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Retired supply chain executive with 45 years of experience in a variety of manufacturing industries including automotive, aerospace, electronics, hardware, and medical devices. Expertise in business and production planning, resource management, "lean" manufacturing, purchasing, materials management, inventory optimization, logistics, and developing and implementing supply chain strategies and systems. Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) by APICS. Award winning author of over 60 articles published in a variety of international professional journals. Listed in Marquis' "Who's Who in America", "Who's Who in the World", and "Who's Who in Finance and Industry". Became SCORE Certified Business Mentor with New Haven Chapter in July 2013.
MBA, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT; BS Mechanical Engineering, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
Proven Problem Solver. Strong expertise in manufacturing management, action planning, problem solving, and change management. 30+ years of multi-functional management experience (production, materials, quality, engineering, lean manufacturing) in manufacturing and operations. Has expertise in developing and executing transformational improvements in cost, quality, delivery and competitiveness. Experience leading teams in developing and executing operational plans, solving problems, and developing improvement programs.
<p> MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Concentrations in Operations, Finance, Policy. BSBA, University of Maryland; Business and Management.</p>
Carroll County Public Schools Westminster, MD 2009-Present Guest Teacher Available at a moments notice to step it and teach any subject matter, while maintaining the focus of the students. A favored substitute at several middle and high schools in Carroll County, MD Hold an Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate issued by the Maryland State Department of Education Robinson Technical (dba Techniweld) Atlanta, GA 2008-2009 Account Manager, Business Development Established a presence in Northeastern US for Robinson Technical. Prior to my tenure no sales effort existed in the North. Served as technical representative for Techniweld, solving welding issues for distributors and end users. Developed sales literature, and technical data sheets for products. Planed and implemented sales strategies. Researched data, met with community and distributor leaders, and recommend a site location in the Pittsburgh, PA market for a warehouse. Jackson Safety St. Charles, MO 1989-2006 Sales Manager, Canada (2000-2006) Initiated Jackson
Master of Arts, Industrial Technology, University of MD, College Park, MD Bachelor of Science, Education, University of MD, College Park, MD
Trade show and event marketing expertise. Successfully founded and managed a business focusing on strategic market planning, training and measuring exhibitor staff performance for 28 years. One of the highest ranking presenters at the Exhibitor Show, TSEA, IAEE, HCEA and AMPRFEC. Author and blogger.
Entrepreneurship, Strategic Marketing, and Relational Sales
Account Management at National Student Marketing Corporation, 1st Lt US Army Infantry, Manager Division Administration (Purchasing, Inventory Control, HR) and Marketing Manager, Westingouse Gas Turbines, President & CEO Morgan Pump Co and President & CEO Flow Bend, Inc. Founder and Partner, Marketech, Inc. (1985 to 2013). Marketech specialized in Planning, Training and Measurement in the Trade Show and Event industry.
BSBA, Marketing, American University, 1967
Directed the planning, engineering/design, construction of large industrial and utility generation facilities. Experience includes feasibility studies and project development, environmental permitting/licensing, financing, planning/estimating/cost control systems, procurement/contracting, construction, start-up and testing.
Bachelor of Science Engineering - University of South Florida
Master of Business Administration - University of Denver
Six Sigma Black Belt Trained - Siemens Corp.
Valencia College - Professional Teaching Certificate in Science, Math and General Education
Finance/Accounting professional, who is a CPA, with operational experience. Also, has a background in taxes, cost accounting, financial reporting, finance, internal controls, cash flow and profitability.
B.B.A. in finance - University of Hawaii
M.B.A. in Accounting/Finance - Willamette University
40+ Years of executive, operational, and professional experience in business development, business operations, sales, global marketing, advertising, social media marketing and sales, heavy industrial construction, product development, global product marketing, program and project management, sales support, software development, system integration, IT infrastructure development, operation including outsourcing, health IT implementation, operations and support, personal health coaching and mentoring in mining and manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, utility, IT, heavy industries, government, hospitals and healthcare providers, and non-profit organizations. Worked for American Electric Power (AEP), Bechtel Corporation, GE, IBM, Contra Costa County, Cisco systems, and El Camino Hospital (South Asian Heart Center).
Master in Computer Science (MS) - City University of New York, NY</p>
Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) - BIT Sindri, India</p>
Certificate in Biotechnology & Marketing - UC Santa Cruz, CA Certificate in Health Information Technology - Broward College, Florida CERTIFICATION PMP (Project Management Professional) - Project Management Institute (PMI) HITPro (Health Information Technology Professional) - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)</p>
Financial and operational professional with experience in both large and small organizations leading financial planning and analysis, establishing and enforcing controls, negotiating with vendors, and building high performing teams. Innovative, action-oriented problem solver. Computer skills include advanced proficiency in Excel.
COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL – New York, NY
MBA Finance and Management
TUFTS UNIVERSITY – Medford, MA
Gary has over 35 years as an IT change agent doing operational turnarounds though Business Process Redesign enabled by IT.
For the past three years Gary was SVP Decisyon Customer Services – the unit responsible for designing, developing and supporting customer applications.
He spent 11 years in Private Equity. Six years as the CIO/Executive in Residence for a $6B fund and five years as the CIO/Partner with a $1.2B fund. Both invested in distressed industries such as automotive and textiles that were in critical need of restructuring. He takes a hands-on approach to finding realistic and practical solutions with a total focus on results.
As the Corporate CIO of Xerox he was on the team that implemented a major strategic change for the company - from making black & white, analog, standalone copiers to color, digital, network devices. His role was to work in the field with Sales to help them meet and understand Xerox’s new customer, the CIO. He sharply improved internal customer satisfaction with IT by implementing a quality improvement team to manage a troubled EDS outsourcing contract.
At Monsanto he was the IT lead of a very large, and successful, global SAP implementation – thousands of users, 4 distinct business units, 41 plants and 7 languages – all in a single, unmodified model. Deploying an innovative technical architecture using SAP’s ALE, the project became a showcase of IT enabled business transformation. He co-founded the SAP Large Implementation Group and worked directly with SAP’s developers in Walldorf. Previously he was the CIO of Monsanto’s Agricultural Division.
He was the CIO of Sithe Energies, a de-regulated electricity producer and trader. At Bristol-Myers Squibb he was the Director, Operations Analysis and Consulting. He was also the CIO of Clairol. He started his career as an Operations Research analyst at Procter & Gamble.
He has served on the Board of Directors of Documentum sold to EMC for $1.6B; Metaldyne, a $2B automotive parts supplier; and Trimas a $1B diversified manufacturer (stock symbol : TRS). His response to a case study “The Strategy that Wouldn’t Travel” was published in the Harvard Business Review .
He holds a MS in Operations Research from Columbia Graduate School of Engineering, a MA in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Mathematics from Tulane University.