Laurie A. Harbour, President and CEO, Harbour Results Inc.
Alan Munday, Manager – North America, Ricardo Strategic Consulting
Pete Ulintz, Technical Director, Precision Metalforming Association

Laurie Harbour

Laurie A. Harbour

President and CEO
Harbour Results Inc.

Laurie Harbour is President and CEO of Harbour Results Inc. and a trusted advisor to the North American manufacturing industry. She monitors, researches and analyzes the manufacturing value stream identifying strengths and weaknesses, gaps and risks, and business and operational opportunities in an effort to help the industry transform to be more successful in the global marketplace.

Harbour and her team utilize this information along with their knowledge and expertise collected throughout their careers to help small- to medium- sized manufacturers develop short- and long-term strategies, improve their operations, reduce risks and optimize business. As an industry influencer, she regularly speaks to companies and at forums on topics such leadership, cultural transformation, supplier collaboration, manufacturing and overall business operations improvement.

Prior to joining Harbour Results Inc., Harbour founded Harbour-Felax Group and was Vice President and company officer at Harbour Consulting. She has vast experience with global automotive manufacturers, tier-one suppliers and the defense industry and provided analysis and counsel in operations improvement, product and process development, competitive research and benchmarking. Additionally, Harbour was responsible for development and management of The Harbour Report, the landmark study of labor efficiency for automotive OEMs.

Harbour earned a BA from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in Operations Management and Human Resources.

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Alan Munday

Manager – North America
Ricardo Strategic Consulting

Alan Munday currently manages the cost and design, manufacture and assembly (DFM&A) analysis team for Ricardo Strategic Consulting. Mr. Munday is a leader in and cost analysis having spent over 25 years in automotive and power conversion product development from prototype through to production. Experience gained in automotive powertrain and vehicle programs provides insights into the challenges faced by many startups, established tier 1 suppliers and OEMs as they develop next generation products. His early career covered design and manufacture of vacuum forming and injection molding tooling before moving into automotive engineering. Alan’s roles have included leadership of product design, development, cost reduction and procurement strategies.

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Pete Ulintz

Pete Ulintz

Technical Director
Precision Metalforming Association

Peter Ulintz has worked in the metal stamping and tool and die industries since 1978. He was employed by the Anchor Manufacturing Group in Cleveland, OH, for 26 years. His background includes tool and die making, tool engineering, process engineering, engineering management and product development. Peter speaks regularly at PMA seminars and conferences. He is also vice president of the North American Deep Drawing Research Group.

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