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Collin Kobayashi

Collin Kobayashi

Honolulu, HI | Product Development & Commercialization

Helping companies in all industries bring new products to market, reduce prototyping costs, ensure requirements and quality are achieved, and develop manufacturing & go to market strategies. I've spent almost 20 years in Design/Manufacturing sectors and understand the challenges and needs of companies doing R&D. Using our expertise in prototyping and manufacturing along with industry standard software and equipment, we will accelerate your development process and bring products to market faster. Read more

Mary McDonald

Mary McDonald

Austin, TX | Experienced process improvement professional - quality, environmental, health/safety expert in multiple industries

WHO I AM: I'm the girl who took apart her sewing machine in 5th grade and put it back together again - with 2 parts leftover. I still have the sewing machine (and the two parts) and it still works. I learned that I could improve upon existing designs. Dad told me that's what an engineer does, and that's what I loved doing, so I became an engineer. WHAT I DO: I've added as-needed infusions of knowledge into smart organizations who are trying to get better - knowledge in Quality, Environmental, Health/Safety, Lean Improvement, and international standards like ISO and R2/RIOS. I've... Read more

Gary Brooks

Gary Brooks

Bronx, NY | Family business adviser; management mentor

Gary Brooks has over 45 years of diversified executive management and consulting experience. He has personally counseled and provided management services to more than 200 companies. He is passionate about assisting early stage businesses to achieve profitability, arrive at sound market and operating strategies and establish a stable foundation from which to grow. Family businesses present special challenges. Gary's experience in operations management and with issues of organizational dynamics and human behavior has proven valuable in resolving family conflicts and matters of business... Read more

Ray Li

Ray Li

Southlake, TX | Strategy Consultant & Executive Specialized in Strategic Growth, LEAN Operations, Organizational Transformation

An accomplished strategist and operations management executive with 17 years' progressive experience in corporate leadership and management consulting across diverse industries, e.g. healthcare and consumer, specializing in strategic growth with improved operations excellence. Solid track record of solving complex business problems, improving processes and managing organizational transformation to maximize profitability. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills with success of building senior management relationships. LEAN Six Sigma Certified. A list of my core... Read more

Stan Scott

Stan Scott

Philadelphia, PA | Managing Partner, SGC Partners

Stan Scott is a seasoned executive with industry, interim management, and consulting leadership experience. Stan earned an MBA and holds professional certifications along with training in Six Sigma. His organizational and team building skills are top notch, and he has high credibility to affect change at all levels with excellent skills in communication, change management, thought leadership, internal and external relationship building, team building, mentoring, and negotiations. At SGC Partners, Stan Scott provides leadership and supply side expertise to SGC's clients, bringing... Read more

Laura Thorne

Laura Thorne

Syracuse, NY | Consulting with STEAM! Strategic Tactics for Environment, Arts, and Manufacturing | The Environmental Career Coach

Does it feel like you're putting out fires all day? Struggling to keep up with the latest 'right way' to run your business? Technology changes got your head spinning? Does tackling your objectives feel more like playing whack-a-mole? You can put an end to all these real struggles. MY CLIENTS Owners and leaders of environmental, manufacturing, and art businesses who have been making great gains on their innovative product/service, start-up enthusiasm, and stellar leadership skills, yet have stagnated. These are visionary leaders, just like you, who can see the future they want to acheive... Read more

David Kemper

David Kemper

Asheville, NC | Strategy Consultant for Product Companies

I facilitate significant and sustainable top-line revenue growth for companies. My practice focuses almost exclusively on developing and deploying collaborative trust networks to achieve this end. In this process I am expert at collaborating with other counsel to create these successful and innovative consortia (thus, I walk the talk). I create and facilitate internal and external teams to assess the internal core competencies of companies, discern market opportunities for these competencies and then create the ecosystem for innovation by which collaborators can achieve results as a... Read more