Martin O'Connor, MBA
As ASE’s Senior Consultant, Martin O’Connor brings extensive experience from the manufacturing sector. He has long-term relationships in the Greenville area that began in the mid 1980’s when he and his family relocated to Greenville. He served in large corporate environments, most notably Michelin Tire Corporation. He was integral in the development of greenfield startups for companies coming to the area as initial Tier 1 suppliers to the automotive industry for BMW, Mercedes, and Volvo. Martin traveled extensively including Western Europe and throughout North America. Martin experienced living in Europe for 3 months during one of his assignments.
Serving in the C-Suite roles of CEO and CFO, Martin brings more than 40 years’ experience in the Strategic Planning and Operational side of the business. Martin’s experience includes significant Tier 1 interactions with multi-national firms that supplied the major players in the OEM Automotive sector.
Martin’s experience includes Strategic Planning, IT, Systems Development, Finance & Controlling, Purchasing, HR, Legal, Logistics as well as Operations. His broad range of experience can quickly assist owners and C level executives in solving business problems and developing their teams to drive their strategic initiatives. His expertise in Corporate Strategic Planning and Operations brings significant value to ASE’s Corporate Consulting platform offering strategies on Corporate Finance and Business Monetization.
Outside of the office, Martin enjoys spending time with his wife Sharon of 43 years and their 11 grandchildren. He serves as Treasurer/Board Member for The Charter Institute at Erskine, one of only two State Charter School Authorizers in South Carolina and is also active in his local church serving in numerous capacities. He is also an avid outdoorsman.