Mike Harlan, Operating Partner, Trailblazers. Mike’s operating experience includes being CEO of private equity portfolio, publicly listed and start-up companies, as well as COO, President, VP Operations, VP Sales & Marketing, and VP Business Development, in a wide range of companies and industries. Mike started his career in the U.S. Navy.
Keith Swenson, Operating Partner, Trailblazers. Keith specializes in Human Resources, Talent and Organization Design. He spent his early career with Deloitte and Mercer as a strategic HR advisor to global organizations including the Fortune 100 and mid-sized companies. He was a founder of a boutique talent and organization firm with a national footprint and London presence that was later sold.
Brian Gray, Operating Director, Trailblazers. Brian brings over 25 years of management and operational excellence experience across a broad range of industry sectors across North America and Canada. He is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt with deep experience in optimizing business and plant performance in a range of industries.
Ted Holland, Operating Director, Trailblazers. Ted has over 30 years working in manufacturing operations in roles of operations management, supply chain, and continuous improvement / lean manufacturing for both Fortune 500 as well as private equity owned companies. Ted is also a certified Six Sigma DMAIC Black Belt.
Trevor MacLaughlin, Operating Director, Trailblazers. Trevor began his career with Textron in their leadership development program. He has strong experience in both finance and operations focusing on manufacturing and profit improvement. He has worked in various functions and leadership roles in private equity and prides himself on building strong teams.
Zach Paruk, Operating Finance Director, Trailblazers. Zach has over ten years of experience working in various finance and accounting roles with a focus in post-merger integration. Zach has led finance and operations integration of small and midsize businesses from sign through cutover and stabilization across multiple geographies, industries, and service offerings.
Elise Johnson, Senior Associate, Trailblazers. Elise is an experienced management consultant and has spent the past few years focusing on growth strategy and commercial due diligence. Prior to BeckWay, Elise worked as an independent contractor with consulting firms, working primarily on commercial due diligence cases for both private equity and corporate clients.
At Beckway Group, talent is our greatest asset. Our team is comprised of exceptional individuals who are laser-focused on delivering results – who represent a variety of experiences, educational institutions and backgrounds.
Our core principles of authenticity, integrity and compassion are reflected in every aspect of our business: not because others expect it of us, but because we expect it of ourselves.
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- Trailblazers Our Operating Partners and Operating Directors are experienced transformation executives who work side-by-side with your management team to drive EBITDA growth.
- Tracking Technologies VectorMarks ®, our proprietary, cloud-based software, lets you target, track and triage strategic initiatives to improve cash flow.
- Talent Finders Our deep network of consultants and specialist professional services firms helps you find your next C-Suite leaders. After all, even the best solutions are useless without the right people to implement them.