Our People

We believe that the best leaders are those who have seen it all firsthand and faced the same challenges you do. Our consultants have earned their expertise through years on the job, working in a range of positions including:

  • Supervisors
  • Department managers
  • Plant managers
  • Manufacturing executives

Years of experience qualify us to offer practical, real-world suggestions that lead to greater efficiency, lower costs, and higher production for your plant.


Chris Dannenmaier
Principal Consultant and Chief Executive Officer

Chris is a chemical engineer with 25 years of experience in the process industries, leading and advising on all phases of manufacturing operations. As CEO, he serves as our lead consultant, overseeing projects that help clients make dramatic improvements to the organization and operation of process manufacturing facilities. He also conducts training and seminars that expand the skill set of plant supervisors and managers.

Chris's career includes time spent as a process engineer with GAF Chemicals, as a production superintendent with Syntex Chemicals, in various managerial positions with International Specialty Products, and as director of manufacturing with Roche Colorado Corporation. He consulted for TTS Performance Systems and KBC Advanced Technologies.

He has helped companies around the world improve plant operations, working in the U.S., Canada, Austria, Switzerland, the U.K., Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates. A graduate of the University of Michigan Manufacturing Executive Program, Chris also has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.