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Management Team
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We employ the best and brightest in our areas of expertise. Our team consists of consultants, contractors and subject matter experts (SMEs).

Our founding management team is:

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Ron GiuntiniRon Giuntini, Principal and PBL/Outcome-Based Product Support Subject Matter Expert

Ron is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Performance Based Logistics (PBL) and outcome-based product support, with specific expertise in forecasting the expenditures of the processes employed during the entire product lifecycle maintenance/sustainment stage.  As a SME, he has worked with such organizations as General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, L-3, Flir, DynCorp, Navistar, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, ICx, Oshkosh, Rockwell Collins, Bell Helicopter, US Army, USMC, US Navy, FMC Technologies, DRS and others.
Most recently he has been engaged in:

  • Developing a PBL Product Support Strategy (PSS) for a weapon system
  • Creating PBL metrics for a Product Support Integrator (PSI) and Product Support Provider (PSP), as well as developing Balanced Scorecards for PSP suppliers
  • Developing PBL BCA Type II Studies for the Army PMs of ACAT I and ACAT II Weapon Systems. He has presented his findings, conclusions and recommendations to PM Offices, Department of the Army as well as to the OSD Undersecretary level
  • Organizing a PSI Office.
  • Forecasting maintenance/sustainment expenditures for OEMs when responding to an RFP for a new ACAT I weapon system
  • Managing PBL BCA IPTs for Joint Program Offices
  • Presenting 2-day PBL seminars

Before founding Giuntini & Company, Inc., Ron was the Director of Materials Management for a large commercial manufacturer, ran the global Service-Parts Business Unit of a business jet OEM and was a Management Consultant with Booz & Company.

Over his 35 year career, Ron has written dozens of articles and has been often quoted in publications as a SME, including the Wall Street Journal and Modern Materials Handling. Ron has spoken at over two-dozen international professional society conferences and has presented over 100 public seminars. He has been an adjunct professor at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ron received his MBA from Indiana University at Bloomington, a BA from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and is certified by APICS as a CPIM. He is an Army veteran and currently has a Secret Security clearance.

Ron is a member of the IDGA Advisory Board, the Modern Material Handling Advisory Board and the Remanufacturing Institute Board.

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Richard Wizig, Independent Logistics Support Subject Matter Expert

Richard has over 28 years of defense industry experience. He has served in various logistics management positions on major defense programs.  Most recently he served as a consultant to major defense suppliers and US Military Program Managers, performing life-cycle cost analysis, developing proposals and planning documentation, developing health management and diagnostic/prognostic concepts and studies, as well as planning implementation of logistics analysis programs and development of logistics proposals for companies including General Dynamics Land Systems, General Dynamics Network Systems, Alliant Techsystems, BAE Systems Land and Armaments, and Logvalu Integrations. 

Richard has developed supportability strategies, requirements, planned program approach to system assessment, and plans and metrics for performance based logistics (PBL), contractor logistics support (CLS) and supply-chain management. Previously, as the Logistics Engineering Manager on the Crusader program, he managed a team of logistics engineers performing logistics support analysis on complex electronic, mechanical, survivability, armor, and automotive systems.  This effort included design influence, development of supportability requirements and guidelines, performance of trade studies, economic and CAD-based analysis of supportability features and issues, life cycle analysis, level of repair analysis, task analysis, diagnostics development and provisioning.  Previously he was Logistics Engineering Manager, supervising a team of Logistics Engineers, for the Armored Gun System, where his accomplishments included development of support strategies, transportability requirements, packaging data, and detailed task procedures, as well as design and fabrication of support equipment. He has extensive experience in planning and executing logistics demonstrations, and validations for Bradley, Armor Gun System, Light Armored Vehicle, and Crusader. He has also served as Support Manager for Marine Corps programs including Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle and Light Armored Vehicle-Air Defense where his responsibilities, in addition to logistics also included execution of HARDMAN and MANPRINT programs.  Additionally he served as Lead Writer/Training Analyst for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle program, developing and validating technical manuals and training materials for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle as well as the Multiple Launch Rocket System carrier. Prior to his experience in combat vehicle programs, Richard served as an Education Specialist at the US Army Engineer School where he developed extension and correspondence courses in cartography and terrain analysis.

Richard’s degrees include Master of Education in Instructional Technology and Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a graduate of the Defense Acquisition Management course by the Defense Systems Management College.

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John Kotlanger, Performance Based Logistics Subject Matter Expert

John Kotlanger specializes in strategic planning, performance based logistics (PBL) and outcome-based product support, DoD business development, proposal management, business process re-engineering, change management and business start-up management.

John has over 25 years experience as both a line manager and consultant solving complex
business problems with strategic implication. John is a nationally recognized expert in the
area of Performance Based Logistics and Outcome-based product support and has successfully completed a broad range of PBL related consulting engagements. These engagements include: course development of instructional modules and case studies for the LOG 235 Performance Based Logistics
course presented by Defense Acquisition University, conduct of PBL national seminars
and in-house workshops on behalf of Technology Training Corporation, development of
international PBL proposals for Lockheed Martin customers, authoring of PBL studies,
plans and reports for General Dynamics Land Systems Division, PBL support to United
Defense L.P.- Armament Systems Division, and logistics strategic planning for Alliant
Techsystems.

John provides his clients with a practical, no-nonsense approach to crafting PBL value
propositions that can lead to higher levels of profitability. John helps his clients identify
and mitigate performance and financial risks that prevent erosion of profit. John develops
organizational strategies that ensure high performance by the executers of PBL
agreements and designs processes that minimize operating costs through application of
lean principles and appropriate use of outsourcing.

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Greg GiuntiniGreg Giuntini, Director of Corporate Communications and Strategy

Greg has over 10 years of marketing and public relations experience in a variety of complex corporate environments. Greg has specific experience focusing on strategy and marketing campaigns in the commercial and private sector with such companies as Harris Communications (military and emergency radio systems), Lexar Media, Altman Vilandrie and Company (telecom and smart grid), FTI Consulting (electronic discovery), Ringtail Electronic Discovery software, the OEM Product Services Institute, PBL Programs and Tiffany & Company.

Greg has worked on planning and implementing dozens of high-profile corporate functions such as the US-Ireland Business Summit 03’ in Washington DC, the Grammy Awards post show 03’ in New York City, Tiffany Register World Conference 05’ in New York City, Legal Tech 07’ in New York City, the International Legal Technology Association summit 07’ in Orlando, the IDGA Irregular Warfare conference 10’ in Arlington and the Military Logistics Summit 10’ in Washington D.C.

Greg joined Giuntini & Company, Inc. in 2009 to assist Ron in expanding the company’s brand and awareness in the military and commercial field. Since he began working for Giuntini & Company, the organization has participated in numerous speaking opportunities, workshop sessions, radio show interviews, podcast interviews, online seminars, webinars and media pick-ups.

Greg received his BA in Corporate Communications from Susquehanna University and is preparing to obtain his MBA in the near future.

 
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