Daniel Feiman

Daniel Feiman

Transforming Ordinary firms into Extrraordinary firms by Turning Roadblocks into Roadmaps

In person: Nationwide


1-866-511-1898 x9891


Anytime. By appointment.

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Areas of expertise

Strategy, Leadership, Finance

Professional summary

Daniel Feiman, MBA, CMC®
Consultant, Trainer, Author, Reviewer

We transform ordinary organizations into extraordinary one by Turning Roadblocks into Roadmaps(SM). Our ideal engagement creates more measurable value for our client than our fee so they succeed while we end up being free.

Daniel Feiman is the Founder and Managing Director of Build It Backwards, a consulting & training firm based in Redondo Beach, CA. He consults in 4 areas: Strategy: Planning & Implementation; Leadership: Transformation & Sustainability; Finance: Modeling & Analysis; Process: Continuous Process Improvement & Certified Supplier Programs. Mr. Feiman is a nationally recognized leader in these areas.

Over the past 39 years he has worked with firms in many industries including: automotive, aerospace, oil & gas, manufacturing, medical, healthcare, consumer products, production, distribution, legal, hospitality & education. (Please see www.BuildItBackwards.com for case studies and testimonials).

He has published whitepapers, articles, SlideShare presentations (10,000+ views), YouTube videos & books on these subjects. His 3rd book in the Build It Backwards series (THE Book on Business from A to Z: The 260 Answers You Need to Know), was nominated for a Thought Leader of the Year award by the AM&AA & selected as a Finalist for a Global eBook of the Year Award.

He is adjunct faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension Department (since 1990). Mr. Feiman has over 18 years’ experience in all facets of both the traditional & nontraditional banking industry. He has been interviewed on various television and radio shows. He is also a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books (http://goo.gl/DPg0k)

He earned & has been awarded the CMC© designation by Institute of Management Consultants which is awarded to less than 1% of management consultants.

Engagement overview

No 2 engagements are alike as they are dictated by the client, their circumstances & time commitment. We always start with an assessment to determine directions & depth. Our goal is to create more measurable, sustainable value for the client than our fees so we become an investment in their future rather than a cost of doing business.


• American Management Association (AMA)
• Apple
• Century Electronics
• Chubb
• Credit Suisse
• Delta Faucets
• Gentex
• Hilton Hotels
• Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
• Kimberly Machine
• LAMade
• Mattel
• MSC Software
• Russakow
• Ryan & Johnson
• S&H Machine
• Safe Environment Engineering
• Sonic Automotive
• Standard Pacific Homes
• TSI Plastics
• University of Manchester (UK)
• Vanderhorst Bros, Inc.
• W Machine Works
• Windsor Insurance, among others.