Trifecta Expertise: Coaching, Training, and Consulting
Global Strategic Sourcing & International Procurement
Procurement Process Design & Implementation
Training and development
Maintenance - TPM
Education and Certification
MBA –Northwestern University Kellogg School
BSME – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Mechanical Engineering)
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt- Accenture/PepsiCo
Lean Management System- The Murli Group
Over 25 years in senior leadership positions at major management consulting firms and corporations including AT Kearney, BP, Henkel, KraftHeinz, PepsiCo and USG Corp.
Coached hundreds of front-line leaders to C-suite executives in transforming companies
Led 3 procurement categories that saved $20M or 12% at Fortune 1000 manufacturer on strategic sourcing project. Identified 45 new suppliers while consolidating supply base by 75%
Standardized Request for Proposals process for three capital expense levels of construction project management at largest energy provider in Northern Illinois. Improved quality, cost and timeliness of bidding and contract awarding process by creating standard, automated proposal template. Reduced errors 25%. Led engagements in 7 industries in US, Canada, Mexico, UK, and Spain
Developed supplier diversity at Fortune 100 food company including supplier Lean Six Sigma training for mutual cost savings
Established Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) for natural gas liquids company saving $25M
Managed $100M in engineering projects for petroleum refining and distribution companies
Achieved up to $3M in hard savings annually from daily performance improvement by workers closest to work, driven by 1,500 completed improvements during transformation to Lean Management System.
Facilitated $2M in hard savings in personally led projects or endeavors led by coached Lean Six Sigma belts
Fostered $17M in hard savings across three candy plants, flour mill, and world’s largest bakery over two years.
Trained 0ver 2,000 operators, Green Belts, Black Belts, and Executives in problem solving from 5 Why, A3, and Kaizen to DMAIC and Lean Management System
Established Strategy Deployment through Visual Process Performance meetings conducted daily, weekly, and monthly for department, plant manager, vice president, and senior vice president of operations. Deployed at 65 operations departments at 16 manufacturing facilities in the first four years