Well-rounded senior level executive with demonstrated success in start-up, turnaround and high growth businesses with over 30 years of multi-industry experience.
Proven success in creating an immediate impact to large manufacturing facilities, organizational restructuring for radical growth (3 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies), productivity improvement and turnarounds. Extensive experience in financial management (CFO 10+ years), corporate restructuring, team building and empowerment, morale boosting in turnaround situations, M & A.
Background in training and implementation of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TOC, Solution Selling, and Innovation disciplines. Strong hands on leader with unique blend of technical, operational, sales, marketing and financial abilities as well as the understanding of what it means to bring people together to a shared vision and create radical change in a short period of time.
Implemented multiple quality systems covering TS 16949, ISO 9000, 141, 14385 Medical Device and 22000
Engaging leader to all levels of organizations and operational shifts producing consistent results of double digit output increases in very short periods of time while also reducing defects and overall cost equation incorporating TOC/Lean and Six Sigma principles.
Led 17 ERP Implementations (SAP, MAS, JD Edwards, IBM, and Proprietary).
JD Power top quality award (#1 Jensen and #2 Audiovox over Sony, Clarion, Kenwood) in marine electronics
Forensic accounting and M&A due diligence for private equity firms and creditors.
Numbers driven approach with over 14 years of direct accounting or accounting oversight experiences including CFO for over 10 years including publicly traded organizations (2 IPOs and SEC reporting).
Turnaround projects for large regional financial institutions focusing on cost decreases, sales increases and asset realization with organizations ranging in size from $5 million to $400 million in revenue.
Consulting engagements focused on line down situations for auto and off road equipment effecting multiple OEM assembly plants.
Have reviewed operations of over 500 different factories across the world
President/COO of multi-plant organizations including up to 18 facilities
Performed operational improvement projects at some of the largest plants in the world on crisis basis with impact of multi-million dollars per day due to supply chain interruption.
Extensive database management and design experience across 7 different ERP platforms. Deep statistical knowledge of data analytics.
One of General Motor's Top 3 crisis consultants remediating Tier caused supply chain interruptions which impacts multiple GM assembly plants.
If needed, I have a Network reach into thousands of individuals covering the spectrum of technical resources needed to remove any barriers to success!
Skills (YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Unless Otherwise Noted)
Lean Manufacturing 26
Lean Office 18
Six Sigma 26
Information Systems 22
Lean Six Sigma 10
Theory of Constraints 30
Team Building 22
Human Resources 22
Value, Solution and Structured Sales Programs 10
Supply Chain 16
SEC Reporting 9
Continuous Improvement 28
IPO Experiences (# Completed) 2
M&A (# Completed) 19
Quality Systems Implementations(#Completed) 18
Crisis Project Management 12