Operational Excellence Consultant

Pete is an accomplished and results-orientated leader with the unique ability to quickly understand complex situations, build relationships, then create the Vision, Strategy and Plans to guide and drive positive outcomes. His diverse professional background includes roles in Divisional leadership, Manufacturing Management, Corporate Operations Improvement, Product Development/Management, Lean Operations Consulting.  Pete has worked with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 global companies and is driven by a passion to help small and medium sized organizations and their leaders/teams to achieve.


  • Independent Leadership Advisor and Operations consultant
  • Interim Vice President, Product, Consumer Products firm
  • Vice President, Product Development, Powersports aftermarket firm
  • Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, Powersports aftermarket and Tier 1 firm
  • Director of Development, Corporate Continuous Improvement office, Global industrials firm
  • Director, Residential Products, Consumer Durables manufacturing firm
  • Operations Consulting Manager, Regional boutique retail firm
  • Manufacturing Area Manager, Powersports OEM
  • Lean Operations consulting manager, boutique and “Big 4” consulting firms

Skill set:

  • Strategy Development and Deployment
  • Vision, Mission & Values Facilitation
  • Management Systems design and implementation
  • Lean Operations and Manufacturing Systems
  • Problem Solving
  • Lean Tools and Philosophy
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Building
  • New Product Development
  • Product Portfolio Management
  • Brand Management


  • MBA from the Executive Master’s Program at the Kellogg School of Management
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering/Management Science from Northwestern University
  • Additional course work at M.I.T., Covey Leadership Institute, and the Kellogg School

Pete has been married nearly 30 years and has two grown sons.  He and his wife currently live in Pewaukee, WI.  In his free time, Pete enjoys riding and customizing motorcycles, volunteer work, and traveling with his family.