John Zielinski's diverse background includes ten years of healthcare operations leadership at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, and 16 years in manufacturing in finance, business systems, project management and operational excellence. His list of accomplishments also includes eight years as an entrepreneurial principle in the software/system design and consulting sector.
Steve Lockwood brings his leadership experience in manufacturing and sales to connect CITEC's clients with resources to grow their businesses. Steve worked as a CITEC Business Advisor before leaving to join Citizen Advocates as Director of Vocational Programs in 2014. Prior to that he held various positions at Camoplast/Rockland, Multina USA, and General Motors. Steve's expertise will help you evaluate your company's needs and determine the next steps to solving problems and increasing profitability.
Sharon Van Auken is CITEC Business Solutions' human resource specialist, assisting businesses with HR training, documentation and compliance. Her experience spans diverse fields including financial services, energy research, hospitality and tourism, and higher education. She has served as a corporate trainer, instructional designer and technical editor, and has held Human Resource Director positions for 13 years.
George has spent more than 30 years in manufacturing during which time he has developed extensive experience in management, leadership and finance. As a CITEC Business Advisor, George works with companies on Lean conversion, business plans, budgets, and forecasts for effectively improving profitability.
Lean Green Belt
Kate is a project / process engineer with 20 years in heavy industry and manufacturing. She is a certified Lean Green Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt with strong communication skills, and is recognized for her leadership in continuous improvement. In addition to training program development and delivery, she works with clients on change management, new equipment testing and installation, and corporate standards and auditing.
Mechanical Engineer, Lean Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt
Aviva joins CITEC with a background in media production, graphic design, management, and development. She is known for forging comprehensive communication strategies that focus on goals and results.
Mila is an innovative accounting professional with more than 15 years of experience in diverse industries including banking, third party card processing, for profit and nonprofit business, and manufacturing. Her expertise is in areas of management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, internal controls, procedures, revenue recognition, variance analysis, p&l, and balance sheets.
Touch base with Ellie for accounts payable/receivable and event assistance.