Pete is a seasoned consultant in process improvement, organization change, Lean Six Sigma initiatives – and is one of the recognized “experts” in the field. He has provided senior executive training and deployment consulting services for such companies as GE Capital, Cisco Systems, Starwood Hotels, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Adobe, Givaudan, and many others.
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Cheralynn is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations for Pivotal Resources in the U.S. and abroad. She has extensive experience in planning and coordinating organization-wide business change efforts with such firms as adidas, Cisco Systems, BP, Starwood Hotels, Target, Oregon Department of Transportation, among many others.
Advisor & Executive Consultant
Balaji is a global supply chain leader with 20+ years of deep experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain processes, Capital Projects concept to execution, Network design, Continuous …
- Designed the North America Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) cycle to align with the organization structure creating greater collaboration and transparency around demand and supply, leading to 5% Service level improvement.
- Consolidated the North American manufacturing footprint (post acquisition) from 8 to 5 locations resulting in a 3% margin improvement.
- Led a global manufacturing footprint design strategy that will simplify the network from 49 to 38 plants
- Directed Continuous Improvement team of experts improved service levels by 5% and reduced annual inventory write-offs by $3M.
Balaji holds an MBA from INSEAD Fontainbleau, France, a Master of Technology degree in Fiber/Polymer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, (Delhi).
Organizational Improvement Consultant
Brittany brings 15 years of combined experience in education, non-profit business development and fundraising, and lean/continuous coaching and project leadership to her consulting work at Pivotal Resources…
Brittany began her career in K-12 schools Program Evaluation, designing, leading, and reporting on assessment of innovative programs, outlining successes and opportunities to grant funders. After earning a research-focused Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, she worked as a business development professional then an Associate Director of Development for Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), a leading academic medical center. At OHSU, she engaged a variety of stakeholders to capture, document, and market organizational assets. She managed multi-million-dollar philanthropic partnerships and raised $16.5 million for research, clinical, and academic health programs.
She began her continuous improvement career in 2018 by serving as a Community Consultant for Lean Portland, a non-profit consulting and educational organization. This work gave her insights into the importance of combining interpersonal and analytical skills to business change—and further strengthened her ability to help clients set and achieve goals for improvement.
Brittany’s broad experience, analytical mindset, relationship management experience, and continuous improvement skills contribute to her ability to assess organizational needs, increase effectiveness and build management and staff engagement.
Brittany holds a B.A. in Psychology from Whitman College and an M.S. in Applied Social Psychology (Industrial/Organizational) from Portland State University. She is a Certified Scrum Master and holds a certificate in Lean process/continuous improvement from Portland State University.