John Cosgrove

Principal & Owner

Phone: (480) 212-6181
LinkedIn: /johncosgrove


CEOs & Top Executives
Sales Leaders


Specialties include strategy, product marketing and management, leadership development, new business development, marketing and sales.

John brings over 40 years’ leadership and business management experience to the AZ Growth Advisors process, including expertise in strategic planning, marketing, sales, operations and administration. Over the course of his career, he has held such key roles as co-founder of a two-person startup (later developed into a 200-employee business), and Vice President of Strategy and Marketing at a 3,500-employee national technology integration company. He is a Certified Gravitas Impact Coach.

John is a communications industry leader and has served on national telecommunications industry boards, like NATA, MMTA, and ECA, since 1976. He has provided expert testimony before numerous public utility commissions, judicial proceedings, the U.S. Trade Commission, the U.S. Congressional Sub-Committee on Telecommunications and the U.S. Senate Anti-Trust Committee. He has also received the Thomas F. Carter Award, the industry’s highest award, in recognition of his public service.

Rick and John have been a constant source of support and knowledge. When obstacles or uncertainties arise, they provide resources and tried-and-true expertise. The monthly education is some of the best I’ve ever experienced and joining is one of the best decisions I’ve made since taking over my company. Their personal attention and commitment are unprecedented.”
— Sharisse Johnson, CEO, Macayo's Mexican Kitchen
Rick and John are a fantastic team, and the environment they’ve created within the group fosters a high degree of openness and trust among the members. I can honestly say that AZ Growth Advisors is a great investment of my time.”
— Adam Sharp, CEO, Botanicare/Hawthorne Hydroponics

John and Rick facilitate roundtables that help CEOs & Top Executives, as well as Sales Leaders become more effective leaders and achieve their growth goals.