Harbour Results Expands Team with Manufacturing, Research ExpertsJuly 20, 2020
Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI), Southfield, MI, a consulting firm for manufacturers, has expanded its team of experts to address the increased need for strategic and operational improvements among manufacturers, due to the COVID-19 crisis. Joining the firm: Jason Brewer and Brian Gillespie as directors in its consulting team, and research specialist Matt Trentacosta.
With more than 30 years of experience, Brewer joins HRI as a director on the consulting team, developing and helping to implement sound business strategies to improve client profitability. Additionally, his merger-and-acquisition expertise will enhance HRI’s ability to help companies interested in building or diversifying their holdings. Prior to joining HRI, Brewer worked in stamping, die casting, injection molding, and tooling, and in consulting. He began his career as a product engineer at Ford Motor Co. and eventually worked as a consulting manager at Plante & Moran and in global business development for Magna Powertrain. Most recently, Brewer was vice president of strategy and marketing for MPI Corp.
Gillespie also joins HRI’s consulting team as a director, to work with clients on identifying challenges and gaps and creating and helping implement a strategy that applies the right technology to make operational and business improvements. Gillespie will leverage his expertise in manufacturing and knowledge of Industry 4.0 technology to build short- and long-term plans for HRI clients.
Gillespie previously was vice president of AI applications at Data Prophet, responsible for expanding the company’s U.S. business, including securing funding, product development, and marketing and sales. He also has held executive positions in sales and marketing at Imaginestics LLC, Slight Machine, Citrine Informatics and Plex System. He started his career at Fanuc Robotics in training and aftermarket sales.
Trentacosta comes to HRI to further build the company’s Harbour IQ solution. As business analysis manager, he is responsible for collecting and analyzing data and information from multiple sources to inform clients, assist in solving problems and help improve business performance. He started his career at The Martec Group as a senior market analyst, and most recently was a senior consultant at IHS Markit, responsible for customer market-research projects across the automotive and commercial-vehicle markets.
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