We know the theories, the methodologies and the processes. But at JILOA, we are also practical, hands-on, and results-driven. Our advisory team brings a wealth of real-world experience and a proven track record of success. We'd like an opportunity to introduce them to you in person.
Mike is a specialist in business turn-around, problem-solving, and transforming ailing companies into thriving ones. Known for an ability to overcome barriers to success, both for organizations and for individuals, Mike is equally effective for injecting new energy and success into a business, division, or team as he is for establishing and building an entirely new function or department.
A small sampling of the hundreds of projects producing desired results for companies includes:
A graduate of California Polytechnic State University with a B. Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mike was 1 of 30 selected from 84,000 US employees for an intensive 14-month executive development program at Siemens Executive Education. Additional education and curricula focused on management quality, employee development, situational leadership, and negotiation.
With 20-plus years of management responsibility in large and mid-sized companies such as Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. and Teradyne, Inc., Mike is exceptionally effective in his use of tools, processes, structure, technologies, training and workshops to bring people of differing views together, align individual goals with company goals, and produce measurable results. "The key here," he says, "is 'measurable'."
Clients rely on Mike for:
The basis for their long-term trust and reliance is Mike's incisive leadership ability, analytical acumen, extensive business and project management experience, together with his profound respect for people and personal integrity in his relationships.
Trainer and Project Team Facilitator
Highly skilled in the application of problem-solving methodologies and project development, Aaron is a strong, effective communicator who brings to his clients a unique combination of incisive analytical and people development skills, together with an in-depth knowledge of manufacturing engineering and technology.
His particular expertise is in helping teams apply the principles, and identifying, then overcoming obstacles to achieve stated objectives. "It's all about people," Aaron says. "When focused and motivated, people get results."
Aaron's experience working with people in Mexico, India, South Africa and Europe has developed an understanding of, and sensitivity to, human needs and behavior which allows Aaron to achieve agreement, unity of purpose, even in diverse and cross-cultural improvement teams.
Working closely with design engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, suppliers and others in companies like Teradyne, Inc., Boeing, and Flow International, Aaron has had more than 10 years of responsibility in process engineering, manufacturing methodologies, supplier quality management, project management, supervision of cross-functional teams, internal quality, and problem-solving.
Today, clients rely on him for his:
A graduate of California Polytechnic State University with a B. Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering, Aaron focuses on solving specific issues. Examples would include:
Innovative, determined and motivating, Aaron's success at overcoming obstacles is based on bringing out the best in people that they can be. "When people are running on all cylinders," he says, "they bring more value to the companies they serve. They produce results."
James R. Zewan
Human Resources/Labor Relations
A former HR / LR executive with Gulf Oil Corporation and, subsequently, with Chevron where he served on the Executive Management Committee and Board of Directors in the UK, Jim brings an uncommon breadth of expertise to clients in areas related to negotiation, arbitration, and administration of:
As a senior corporate executive, Jim was responsible for all Human Resources, Labor Relations, EEO, security, and public affairs, as well as working with IT professionals to design and implement a comprehensive system that could internationally computerize information regarding employees, benefits, compensation, and labor.
Jim holds a BA degree in Economics and an MS in Industrial Relations. He attended the Duquesne University School of Law and the University of Houston, Bates College of Law and is SPHR accredited. He received special recognition from Chevron for his leadership of cross-functional teams to create a quality-improvement initiative across the nation, and is listed by "Who's Who in British Business" as a top official of Chevron in the UK.
Clients in a variety of industries, both public and private, have relied on Jim as chief negotiator and company spokesman in hundreds of contract negotiations, labor/management meetings, and dispute resolution in the U.S. and overseas, as well as for his expertise in enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in all areas related to Human Resources and Labor Relations. He can do the same for your company.
Employee and Team Development
A leadership coach, bilingual trainer, and consultant since 2000, Lisa believes that "Success is an inside job." Her passion for developing people and organizations drives her to maximize productivity and potential.
The developer of an original training series called "Value-Driven Leadership," Lisa has worked with more than thirty consumer-focused clients, as well as Business-to-Business companies, helping senior management and executives in marketing and operations to find innovative ways of improving efficiency and avoiding unnecessary labor cut-backs through restructuring, refocusing, and retraining.
With proven success in custom training development, technology integration, outsourcing, and enhancing customer experience, Lisa works with teams and individuals in companies of all sizes, from Fortune 50s to start-ups, providing:
Before proving herself as a leader in team management and strategic planner at Dell Computer, Lisa opened and operated call centers around the world for MCI Worldcom, hiring and training world-class sales and service teams. Understanding that in order to create loyalty and profits, companies must make changes at the core level: the employees who manage, operate, and make the business run.