- Jay focuses on all areas related to Operations, Supply Chain and Strategy consulting. Has over 30 years experience with some of the world’s top firms and corporations, and has worked for or with more than 110 companies.
- Jay held the position of Senior Managing Consultant at IBM in the Supply Chain Strategy Practice, focused on Retail and Consumer Goods. He also ran operations for Pepsico/Frito-Lay’s R&D Pilot Plant for commercialization of new products. Earlier in his career he worked for Arthur D. Little and was also an Aerospace Engineer.
- Jay holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering from San Diego State and a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.
M&A Skills & Expertise
- Expert in Supply Chain, Operations and Manufacturing. Led projects in most areas of Supply Chain, including initiatives for over a billion dollars. Has led engagements designing Supply Chain related processes, facilities and organizations.
- Led unique engagements, including being the head for a multi-billion dollar Supply Chain Strategy greenfield project for the world’s largest company in its industry.
- Background is unique in that in addition to more than two decades of Operations and Strategy consulting, he also ran a manufacturing facility, providing a critical bridge between providing top level advice and understanding the floor level impacts.
- Has worked or lived in eight countries on four continents. Fluent in English, Portuguese with a Basic knowledge of Spanish.
- Retail: WalMart, Kroger, Tesco, 7-Eleven
- Electronics: IBM, Dell, Harman, Robert Bosch, Excelitas, Corning
- Consumer Goods: Frito-Lay/Pepsico, Inbev, Gallo, Reckitt
- Industrial: Commercial Metals, Goodrich Aerostructures, Rockwell Rocketdyne, CSN (Steel), Eucatex, Schlumberger
- Automotive: Ford, Chrysler/Jeep, Lear Seating, AlliedSignal
- Energy: LG-Caltex, Mobil
- Professional Services: Arthur D. Little, IBM, Thomas Group. Partnered with more than 10 smaller firms
- Government: FDIC, FAA
- Utilities: Xcel Energy, CPFL