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Brian W McConnell

Brian W McConnell

M.P.A., M.B.A., M.S.M.S. Principal, Owner BravoMike Consultants LLC
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Professional Bio

Our consulting firm primarily serves the airline industry. My specialties are supply chain optimization, Lean enterprise, strategy and general management, communications, and leadership issues.

Certifications I hold:
Six Sigma Leadership Black Belt - Juran Center at the University of Minnesota
Six Sigma Green Belt - Juran Institute
Lean Coordinator - Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines

Firms I have directly worked for: Pfizer; Northwest Airlines; Delta Air Lines; Dayton Hudson Corporation; and others.

Firms I have consulted to: American Airlines; Allegiant Travel Company; Irish Centre for Business Excellence; International Air Transport Association (TACA Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Caribbean Airways)

I teach or have taught at the following institutions:
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota (1999-2015)
MBA and Undergraduate Programs in Operations and Supply Chain
University of St Thomas (1999-2010) - MBA and Executive MBA
Programs in Business Ethics and Operations and Supply Chain
Metropolitan State University (1999-current) - MBA and currently undergraduate programs in Decision Sciences

Degrees I hold:
Masters of Public administration, University of Oklahoma
Masters of Business Administration, College of St Thomas
Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems, University of St Thomas
Bachelors of Arts, University of Oklahoma

Volunteer Work:
Armed Forces Service Center, Minneapolis-St Paul Airport - current
Diamond Lake Lutheran Church Carillon Choir - current

Military Order of the World Wars - Perpetual Member
Association of the US Army - Lifetime member
Military Officer Association - Lifetime member
US Field Artillery Association - Lifetime Member #118


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USFAA Logo Lifetime Membership

Lifetime Member ID
Lieutenant Colonel
Chapter Name
Gopher Gunners - MN ARNG
Award Recipient
Honorable Order of Saint Barbara