Carl Hale

Senior Partner


Carl HaleCarl has worked at several Fortune 500 global enterprises (General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Arrow Electronics, Luxottica, Gulfstream), driving LEAN Transformation and Operational Excellence. 

Carl has been a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova since 2014. Carl also possess a CPIM (Certified Proficiency in Inventory Management) from APICS (American Product and Inventory Control Society). Carl has taught hundreds of executives, managers, and direct support personnel in all aspects of Lean/Sigma principles.

Carl’s focused leadership results over the last 30 years include some of the following:

  • Changing the Rx Optical Industry standard from a 2-3-week delivery time to 3 days using LEAN tools. Results include cost reduction of 37% and an initial savings of over $3 million year one and championed profit growth from break-even to 34% EBITDA for Pearle Vision/Luxottica Optical.
  • Reduced the supply chain air-freight transit time from Asia to our US customers doorstep from over 1 month to 48 hours. Results include an initial $1.3 million savings, year one for HP. Authored and developed a Hewlett Packard Supplier Qualification Process for new supplier qualification (TQRDCE). Results include a $27.2 million dollar savings year one.
  • Implemented new Semiconductor Industry Standard for delivering of programmable devices <24 hrs. Results include increased profit from negative to 19% EBITDA year one using Lean tools.
  • Successfully launched the new G280 mid-cabin private jet aircraft at Gulfstream Aerospace. Results include at $4.8 million savings in global cost reductions through waste elimination, inventory reduction, and negotiated supplier cost savings using Lean Supply Chain tools.

      Carl has held key leadership positions at HP -Sr. Global Supply Chain Manager, GE/Marquette – VP of Operations, General Manager – Arrow Electronics, Vice President – Pearle Vision/Luxottica, and Sr. Manager of Continuous Improvement at Brinks. 

      Carl holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from San Jose State University and an MBA from St. Mary’s College of California.








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