One of our strategies is to stay on top of the latest trends and build relationships with thought leaders in areas related to our expertise. Thus, we affiliate with high-quality groups and organizations related to our area of expertise.
Harvey Mudd College
I have a partnership with Kash Gokli, Professor of Manufacturing Practice at Harvey Mudd College. We facilitate executive roundtable discussions with local executives on key topics for business growth & profitability. Our goal is to create a community of CEOs and senior leaders where we get together to learn, discuss and debate timely topics for business success. If you are a CEO/ President of a company, click here to learn more about our next roundtable.
Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE)
I am the Innovation Awards Chair for the Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE) Manufacturers Summit. The MCIE is the preeminent group of manufacturers in the Inland Empire. The mission is to support and provide education on manufacturing topics and to provide a strong, unified voice when communicating with regional, state and national entities on issues impacting the region. We recognize top innovators at the Manufacturing Summit.
APICS Inland Empire Chapter
I’m the President of the APICS (Association of Operations Management) Inland Empire Chapter in Southern California. We are a community of top notch supply chain and operations professionals and students in the Inland Empire area of California (Ontario, Riverside, Temecula, San Bernardino, etc.). We provide value for our members in the form of networking, educational offerings, certification opportunities (including the sought-after CPIM and CSCP certifications), career development, programs etc. To learn more, visit our website. Also please join us on Linked In Group and Facebook.
I’m the Group Leader for the Ontario group of ProVisors in southern California. ProVisors is a group of over 4,000 top notch trusted advisors throughout southern California, northern California, Boston and Chicago. We collaborate to provide complete solutions to meet client objectives inclusive of accounting, banking, legal, insurance, financial services, real estate, human resources, marketing and consulting. The website has great search capabilities for these types of professionals.
The ACA Group
I’m affiliated with an alliance of experts in operations & supply chain management. We collaborate on client projects to provide a team with deep bench strength and diversity to cover a vast array of services to meet our client’s full scope of needs. These services range from lean to MRP to training and development. We also have significant article archives and a newsletter signup on our website..
I’m an affiliate of 180 Systems. We are a group of independent consultants assisting organizations in business process improvement and system selection. We have extensive ERP system selection experience as well as with Business Intelligence, CRM and Supply Chain Management. Our services also include business case development, project management and ERP expert witness testimony. Our website contains many free on-line tools, research, articles & news.
Claremont Chamber of Commerce
I have been a member of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce almost since the inception of my business. I value interaction and participation with the local community and economy, and the Claremont Chamber is an active and engaged group of local business owners, educators and civic leaders.
If you are interested in finding excellent local businesses, check out their website.
We are affiliated with Pomona College and participate with the PCIP (Pomona College Internship Program). Since Pomona College is frequently rated in the top 10 colleges and has a strong global student body, we gain a broad and diverse perspective in collaborating with these exemplary students. We are proud to partner with them!
To learn more, visit their website.
Drucker School of Management
I am honored to serve as a mentor for the Drucker Center for Supply Chain and Logistics’ Women in Supply Chain. I learn just as much as I give by being involved with this group of top-notch women in supply chain.
To learn more, visit our website.
APICS West Coast Student Case Competition
I am thrilled to chair the APICS West Coast student case competition with teams participating from around the globe in a case study simulation and presentation to a mock Board of Directors. I am honored to have served in several capacities since the beginning (over 10 years ago) with Ellen Kane, the founder of the competition.
To learn more, visit our website.
University of LaVerne Advisory Board of Directors for the School of Business & Public Management
I serve on the Board of Advisors for the University of LaVerne’s School of Business & Public Management. As a part of that process, we provide advice to the business school and take a leadership role in the CEO Summit.
I have been a member of the National Speakers Association almost since the inception of my business. I was thrilled to gain the professional speaker designation early on since I had significant speaking experience going into my consulting profession. Since communications are the 80/20 of success, and I value interaction and participation with the speaking community, I am proud to be a long-term NSA professional member.