Our associates are
functional experts in their respective supply chain and operations
Jim Curry is CEO of
the OpStat Group. He has been a
management consultant for large multi-national companies in operations
and supply chain improvement since 1987.
His clients include
companies in the high tech, pharmaceutical, chemical, consumer and
He is an Associate Professor at Fairfield University, teaching
graduate courses in supply chain design and lean manufacturing. He has written material for
the Journal of Business Logistics, APICS, Society for Manufacturing
Engineering, American Warehousemen’s Association,
the Gartner Group, Pharmaceutical Engineering and BioPharm International. He has
been a speaker at national and regional conferences for the Council of
Logistics Management, Society for Manufacturing Engineering (SME) and APICS.
He also chairs the SME Simulation Tech Group
SME.ORG/Sim, and is a member of the
Steering Committee for the International Society for Pharmaceutical
Engineering (ISPE) Operations Management Community of Practice.
has extensive experience in optimizing supply chain processes, leading
large-scale ERP implementations, and managing delivery of benefits.
He has led ERP implementations with accountability for infrastructure,
and developed a unique proven approach for program portfolio management
and process execution discipline.
He has provided
consulting support for, and is expert in, MRP II Class A processes
throughout the supply chain.
He earned his B.S. from LaSalle
University, and his M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in Chemistry from Drexel
Rob Maidman specializes in global trade
management and trade preference, supply chain optimization, logistics
regulatory compliance, documentation, organizational effectiveness, and
He has held senior positions in the United States and
abroad in the transportation and high technology sectors. As a
consultant, he has completed numerous engagements in the electronics,
consumer products, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries.
He is a graduate of Tufts University and completed
graduate courses at M.I.T.