About Us

Our Firm

Small Business Analytics, LLC is a full-service consulting firm that provides assistance with business intelligence, data analysis, and more. We actively serve individuals and organizations in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

The firm seeks to add value to the work of its clients by offering a menu of services that target specific needs. From the development of complex research projects to the preparation of communication tools and reports and ongoing staff mentoring and support, our firm works collaboratively with in-house staff, contractors, and others to achieve a well-rounded, comprehensive, and thoughtful approach to achieving all identified client objectives.

Our Founder

Greg CharlesGreg Charles has over 20 years of experience working with all types of organizations ranging from small business start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. For the first dozen years of his career his work experience involved managing corporate financial operations and reporting, where he learned the challenges of managing a business first-hand.

Since 2002, Greg has been active in teaching others about business and data.  He began his teaching career in the Computational Finance Program at the Oregon Graduate Institute. Since then, he has taught at a number of colleges and universities in the Portland, OR metropolitan area in the fields of accounting, finance, economics, business math, forecasting and managerial statistics.  He currently holds adjunct faculty positions at Portland Community College where he teaches in the Business Administration and Dental Technology Programs, and The Art Institute of Portland where he teaches in the Design Management and Fashion Marketing Programs.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Greg provides coaching and training to individuals who seek to better understand their data enabling them to take targeted action to achieve their organizational goals.  In recent years he has worked with individuals from a wide range of organizations including:

  • The World Bank
  • The International Labor Organization
  • A European trade promotion agency in Panama
  • A state budget and fiscal management office
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Intel Corporation

He has also worked with local entrepreneurs in the areas of:

  • Agriculture
  • Food and beverage operations
  • Fashion retailing

Greg earned his M.A. in Development Banking from The American University in Washington D.C. and his B.A. in International Relations from The University of Pennsylvania.

Small Business Analytics, LLC is a perfect blending of Greg’s formal education in Development Banking with his on-the-job experience in managing corporate financial operations and reporting. His experience in teaching at the college and graduate level ties it all together.