Michael is a strategic executive logistics & supply chain operations leader with extensive global experience and success in cutting costs & improving performance, processes, and people for premier companies including Walmart, Flexport, Caterpillar, Amazon, Cameron, and FedEx. He is a dynamic and energetic change agent, recognized for driving business transformations, optimizing operations, and exceeding customer expectations. He is a skilled relationship builder, well-known for inspiring and empowering high-performance teams.
Michael has led significant business start-ups, expansions, transformations, and operational turnarounds. He has led extraordinary global change management initiatives, utilizing his leadership, training, and experience to dramatically improve safety, customer experience, speed to market, and quality, while reducing variance and waste and improving overall productivity and efficiency. Improvements have surpassed $1B in financially validated annual savings over his career.
Michael holds a BS degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Texas Tech University (TTU) and earned his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from the University of Villanova. Michael is an inducted member of the TTU Industrial & Systems Engineering Academy and was awarded the TTU Whitacre College of Engineering Distinguished Engineer’s award, the highest award given from Texas Tech. Michael is a Fellow, Past President, and CEO of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE).
As an inspirational leader, speaker, trainer, and consultant, Michael thrives on inspiring and motivating leaders, teams, and individuals to achieve and sustain transformational success! He has led large global teams to be enthusiastic, embrace innovation and disruption, seek relentless improvement, never give up, & never settle for mediocrity!
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