Our team of supply chain professionals has a wealth of experience working directly for Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the globe. We’re here to help you meet and conquer the ever changing challenges your business faces.

Jim Piermarini

Co-Founder and CEO

Jim has extensive experience in the chemical industry, including ten years working in a plant and ten additional years working with businesses to improve manufacturing operations.

Alan Kosansky

Co-Founder and President

Alan has pioneered the application of advanced analytic techniques to transportation procurement, dynamic scheduling, supply chain management and financial optimization.

Ted Schaefer

Director of Logistics and Supply Chain Service

Ted is a practice leader for infrastructure planning, supply chain planning, and green optimization with more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry.

Mark Rockey

Production Scheduling and Supply Chain Planning Practice Leader

Mark has spent 20+ years applying analytic techniques to solve real world problems in network design; production and distribution planning and scheduling; and capacity analysis and design.

John Hughes

Production Scheduling Practice Leader

John has led the implementation of production scheduling models at such clients as Rohm and Haas, Hercules Chemicals, Bridgestone Firestone, and Exxon Chemicals.

Deanna Wenstrup

Practice Leader for Demand Management

Deanna has 28 years of experience in production scheduling and planning, linear program and expert systems design, development, implementation, and interfacing to external databases.

Karen Bird

Senior Planning Analyst

Karen has over 25 years of engineering and supply chain planning experience working in the specialty chemicals, consumer packaged goods and wine industries.

John Cutler

Senior Programmer

John has over 12 years of experience building and supporting enterprise technology, including software, hardware and networking. He has developed inventory management systems.

Steve Cutler

Software Developer

Steve has 15 years of experience building, supporting and maintaining critical enterprise systems, including technologies like SAP, Microsoft Active Directory, IBM Bigfix.

Mark Gracey

Supply Chain Analyst

Mark has 20 years of experience as both an Analyst and Developer of enterprise-wide and tactical solutions to help manage, optimize and improve operations in the Manufacturing Supply Chain.

Richard Guy

Solution Provider

Rich has over 25 years of experience selling technology and optimization solutions. He has served a wide range of industries in manufacturing, transportation and distribution, utilities, and finance.

Gene Ramsay

Infrastructure Planning Leader

Gene is an industry leader in supply chain distribution technology and has developed network design software in industries such as natural gas distribution, beverage production, and chemical distribution.

Joe Litko

Business Optimization

Joe  is a retired Air Force officer. His 24-year career includes a tour as a faculty member at the Air Force Institute of Technology, teaching in its Operations Research graduate program.

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