President of my Kindergarten Class at St Anthony’s
First Class Boy Scout
Varsity Track Team in High School
Graduated top ten in High School
Served as delegate to New Jersey Boys State
Received the US Army Student Athlete Scholarship
Received a Congressional nomination to the United States Air Force Academy
Attended Georgia Institute of Technology – self-funded 100% of undergraduate degree
Varsity Track Team at Georgia Tech – All Conference Freshman Year
Member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
Summer Intern at Cyanamid
Georgia Tech Bachelors of Industrial Engineering
Worked as an Electrical Engineer and a Quality Leader at Florida Power and Light
Coached five teams that won FPL’s Chairman’s recognition
Licensed Professional Engineer in Florida and North Carolina
Served as President of Institute of Industrial Engineers Miami Chapter
Served as Captain of Florida Power and Light’s Track Team
Member of the US Virgin Island’s Olympic Sailing Team 1988 Olympics
University of Miami Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering
Certified Quality Improvement Instructor FPL
Played a key role in FPL winning the Deming Prize for Quality from Japan
Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers certified Statistical Application Expert
Published a book on Strategic Planning/Hoshin & Kanri, ASQ Quality Press
Certified ISO 9000 Registrar
ISO 9000 Internal Auditor Instructor
Director of Quality at Southern Pump and Tank Company
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner
US Patent holder
Adjunct Professor at Queens University, Charlotte, NC
Owner Octagon Enterprises, Inc management consulting company
President of the Charlotte Chapter of American Society for Quality
American Society for Quality Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence
Master Black Belt at GE
Certified Six Sigma Instructor GE
Senior Vice President Lead Engineer at Bank of America
Certified Lean Six Sigma Instructor at Bank of America
Received Award of Excellence at Bank of America – top 1%
Owner Hoshin & Kanri, Inc management consultants
Consulted with PNC Bank to acquire National City Bank
Consulted with Barclays Bank in London, United Kingdom
Director Reengineering Citi Mortgage
Vice President Process Excellence at Fiserv
Owner Life Compass, Inc 501c3 non-profit
Owner Organizational Compass, Inc
Organizational Compass, Inc.
I work with business leaders to "Make Order Out of Chaos." Where is your organization going? Your destiny needs to be as reliable as true North on a compass. A clearly defined destination with resource alignment and employee commitment will help you achieve results that you never imagined possible.
Let Organizational Compass use over 35 years of hands on experience and expertise to create an environment where achieved results are remarkable.
My passion is helping entrepreneurs get what they want from their businesses by working with their leadership teams to help them master a simple, complete system for running an entrepreneurial company. Innovative, results-oriented leader with Small Business, Fortune 100 and International experience recognized as a change agent that can build focused teams, implement rapid transitions, and positively impact the corporate culture. I can move fluidly between business leaders, internal teams, third parties, front line, and customers. Recognized as a “Trusted Advisor” who is capable of significantly impacting revenue, expenses, risk, losses, customer loyalty and employee satisfaction.
Business Acumen Exposed to Domestic and International business models with hands-on experience across industries, companies and functional roles.
Strategy Implemented governance methodologies at Bank of America, GE Capital and Florida Power and Light using expert knowledge and experience resulting in breakthrough bottom line results.
Lean Process EOS Model Implementer working with small business owners with 10 to 250 employees to improve their businesses. Certified Lean Master Black Belt who has led more than 10 implementations of business transformation efforts managing teams ranging in size from 5 to 120 employees across multiple functional areas.
Team Developer Completed impactful initiatives working in small privately-held companies to large, complex, matrixed organizations creating, facilitating, and teaching over 500 teams from the board room to the front line.
Results Delivered over $1 billion in bottom line impact by focusing on top priority initiatives and pursuing innovative efficiency/productivity gains as opposed to simply cutting costs.