Charles E. Bush, Jr., MBA, Principal
Chuck Bush has over fifteen years of management and strategic consulting experience and is a principal in Dattner Consulting’s Los Angeles office. Prior to joining our firm, Chuck founded Great Road Capital, an advisory firm that focuses on strategy, re-engineering, and finance for clients in a variety of industries, including media and entertainment, financial services, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.
Chuck was the Chief Financial Officer of Our Stories Films, LLC, and as a key member of the executive team, not only implemented and managed the company’s financial and accounting systems, but also was instrumental in guiding the strategic direction of the company. These activities included leading negotiations and fundraising efforts, taking responsibility for various HR functions, formulating the company’s distribution strategy, creating marketing and branding strategies for the company.
Previously Chuck was an Assistant Vice President in JPMorgan’s Entertainment Industries Group in Los Angeles. While at JPMorgan, Chuck helped finance some of the most influential companies in the entertainment business including major film studios and emerging production companies.
Chuck began his career as a strategy consultant at Monitor Company, where he helped Fortune 100 clients identify strategic partners, launch new products, value potential M&A targets, and execute LBO transactions. As a consulting generalist, he worked for clients in the financial services, insurance, telecommunications, lottery and gaming, and oil and natural gas industries.
For several years, Chuck taught accounting, finance, valuation and M&A seminars to attorneys throughout the United States for continuing legal education credit. He received an AB in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.