john-hermanCincinnati, Ohio – John Herman, formerly CEO and COO of video and digital marketing services provider Epipheo, joined Present Values recently as COO. Herman will work closely with Present Values founder and CEO, John Handelsman, to scale the company’s current service offerings, both regionally and nationally.

“John Herman’s a no-nonsense, get things done, warm-hearted leader with deep experience in a variety of industries. He completely understands how to serve and that is what we essentially do at Preset Values”, said Handelsman. “John was instrumental in growing Epipheo’s revenue by double digits for 12 straight quarters, while consistently being named one of the best places to work in Cincinnati. We’ll lean into that track record in our client engagements and as Present Values continues to expand its service offerings and capabilities.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Present Values team,” said Herman. “I’ve been interested in building out a boutique management consulting firm for quite some time. Management consulting provides an opportunity to work closely with clients in a diverse array of industries, not to mention that, from my vantage point, the integrity and experience of each member of the Present Values team is second to none in the Greater Cincinnati market.”

“We’re carefully building a team of high character, proven leaders that can guide our clients toward reality and truth,” said Handelsman. “We emphasize a long-term perspective during each client engagement, focusing on best-practice performance management, better stewardship of company resources, and growing shareholder value.”

Present Values provides services to a wide variety of industries. Recent clients include Schneider Electric, Scioto Properties, KMI Learning, Fund Evaluation Group, CE Power, and The Garage Group.

About Present Values

For more than a decade, Present Values LLC, a Cincinnati-based private management consulting firm, has helped organizations solve their most critical business challenges. Founded in 2003, Present Values specializes in strategy and growth planning, organizational leadership and development, and business performance services for small to middle-market businesses across a variety of industries. The firm also advises and participates in private capital events for its clients. Services are designed to catalyze organizations in discovering the truth and growing for the long-term based on reality—through best-practice performance management, better stewardship of resources, and a focus on building shareholder value. For more information, visit