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Name Thomas
Phone 847-867-7536
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions SVP, Supply Chain Mgmt
Rand McNally and Company
Skokie, Illinois
(Maps and Navigation tools)

VP, Hardware Admin
ADP, Inc. Dealer Services Division
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
(Business Systems)

VP, Logistics
OCE-USA, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois
(Copiers and Printers)

Key Accomplishments Key process implementation and dramatic cost improvement. Reductions include 70% inventory, 23% material cost, 40% operating expense, 85% obsolescence reductions and 13% transportation expense.

Successful implemetation of technology. 98% percentile start - up of Logility Voyager Solutions, meeting every project goal. Oracle suite of supply chain solutions. Two instances of internally developed ERP solutions. RFID.

Organizational Change. Merge of 4 indepentent businesses into 1 National Brand, in 1 year, resulting in a profitability swing of $24MM, meeting all corporate goals set. Restructure Supply Chain team introducing Demand Management technology and skills

Strategic sourcing. Moved 60% of product off shore in less than 9 months without disruption. Improved quality and product offering while reducing cost an average of 23%. Asia, Europe, South and Central America and Canada.
Education / Skills BSBA, Operations Management, University of Tulsa
Organizaional Change Management, Darden School of Business, Univ. of Virginia, International Purchasing, Univ. of Wisc.
Board of Education, Illinois HS District 211
Board of Directors, National Association of Purchasing Management, Chicago, CSCMP, APICS

Name Thomas
Phone 847-808-9878
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Sales Management Consult
Current Project: Glacial Energy
Chicago, Illinois
(Retail Supply-Electricity)

President
Glunz & Jensen (K & F International)
Granger, Indiana
(Manufacturing)

CEO
K & F International
Granger, Indiana
(Manufacturing)

Key Accomplishments Integrated product offerings from manufacturers based in the U.S., Denmark, and Slovakia, and streamlined distribution networks resulting in an immediate 30% annual sales increase for fiscal year ’07.

Developed a business plan and strategy to export products from the U.S. to new customers in Asia and S.E. Asia. This resulted in a 40% sales increase and record profits. Personally set-up distribution networks in Asia and S.E. Asia by hands-on interaction, industry networking and extensive travel to those regions.

Established team-building practices and cell-based assembly which helped in attaining a 60% improvement in on-time delivery.

Created a more recognizable and known organization through specific media and marketing efforts. These included direct mail, video programs, industry newsletters, press releases, re-designed literature and hands-on networking via trade shows and conferences.
Education / Skills Indiana University, B.S. Business Management
University of Notre Dame, Certification in Executive Business Management
Rochester Institute of Technology, Certificate in Graphic Arts
Barnes and Thornburg, Indianapolis, Employment & Business Law - 3 to 4 Sessions per year

Name Gary
Phone 847-432-3393
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Dir Materials Management
SoloPak
Chicago, Il.
(Pharmaceutical)

Strategic Sourcing Mgr
Emerson
Chicago, Il.
(Ind products, power tools)

Strategic Sourcing/Supply
Bombardier
Chicago, Il.
(Consumer durable goods)

Key Accomplishments Established materials department including developing all policiesand procedures, hiring and training personnel, setting and monitoring goals for purchasing, inventory control, warehousing, production planning, scheduling and distribution activites.

Saved over $10,000,000 annually through strategic sourcing, inventory control, item and specification optimization

Part of implementation of several ERP software systems including SAP, BPCS, COPICS, PRMS where I led the purchasing, inventory, planning and scheduling, item and vendor master module teams

Achieved inventory accuracy of over 98& while reducing inventory levels by 35% and attaining 40 turns per year, including part standardization, safety stock reduction and osolescence disposal programs.
Education / Skills B.S.Mechanical Engineering M.B.A.
Professional associations A.P.I.C.S. National Association of Purchasing Management Council of Logistics Mgmt I.S.M.



Name Confidential
Phone 708-288-2325
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Consultant
Self Employed
Chicago, IL
(Retail Consulting)

Chief Operating Officer
James & Sons
Orland Park, IL
(Fine Jewelry & Watches)

Key Accomplishments Increased annual revenue 310% to more than $15 million within 15 years.

Closed two stores and opened two others within twelve months in response to changing market demographics by generating $2.3 million in asset sales from the two stores.

Developed first incentive pay-based reward plan, increasing revenue 22% within twelve months and increasing customer approval ratings based on completed customer response cards.

Led POS and accounting software changeover to combine four store databases, reducing average inventory level $150,000 and month-end financial closing time from twelve to two weeks.
Education / Skills Chief Operating Officer, Retail Business Leader Delivering aggressive growth in market share, sales and profitability.
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 1983 B.S. Business Administration
Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, CA Certified Gemologist


Name Robert
Phone 630-841-5458
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Septran Inc
Chicago
(Transportation)

American Bus Company
President/CEO
Chicago
(Transportation)

President/CEO
Laidlaw Education Service
Chicago
(Transportation/Logistics)

Key Accomplishments Seasoned senior executive with demonstrated leadership record of maximizing operational effectiveness during periods of high growth, re-organization, and rapidly changing environments.

General Management, Leadership, Acquisition Integration, Business Development, Multi Unit Operations, Chapter 11 Exp. P&L, Budgeting & Forecasting, Financial Analysis & Reporting, Strategic Planning & Development, Systems & logistics.Teamwork.



Education / Skills MBA - Case Western Reserve BS- Accounting - University of Dayton Achieving Breakthrough Service - Harvard Business Sch




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