QMP Associate Bios

 

 Jerry Vieira, CMC

(market strategy, business development, sales, performance management, organizational transformations)

Jerry Vieira is a Certified Management Consultant, President & Founder of The QMP Group, and creator of both it’s namesake QMP Foundational Marketing MethodologyTM and the QMP Marketing and Sales Engine. He specializes in market strategy and marketing & sales transformations. He is considered an insightful, creative and energizing force in accelerating business growth and transforming and motivating business organizations.

In addition to guiding business turnarounds and organizational transformations, Jerry frequently publishes articles and blogs and delivers talks and workshops on strategy and performance excellence. He has held management and executive positions in engineering, manufacturing and marketing & sales in both large, Fortune 500 and small, pre- and post-IPO firms. 

Jerry has an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island, and holds two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Electrical Engineering and the other in Music. His hobbies are music, fishing and hiking. He can typically be found at any piano within reach. Speaker Sheet

 

Diane Gibson

(organizational architect, executive recruiting, succession planning, HR and training specialist)

Diane is President & Founder of DMG Consultancy and a close associate of The QMP Group

Diane is a widely experienced strategy Organizational Development professional that brings an objective, focused and energizing influence to her client assignments. She is quick to build trust with clients, discover core problems and improve organizational performance through initiatives in Structure, Strategy, Leadership and Culture. Her industry experience includes aviation, manufacturing, health care, insurance, education, small business, non profits and women-owned business. Her career experience includes executive level positions with AirSure Limited, Hamilton-Sundstrand, Occidental Petroleum and West Star Aviation.

Diane is a member of the American Society of Quality (ASQ) the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and on the Board of Directors of Carden Academy. She has an undergraduate degree in Business and an MBA from the University of Denver.

Bob Phillips

(culture, ethics, organizational development, international)

Founder & Partner RW & Associates

Bob has 25+ years of experience in high technology and commercial business in the area of human resource, performance management and organizational development with such leading companies as Intel, Sequent Computers, Tektronix and Digital Equipment.

His approach is process oriented and in his consulting assignments have included Cultural Development, Workforce Planning, Recruiting Process Development, Sales Force Compensation, Organizational Effectiveness, Performance Management, and Management Training and Development.

He is co-author of “Absolute Honesty” a book about the benefits of organizational integrity and open communication. Bob holds a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University.

 

Rick Pay

 (operations performance improvement, inventory optimization, supply chain management)

Rick is President & Founder The R. Pay Company

Through 20+ years as a consultant and seven years track record background in productivity and process improvement He has the demonstrated ability to quickly assess and isolate problems, identifying solutions that realize quick results in the form of breakthroughs in operations, materials and inventory management and accounting. His experience includes dealing in the Far-East.

Rick earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado State University and an MBA with a focus on business systems from the University of Montana. He attended the Stanford Business School Executive Program for Product Development and Manufacturing Strategy.

 

Ed Kolasinksi, CPA 

(CEO, Chief Financial Officer, CPA, M&A, Asset Management, Entrepreneurial Start-up Specialist)

Ed has a long and successful track record as a working Executive (CEO, COO, CFO) in private and public Medical products firms—from startup to IPO to Merger and Acquisition. He has been both a startup owner himself and the President of a $200M wholesale distribution firm. There is little within the financial function of a firm of any size he cannot analyze, address and improve.

Ed earned a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and prior to earning his CPA certification.