Experienced management consultant and industry manager with proven success in facilitating organizations in the development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans to improve performance. Provided C-level team facilitation, training, and organizational design to clients across industries. Ability to understand business value propositions, identify competitive issues, financial risks, and develop profit-enhancing and performance-improving programs. Personable network builder with ability to manage multiple roles and responsibilities. Trainer, mentor, and coach. Consulting experience includes energy, manufacturing/distribution, education, healthcare, technology, utility, government and service industries. Industry experience includes Ford Motor and Honeywell, progressing to management from industrial engineering through corporate productivity improvement / strategic planning.
PREVIOUS AFFILIATIONS • Guest Lecturer, Columbia University Graduate School, University of Wisconsin, NDSU • Trainer and Senior Examiner for Minnesota Quality Award • Judge for USA Today/IT Quality Cup • Examiner for Baldridge National Quality Program • Examiner for Florida Sterling Award • Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) – National Award selection committee • APICS – Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) • ISO 9000 – Certified Lead Assessor • Registered Professional Engineer • Board of Directors, Helping Paws • Board of Directors, Minneapolis Community Emergency Service • Scoutmaster • National Award Committee, Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP); Chairman Benchmarking Group, Strategic Leadership Forum; Founding Chairman of Customer Relationship Management Association
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, Minnesota – MS, Strategic Business Management and IT UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Bachelor of Science, Engineering.