Management consultant with 35 years of business experience in more than 20 countries, largely in the energy, chemicals / pharmaceuticals and manufacturing industries, with experience also in service industries including financial services, health care, higher education, law firms, and non-profit organizations. Skilled at organization assessment and improvement, with particular expertise in operational transformation, strategic business planning, and Lean Sigma process improvement.
Principal, Laura Colcord Consulting, providing performance transformation and process improvement consulting services to businesses and non-profits using LeanSigma tools
Co-founder and COO, Legal Lean Sigma Institute, helping law firms use process improvement skills and approaches to revolutionize the way they deliver legal services
Director, Dove Consulting, management consulting
Senior Associate, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Singapore, management consulting
Exxon Chemical Company, supply chain reengineering and various other positions, including Diversity Project Leader, business analysis, new product development, logistics, manufacturing support
MBA Stern School of Business 1991; Fulbright Scholarship 1981, Karlsruhe, Germany; B.S. Chemical Engineering University of Maryland 1980, Summa Cum Laude