Consultants on AOP Projects

Kwame Kyiamah

Areas of Expertise

  • Post-Merger Integration
  • Large-Scale Performance
  • Transformation
  • IT Services Strategy
  • Pricing Strategy
  • Big data Analytics
  • Omni-Channel Strategy
  • SG&A Cost Reduction
  • ERP Strategy, Planning, and Implementation

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • EDS
  • KKR
  • Fossil
  • Sprint
  • Baylor Hospital
  • Conagra Foods
  • Blockbuster Video
  • Neustar
  • Boston Consulting Group

Education

  • MBA, MIT
  • MSEE., UT Dallas
  • BSEE, Prairie View A&M

Jim McIntosh

Areas of Expertise

  • Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Organizational Design and Development
  • Large Scale Program / Project management
  • Training and Curriculum Development

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • U.S. Foods
  • Sacramento Public Utility
  • Springs Window Fashions
  • Capital One
  • Caterpillar
  • U.S. Army
  • PG&E
  • Southern California Edison
  • A.T. Kearney

Education

  • MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • BA, Harvard College

Renee Faulkner

Areas of Expertise

  • Category Management
  • Strategic Sourcing, Procurement
  • Process Mapping, Continuous Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Supplier Performance/ Relationship Management
  • Business Process Outsourcing

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Unilever
  • AOL/Time Warner
  • Chevron
  • Capital One
  • General Services Administration (US Federal Government)
  • Booz Allen Hamilton

Education

  • MBA, Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, James Madison University

Jamie Campbell

Areas of Expertise

  • Large-Scale Performance Improvement
  • Sourcing , Procurement, Vendor Management
  • Post-Merger Integration
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Complexity Reduction
  • Organizational Design

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Caterpillar
  • JC Penney
  • Johnson Controls
  • Zachry Group
  • EMC
  • C&J Energy Services
  • Unites States Navy
  • Booz & Company
  • McKinsey & Company

Education

  • MBA, Indiana University
  • BA, University of California Santa Barbara

Jack Rubarth

Areas of Expertise

  • Post Merger Integration
  • Business Process
  • Re-Engineering
  • Large scale system implementation
  • Technology Strategy Roadmaps
  • Business Intelligence / Data
  • Warehouse
  • Digital Transformation

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Prudential
  • Allstate
  • Kemper
  • Florida Property&Casualty
  • General Dynamics
  • Verizon
  • Bertelsmann
  • Booz Allen & Hamilton
  • AlixPartners

Education

  • MBA, Northwestern University
  • BS EE, Rice University

Dimitry Erez

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Transformation / Performance Improvement
  • P&L Management
  • Supply Chain / Logistics Network Strategy
  • Forecasting / Planning Allocation / Replenishment
  • Program Management Office (PMO)

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Hartford
  • Avon Products
  • Campbell Soup
  • Dean Foods
  • General Dynamics
  • Johnston & Murphy
  • Litton Industries
  • MGM Resorts
  • Deloitte

Education

  • MBA, MIT, Sloan School of Management
  • MSEE, Tufts University
  • BSEE, Tufts University

Jose Garza

Areas of Expertise

  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Toyota Production System
  • Program / Project management
  • Large Scale Transformation / Change Management

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • AXA Insurance Company
  • Coca-Cola
  • Kellogg’s
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Novartis
  • Bimbo
  • Grupo Alfa
  • Pfizer
  • McKinsey & Company

Education

  • MS (System Design), MIT
  • MBA,Instituto de Empresa
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, ITESM

Dan Nelsen

Areas of Expertise

  • Large Scale Restructuring and Project Management
  • Mergers and Acquisition, Due
  • Diligence, Integration
  • Call Center Improvements
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Global Planning and Supply Chain Strategy

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Allstate
  • Sallie Mae
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS) Insurance
  • Motorola
  • Kellogg’s
  • Campbell’s
  • A.T. Kearney

Education

  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • BS, Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Jenna Jay

Areas of Expertise

  • Change Management
  • Organizational Design and Development
  • Change Impact Analysis
  • Leadership Coaching and Development
  • Communication Planning and Execution

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Allstate
  • Wachovia
  • Wells Fargo
  • SC Johnson
  • Honeywell
  • Microsoft
  • Chevron
  • Coca-Cola
  • Cox

Education

  • MBA, The University of California Hayward
  • BA, The University of Texas at Austin

Sandeep Kulkarni

Areas of Expertise

  • Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Execution
  • End-to-End Operations Optimization / Margin Management
  • Business Transformation / ERP / Systems
  • M&A Assessment / Post-Merger Integration

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Motorola
  • Intel
  • Luxottica
  • Target Stores
  • Pfizer/Hospira
  • Novartis
  • Walgreens
  • Horizon Pharma
  • McKinsey & Company

Education

  • MBA with Honors, University of Chicago
  • MS University of Wisconsin
  • BS University of Mumbai

Heather Stone

Areas of Expertise

  • Project and Process Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Logistics Management
  • Business Process Re-Engineering
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Organizational Design

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • CB Richard Ellis
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • Western Dental Services
  • ProBuild
  • Austin Packaging
  • Noble Environmental Power
  • American Wind Capital
  • Altus Power Management

Education

  • MBA, Yale School of Management
  • BA, Mount Holyoke College

Kevin Cassidy

Areas of Expertise

  • Large Scale Program and Change Management
  • Business Process Re-Engineering
  • Spend Analytics
  • Enterprise Cost and Profitability Improvement
  • IT and BPO Strategy and Sourcing
  • Post-merger Integration

Clients/ Prior Experience

  • Walmart
  • Tesco
  • Kraft Foods
  • Modelez
  • Cadbury
  • Dean Foods
  • Dow
  • US Army
  • A.T. Kearney

Education

  • MBA, New York University
  • BA, Columbia University

“For over a year Chuck Harthan has made his keen analytical and project management skills available to us.  During a major Sales Force Effectiveness project at (client), he integrated himself with project team members as well as employees at large.  Chuck was able to help us better understand key metrics and identify opportunities to improve our business”

GROUP PUBLISHER — MARKETING COMPANY IN HOUSING INDUSTRY

“Advanced Operations Partners provided the necessary structure, methods and experience to guide my leadership team through a multi-month strategic planning process, helping us to define and mobilize critical initiatives to fuel global growth and streamline operations.”

CEO AND FOUNDER — GLOBAL, UK HEADQUARTERED, TALENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY

“Advanced Operations Partners introduced and implemented processes/tools to provide more visibility and control of EPC (engineering, procurement, construction), which helped ensure timely completion of several $200MM+ wind farm projects.”

EXECUTIVE VP OF ASSET MANAGEMENT

“AOP mobilized, launched and implemented a ~$200M restructuring and cost-out program over a two-year period, overseeing all aspects of transformation program and driving critical operational initiatives including complexity reduction, plant/line asset optimization, strategic sourcing, and transportation.”

COO — $5B CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANY

“Advanced Operations Partners provided us with excellent tools to help optimize our product design and capital budgeting business processes.  Chuck is a very knowledgeable professional who learned about our business quickly and worked closely with our working team members, enabling him to help drive our process forward.”

CEO — TIER 1 AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER

“AOP consultants defined, launched and supported implementation of multi-faceted performance transformation program to deliver higher levels of customer service and delivery.  AOP lean consultant mapped out all key product flows and pinpointed opportunities to better measure and track potential bottlenecks.”

CFO — $50M MEDICAL SERVICES COMPANY

“AOP has delivered on several transformative efforts including new operating model and organization design as well as performance analytics and metrics for major capital programs.  AOP experts lead my team through significant analysis and change management to reach consensus on future-state structure and processes.”

HEAD OF ENGINEERING — $15B TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

“AOP has played an important role over the past several years driving and setting up strategic planning / execution processes, implementing a multi-year business process re-engineering and ERP program, and supporting CEO-sponsored efforts such as organizational design and enterprise-wide project management.”

PRESIDENT AND CEO — LARGE CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANY WITH #1 BRANDS

“AOP has played an integral role in developing and executing our strategic plan, and enabled my management team to develop specific capabilities in the areas of procurement and supply chain.”

CEO AND FOUNDER — FOOD SAFETY COMPANY