Director, MeadowLarkAdvisors, 2017 to Present. Turnaround and Restructuring firm. Restructuring and Financial Advisory engagements including healthcare services, healthcare products, hospitality, retail and oil-field services industries.
Managing Director, Principia21, LLC, 2011 to Present. Founded consulting firm focused on Operations Strategy and Performance Improvement. Developed all intellectual property and lead all assignments. Engagement industries include healthcare services, healthcare products, hospitality, consumer products and oil-field services.
Executive Director, Strategy & Planning, Dell Inc., 2010 to 2011. Directed the global services strategy including identifying strategic imperatives and key business goals for $8B division of Dell. Guided competitive landscape analysis and thought leadership. Improved annual budgeting & planning cycle by 50% with higher quality, as measured by understanding and buy-in of performance targets.
Director, Business Consulting, Dell Services, 2007 to 2010. Overall accountability for the global Business Design and Operations Effectiveness practice. Directed consulting assignments, prepared and presented business development presentations and proposals, and contributed to the firm’s intellectual capital.
Founder and Managing Director, Dabraad Associates, 2002 to 2007. Initially developed Garden League® brand of lawn & garden products. Then, transitioned to consulting firm helping companies execute business transitions, including merger & acquisition integrations, spin-offs, and meeting the requirements of rapid growth.
Partner, Oliver Wyman, 1998 to 2002. One of the world’s preeminent strategy consultancies, which at the time had approximately 1,500 consultants in 21 offices across four continents. Personal engagements in software, computer hardware & service, transportation and industrial equipment industries.
Vice President, Supply Chain, State Industrial Products. 1996-1998. Directed all supply chain management activities, including inventory and distribution management, sourcing, purchasing, and product data management. Improved service fill rates from 92% to 97% and simultaneously decreased finished goods inventory investment by 43%.
Staff thru Associate Partner, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). 1982 – 1996. Progressed from Staff Associate to Associate Partner. Primary focus was in the Supply Chain Management, Distribution/ Logistics and Customer Service functions, and included extensive experience with Business Process Reengineering, Business and Technology Strategy Planning, as well as Systems Design and Implementation. Clients included several long-term relationships with clients in the Industrial Products as well as Consumer Products industries, throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe.