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Name Loren
Phone 630-310-0661
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Manager of Education
Tooling & Manufacturing Association
Chicago Western Suburbs
(Non-Profit Mfg Assoc.)

Owner - General Manager
Vogel Tool & Die Corporation
Chicago Western Suburbs
(Mfg Custom Tools & Mach)

Vice President/Treasurer
Vogel Tool & Die Corporation
Chicago Western Suburbs
(Mfg Custom Tools & Mach)

Key Accomplishments - At TMA (Non-Profit Association of 1000 manufactuing Companies in Chicagoland Area) I Designed a ACCESS database that allowed me to administer a state training grant and bring $1 Million to our members and $200,000 to our association in 3 years.

- Managed a staff of up to 65 employees and sales of up to $7.5 million building Tools, Dies & Custom Machines. Direct reports: Comptroller, Chief Engineer, Human Resource Manager, Sales Manager and Production Foreman.

- Increased sales from $3 million to $7.3 million over a three year period by expanding product lines, establishing an Automation Division, developing a innovative marketing strategy with new brochures, literature and advertising program

- Secured contract from Ford for $950,000 and $2.9 Million from Haworth Furniture. Developed concept, made presentations, negotiated contracts, arranged financing, managed design & building of these custom machines & automated manufacturing systems
Education / Skills BS Industrial Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, Minor in Chemistry,
Software: MS Office 2003 & 2007, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Publisher, Project, Visio, etc.
Seminars: Lean Certificate, Basic 6 Sigma, Strategic Planning, Quality Management, Project Management, GDT, plus others.
Software: Familiar with AutoCAD, Mastercam, ACT (contact mgmt), Adobe Creative Suite (photo edit) others.

Name Steven
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Consultant
Sagin LLC
Chicago, IL
(Management Consulting)

Project Manager
James Hardie Building Products
Peru, IL
(Manufacturing)

Director of Engineering
Corey Steel Company
Cicero, IL
(Steel)

Key Accomplishments Seasoned operations professional with solid engineering background and best-practices business and project management experience, with full accountability for meeting budgetary and schedule constraints in union and non-union settings.

Provide project management, operations, maintenance and business process consulting, risk assessment and interim management services for renewable energy, industrial, food and hospitality sectors.

Engineered and managed capital projects to upgrade power infrastructure including switchgear, transformers, substations, power factor (VAR) compensation, power quality, SCADA system, and smart grid systems for 24 / 7 / 365 industrial facilities.

Key abilities include project management from conception to commissioning, asset reliability, maintenance management systems, technical training, risk assessment, manufacturing operations, engineering management, smart grid and renewable energy.
Education / Skills J.L. KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Master of Business Administration
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS at URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
Project management, engineering management, smart grid, power generation, renewable energy,smart grid, asset reliability
Particular strengths in heavy industrials, energy, metals, paper, packaging & hospitality sectors.

Name Don
Phone 843-384-0459
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State North Carolina
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Vice President
American Buildings Company
Eufaula, AL
(Pre-engineered Steel)

Key Accomplishments Directed business operations realignment to deliver quality, on-time products during and after emergence from bankruptcy. Achieved a $7M cost reduction and a $3M quality savings in one year. Reestablished service relationships and grew sales. Aligned engineering and manufacturing capacities and lead forecast/shipment turnaround. Led R&D, system development and new business ventures. Managed P&L from negative $6M to positive $11M.

Led operations, management services for private equity for legal, real estate, and industrial clients for M&A's, organizational, management and operations and systems refinance. Assumed leadership roles for turnarounds and financial (P&L) and oper



Education / Skills




Name Confidential
Phone 920-602-0500
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Design Eng Manager
Miniature Precision Components, Inc.
Walworth, WI
(Injection Molded parts)

Dir - Product Development
Waukesha Engine Dresser
Waukesha, WI
(Natural Gas Engines)

Sr. Mgr. of Engineering
Giddings & Lewis
Fond du Lac, WI
(Machine Tools)

Key Accomplishments •As Change Agent, Developed strategy and implemented technology based five year growth plan involving R&D, new product development, Strategic Supplier Development and Quality Assurance. Result: Steps to meet 50% increase in revenues in three years

Introduced Design for Six Sigma. Result: Educated engineers and others in this methodology and quantified product performance parameters leading to data- based knowledge capture for excellence in design, quality and reliability.

Reduced Business and Compliance risk. Result: Resolved reliability issues with $10,000,000 of warranty costs, reduced business risk in technology export clearing 30,000 parts, and improved market share certifying all product families for CE mark.

Led project team in forming global strategic supplier alliance for engine filters with $4,000,000 annual spend. Result: Presented savings of $400,000 per year. Championed, mentored and coached more than 10 Six Sigma teams. Result: $16 m savings.
Education / Skills Education:Master of Business Administration (Honors), Univ of Wisconsin, Oshkosh;MSME, UW, Madison; BSME, Univ of Madra
Formally Trained in Dresser Global Strategic Supplier Selection Process; Instructor in Project Management, Demand Flow.
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt – DMAIC & DFSS, Milwaukee School of Engineering, 2006 Operational Excellence: Lean
Multi-industry Management experience with problem prevention focus; Change Agent, Leader, Mentor, Coach.

Name Michael
Phone 815-529-0679
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions CFO
Encore Repair Services, LLC
Dundee, IL
(Cellular Phone Refurbishe)

CFO
ECI, LLC
Elon, NC
(Industrial Manufacturing)

CFO
General Kinematics
Crystal Lake, IL
(Industrial Manufacturing)

Key Accomplishments Have over twenty five years of diversified corporate, subsidiary and division experience. Held Senior Vice-President, CFO & COO role for a privately-held international custom equipment manufacturer and distributor, CFO & Pres. for int'l manufacturer

Implemented S & OP process as well as completely upgraded financial reporting, established new KPIs and developed entirely new Asian sourcing in highly competitive space. Have also had to completely revamp HR, sourcing and financial teams.

Recently sold at high multiple to another PE firm and was key member of team selling and participating in extensive diligence in a highly intense and competitive process. Also assisted in the diligence, closing and subsequent integration of bolt on.

Led and assisted in rollout of goal deployment, the strategic plan and the creation of a financial and operational dashboard geared to providing line of sight for Company management between strategic initiatives and overall financial plan.
Education / Skills Northern Illinois University MBA
Loyola University Bachelor's



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