How I can help you
I have experience and knowledge of business operations.
Work Experience: State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York, 2005 to 2014
Adjunct (Jan.2005 to Aug. 2010) except for full-time Guest Lecturer (Sept. 2006 to May 2007and Sept. 2010 to present )
Business school educator in operations management, organizational behavior, business communications, business values and ethics. Faculty Director for internship program.
Served as faculty advisor for student chapter of APICS.
CMS Consulting Group, Mendon, New York, 1999 to 2005
Project management and client development. Specialized in ERP system implementations and lean practices. Instrumental in helping CMS grow
nearly 60% in sales over 1998 revenue levels through team building and disciplined project management.
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, 1994 to 1999
Adjunct Faculty and APICS Inquiry Service
Taught selected classes for the College of Business, including Operations Management (graduate and undergraduate levels), Total Quality Management series for freshmen, Inventory Management . Cumulative score of “above average” in student evaluations.
Simon Graduate School of Business Administration/ University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1994 to 1999
Adjunct Faculty (1994 - 1999)
Lecturer at graduate level (Practicum on Competitive Strategy) and under-graduate level (Operations Management)
Arthur D. Little, Inc, Los Angeles, California, 1993
Project management included plant consolidation and process redesign for major furniture manufacturer in Western New York.
System Software Associates, Inc. (SSA) Chicago, Illinois, 1992 - 1993
Manufacturing Application Consultant
Experience included conducting intense education and training courses in the application and function of BPCS (Business Planning and Control System). BPCS is the most widely installed MRPII software package for IBM AS/400 minicomputers.
Austin Consulting, Division of The Austin Company, Rosemont, Illinois, 1985 - 1992
Principal of Materials Management Operations, 1990 - 1992
Senior Associate Consultant, 1985 - 1990
Responsibilities included project management and marketing in the areas of systems analysis and design, TQM and MRPII implementation, group technology applications, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) and systems integration programs.
GCA Corporation - Industrial Systems Group, Naperville, Illinois, 1982 - 1985
Midwest Operations Manager, 1984 - 1985
Project Manager, 1983 - 1984
Senior Systems Engineer, 1982 - 1983
Responsibilities included developing, managing, marketing, and maintaining all phases of CIM consulting activities in the Midwest Region.
Borg-Warner Corporation - Research Center, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1978 - 1982 Manager of Information Services
Globe Union, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1973 - 1978 Librarian
Instructional Production and Operations Management, SUNY Geneseo; Rochester Institute of Technology; University of Rochester. Course included quantitative models, lean simulation, Six Sigma tools and team projects.
Organizational Behavior, SUNY Geneseo. Instruction in leadership, management styles, team building, effective communications and globalization. Students required to demonstrate team skills.
Business Communications, SUNY Geneseo. Course covers public speaking, presentation development, and effective writing techniques.
Society and Business, SUNY Geneseo. An historic review of American business values. Emphasizes current issues and trends facing business leaders, including globalization, contemporary scandals and current events.
Internship Faculty Director, SUNY Geneseo. Guide and mentor students participating in business school internship program .Responsibilities include seminar topics, coaching students through employment issues, preparation of formal presentations and writing reports describing the internship accomplishment.
MRPII Education and Training, SSA, Inc., 1992 – 1993
Fundamentals of Manufacturing, Triton Community College, Chicago, Illinois, 1991
AMA (American Management Association), Instructor, Bar Code Technology Seminars, 1988
M.B.A Instructor for Operations Management, Process Analysis and Design for CIM, DePaul University, 1985 – 1987
Professional Teaching and Learning Center Teacher of the Year, 2008 SUNY - Geneseo.
Awards and Campus-wide recognition for teaching excellence.
Faculty Excellence Award for Service, Jones School of Business, SUNY - Geneseo, October, 2007
Gold Key International Honour Society, Honorary Member, 2007
Professional APICS - The Organization for Operations Management– Geneseo Student Chapter
Advisor, 2005 - present
APICS – Rochester Board of Directors, 1992; 2005 - present
SSA Certified Manufacturing Consultant, 1993
APICS (American Production and Inventory Control) CIRM Logistics Committee Member, 1993
ODI, Inc., Certified Total Quality Management Team Leader and Facilitator, 1992
APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) , 1986 - 2005
APICS regional and local meetings, 1987 - present
Topics include: World Class Manufacturing, TQM, Understanding Bar Codes,
Flexible Manufacturing Systems, CIRM Certification, ERP Implementation
Changing Culture Through Team Building, IIE Solutions 2002 Conference, 2002
World Class Distribution, World Class Manufacturing Solutions Conference, Detroit, Michigan, May 1992
The Basics of Distribution Automation, Book Publishing World, New York, New York, September, 1991
JIT, Private Industry Council of Northern Cook County, Cook County, Illinois, March, 1990
“Lessons Learned”, APICS – The Performance Advantage, October, 2005.
“Increasing Effectiveness and Utilization in Health Care”, IIE Solutions 2000 Conference Proceedings, May 2000
“CIRM-Designing Products and Processes”, APICS, Conference Proceedings, 1999
"IDEF is Not a Four-Letter Word", APICS, Conference Proceedings, 1989
"Applying Group Technology to Cellular Manufacturing", Robotics Today, December 1983
Lean Manufacturing, SUNY-Geneseo, Annual APICS Seminar, 2007 – 2010.
Six Sigma Toolbox, SUNY-Geneseo, Special Projects Class, 2006.
Seven Quality Management Tools, Greater Rochester Quality Council, Annual Quality Seminar, 1996
Austin Consulting and DePaul University co-sponsored CIM Symposium, Rosemont,IL, May, 1990
Achieving Total Systems Integration, November 1990
Areas of Expertise
- Manufacturing & Product Development
- Supply Chain Management
- Business Operations
- Transportation & Warehousing
- Manufacturing & Industrial
- Professional & Business Services
- Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations
M.B.A., Operations Management, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1985
M.A., Information Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1978
B.S., Library Science and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1972