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Chad Morrison
Chad Morrison

Chad Morrison is the President of Morrison Consulting, LLC.  Mr. Morrison has a proven expertise in helping organizations make dramatic improvement in their leadership and business processes.  His focus is to accelerate business solutions using Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma concepts, ultimately linking these into a strategic focus for rapid, measurable results for impacting business growth.

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Chad's areas of expertise include:

  • Lean Enterprise — Reducing the cycle from customer inquiry to customer order as well as from customer order to delivery of the product
  • Operations Assessment — One to five day assessments of operations to quantify the opportunity to improve capacity and profit
  • Product Line Profitability — Analysis of business to ensure that emphasis is on selling the most profitable products
  • Working Capital Reduction — Targeted analysis and process improvement to reduce cash required for operating your business
  • Support Function Efficiency — Enhancing the efficiency of support function processes

Chad's Professional Background

  • President, Morrison Consulting, LLC
  • Executive — General Electric
        • Power Systems Division
        • Plastics Division
        • GE Capital Corporation
        • GE Corporate Audit Staff

Representative Clients

General Electric Company, Gulf States Toyota, Hampshire Equity Partners, R.O.M. Corporation, Brandrud Furniture, US Block Windows, Perrone Leather, Taylor Made Systems, Sheffield Plastics, Industrial Powder Coatings, Quality Machine Works, Rolls-Royce, SPX Corporation, Allied Signal, Lockheed Martin, Brand Scaffold, Aluma Systems

Education and Associations

B.A., Accounting, Siena College
Consulting Alliance, President (


Ken Branco

Ken Branco is an accomplished practitioner in the development and implementation of Lean Six Sigma Enterprises. His experiences span the complete Enterprise from Sales to Accounts Receivable.

In his 30+ years of business experience, Ken has provided management, leadership, consulting and training to dozens of Enterprises, hundreds of teams, and several thousand individuals. His consulting career has spanned Enterprises from 20 people to the Fortune 50.
Ken has deep and varied Lean Six Sigma experience in readiness assessment, transformation plan development, plant and office layout, work analysis and balancing, constraint identification and removal, business process redesign, Kaizen, setup reduction, materials, individual and organizational development.

Ken is highly regarded for his teaching and mentoring skills. He has consistently been among the top rated instructors in large engagements. Ken has taught and/or mentored Lean Six Sigma students in Asia, Australia, South and North America. Many of these engagements were comprised of students from multiple countries and cultures.

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Ken’s areas of expertise include:

  • Research and Development
  • Manufacturing and Automation Engineering
  • Information Systems and Management

Ken’s Professional Background

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Production and Inventory Management
  • Time Based Management
  • Total Quality, organizational Systems Design
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Synchronous Manufacturing

Ken has Authored Several Articles and two Books

  • PowerTools! Volume One: Collaboration and Teamwork (1995)
  • PowerTools! Volume Two: Turning Problems into Profits (1995)
  • Bubble Bursting (Article, Executive Excellence, 1996)
  • Making Traffic Flow I and II: Implementing the Technical and Social Sides of Lean (Articles, Valve Magazine, 2000)

Education and Associations

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering
  • Member of AIPICS
  • Member of Connecticut Business & Industry Association

Laura Colcord
Laura Colcord

Laura Colcord has extensive experience in the energy and chemicals industries, which includes corporate and operational transformation, strategic business planning, and business process redesign, especially for supply chain processes. Process redesign work focuses on applying lean principles to process industries and non-manufacturing processes. Lean Transformation experience in chemicals, electronics, health care, financial services, pharmaceuticals industries, as well as traditional manufacturing.

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Laura’s areas of expertise include:

  • Lean Six Sigma – providing new tools and paradigms for process transformation
  • Knowledge Management – to support and institutionalize performance transformation
  • Leadership Coaching – designing and driving systematic transformation programs
  • Change Management – ensuring sustainable capability changes that lock in benefits
  • Project Leadership – leading teams to deliver rapid results

Laura’s Professional Background

  • Director, Dove Consulting
  • Senior Associate, Booz-Allen & Hamilton
  • Supply Chain Leader, Exxon Chemical Co.

Representative Clients

Glaxo-Smith-Kline, Raytheon, AlliedSignal, B.F. Goodrich, Delphi, Johnson & Johnson, World Kitchen, Southern Company, Metromedia Restaurant Group

Education and Associations

  • M.B.A., International Business, New York University
    (Dean’s Award Scholarship)
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland Summa Cum Laude, General Honors, 14 scholarships and awards

Matt Stevens
Matt Stevens

Matt Stevens excels in helping organizations bring about changes in their leadership, culture, and business processes that enable them to thrive and grow. His knowledge of change methodologies and elements range from vision, strategy, leadership and team development to identifying the right organizational systems, processes and structures that guide and direct measurable, repeatable implementation.

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Matt’s areas of expertise include:

  • Business Process Improvement – Capturing / documenting, analyzing, and improving key business processes at every step of the value stream utilizing facilitated client involvement to result in optimal processes with a high level of buy in by the process owners
  • Change Leadership – Designing and implementing the change roadmap including all aspects of change communication and rigorous facilitation at all levels
  • Vision and Strategy – Clarifying and articulating vision, values, and strategy
  • Skill Building – Designing and delivering educational solutions and coaching around business processes, Lean Six Sigma, change, leadership, and teamwork
  • Organizational Assessment – Leading rapid deep organization analysis of process, culture and organization competencies through survey design and administration, value stream mapping, process mapping, and facilitation

Matt’s Professional Background

  • Consultant/Entrepreneur, True North Consulting
  • Senior Change Consultant, Dove Consulting
  • Internal Consultant, Motorola Corporation
  • Consultant, VIA Consulting Group

Representative Clients

Pay-Pal, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, FedEx, SC Johnson, Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Tetrapak, Lockheed Martin, Tellabs, SPX Corporation, Zurich American Insurance, H.B. Fuller, Opportunity International

Education and Associations

  • M.A. (distinction) and B.A. (honors), Organizational Communication, San Diego State University
  • ASTD

Ric Schildwachter
Ric Schildwachter

Ric Schildwachter is a product development and operations management professional with extensive experience in Project Management, Lean Six Sigma (6 Sigma Quality and Lean Manufacturing), Integrated Product Development, Virtual Teams, and Business Process Redesign.

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Ric’s areas of expertise include:

  • Execution – Rapid definition of project plans coupled with team development to create traction and speed for successful on-time, on-budget completion.
  • Operations – Refine business’ core processes for improved customer satisfaction, improved quality, improved information flow, increased overall productivity, and reduced variability.
  • Product Development – Combining the “voice of the customer” with the “voice of technology” to identify new product opportunities and product enhancements for break away products that can redefine the competitive landscape and provide extraordinary growth.
  • Lean Six Sigma Application – Lean facility design, supply chain integration, DFM, and FMEA for fast time to market and high quality customer experience.

Ric’s Professional Background

  • President, Suncoast Automotive Performance, Inc.
  • President, International Business Incubators, Inc
  • Executive VP / COO, Precision Technology Center LLC
  • Partner, Flow Consulting Group
  • Senior Consultant, Dove Consulting
  • Lockheed Martin, Product Development Engineering Mgr

Representative Clients

Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Toyota, GM, SPX Corporation, Gates/Tomkins, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, B.F. Goodrich, Stewart & Stevenson, HB Fuller, Harris-Tarkett

Education and Associations

  • M.B.A., Warrington College of Business, University of Florida
  • M.S. Electronic and Electro-Optical Systems Engineering, University of Central Florida
  • B.S. Engineering Sciences, University of Florida

Troy Bourgeois
Troy Bourgeois

Troy Bourgeois is a product development and sourcing management professional with extensive experience in Lean Manufacturing, Supplier Chain Management, and Business Process Improvement.

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Troy’s areas of expertise include:

  • LeanSigma Application – Lean facility assessment, re-design, and supply chain integration. Lean Six Sigma Kaizen facilitator
  • Training – Negotiations for the Buying Team, Supplier Interface Management, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Strategic Sourcing – Enable clients to secure best prices through the coordinated efforts of inter-departmental teams involved in the supplier-selection process

Troy’s Professional Background

  • Director, Flow Sourcing
  • Partner, Flow Consulting Group
  • Sony Ericsson
        • Director of R&D Sourcing
        • Product Development Manager
        • Product Manager
        • Project Manager
        • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Texas Instruments, Manufacturing & Process Engineering
  • Advisory Board Member for Porticos, Inc.

Representative Clients

Cameron Inc., Lockheed Martin, Harris Tarkett, Gulf States Toyota, R-O-M Corp., US Navy, US Block Windows, Eemax, Lakos

Education and Associations

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University

Bruce Imel
Bruce Imel

Bruce Imel is a proven leader in supply chain and technology management, with a highly successful track record of process improvement and cost reduction through the implementation of best practices in process and technology.

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Bruce’s areas of expertise include:

  • IT Strategic Planning – Aligning IT initiatives and budgets to support core business strategies.
  • Technology Asset Assessment – Reduce and leverage a company's technology investment.
  • System Migration and Integration – Often driven by M&A activity; ensuring business continuity during challenging transformation activities.
  • Supply Chain Process Improvement – Assessing internal processes and downstream partners to remove waste and increase velocity throughout the supply chain.
  • Project and Program Management – Implement and train project management processes that increase the likelihood of success of any project oriented activity.

Bruce’s Professional Background

  • Director U.S. Operations and Supply Chain Practice; Canopy International.
  • Senior Consultant Supply Chain Technologies; Obtech, LLC.
  • Transformation Consultant – Procurement and IT; Armstrong World Industries.
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Manager; Armstrong World Industries.

Representative Clients

NEC, Honda, Borg Warner, Iron Mountai, Barnes Distributio, Lockheed Marti, Devon Energy

Education and Associations

B.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering; University of Florida
Member of APICS and Lions International

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