How I can help you

I have experience and knowledge of business operations.


Work Experience: State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York, 2005 to 2014

Adjunct (Jan.2005 to Aug. 2010) except for full-time Guest Lecturer (Sept. 2006 to May 2007and Sept. 2010 to present )

Business school educator in operations management, organizational behavior, business communications, business values and ethics. Faculty Director for internship program.

Served as faculty advisor for student chapter of APICS.


CMS Consulting Group, Mendon, New York, 1999 to 2005

Vice President

Project management and client development. Specialized in ERP system implementations and lean practices. Instrumental in helping CMS grow

nearly 60% in sales over 1998 revenue levels through team building and disciplined project management.


Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, 1994 to 1999

Adjunct Faculty and APICS Inquiry Service

Taught selected classes for the College of Business, including Operations Management (graduate and undergraduate levels), Total Quality Management series for freshmen, Inventory Management . Cumulative score of “above average” in student evaluations.


Simon Graduate School of Business Administration/ University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1994 to 1999

Adjunct Faculty (1994 - 1999)

Lecturer at graduate level (Practicum on Competitive Strategy) and under-graduate level (Operations Management)


Arthur D. Little, Inc, Los Angeles, California, 1993


Project management included plant consolidation and process redesign for major furniture manufacturer in Western New York.


System Software Associates, Inc. (SSA) Chicago, Illinois, 1992 - 1993

Manufacturing Application Consultant

Experience included conducting intense education and training courses in the application and function of BPCS (Business Planning and Control System). BPCS is the most widely installed MRPII software package for IBM AS/400 minicomputers.


Austin Consulting, Division of The Austin Company, Rosemont, Illinois, 1985 - 1992

Principal of Materials Management Operations, 1990 - 1992

Senior Associate Consultant, 1985 - 1990

Responsibilities included project management and marketing in the areas of systems analysis and design, TQM and MRPII implementation, group technology applications, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) and systems integration programs.


GCA Corporation - Industrial Systems Group, Naperville, Illinois, 1982 - 1985

Midwest Operations Manager, 1984 - 1985

Project Manager, 1983 - 1984

Senior Systems Engineer, 1982 - 1983

Responsibilities included developing, managing, marketing, and maintaining all phases of CIM consulting activities in the Midwest Region.


Borg-Warner Corporation - Research Center, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1978 - 1982 Manager of Information Services


Globe Union, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1973 - 1978 Librarian


Instructional Production and Operations Management, SUNY Geneseo; Rochester Institute of Technology; University of Rochester. Course included quantitative models, lean simulation, Six Sigma tools and team projects.



Organizational Behavior, SUNY Geneseo. Instruction in leadership, management styles, team building, effective communications and globalization. Students required to demonstrate team skills.

Business Communications, SUNY Geneseo. Course covers public speaking, presentation development, and effective writing techniques.

Society and Business, SUNY Geneseo. An historic review of American business values. Emphasizes current issues and trends facing business leaders, including globalization, contemporary scandals and current events.

Internship Faculty Director, SUNY Geneseo. Guide and mentor students participating in business school internship program .Responsibilities include seminar topics, coaching students through employment issues, preparation of formal presentations and writing reports describing the internship accomplishment.


MRPII Education and Training, SSA, Inc., 1992 – 1993

Fundamentals of Manufacturing, Triton Community College, Chicago, Illinois, 1991

AMA (American Management Association), Instructor, Bar Code Technology Seminars, 1988

M.B.A Instructor for Operations Management, Process Analysis and Design for CIM, DePaul University, 1985 – 1987

Professional Teaching and Learning Center Teacher of the Year, 2008 SUNY - Geneseo.

Awards and Campus-wide recognition for teaching excellence.



Faculty Excellence Award for Service, Jones School of Business, SUNY - Geneseo, October, 2007

Gold Key International Honour Society, Honorary Member, 2007

Professional APICS - The Organization for Operations Management– Geneseo Student Chapter



Advisor, 2005 - present

APICS – Rochester Board of Directors, 1992; 2005 - present

SSA Certified Manufacturing Consultant, 1993

APICS (American Production and Inventory Control) CIRM Logistics Committee Member, 1993

ODI, Inc., Certified Total Quality Management Team Leader and Facilitator, 1992

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) , 1986 - 2005



APICS regional and local meetings, 1987 - present

Topics include: World Class Manufacturing, TQM, Understanding Bar Codes,

Flexible Manufacturing Systems, CIRM Certification, ERP Implementation

Changing Culture Through Team Building, IIE Solutions 2002 Conference, 2002

World Class Distribution, World Class Manufacturing Solutions Conference, Detroit, Michigan, May 1992

The Basics of Distribution Automation, Book Publishing World, New York, New York, September, 1991

JIT, Private Industry Council of Northern Cook County, Cook County, Illinois, March, 1990



“Lessons Learned”, APICS – The Performance Advantage, October, 2005.

“Increasing Effectiveness and Utilization in Health Care”, IIE Solutions 2000 Conference Proceedings, May 2000

“CIRM-Designing Products and Processes”, APICS, Conference Proceedings, 1999

"IDEF is Not a Four-Letter Word", APICS, Conference Proceedings, 1989

"Applying Group Technology to Cellular Manufacturing", Robotics Today, December 1983


Seminars Developed:

Lean Manufacturing, SUNY-Geneseo, Annual APICS Seminar, 2007 – 2010.

Six Sigma Toolbox, SUNY-Geneseo, Special Projects Class, 2006.

Seven Quality Management Tools, Greater Rochester Quality Council, Annual Quality Seminar, 1996

Austin Consulting and DePaul University co-sponsored CIM Symposium, Rosemont,IL, May, 1990

Achieving Total Systems Integration, November 1990

Areas of Expertise
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Operations

Industry Experience
  • Transportation & Warehousing
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations


M.B.A., Operations Management, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1985

M.A., Information Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1978

B.S., Library Science and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1972

Manufacturing and operations management; lean mfg. ; TQM; project management

Communication Methods

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