Kathy is a client advisor with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC); CMTC is California’s manufacturing resource. With her primary focus on LA and Ventura County clients, Kathy can effectively guide local Los Angeles organizations toward potential supply chains and partnerships. Kathy works with small and medium clients to identify opportunities for growth, efficiencies and cash flow /profits.
Industry Familiarity: Process Control, Semiconductor, Aerospace & Defense, Biotech, Government Supply, OEM, Electronics, Retail, Hospital, Construction, Fabrication, Engineering Services, Retail, Apparel, Restaurant and Startups. Small, Medium and Large Business experience. Domestic and International experience.


CMTC – Sr. Consultant, small / medium manufacturers www.cmtc.com
Consultant – cost and operations several industries
SGL Technic – Operations Analyst, Asst Controller
Consultant – construction, marketing, operations, retail
Irvine Optical / Brooks Automation – Director
Small Business Consultant – owner
General Signal – Director FP&A and Int’l Controller
Honeywell, Inc – Finance / Operations / Special Projects

• Implemented Lean Manufacturing in many facilities
• Increased Sales 300%
• “Lights out Factory” that resulted in scrap reduction of $10million per annum
• Managed Inventory reduced Obsolescence $ 7 million
• Change Management
• Quality and ERP systems
• Common piece parts reduced costs / inventory 50%
• Design for manufacture – reduced design time 80%
• RFQ / RFP process improvement: increased sales
• Served as Director Engineering, Director Global Marketing & Sales, Factory Operations Manager, International Controller, Director Strategic Planning & Analysis, Project Manager, Senior Cost Analyst and Small / Medium Business Consultant

Practice Skills:

• Project Management
• Financial /Cost Analysis
• Systems Selection / Implementation
• Six Sigma
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Workforce / Succession
• Marketing and Sales Management
• Lean Manufacturing
• International Business
• Supply Chain Management
• Strategic Planning and Implementation
• Systems Selection and Implementation
• Facility Selection / Relocations
• KPIs and Dashboards

Education and Affiliations:

• B.S. Villanova University
• Graduate Studies – Operations Management Drexel University
• Completed Sales Training
• Trained Six Sigma Greenbelt
• Junior Achievement Advisor
• Chairperson Special Olympics