Mitch Millstein, Ph.D., President

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  • Recognized Expert – Supply Chain Management and Lean Process Improvement
  • Entrepreneur; founder of three companies: Supply Velocity, Andrea’s Fine Foods, Optimal Velocity
  • Ph.D. in Logistics & Supply Chain Management – University of Missouri STL
  • Research focus:
    Inventory optimization, Supply chain performance measures, Cellular manufacturing
  • MBA – Washington University, B.S. Engineering – Rutgers University

Ray Davis, Managing Partner

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  • 30+ year career – Fortune 100, mid-sized and entrepreneurial startup companies
  • Executive level roles include General Management, Operations, Sales and Engineering
  • Segments – manufacturing, chemical, retail, logistics, construction, health care, insurance, banking, professional services, government, non-profit and environmental
  • DuPont trained expert in Continuous Improvement including Lean and Six Sigma
  • Expertise includes business process improvement, effective execution, sales management, advanced problem solving, strategic planning and executive coaching
  • Trained 1000+ students on Lean and Six Sigma
  • MBA University of South Carolina
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering Syracuse University

Cyril Narishkin, Partner

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  • President, Paric Construction
  • President, Piper Metal Forming Corporation
  • Chief Strategy Officer, Essex Industries
  • Corporate Director, Lean/6-Sigma, Essex Ind.
  • Operations Manager, Essex Cryogenics
  • Operations Manager, Texas Instruments Mexico
  • Holds an Engineering Degree from Tufts University and an MBA from Washington University
  • Fluent in French and Spanish
  • Owner, St. Louis Sail & Paddle
  • Adjunct professor, Washington University & Saint Louis University Business School
  • Board of Directors, Operational Excellence Association

Gayla Moore, CPIM,CIRM, Partner

| 618-567-6080
  • 25+ years in mfg. and supply chain excellence
  • Former CEO and owner of Nevco; transformed company from struggling with flat growth to 3X in revenue
  • Entrepreneur: Moore Solutions Group; process and systems consulting
  • Manager, Deloitte consulting
  • Various mfg. and supply chain responsibilities: Olin Corporation
  • B.S. Computer Mgmt. – Eastern Illinois University
  • MBA – Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
  • APICS certifications: CPIM, CIRM
  • Past & present organizations board: APICS, WPO, African Vision of Hope, Mannie Jackson Center for Humanity, Nevco Sports LLC