THOMAS F. RIBAR, CFPIM is President of Management Solutions International, located in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.  He works with manufacturers who want an edge in the marketplace and with decision-makers who want a fresh approach to improving their business.

          Mr. Ribar is a nationally recognized expert on the topic of process improvement strategies and has extensive experience in the area of Inventory Record Integrity.  He has worked with hundreds of companies to help them raise the integrity of their inventory records up to levels of excellence that had before been only a dream.  For over two decades Tom has been helping manufacturers, in a wide variety of industries, fundamentally change their business.  His reputation for helping companies “cut to the chase” and get things done is what keeps getting him invited him back to take on additional challenges.

          In addition to conducting interactive and participative workshops, Mr. Ribar helps companies by coaching individuals and project teams to be their very best and by providing proven tools to speed up the improvement process.  Companies who work with Tom and Management Solutions International do so, not only because of the powerful gains they achieve, but because their people learn exactly what they need to know to achieve the desired results.  In the process, they develop skills that are important to both the company and the individual, resulting in not only a successful project, but also enhanced abilities and relationships that will make future cross-departmental projects come off without a hitch.

          So that the client company does not have to begin from ground zero, Mr. Ribar brings proven templates of success to serve as the starting point.  He zeros in on the core issues, guides the company to develop the best strategy and then helps them initiate the key performance metrics to insure the objective is achieved in the shortest time possible.  Tom makes sure the project is heading in the right direction each step of the way and keeps the team focused on the most direct route to the goal.

          Mr. Ribar has a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Electrical Engineering and a Master's degree in Industrial Administration from the Krannert Graduate School of Management, also at Purdue.

          Tom presents frequently for professional organizations like APICS and INC. Magazine on many varied management and business improvement topics.  He has earned distinction for helping audiences take the mystery out of effecting positive and profitable change in their businesses.  In addition to being a member of manufacturing and quality organizations like ASQ, AME and the American Production and Inventory Control Society, he is also active in the National Speakers Association and a past president of the Wisconsin chapter.



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