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We employ only the most seasoned professionals in our areas of expertise. Our full team consists of consultants, contractors and subject matter experts (SMEs). All of our SMEs have a minimum of 25 years of experience in their field.

Our management team is:

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

Ron is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on OEM remanufacturing, 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.

ron@giuntinicompany.com

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Bob Daniell, Supply Chain and Lifecycle Management Subject Matter Expert

Bob brings over 25 years of expertise to Giuntini & Co. having held senior positions with companies such as  CACI, SRA International and Siemens. He is also a two-time award winner for the prestigious Supply Chain  Council's Award for Operational Excellence for Project of the Year. 1998 and 2009. Bob is a recognized  industry  thought leader, strong generalist, trusted advisor, and change agent in orchestrating the dynamics for  achieving  results in the area of Supply Chain and Lifecycle Management strategy and implementation.

  • Interim Top Secret Clearance
  • Specialties: DoD Product Support Enteprise Management
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Blackbelt,
  • SCC Qualified SCOR® Master Instructor,
  • SCC xCOR™ SME (SCOR®, DCOR™, CCOR™ interlock),
  • APICS Certified CPIM,
  • Supply Chain Management Optimization and Thought Leader,
  • Office of the Secretary of Defense PBL Champion
  • Member Aerospace & Defense SIG, Lean Six Sigma Convergence SIG, Supply Chain Council

Bob received his BS in Business Management from Saint John's University.

bobd@giuntinicompany.com

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Ron I. Ashton, Logistics/Supply Chain Subject Matter Expert, Business Development Lead

Ron brings nearly 30 years of experience focused on advanced management training in logistics systems technology and lifecycle management planning to support full spectrum operations. His project management training and experience have provided a skill set that produces quantifiable results in varied work environments. Ron has a documented ability to effectively motivate people to improve productivity and performance under demanding conditions.

Ron is recognized as an industry-leading expert at providing Product Support Management support services to the Federal Government and private sector. Primary capabilities include the development and execution of all lifecycle logistics business processes included in a Business Case Analysis (BCA), Industrial Base Strategic Business Planning, development of Performance Based Agreements (PBA) and the application of Performance Based Logistics (PBL) concepts and processes.

Specialties include:

  • Logistics Engineering
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Project Management
  • Communications Systems Planning
  • Information Technology Application
  • Strategic Business Planning

Ron served more than 12 years in the US Army, received his BA from Wilkes University and his MPA from the University of Oklahoma.

rona@giuntinicompany.com

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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.

rich@giuntinicompany.com

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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.

john@giuntinicompany.com

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Greg Giuntini, Director of Marketing and Business Development

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 Thermo Fisher Scientific (DoD/Civilian hazmat and bomb tech equipment), 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.

greg@giuntinicompany.com

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Bob Hallinan, Aviation Lifecycle/UAS Business Segment Lead Consultant

Bob was a career military officer with over 30 years of military Aviation related Logistics and Maintenance Management experience. Additionally, he has over 3500 hours of accident free flight time in four different military aircraft.

 

 

Bob also has experience in the following Aviation areas:

  • Aviation Logistics Manager
  • Aviation Maintenance Officer
  • Production Control Officer
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Certified Aviation Safety Officer
  • Aviation Phase Inspection Program
  • Joint Operations Planning and Execution Operator
  • Command Logistics Review Team.
  • Military Advisor

The Command Logistics Review Program is a command inspection/evaluation tool that is used by commanders at all levels in conjunction with other command evaluations to assess a unit's logistics posture. This inspection evaluates the effectiveness of unit (organizational) level operations and the combat material readiness of all commodities organic to that unit/organization. Bob’s main focus as a team member is the examination and evaluation of logistics documentation and operation management. Bob has been involved in dozens of individual inspections at the unit and Facility level. Inspection results include observations and recommendation for action and improvement to the commander.

The Aviation Maintenance and Production Control Officer is the principal maintenance manager. Bob was the single point of contact between the Aviation Intermediate Maintenance group and supported units on aviation maintenance matters. The responsibility included setting up formal procedures (SOPs) to maximize the efficient use of maintenance resources; received and processes work requests, coordinates and schedules jobs into various shops, and maintained the status of aircraft parts and shop reports. Bob coordinated inspections and test flights as well the return of repaired aircraft and equipment to supported units.

As a Military Advisor to the African Union, Bob trained military staffs in Peace Support Operations as part of the U.S. State Department Africa Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) Program. Bob deployed to Kigali, Rwanda and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in support of the African Union’s operations in Dafur.

On the civilian side, Bob was employed as the Director of Operations for a large Property & Casualty Company. He lead a team of skilled professionals in a job that requires commitment, and daily sacrifice.

Bob offers a high level of attention to detail coupled with three decades of experience.

bob@giuntinicompany.com

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