2012 – Present Family Enterprise Consulting, LLC Dayton, OH
Founded consulting practice to assist Family Businesses in planning, development and transition planning.
2007 – Present Neff Packaging Solutions Louisville, KY
Member of Board of Directors
2008 – 2010 Adjunct Instructor, University of Dayton Dayton, OH. Management/Marketing Department. Developed lectures, assessments, case studies and assignments.
1987 – 2007 Neff Packaging Solutions Dayton, OH
High quality independent manufacturer of custom paperboard packaging with state of the art facilities and equipment. Customers included Procter & Gamble, Johnson and Johnson, Brown-Forman, Bath and Body Works, etc...
Led the evaluation, purchase and implementation of enterprise-wide business software system including hardware, software modifications and training across multiple locations. Replaced manual and non-integrated functions.
Developed productivity measures, benchmarks and capacity planning tools.
Implemented new 401(k) plan. Managed provider selection, plan design and complete employee education. Plan assets $5 million with 80 participants.
Managed packaging fulfillment operation from 2000 to 2004. Projects included P&G Olay daily facial national brand launch. Responsible for materials acquisition, production organization, equipment purchase and fabrication, Labor planning and Management. Peak revenue; $2 million.
Other Areas of Responsibility -
Annual Budgeting and Machine Hour Rates – Participated in preparation, presentation and approval of annual Budget and Job cost standards.
Capital budget preparation, investment justification and equipment financing – Projects up to $3 million.
Information Systems/Telecommunications – Maintenance, trouble shooting, upgrades and training.
1984 – 1987 Walgreen Company Deerfield, IL
Store Analyst, promoted to Financial Analyst.
2012 – Present Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
Current student in Management PhD Program.
Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
Winter, 2012 Six Sigma – Green Belt, OPT240
Fall 2011 Lean Manufacturing Techniques, OPT140
Spring, 2011 Access Database Administration, CIS265.
Fall 2010 Business Intelligence/Data Analytics, CIS 262.
2007 – 2011 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
Doctor of Management, Weatherhead School of Management. Research utilized both qualitative methods and quantitative analysis using advanced statistical techniques and software – SPSS, AMOS, SmartPLS.
2006 - 2007 Wright State University Dayton, OH
Non-Degree Graduate Student – 4.0 GPA. Economics Department – History and Development of Economics, Institutional Economics and Investment Management.
1981 - 1983 University of Rochester Rochester, NY
Masters of Business Administration. Dual major in Finance and Applied Economics.
1977 - 1981 Carroll College Waukesha, WI
Bachelor of Science. Economics major, Mathematics minor.