Joel brings deep experience in transforming businesses to increase shareholder value through profitable growth, both as an executive leader and as a trusted advisor. An experienced strategist with a proven performance of successful execution across multiple industries, Joel’s focus is primarily on technology-enabled services and healthcare.
He served as CEO of a wholly owned subsidiary of a Japanese public company and brings both the ability to successfully build a lower middle market company, as well as the expertise to successfully operate within a large public multinational company.
Managed nationwide technology integration company made up of three industry vertical-focused operating companies.
Built a $180 million revenue company from an initial acquisition of a $25 million revenue company, first as a member of the executive team and, ultimately as CEO of the company, through strong organic growth and transformative M&A that had sustained EBITDA growth of 21.7 CAGR over 15 years.
Led successful M&A from strategic intent through transformation of company:
Doubled EBITDA in three years through revenue growth of nearly 50%.
Grew company from #18 in industry to #7 through organic growth and subsequent acquisition that also outperformed with EBITDA growth of 66% in first year following acquisition on revenue growth of 22%
Experienced technology leader in healthcare, launching multiple new multimedia solutions for patient and clinical use.
Senior Director of Engineering and Manufacturing for devices for global pharmaceutical company.
Transformed engineering focus from sustaining engineering to new product development
Implemented Lean Six Sigma to improve product delivery lead time by 40%, reduce manufacturing defects by 80%, reduce working capital by 55%, while increasing throughput by 130%.
Management consultant for global accounting firm, focusing on business transformation and post merger integration, across diverse industries including transportation, manufacturing, and technology.
Expertise and Accomplishments
Demonstrated expertise in all phases of growth through M&A
Applied technology through R&D and Engineering
Strategic Planning and Execution
Sales and Operations Planning and Execution
Financial Planning & Analysis
Lean Six Sigma Sponsor and Leader
MIT Executive Education with focus on Technology, Innovation & New Product Development
Multiple Advanced Management Programs
Earned award for achieving the highest academic record of MBA class
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
M.B.A., General Management
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Civil Engineering with Honors