Client Testimonial

"Rick's success in adding over a million dollars to our bottom line this year was based on his understanding of our challenges, and his ruthlessness in leading us to beat them once and for all"

-VP Medical Service Provider

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Summary

Operations performance improvement project manager with a track record of exceeding expectations by working through challenging business problems to deliver bottom line improvements greater than $1MM per year. Using a fact based, hypothesis driven methodology, I have worked with over 40 companies on 3 continents to scope and design project portfolios, research and analyze performance, identify practical and creative solutions, and manage project teams through implementation. I was honored when a client described me as "understanding of our challenges, and ruthless in leading us beat them once and for all."

Specialties

• Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints (training & implementation) • Labor / Workforce Scheduling • Sales / Volume Time Series Forecasting • Executive Level Presentations • Excel, Powerpoint, and MS Office Expert • Project & Change Management • Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Industry Experience

As a management consultant it was my honor to work with world class organizations in the following industries:

  • Financial Services
  • Medical Technology
  • Hospitals & Healthcare
  • Food & Beverage Manufacturing
  • Hospitality & Gaming
  • Heavy Equipment Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Telecommunications
  • Retail
  • R&D and Product Launch
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Logistics & Distribution Centers
  • Direct Marketing & Consumer Analytics
  • Higher Education

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Project Manager

Independent Management Consulting

In < 20 weeks, identify and implement changes to clients' business process, manager's tools, and management behaviors to deliver a first year profit improvement of >$1MM.

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Continuous Improvement / ISC Intern

Honeywell

Education

Education
Aug 2002 - May 2006

B.S. Supply Chain Management

Arizona State University

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2005 - Present

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Honeywell Lean Six Sigma Plus Training