How I can help
My professional background
Seasoned executive with more than 15 years of experience driving organizational development through innovative global supply chain, procurement, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), and operations initiatives. Transformational change agent with a proven track record of improving quality, costs, and delivery metrics in order to support key client relationships. World-class leader proficient at translating data-driven insights and strategies into actionable plans for driving long-term company growth.
Areas of Expertise: Supply Chain Integration Demand Planning Mergers & Acquisitions Vendor Relationships Logistics Coordination Market & Trend Analysis Product Development Global Business Practices Key Client Relationships E-Commerce Initiatives Customer Strategy Six Sigma Methodology
How to work with me
What I can offer
As a mentor I can offer the following: Business Planning: Assist in developing a comprehensive business plan, including mission statements, goals, and strategies. Provide insights on market research, target audience identification, and competitive analysis.
Financial Management: Help create financial projections and budgets. Offer guidance on fundraising, budgeting, and financial decision-making.
Problem-Solving: Help the entrepreneur identify and address challenges in their business. Share your own experiences in overcoming obstacles.
Scaling and Growth Strategies: Provide guidance on scaling a business and managing growth. Share insights into entering new markets or expanding product/service offerings.
Leadership and Team Building: Guide the entrepreneur in developing leadership skills. Offer advice on building and managing effective teams.
Technology Integration: Discuss the integration of technology such as RFID, IoT, and data analytics in supply chain processes. Offer advice on selecting and implementing supply chain management software.
Demand Forecasting: Guide in implementing effective demand forecasting techniques. Share best practices for analyzing market trends and predicting demand fluctuations.
Inventory Management: Offer strategies for optimizing inventory levels to balance costs and service levels.
Performance Metrics and KPIs: Assist in defining and tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) for the supply chain. Share benchmarks and industry standards for evaluating supply chain performance.
Continuous Improvement: Emphasize the importance of continuous improvement in supply chain processes. Provide guidance on implementing lean principles and Six Sigma methodologies.
My expectations for a successful mentoring relationship
Here are my expectations for a healthy relationship:
Commitment to the Relationship: Regularly attend scheduled meetings and actively participate in mentoring sessions. Be punctual and respectful of each other's time.
Willingness to Learn: Demonstrate a proactive attitude toward learning and skill development. Take initiative in exploring resources and implementing feedback provided during mentoring sessions.
Feedback Reception: Be open to receiving constructive feedback and view it as an opportunity for growth. Act on feedback provided by incorporating it into your actions and decisions.
Preparation for Meetings: Come prepared to mentoring sessions with specific questions or topics for discussion. Take responsibility for your own development by researching and reflecting on relevant subjects.
Proactive Problem-Solving: Approach challenges with a problem-solving mindset. Demonstrate initiative in addressing obstacles and seeking solutions.
How entrepreneurs can prepare before we start
Preparation for Meetings:
Come prepared to mentoring sessions with specific questions or topics for discussion. Take responsibility for your own development by researching and reflecting on relevant subjects.