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Name William
Phone 847-910-3169
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President & CEO
ADS Logistics
Homewood, IL
(Logistics services)

Vice President
IRMCO
Evanston, IL
(Metal forming lubricants)

President & COO
Belmont Steel Corp
Evanston, IL
(Steel service center)

Key Accomplishments Quickly assembled new management team at private equity-owned firm, tripled EBITDA within 6 months, recognized as one of the safest companies in the industry, and prevented customer defections even as the automotive and steel recession deepened.

Commercialized a newly patented product - selling into new market segments. Easily transferred team building, leadership, operations management, and marketing skills into a new industry.

I have led or been a key operative in five turn-around situations. Have developed expertise as a fact-based decision-maker who focuses on the Key Success Actions needed to achieve the fastest and most sustainable improvement.

Excellent strategic planning and implementation skills. Co-author of a scenario planning study that outlined the evolution of the industry for the next 20 years. Led a very large scale market segmentation study.
Education / Skills MBA - University of Chicago Bachelor, Industrial & Systems Engineering - Georgia Tech
Proven leadership skills: manufacturing, processing, distribution, logistics, transportation, & supply chain functions.
Experienced leader in turn-around situations at public, privately held, and private equity-owned companies.
Team builder able to implement sustainable continuous improvement. Uses lean operations, six sigma, and Toyota methods.

Name George
Phone 630-624-2114
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Packaging Procurement Mgr
Ruiz Foods
Dinuba, CA
(Frozen Food Manufacturer)

Senior Planner/Buyer
Rand McNally
Skokie, IL
(Publisher of Maps )

Purchasing Manager
Terrace Holding Company
Cicero, IL
(Food Packaging Manufactur)

Key Accomplishments Part of team that re-engineers packaging for major product line reducing yearly cost by over $1,100,000

Implemented volume discount programs for raw materials saving $1.75 million over 24 months

Created centralized purchasing department saving $250,000 annually in material and operations costs

Developed a forecasting and planning system eliminating shortages and outages while reducing annual non-recoverable freight costs by $200,000
Education / Skills My ability to reduce inventory cost and negotiating best price to positively impact the company’s bottom line.
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI B.S., Graphic and Printing Communications Management
Institute of Supply Managers (ISM), Tempe, AZ Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), lifetime certification
Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA Six Sigma Green Belt Exxon Mobil University of OPP

Name Michael
Phone 847-648-5903
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Operations Manager, Mfg.
Magil/Centrel Corp.
Lake Zurich, IL
(Power Gen/Elevator Equip)

Engineering Manager
Schindler Logistics Center (Adams Elevator)
Niles, IL
(Elevator/Escalator Equip)

Senior Mfg. Engineer
Adams Elevator Equipment Co.
Skokie, IL
(Elevator/Escalator Equip)

Key Accomplishments Reduced lead time by 40% to 2-weeks & increased performance to 96% through modification of order & delivery processes. Developed costing structure to determine actual pricing model, allowing for an increase of 30% in revenue or $6.3 million annually.

Created prod lines for gearless elevator machines & residential elevators adding $12.6 million in profitable revenue within 36 months. Reduced inventory costs 42%, $550k annually & increase availability to 98% implementing MRP/ERP, capacity planning.

Led development of an automated drawing & CNC prog system using AutoLISP and AutoParametric scripting of AudoCAD driven by a VB front-end order entry system.

Designed and implemented a "Focused Factory" with its own warehouse, order process, assembly, test & pack to build an elevator safety brake product line.
Education / Skills Tech experience supporting growth through resolution & leadership. Expertise reducing mfg costs & enhancing profitabity.
College Lake Cnty (Design, Mfg Eng) / William Rainey Harper College (Design, Ind Eng) / Kellogg Certification (Lean Mfg)
Shanin Quality Process (Six Sigma Hybrid) / ISO9001 Inter Auditor Certification
SAP, Platinum/Maynard Enterprise / AutoCAD, Pro-E, RasterX / GibbsCAM, Proto Punch, ToPs100 Laser, Engraving, Facilities

Name Dan
Phone 615-376-9233
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Tennessee
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Field Director
Lubrizol
OHIO
(Oil Additives, Fibers)

Interim General Manager
DuPont-Sabanci JV
DELAWARE
(Fiber, Cord & Fabric)

Kevlar Brand Manager
DuPont
VIRGINIA
(Advanced Fiber Systems)

Key Accomplishments LZ; Brought clarity to a fuzzy vision and set in place the foundation, infrastructure and user-demand for launch of a new generic textile fiber business unit.

DUSA JV; In successive periods, doubled, then tripled top line revenues reversing annualized $2M losses and directed the enterprise through scale-up to breakeven financials positioning it for successful sale.

DuPont; Pioneered a self-funding business model, postioned and licensed the Kevlar brand establishing mulitple earnings sources within niche verticals of the global consumer apparel marekt.

Education / Skills A player-coach manager and leader with a consistent record creating cohesive channel demand for high value offerings.
Extensive experience building global sales, technical and marketing teams managing direct and end-use client relations.
MBA: University of Mississippi (Excelled in Organizational Structure, Finance & Economics)
BSME: U of M; Engineering School President (directed creation of an Honor Code); Lettered Ole Miss Football

Name Confidential
Phone (H) 920-954-8969 (M) 773-960-8725
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP/GM
Consolidated Container Company
Atlanta (home based)
(Rigid Plastics)

Dtr, Manufacturing
Alcan Packaging
Chicago, IL
(Flexible Packaging)

Dtr, Operations/HR
Greif (dba Van Leer Packaging Worldwide)
Chicago
(Industrial Packaging)

Key Accomplishments -Grew EBITDA by 43.7% ROS (to 8.9%) through cost control and margin management. -Selected as the Supplier of the Year by numerous customers resulting from developing and maintaining effective customer partnerships

-Directed specific plant turnaround resulting in $2.9M EBITDA swing year over year with no significant capital investment on the same base business through new leadership and employee involvement engaged in continuous improvement.

-Led the turnaround of a $75MM revenue facility from breakeven to >$10M annual plant income within 18 months through the introduction and application of lean manufacturing principles.

-Awarded the "Best Plant" or "Most Improved Plant" for 3 individual plants from a pool of 25+ plants, based on performance to 10 metrics, with 1 plant recognized as the worldwide "Best Plant". -Led the construction of 3 new manufacturing plants.
Education / Skills MBA - Executive Program University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana 1999
BSBA, High Honors Lewis University 1985
Advanced Management Program Insead and Georgetown Universities


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