Exactus Advisors

Team 2

Meet the "us" in Exactus.

 
Tom Lebamoff In addition, Tom has spent years assisting clients with business-technology alignment, technology strategy-execution and complex M&A transaction support—specifically, integration / separation planning and execution with an objective to accelerate synergies. He has deep experience in complex program-risk management and communication management at the C-suite and board level. "Tom’s key asset is his ability to quickly break down complex problems, identify business and IT risks, assess business value and provide actionable and practical recommendations. I consider him a trusted advisor who truly partners with his clients.” – Ken Johnsen, COO, Energy and Transportation Group at Caterpillar Inc. Prior to Exactus Advisors, Mr. Lebamoff was a founding partner at Liberty Advisor group, and prior to that he was a senior partner at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Executive VP & CIO at Drinks Inc. and an Associate Partner with Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Why Clients Hire Tom Tom's relentless focus on business value and deep expertise in operational and process improvement has resulted in millions of bottom line savings for his clients. Personal Tom lives in Naperville, IL with his wife, daughters and three dogs, a Weimaraner and two American Pit Bull Terriers. Tom’s love for his four daughters is legendary – not only does he enjoy watching them perform in competitive cheerleading and dance, but two of them have gotten this Purdue grad to support Indiana University. He enjoys cooking and range shooting with his daughters, and relaxes by an occasional cigar and bourbon or reading fiction books by Vince Flynn and Allan Folsom. Education BS in Industrial Engineering and minor in History, Purdue University  

Tom Lebamoff

In addition, Tom has spent years assisting clients with business-technology alignment, technology strategy-execution and complex M&A transaction support—specifically, integration / separation planning and execution with an objective to accelerate synergies. He has deep experience in complex program-risk management and communication management at the C-suite and board level.

"Tom’s key asset is his ability to quickly break down complex problems, identify business and IT risks, assess business value and provide actionable and practical recommendations. I consider him a trusted advisor who truly partners with his clients.”
– Ken Johnsen, COO, Energy and Transportation Group at Caterpillar Inc.

Prior to Exactus Advisors, Mr. Lebamoff was a founding partner at Liberty Advisor group, and prior to that he was a senior partner at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Executive VP & CIO at Drinks Inc. and an Associate Partner with Andersen Consulting (Accenture).

Why Clients Hire Tom
Tom's relentless focus on business value and deep expertise in operational and process improvement has resulted in millions of bottom line savings for his clients.

Personal
Tom lives in Naperville, IL with his wife, daughters and three dogs, a Weimaraner and two American Pit Bull Terriers. Tom’s love for his four daughters is legendary – not only does he enjoy watching them perform in competitive cheerleading and dance, but two of them have gotten this Purdue grad to support Indiana University. He enjoys cooking and range shooting with his daughters, and relaxes by an occasional cigar and bourbon or reading fiction books by Vince Flynn and Allan Folsom.

Education
BS in Industrial Engineering and minor in History, Purdue University

 

Tom Lebamoff | Managing Partner, CEO
Tom, a founding partner at Exactus, has over 28 years of global consulting experience with an emphasis on executive alignment, strategy planning, operational efficiency and profit improvement—all with passionate execution.

Bruce Rylance “I was very impressed that Bruce had done something entrepreneurial and took it public and here he was ready to roll up his sleeves. He loves what he does, and he has a great work ethic. In the end, Bruce saved us close to $4 million. I don't think that would have been possible with a less experienced consultant.” – Douglas C. Barnard, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CF Industries  Bruce has a proven track record of delivering large, complex, mission-critical technology and transformation programs in the following areas: •    Program Management and Governance •    Program Evaluation and Likelihood of Success •    Delivery Assurance •    Executive Alignment •    Post Merger Integration •    Change Management •    Product Development •    Value Extraction Why Clients Hire Bruce Bruce has a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering large transformational initiatives on time and on budget. His diverse experience and insight gained working across various industries and organizations provides clients a unique perspective. Having experience with Fortune 500 companies, as well as two start-ups with successful IPO’s, provides clients with flexibility and out-of-the-box thinking when developing solutions that identify, unlock and realize enterprise value. Personal Bruce lives in Lake Forest, IL with his wife and two young children. Growing up on the Florida coast, he developed a passion for anything that involves water, adventure and family. His passions include spending time with his wife and kids, international travel, deep-sea fishing, sailing and scuba diving. Bruce relaxes by working in his garden and cooking. Always looking for a new challenge, he recently took up competition BBQ and competes in the Memphis in May – World Championship BBQ Contest, placing 4th in the world for Pork Shoulder and 3rd place for Sauce in 2016.  Affiliations Advisory Board Member, UNC Charlotte, William States Lee College of Engineering, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering Education MBA, MIS Specialization, University of Denver, CO BSBA, Management, University of Denver, CO

Bruce Rylance

“I was very impressed that Bruce had done something entrepreneurial and took it public and here he was ready to roll up his sleeves. He loves what he does, and he has a great work ethic. In the end, Bruce saved us close to $4 million. I don't think that would have been possible with a less experienced consultant.”
Douglas C. Barnard, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CF Industries 

Bruce has a proven track record of delivering large, complex, mission-critical technology and transformation programs in the following areas:
•    Program Management and Governance
•    Program Evaluation and Likelihood of Success
•    Delivery Assurance
•    Executive Alignment
•    
Post Merger Integration
•    
Change Management
•    
Product Development
•    
Value Extraction

Why Clients Hire Bruce
Bruce has a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering large transformational initiatives on time and on budget. His diverse experience and insight gained working across various industries and organizations provides clients a unique perspective. Having experience with Fortune 500 companies, as well as two start-ups with successful IPO’s, provides clients with flexibility and out-of-the-box thinking when developing solutions that identify, unlock and realize enterprise value.

Personal
Bruce lives in Lake Forest, IL with his wife and two young children. Growing up on the Florida coast, he developed a passion for anything that involves water, adventure and family. His passions include spending time with his wife and kids, international travel, deep-sea fishing, sailing and scuba diving. Bruce relaxes by working in his garden and cooking. Always looking for a new challenge, he recently took up competition BBQ and competes in the Memphis in May – World Championship BBQ Contest, placing 4th in the world for Pork Shoulder and 3rd place for Sauce in 2016. 

Affiliations
Advisory Board Member, UNC Charlotte, William States Lee College of Engineering, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering

Education
MBA, MIS Specialization, University of Denver, CO
BSBA, Management, University of Denver, CO

Bruce Rylance | Managing Partner, COO
Bruce, a founding partner at Exactus, has over 23 years of consulting and operational experience with emphasis on program management, operational transformation, post merger integration, business solutions and profit improvement.

Colleen Ryan “Colleen is an incredible asset to our IT team. She is methodical and thorough in everything she does, and she must be one of the best ERP finance experts in the country.” – Tom Lebamoff, EVP and CIO, Drinks.com She specializes in ERP implementations and has extensive experience with business process design, hands on configuration, custom development, training and production support.  Why Clients Hire Colleen Colleen has strong project management skills and a proven record of delivering projects on time and within budget. Her systems and accounting background serves as a strong basis for data analytics, helping to highlight opportunities to the client for better business performance, which leads to better internal controls, as well as improved financial performance. Personal After spending more than 10 years working in southern California, Colleen is thrilled to be back home in the south suburbs of Chicago. She enjoys watching her favorite Chicago sports teams all year round. Colleen tries to make it to a few Notre Dame football games each year to cheer on The Fighting Irish. When time permits, she loves to travel and spend time with her nieces and nephews. Certifications Certified Public Accountant Education MBA, University of Notre Dame BBA, Saint Mary’s College

Colleen Ryan

“Colleen is an incredible asset to our IT team. She is methodical and thorough in everything she does, and she must be one of the best ERP finance experts in the country.”
Tom Lebamoff, EVP and CIO, Drinks.com

She specializes in ERP implementations and has extensive experience with business process design, hands on configuration, custom development, training and production support. 

Why Clients Hire Colleen
Colleen has strong project management skills and a proven record of delivering projects on time and within budget. Her systems and accounting background serves as a strong basis for data analytics, helping to highlight opportunities to the client for better business performance, which leads to better internal controls, as well as improved financial performance.

Personal
After spending more than 10 years working in southern California, Colleen is thrilled to be back home in the south suburbs of Chicago. She enjoys watching her favorite Chicago sports teams all year round. Colleen tries to make it to a few Notre Dame football games each year to cheer on The Fighting Irish. When time permits, she loves to travel and spend time with her nieces and nephews.

Certifications
Certified Public Accountant

Education
MBA, University of Notre Dame
BBA, Saint Mary’s College

Colleen Ryan | Principal
Colleen has 25 years of consulting experience, working with organizations to design and reengineer their business processes. 

 


Steve Zingsheim “Steve’s practical business experience serves as a strong foundation for assessing complex business problems, determining the root cause and creating actions for improvement. Steve strongly believes small improvements every day will drive the greatest long-term value for his clients. Having the right data is only half of the solution, the most challenging part of business transformation is the change in behavior by each individual.” – Tom Willis, National Sales Manager, MIFAB Experienced in leading businesses, he applies the knowledge he has gained to solve complex, real world business problems. His operational expertise includes: •    Strategic planning and value proposition development •    Creative branding and vertical marketing •    Multi-channel sales development •    Organizational effectiveness •    Lean manufacturing principles •    Contract management and execution •    Pricing optimization and spend reduction •    Product lifecycle strategies •    Acquisitions and divestitures Why Clients Hire Steve Steve’s deep industry experience in commercial and industrial building products and wholesale distribution allows him to quickly develop a rapport with clients using common industry terms and concepts. While at Bradley, he was responsible for doubling operating income by applying innovative analytics in profit and pricing optimization to sales operations, and he is relentless in finding and delivering similar benefits to his current clients. Personal Steve spends his time between Henderson Nevada and Greendale, WI with his wife, LeAnn. Steve has two grown children living in the Milwaukee area. Steve enjoys golf, fishing, gardening and cooking. Steve was a chef and owned his own restaurant back in the 80’s. Education University of Wisconsin – Madison

Steve Zingsheim

“Steve’s practical business experience serves as a strong foundation for assessing complex business problems, determining the root cause and creating actions for improvement. Steve strongly believes small improvements every day will drive the greatest long-term value for his clients. Having the right data is only half of the solution, the most challenging part of business transformation is the change in behavior by each individual.”
– Tom Willis, National Sales Manager, MIFAB

Experienced in leading businesses, he applies the knowledge he has gained to solve complex, real world business problems. His operational expertise includes:

•    Strategic planning and value proposition development
•    Creative branding and vertical marketing
•    Multi-channel sales development
•    Organizational effectiveness
•    Lean manufacturing principles
•    Contract management and execution
•    Pricing optimization and spend reduction
•    Product lifecycle strategies
•    Acquisitions and divestitures

Why Clients Hire Steve
Steve’s deep industry experience in commercial and industrial building products and wholesale distribution allows him to quickly develop a rapport with clients using common industry terms and concepts. While at Bradley, he was responsible for doubling operating income by applying innovative analytics in profit and pricing optimization to sales operations, and he is relentless in finding and delivering similar benefits to his current clients.

Personal
Steve spends his time between Henderson Nevada and Greendale, WI with his wife, LeAnn. Steve has two grown children living in the Milwaukee area. Steve enjoys golf, fishing, gardening and cooking. Steve was a chef and owned his own restaurant back in the 80’s.

Education
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Steve Zingsheim | Operating Partner
Steve has 30 years of practical, hands-on experience in plant operations, sales, marketing, and product life cycle management.

Eric Reibsane Eric has solved a wide range of organizational, operational and technology challenges for both publicly traded and privately held companies. He is recognized for rebuilding challenged IT organizations, developing and executing complex technology modernization strategies, and leading enterprise application rationalization.  Why Clients Hire Eric Eric has extensive experience in delivering complex, multimillion-dollar projects across a diverse set of technologies and industries. He leverages his strategic and tactical leadership experience to provide clients with business driven solutions to complex technology and organizational concerns. Mr. Reibsane is a trusted advisor on project governance, solution selection, M&A activities, organizational architecture, and technology strategy. Eric’s unique perspective from having been in the client’s chair enables him to clearly understand their point of view and serve as the client’s advocate. Personal Eric lives in Butte, MT with his wife, two sons and four dogs. His passions include spending time with his wife and boys, competing with his boys as Team Reibtrain in USPSA shooting competitions, and cooking – especially BBQ. Education MBA in Marketing, Saint Leo University BS in Computer Science, Saint Leo University

Eric Reibsane

Eric has solved a wide range of organizational, operational and technology challenges for both publicly traded and privately held companies. He is recognized for rebuilding challenged IT organizations, developing and executing complex technology modernization strategies, and leading enterprise application rationalization. 

Why Clients Hire Eric
Eric has extensive experience in delivering complex, multimillion-dollar projects across a diverse set of technologies and industries. He leverages his strategic and tactical leadership experience to provide clients with business driven solutions to complex technology and organizational concerns. Mr. Reibsane is a trusted advisor on project governance, solution selection, M&A activities, organizational architecture, and technology strategy. Eric’s unique perspective from having been in the client’s chair enables him to clearly understand their point of view and serve as the client’s advocate.

Personal
Eric lives in Butte, MT with his wife, two sons and four dogs. His passions include spending time with his wife and boys, competing with his boys as Team Reibtrain in USPSA shooting competitions, and cooking – especially BBQ.

Education
MBA in Marketing, Saint Leo University
BS in Computer Science, Saint Leo University

Eric Reibsane | Principal
Eric brings 27 years of enterprise technology experience, including 15 years of business and technology leadership as a CIO.

Gene Garbaccio “Gene's confident leadership style and his disciplined military background were a perfect match for leading our enterprise-wide legal entity reorganization while we were also implementing SAP. Gene made sure the legal entity reorg project stayed on schedule and within budget over its two-year life, and he coordinated all aspects of the project with our ongoing SAP implementation.” – Douglas C. Barnard, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CF Industries His specific areas of expertise include: •    Program Management •    Executive Alignment •    Change Management •    Value Extraction Why Clients Hire Gene Gene has managed numerous enterprise-level programs, developed strategic IT roadmaps and enterprise architectures, remediated several ERP programs and led post-merger synergy activities. His passion for program execution has been instrumental in delivering significant business value for his clients. Personal Gene lives in Batavia, IL with his wife and two daughters. Gene’s passion is spending time with his daughters and coaching them in robotics, leading them to the national champion design award in 2012. Gene also enjoys spending time in the north woods of Wisconsin at his lakeside cottage with his family during the summer. He enjoys bowfishing for Asian carp, fly fishing, duck hunting and flying aerobatic airplanes, with plans to start training to fly an F8F Bearcat (WWII Fighter). Education BS in Computer Science, The Ohio State University

Gene Garbaccio

“Gene's confident leadership style and his disciplined military background were a perfect match for leading our enterprise-wide legal entity reorganization while we were also implementing SAP. Gene made sure the legal entity reorg project stayed on schedule and within budget over its two-year life, and he coordinated all aspects of the project with our ongoing SAP implementation.”
– Douglas C. Barnard, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CF Industries

His specific areas of expertise include:
    Program Management
    Executive Alignment
    Change Management
    Value Extraction

Why Clients Hire Gene
Gene has managed numerous enterprise-level programs, developed strategic IT roadmaps and enterprise architectures, remediated several ERP programs and led post-merger synergy activities. His passion for program execution has been instrumental in delivering significant business value for his clients.

Personal
Gene lives in Batavia, IL with his wife and two daughters. Gene’s passion is spending time with his daughters and coaching them in robotics, leading them to the national champion design award in 2012. Gene also enjoys spending time in the north woods of Wisconsin at his lakeside cottage with his family during the summer. He enjoys bowfishing for Asian carp, fly fishing, duck hunting and flying aerobatic airplanes, with plans to start training to fly an F8F Bearcat (WWII Fighter).

Education
BS in Computer Science, The Ohio State University

Gene Garbaccio | Operating Partner
Gene, a Naval Aviator, has over 25 years of operational and management experience with an emphasis on large enterprise projects.


Scott Dixon Scott also serves PE with Operational and IT Due Diligences and operational and sales improvement initiatives with their portfolio companies. Throughout his career, Scott has focused on assisting large enterprises through smaller PE portfolio companies with operating model and strategic changes aimed at creating top-line and bottom line improvements. He has increasingly focused on bringing analytics to clients to help solve business issues ranging from pricing/discounting management, SKU rationalization, rebate analysis, direct/indirect spend, and customer segmentation to inform sales and marketing organizational design. Why Clients Hire Scott Scott has deep experience in designing operating models and new front-office capabilities and ensuring successful implementation through complex program risk management, executive alignment, change management, and program execution. Clients repeatedly call Scott for his expertise because they trust his judgment in working on sensitive matters and helping executives understand and weigh the tradeoffs of complicated decisions. Personal Scott also is a Franchisee and owns and operates his franchise stores on the gulf coast of Florida, where he resides with his wife and three daughters. They are Chicago transplants in search of more sun and less snow. He enjoys boating, tennis, exercising, reading and anything outdoors with the family. Education MBA, Georgia State University BBA, Finance, University of Georgia

Scott Dixon

Scott also serves PE with Operational and IT Due Diligences and operational and sales improvement initiatives with their portfolio companies. Throughout his career, Scott has focused on assisting large enterprises through smaller PE portfolio companies with operating model and strategic changes aimed at creating top-line and bottom line improvements.

He has increasingly focused on bringing analytics to clients to help solve business issues ranging from pricing/discounting management, SKU rationalization, rebate analysis, direct/indirect spend, and customer segmentation to inform sales and marketing organizational design.

Why Clients Hire Scott
Scott has deep experience in designing operating models and new front-office capabilities and ensuring successful implementation through complex program risk management, executive alignment, change management, and program execution. Clients repeatedly call Scott for his expertise because they trust his judgment in working on sensitive matters and helping executives understand and weigh the tradeoffs of complicated decisions.

Personal
Scott also is a Franchisee and owns and operates his franchise stores on the gulf coast of Florida, where he resides with his wife and three daughters. They are Chicago transplants in search of more sun and less snow. He enjoys boating, tennis, exercising, reading and anything outdoors with the family.

Education
MBA, Georgia State University
BBA, Finance, University of Georgia

Scott Dixon | Operating Partner
Scott brings 18 years of management consulting experience with an emphasis on operations improvement, pricing and profit improvement, and marketing and go-to-market effectiveness.

Pedro Menendez Pedro has engaged in developing organizational capability, efficiency and effectiveness. He has developed and implemented programs that improved productivity and resulted in improved financial performance. Pedro has led several leading companies through effective and affordable transformation with a focus on improved customer satisfaction and profitability. He has managed a multimillion-dollar project transforming a customer service organization and implementing the SAP order to cash process.  

Pedro Menendez

Pedro has engaged in developing organizational capability, efficiency and effectiveness. He has developed and implemented programs that improved productivity and resulted in improved financial performance.

Pedro has led several leading companies through effective and affordable transformation with a focus on improved customer satisfaction and profitability. He has managed a multimillion-dollar project transforming a customer service organization and implementing the SAP order to cash process.

 

Pedro Menendez | Principal
Pedro brings more than 25 years of experience in consumer goods with expertise in organizational development, technology implementation and trade promotions management.

John McBroom “John is a true partner. He instilled trust, pushed the team to be customer focused, and helped the business make the best technology-related decisions. I keep a list of people that I feel comfortable calling upon in case of a business emergency – John is at the top of that list.” – Mike Mauseth, Former President, Tenant Screening Company, CEO, MapVida John’s areas of expertise include: • Technology architectures • IT strategy, planning, and portfolio management • Software product design and development • Large, complex, risky systems implementations • Financial Services, Healthcare, and Supply Chain industries Why Clients Hire John John helps his clients determine how to apply existing and emerging technologies to take advantage of business opportunities, and how to mobilize their organizations to do so.  He understands how technology work gets prioritized and delivered across organizations of all sizes. If it happens in an IT shop, he’s probably done it. John does not hesitate to help clients in whatever way is most valuable. He is equally comfortable authoring board-level presentations, illustrating product concepts, creating project plans, designing architectures or reviewing code. Personal John lives in Chicago, IL with his lovely wife and two kids, where he instills a love of the Twins, Cubs, Vikings, Blackhawks and Canadiens, and teaches the kids about card counting and point spreads. He enjoys annoying his family with bad jokes, bad guitar playing and bad renditions of 80s music. When not in Chicago, they are most likely in the Laurentian Mountains in Québec. John gets grumpy if he goes too long without playing hockey, tennis, or skiing. He is becoming less and less fond of the aging process. Education BS in Electrical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Leadership Direct, Harvard Business Publishing

John McBroom

“John is a true partner. He instilled trust, pushed the team to be customer focused, and helped the business make the best technology-related decisions. I keep a list of people that I feel comfortable calling upon in case of a business emergency – John is at the top of that list.”
– Mike Mauseth, Former President, Tenant Screening Company, CEO, MapVida

John’s areas of expertise include:
• Technology architectures
• IT strategy, planning, and portfolio management
• Software product design and development
• Large, complex, risky systems implementations
• Financial Services, Healthcare, and Supply Chain industries

Why Clients Hire John
John helps his clients determine how to apply existing and emerging technologies to take advantage of business opportunities, and how to mobilize their organizations to do so.  He understands how technology work gets prioritized and delivered across organizations of all sizes. If it happens in an IT shop, he’s probably done it.

John does not hesitate to help clients in whatever way is most valuable. He is equally comfortable authoring board-level presentations, illustrating product concepts, creating project plans, designing architectures or reviewing code.

Personal
John lives in Chicago, IL with his lovely wife and two kids, where he instills a love of the Twins, Cubs, Vikings, Blackhawks and Canadiens, and teaches the kids about card counting and point spreads. He enjoys annoying his family with bad jokes, bad guitar playing and bad renditions of 80s music. When not in Chicago, they are most likely in the Laurentian Mountains in Québec.

John gets grumpy if he goes too long without playing hockey, tennis, or skiing. He is becoming less and less fond of the aging process.

Education
BS in Electrical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Leadership Direct, Harvard Business Publishing

John McBroom | Principal
John has over 20 years of deep technology experience across consulting, corporate, and acquired startup environments.

 


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Chloe Lebamoff | Director of Marketing
Chloe brings several years of marketing and advertising experience, working with brands including Boeing, CenturyLink, BMO Harris and Choose Chicago.

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Sarah Frazer | Brand Manager
Sarah has years of experience in the marketing and advertising industry, working with both B2B and B2C clients. She is is also a photographer. 

Sandi Rubin “Sandra's expertise and understanding in how systems can be interrelated to business issues is a key success factor. She has been invaluable in teaching us a better or simpler way to do things.” – Curtis Corr, Sr. Director Strategic Planning, Transformation and Global Technology Services Finance, PespiCo Sandi has proven experience, and leadership in the areas of: • Global Master Data Management & Analytics • Margin Optimization • Strategic Planning and Scenario Analysis • BI Strategy/Reporting • Data Warehousing • Business Transformation Solutions (SAP & Oracle) • Process Re-engineering • Program/Portfolio/Project Management • Change Management • Consumer Products, Manufacturing and Food Distribution Management   Why Clients Hire Sandi Sandi is able to quickly assess an organization’s processes, understand and identify root causes, and ultimately deliver a proven solution. Key to her success is her expertise and understanding in how systems can be interrelated to business issues. She focuses on making sure the right solution is implemented, regardless of whether tactically it is a people, process and/or technology solution.  Sandi is a strong team member and is always willing to lend a hand to ensure project completion. Personal Sandi lives in Lake Bluff, IL with her daughter and 2 dogs . Sandi likes to be active, roller blading, biking, running, playing golf, and of course – living near the water – kayaking, paddle boarding or just relaxing! She also enjoys helping others through leading local food drives, helping at various local shelters and giving back to other organizations as time permits. Education BS in Accounting & Finance, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater  

Sandi Rubin

“Sandra's expertise and understanding in how systems can be interrelated to business issues is a key success factor. She has been invaluable in teaching us a better or simpler way to do things.”
– Curtis Corr, Sr. Director Strategic Planning, Transformation and Global Technology Services Finance, PespiCo

Sandi has proven experience, and leadership in the areas of:
• Global Master Data Management & Analytics
• Margin Optimization
• Strategic Planning and Scenario Analysis
• BI Strategy/Reporting
• Data Warehousing
• Business Transformation Solutions (SAP & Oracle)
• Process Re-engineering
• Program/Portfolio/Project Management
• Change Management
• Consumer Products, Manufacturing and Food Distribution Management

 

Why Clients Hire Sandi
Sandi is able to quickly assess an organization’s processes, understand and identify root causes, and ultimately deliver a proven solution. Key to her success is her expertise and understanding in how systems can be interrelated to business issues. She focuses on making sure the right solution is implemented, regardless of whether tactically it is a people, process and/or technology solution.  Sandi is a strong team member and is always willing to lend a hand to ensure project completion.

Personal
Sandi lives in Lake Bluff, IL with her daughter and 2 dogs . Sandi likes to be active, roller blading, biking, running, playing golf, and of course – living near the water – kayaking, paddle boarding or just relaxing! She also enjoys helping others through leading local food drives, helping at various local shelters and giving back to other organizations as time permits.

Education
BS in Accounting & Finance, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

 

Sandi Rubin | Principal
Sandi brings decades of experience in business & technology transformation initiative, global MDM data governance and BI strategy/reporting solutions.


Steve Legnine Introduction Steve has has over 19 years of experience in operations and technology strategy development, mobilization and execution of complex transformation programs.  Throughout his career, he has helped many Global 500 companies through effective and affordable transformation leveraging LEAN and Agile principles.  Most recently Steve has been helping to assess a large portfolio of projects and evaluate the business case against real progress to drive decisions around canceling or continuing to invest.  Professional Background Steve joined Liberty from PwC where he was a Director in Advisory.  He joined PwC through an acquisition of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants in the fall of 2010 where he was a Principal in Diamond's Execution Services practice.  Prior to joining Diamond, Steve held a number of consulting and industry positions ranging from business analyst for a large ERP implementation to vendor management and sourcing strategy. Education BS from Pennsylvania State University Certified in agile scrum practices, scaled agile techniques, and supply chain operations.

Steve Legnine

Introduction
Steve has has over 19 years of experience in operations and technology strategy development, mobilization and execution of complex transformation programs.  Throughout his career, he has helped many Global 500 companies through effective and affordable transformation leveraging LEAN and Agile principles.  Most recently Steve has been helping to assess a large portfolio of projects and evaluate the business case against real progress to drive decisions around canceling or continuing to invest. 

Professional Background
Steve joined Liberty from PwC where he was a Director in Advisory.  He joined PwC through an acquisition of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants in the fall of 2010 where he was a Principal in Diamond's Execution Services practice.  Prior to joining Diamond, Steve held a number of consulting and industry positions ranging from business analyst for a large ERP implementation to vendor management and sourcing strategy.

Education
BS from Pennsylvania State University
Certified in agile scrum practices, scaled agile techniques, and supply chain operations.

Steve Legnine | Operating Partner
Steve has over 19 years of experience in operations and technology strategy development, mobilization and execution of complex transformation programs.

Haley Van Lahr Introduction Haley brings years of experience in project management, process re-engineering, and change management. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals and maximizing value. Her work ethic, dedication, and commitment to success have contributed to the positive outcomes of numerous project teamsshe has been a part of. Haley has proven experience, and leadership in the areas of: • Process Re-engineering • Program/Portfolio/Project Management • Change Management • Scrum Process Implementation and Execution Haley lives in Chicago, IL and loves spending time with her husband, family and friends. She enjoys travelling, cooking, and learning about new cultures and their cuisines. Education MBA in Information Systems, DePaul University BA in Economics, University of Kentucky

Haley Van Lahr

Introduction

Haley brings years of experience in project management, process re-engineering, and change management. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals and maximizing value. Her work ethic, dedication, and commitment to success have contributed to the positive outcomes of numerous project teamsshe has been a part of.

Haley has proven experience, and leadership in the areas of:
• Process Re-engineering
• Program/Portfolio/Project Management
• Change Management
• Scrum Process Implementation and Execution

Haley lives in Chicago, IL and loves spending time with her husband, family and friends. She enjoys travelling, cooking, and learning about new cultures and their cuisines.

Education
MBA in Information Systems, DePaul University
BA in Economics, University of Kentucky

Haley Van Lahr | Principal
Haley brings years of experience in project management, process re-engineering, and change management.

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Amy Fluke | Principal

Amy has earned a reputation as the go-to person for leaders of private and public organization to untangle and resolve their most complex or high impact organizational issues