’s Credibility by Ensuring a Quickly Successful Deal with Legs for the Longer-Term at the Alliance for Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors (AM&AA) Winter Conference. The conference was held at The Bellagio Las Vegas on February 2, 2017. Their topic focused on Cultural […]

Gary Craig to Design OD Course for U of Denver

April 1st, 2016   •   News   •   no comments   

After a recent meeting of the Organizational Development (OD) Curriculum Team at University College, University of Denver last week, Gary Craig, Managing Partner of Vector Group, Inc., is the lead developer for redesigning a graduate OD course called “Organizational Culture and Organizational Development Impacts.” This is one of six courses leading to a certificate in OD. […]

Vector Group Grows: Jennifer Rudd Smith Joins Firm

March 9th, 2016   •   News   •   no comments   

Jennifer (Rudd) Smith just joined Vector Group, Inc. as a Senior Consultant. She brings over twenty years’ experience in Instructional Systems Design (ISD) with a depth of expertise in the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE design approach) of sales training and technical training along with delivery of other performance enhancement methods.

Vector Group Managing Partner to Serve on OD Advisory Board for University of Denver

February 26th, 2016   •   News   •   Comments Off on Vector Group Managing Partner to Serve on OD Advisory Board for University of Denver   

2016 University College at University of Denver invited Gary Craig, Managing Partner of Vector Group, to serve on the Organization Development Advisory Board to design a new curriculum for a concentration in organization development. The Advisory Board begins its work March 2016.

New Books in the Works

February 26th, 2016   •   News   •   no comments   

Bob Carleton and Gary Craig authoring three forthcoming books including: A revised edition of Achieving Post-Merger Success: A Stakeholder’s Guide to Cultural Due Diligence, Assessment and Integration Achieving Organizational Intent: A Management Guide to Successfully Implementing Business Strategy Management Mirror: Assessing Top Team Impact on the Organization.

Launch of New Vector Group Website – Cultural Due Dilligence

September 27th, 2015   •   News   •   no comments   

With the launch of our new website, Vector Group plans to make the site more user-friendly and easier to find information. We dedicate ourselves to providing information and coaching to those doing this kind of work. Our vision is to become a “go to” resource for those doing similar work or those needing our expertise […]

Vector Group, Inc. and the International Due Diligence Association (IDDA)

September 27th, 2015   •   News   •   Comments Off on

Vector Group, Inc. and the International Due Diligence Association (IDDA)


J. Robert “Bob” Carleton, Founding Partner and CEO of Vector Group, is a member of the Board of Directions for the International Due Diligence Association. Gary W. Craig, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer for The Americas and Asia, serves as a member of the Advisory Council to the IDDA Board of Directors.

Vector Group Principals Continue to Expand the Field of Performance Improvement

September 27th, 2015   •   News   •   no comments   

Two years ago Vector Group Principals, Bob Carleton and Gary Craig, initiated a “think tank” concerning performance improvement at the enterprise level. They invited other contemporaries who share similar systemic views of organizations and human performance. The group meets every six months to share current thinking on systems, organizational assessment, culture, leadership and strategy implementation. […]