David Kazel is an experienced consultant and operations professional with deep experience improving productivity, efficiency and conceptualizing new solutions across the entire value chain. He is a creative problem-solver who sees the big picture and makes insightful connections to affect operational change and deliver business improvement in the areas of project management, supply chain strategy, Lean, business processes, procurement, information technology, distribution/warehousing, research and development, and transportation
David is a seasoned consultant who has traveled the world analyzing businesses and implementing operational improvement strategies and leading large cross-functional teams to achieve project goals. David has worked in many industries including aerospace, manufacturing, IT, finance, health care, dairy, legal services, IT, food preparation, automotive, chemicals, forestry and services. He has managed teams in distribution, procurement, scheduling and customer care and has experience throughout the entire value chain from developing designs in R&D thru procurement, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and delivery.
David is an active sportsman still surfing, golfing, playing tennis, camping, hiking or other outdoor activities. He is also a passionate wood worker who enjoys building furniture when he can find the time.
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, BS-Industrial Engineering and Management Science. Emphasis in Systems Engineering and Operations Management.
California State University Long Beach, Graduate School of Business, MBA.