How I can help you

I can help improve business performance in planning, operations and cash flow.  

Business and mangement advisor and past industry manager with proven success in assisting businesses in the development of plans for operations, organization design and cash flow. I provide assistance to understand business value propositions, identify competitive issues, and financial risks. My 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 to corporate productivity improvement / strategic planning.

I have served as guest lecturer at Columbia University Graduate School, University of Wisconsin, and NDSU.  I mentor MBA students at St. Thomas and Memphis University.  I've been a trainer and senior examiner for Minnesota Quality Award, a Judge for USA Today/IT Quality Cup, an examiner for Baldridge National Quality Program, and examiner for Florida Sterling Award.  Past affiliations include 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, Helping Paws - Board of Directors, Minneapolis Community Emergency Service - Board of Directors, Scoutmaster, Strategic Leadership Forum, Founding Chairman of Customer Relationship Management Association.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Non-Profit
  • Business Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

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


UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, Minnesota – MS, Strategic Business Management and IT UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Bachelor of Science, Engineering.

Phil Kruger

Communication Methods

  • In Person