Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 4, 2008
Richard W. Gross, 49, has been named a senior partner at USC Consulting Group, LLC (USCCG). The Twenty-seven-year veteran oversees business acquisition and analysis for the firm.
Mr. Gross, who joined the firm in 1981, heads the business acquisition and analysis functions for the operations management consulting firm. In this capacity, he directs teams responsible for establishing new, and cultivating existing, client relationships, and determining the economic value of potential operational improvements for both. His expertise spans a broad spectrum of industries, including airlines, beverage, chemical processing, defense, energy, food processing, HVAC, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceutical, railroads, retail, and steel. Prior to his current position, Mr. Gross spent ten years in operations, where he developed proficiency in Lean methodologies, Six Sigma, and supply chain management.
"Rick Gross has been a valuable contributor to our growth and professional development within our firm for a long time. We're pleased to welcome him to the senior-most ranks of our management team, where we will look for him to continue to lead our talented sales and consulting resources based on his experience and by his example," USCCG Chairman and CEO Ronald K. Walker said in his announcement.
Mr. Gross earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in administrative management and economics from the California University of Pennsylvania. He is also a certified ISO auditor. Mr. Gross resides in Wexford, PA with his wife and three sons.
About USC Consulting Group (USCCG): USCCG is an independent operations management consulting firm with nearly 40 years' experience in the area of business performance improvement. It combines extensive subject matter expertise, gained in the course of successfully completing over 1,300 engagements, with enabling technology to drive and sustain superior results. The firm offers an array of services that include Six Sigma, Lean transformation, supply chain optimization, process improvement, project management, value stream mapping, training and facilitation, blended learning solutions, modeling and simulation, and world class maintenance management and reliability services. USCCG is a Microsoft Managed partner headquartered in Tampa, FL. It also has offices in Chicago, Montreal, and Toronto. For more information, visit http://www.usccg.com.