Our CEO, Jerry, is currently on the "sales trail" and will be traveling to San Francisco on March 15th for the Frost/Sullivan Conference. Hopefully, this tip will generate new opportunites and connections for the team!
Jerry D. Alderman is an accomplished business professional and consultant.During Mr. Alderman's 20+ years of experience he has earned a reputation as a master problem solver who has the ability to develop unique insights into complex business problems.This book, "Beyond Six Sigma" reflects years of Mr. Alderman's passion for helping companies develop a more rigorous and profitable growth process.
Before starting Valkre, Mr. Alderman was the Vice President of Charter Consulting as well as an executive at Boise Cascade, where he gained a broad base of experience from manufacturing through sales & marketing and strategy related projects.During the last 10 years, Jerry has either served as, or counseled executives who are tasked with driving bottom line results.It has been during this time when Jerry developed an approach for combining the quantitative rigor of manufacturing with the 'Outside-in' perspective of the customer to achieve growth that is unattainable through cost-reduction only.
In addition to Charter Consulting and Boise, Jerry has also been involved with several entrepreneurial ventures where he has been challenged with achieving growth from a zero base.Mr. Alderman's collective experience has led to work in a diverse set of industries and companies which include: automotive, paper and packaging, software, industrial products, chemical, printing, defense, office supplies and consumer products.
Before starting his business career,Jerry served six years on Nuclear Submarines as a Naval Officer through the Admiral Rickover program.During this time, Jerry participated in special operations on Fast Attack Subs and stealth missions on Ballistic Missile Submarines.These experiences combined with a bachelor's in Civil Engineering, Master's in Nuclear Engineering and an MBA from the University of Chicago that provided a broad base of problem solving skills from which Jerry grounds his work.
In Beyond Six Sigma, the authors draw upon a broad range of experience helping companies build and guide growth initiatives to introduce a proven approach to driving growth. Using detailed onceptual explanations and real-world examples, the book presents a clear description of how these ideas and practices have helped numerous organizations and why companies today should consider adopting this repertoire of tools to drive profitable growth.