Allen Pratt

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Based in Chicago, IL

Allen Pratt
Allen Pratt

ALLEN PRATT
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Key Skills & Expertise
• Financial restructuring
• Operational turnaround/excellence
• Improving cashflow & net income
• Hospital supply chain cost savings
• Labor productivity benchmarking
• Inventory management
• Asset liquidations
• Productivity improvement
• Quality management/ISO
• Business process re-engineering

Education
• Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), Turnaround Management Association
• Certified Production and Inventory Control Management (CPIM)
• Certified Integrated Resources Management (CIRM)

Allen Pratt is a seasoned corporate executive with extensive experience supporting private and public companies to develop and implement restructuring and operational turnaround strategies.

With over 20 years of experience and multiple engagements across a diverse set of industries, Allen has a proven history of developing effective restructuring and turnaround strategies, financial and operational stabilization, establishing financial improvement processes and providing organizational leadership within operations.

Commencing his career in materials and equipment manufacturing with responsibility for operations leading to sales growth and ERP project management, Allen then established a successful consultancy focused on financial and operational turnaround; wind-down operations; and improving cash flow and net income through business development, productivity improvement and lean cost reduction.

His skillset leverages expertise drawn from Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), labor productivity benchmarking, turnaround management improvement and EOS Traction methodologies.

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Key Skills, Expertise & Education

• Financial restructuring
• Operational turnaround/excellence
• Improving cashflow & net income
• Hospital supply chain cost savings
• Labor productivity benchmarking
• Inventory management
• Asset liquidations
• Productivity improvement
• Quality management/ISO
• Business process re-engineering

Education
• Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), Turnaround Management Association
• Certified Production and Inventory Control Management (CPIM)
• Certified Integrated Resources Management (CIRM)

Career Highlights

A sample of significant engagements and achievements in Allens recent career history include:

Operational excellence turnaround for a $250M medical device company, serving as leading consultant addressing quality defects, overall throughput yield and outbound logistics improvements. Achieved quality defect improvements by 70%, bottleneck throughput yield improvements by 80% and outbound logistics time reduction by 75%.

Managed wind-down operations for a rural Texas healthcare company involving hospitals, medical clinics, and 60+ medical providers.

Acted as EOS Integrator to drive operations enhancements for a healthcare private equity based in Chicago.

Supported a $25M food processor company by implementing a 31-point turnaround / restructuring plan to restart the business; securing AR factoring, PO financing, and PPP loan funding providing new cash sources; and right-sized the balance sheet by one third via out-of-court negotiations with unsecured creditors.

Acted as consultant to a $50M automotive components re manufacturer to implement a turnaround plan for struggling business units experiencing net income losses. Increased sales 25% and improved net income to 10% profit, with 23% worker productivity gains.

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Ronald M. Winters
Principal
Based in New York,
Massachusetts and Nashville
Clare Moylan
Principal
Based in Nashville / Sydney
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Thomas Urban
Managing Director
Based in Cincinnati, OH
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Gary Frantzen
Managing Director
Based in Chicago, IL
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Rich Mizak
Director
Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Nikki Case
Director
Based in Austin, TX
Bradley Williams
Director
Based in Nashville, TN
Ginger Smith
Director
Based in Nashville, TN
Stacey Swinney
Director
Based in Birmingham, AL
David Legg
Director
Based in Newcastle, Australia
James W. Callanan
Senior Advisor
Based in Boston, MA
Mark Beckett
Managing Director
Based in Sydney, Australia
John Matuska
Senior Advisor
Based in Florida Gulf Coast
Rhonda Miller
Director
Based in Pittsburgh, PA
Nick Codling
Director
Based in Melbourne, Australia
Allen Pratt
Managing Director
Based in Chicago, IL
Whit Joseph
Business Analyst
Based in Knoxville, TN