Christopher has led transformation in several countries and multiple languages. He is proficient at building teams and his positive energy has proven effective during challenging times. During the most recent economic downturn, his plant generated the largest incentive payout for any plants in his division. Christopher is adept at developing action plans and driving change in a team environment by focusing on the highest priority business issues. Because of his international business experience, he can simplify complex situations and develop creative solutions with few enterprise resources. This approach has led to lower cost structures and more capable management teams.
While only American in a Mexican operation, grew export sales from $3M to $30M in 3 years. This growth came from 9 months of business development with Ford, Chrysler and GM.
Led turn-around and transformation of Cummins Inc. air filtration facilities with a total headcount of 450 people. Net operating margins increased by 15% and inventory turns jumped 50%
As Director of Operations, implemented problem-solving methods on shop floor leading to scrap reduction of 75%.
As business owner of a start-up, secured 2-year contract with the #1 tailgating company in the country while generating annual sales of $750K.
Developed strategic roadmap for manufacturing locations and global facility core competencies as Strategy Leader.
Led key outsourcing initiatives in India & China for strategic automotive components.
A3 Problem-Solving and Change Management
Operational Excellence and Total Quality Management
Fluent in Spanish
Material Planning and Supply Chain Management
Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning
Senior Breakthrough Leader, Liberty Breakthrough Results LLC
Co-Founder and Investor, Bonita Brands LLC
Director of Operations, Sabre Industries
Plant Manager, Cummins Inc.
Strategy and Procurement Manager, Cummins Inc.
Lead Project Leader, Kimberly Clark
International Sales, ArvinMeritor de Mexico
MBA - Vanderbilt University
Six-Sigma Green Belt
Certified Purchasing Manager
Christopher has been married to his wife Jessica for 20 years and has 2 daughters. Christopher lives outside Dallas and enjoys playing tennis and traveling with his family.