Client: Ivy League University

Assignment: Perform a "top/down" analysis of food service operations and restructured contracts.

Accomplishment: Achieved multi-million dollar annual savings and improved food offerings.

About Us

The Berkshire Group is a national leader in the field of expense reduction. The company has an unparalleled track record of reducing operational and functional overhead of diverse clients located nationally and internationally with expenses ranging from tens of millions of dollars to the billions of dollars. With a highly specialized database of cost trends and industry norms, The Berkshire Group will unearth the undiscovered savings potential of current expense categories across the board.

Founded in 1994, the company's services can either serve as the outside efficiency audit team to ensure best practices are being applied, but more often to assist with clients' financial/purchasing departments to evaluate and negotiate for the bottom line. A member of Berkshire's senior management is responsible for every account and this hands-on approach is why the company has garnered extraordinary customer loyalty.

Robert Horowitz, Founder and President

Robert Horowitz brings a wealth of experience to The Berkshire Group. His hands on management combined with his legal training and business background affords his clients the highest level of customer service and knowledge.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University and New York University Law School, Horowitz has served in senior positions in both the public and private sectors. After practicing law as a prosecutor in New York City, his career brought him to the largest international real estate development firm as a President of the in-house Telecommunications Division.

Ready to move to a more entrepreneurial opportunity, Rob Horowitz founded a specialty construction and restaurant chain. After selling both businesses, he recognized the need to bring best-in-class business practices to organizations seeking to operate more efficiently and grow their bottom lines.

An active member of his community, Rob Horowitz has served as President of a regional school board, was appointed as a New Jersey Tax Commissioner and as a member of the Somerset County Parks Commission. He is a member of the American Management Association and the National Association of Purchasing Management.

He also lectures to nationally known prestigious audiences on the topics of improving efficiencies and how to best negotiate in difficult economic times.

Phone: 908-642-7479

Jeffrey Tinsley, Executive Vice President

Jeff Tinsley is a recognized leader and national lecturer in the areas of business analytics, corporate relations and institutional strategy.

With a core foundational expertise in Marketing Management, he currently serves as Executive Vice President for the Berkshire Group while expanding its reach. With over 15 years of executive client relations and an active entrepreneur, Jeff has started and been affiliated with several successful companies in business, sports and entertainment. As a lead negotiator, Jeff continues to be an innovative voice and solid resource in developing business, institutional strategy, planning and corporate relations.

Phone: 334-787-0496