Team
 

Consultants

The Broadventure team includes consulting and industry veterans with an average of 20+ years of experience delivering our core services to clients.

Dave Geenens
Dave brings 25+ years of management and executive experience to Broadventure in a wide array of specialties including leadership, people development, operations management, process improvement, project management and information systems selection and implementation. Dave has managed operations and led people in growing, medium-sized organizations with staff and employees in the hundreds and thousands. He has consulted with enterprises as an expert in leadership, culture change, accountability, and operational management and as a systems/user expert to design and implement systems on-time and on-budget. Dave offers deep experience across several industries including apparel, hospitality and healthcare.

Manoj George
Manoj is an experienced management consultant with deep background in project management, process improvement and systems implementation. Manoj has delivered quality client solutions in multiple industry verticals including food service, retail, manufacturing, healthcare and telecommunications. As an experienced project manager, Manoj has led initiatives including teams of 50+ client personnel using standard project management methodologies. In addition, Manoj has completed several large-scale technology implementation projects with responsibilities including project management, architecture design, detailed functional/technical design, development, testing, implementation and support (full life cycle project management, business analysis and technical responsibilities).

Mike Kaufman
Mike is an experienced business and technology executive with in-depth experience designing, developing, and implementing successful solutions for clients across a range of industries. Mike has a broad background across all segments of the supply chain including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, logistics and retail. Mike's background including management positions in both 'big 4' consulting and industry roles, including CIO. Mike has significant experience in several industries including apparel, trucking and technology manufacturing.

Ron Matthews
Ron Matthews has more than 30 years of operational and consulting experience in the selection, design, integration, and implementation of process and systems solutions across industries including manufacturing, apparel, printing, grocery, retail, pharmaceutical, automotive and aerospace industries. Ron has deep experience in the areas of inventory planning and purchasing, including the implementation and use of MRP and DRP, in both consulting and industry roles. This experience includes nine years with Arthur Andersen and Coopers & Lybrand and sixteen years with EDS, with the majority being at the Project/Program Manager or Lead Consultant role.

Dan Smith
Dan Smith is an experienced business consultant with a deep background in project management, information technology, process improvement and operations management gained in consulting and industry roles. Dan has 27 years of experience delivering client solutions across all segments of the supply chain including manufacturing, distribution, logistics and e-commerce; in industries including transportation, consumer products, apparel, automotive, industrial goods, agricultural products and others. Dan has a broad and deep understanding of designing, selecting/developing and implementing systems in large, integrated corporate environments (including corporate ERP, financial, payroll and BI systems). As a veteran executive manager, Dan has led strategic and large cross-functional initiatives including teams of 50+ personnel using proven project management methodologies.

Roniann Silver
Ronniann is a highly experienced food service industry executive and consultant with a deep background in franchising, restaurant operations management, and strategic initiatives including mergers, acquisitions and refranchising. Ronni has more than 30 years of experience in the food service industry, including serving as Executive Director of Franchising for Applebee's, the largest US casual dining chain with nearly 2,000 franchise and company owned restaurants. In this capacity, Ronni managed franchise recruitment, development, onboarding and management; and she served as a key member of the deal team and transition team for the refranchising of 470+ Applebee's restaurants. Prior to her role at Applebee's, Ronni held executive positions with several other US restaurant concepts.

Kevin Venator
Kevin Venator has 19 years of consulting experience working with Fortune 500 clients on strategic programs and projects. Kevin has deep project management, process development and systems implementation experience across industries including food service, food production, retail, retail financial services, transportation, telecommunications and government. Kevin has led diverse teams of 30+ through complex process, technology and organizational change. Kevin has experience with a number of project management methodologies and adapts his approach to fit the needs and expectations of the client and engagement.