Problem Solver: The key to successful problem solving is not placing blame, but rather identifying true root cause and developing and implementing effective corrective actions. This is an area where I have significant expertise.
Versatility: Over the course of a career, I have hands on experience and understanding in all aspects of business including (but not limited to) Design & Development, Quality, Operations, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Sustaining Engineering, Test Engineering, Supply Chain Mangement, Customer Service, Sales & Marketing, Document Control & Technical Writing, Training, Finance & Accounting, Presentations, Web Design, Information Technology, Project Management, and Program Management.
Results Oriented: To successfully achieve planned results requires significant planning, personnel development and coaching, swift reaction to issues, and dedication to success. I am able to always achieve my goals, but without leaving dust in my wake.
Business Transformation: Restructuring, transforming, or starting up a business is a process that requires significant effort and skills in all areas including team development. I have successfully started or restructured a number of businesses.
Strategic Vision: I am able to take the corporate vision and convert into actionable steps with clear strategy and roadmap with milestones, goals, and required actions for the team.
Business Growth: I have experience growing companies from start to more than $20M per year, from $350M per year to more than $850M per year, and all areas in between. Growing a business presents numerous challenges such as staffing, training, parking, floorspace, product quality, cash flow, and much more. I have successfully managed these growth challenges for more than 35 years.