DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business. With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – Elite Worldwide has announced that TJ Reilly has joined the company as its newest business development coach. Reilly is a “world-class shop owner with 35 years of industry experience,” according to Elite. In addition to owning a AAA Approved Auto Repair Business with one of the industry’s highest customer retention rates, Reilly is a recipient of an AAM degree from the Automotive Management Institute, and is a featured columnist in the ASA’s monthly magazine, Autoinc, where his column, “What would you do?” asks difficult ethical questions regarding customer service. In his new role, Reilly will utilize his years of experience as a shop owner in Clackamas, Ore., along with the information he attained as a past-president of the Automotive Service Association of Oregon, to provide one-on-one guidance to shop owners throughout the U.S. to help them build more successful businesses. “I’ve known TJ for a number of years now, and am absolutely thrilled to be working with such an amazing shop owner, and all-around wonderful person. It’s always a pleasure to work with people like TJ, who not only know how to run a remarkable auto repair business, but who are heavily involved in their communities and support a number of local charities as well. There’s no doubt in my mind that TJ will be a great addition to the Elite Coaching Program,” said Bob Cooper, president of Elite Worldwide. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement
Egyptian, Sudanese and Ethiopian officials are meeting in Khartoum in another effort to iron out differences over the Grand Renaissance Dam.Spokesperson of Egypt’s foreign ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid confirmed than his country had sent a delegation to attend the talks, including Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.Abu Zeid said the meeting will attempt to settle points of disagreement held by the tripartite technical committee in the negotiations, in addition to discussing the introductory report of the consultative office before it prepares to study the effects of the dam’s construction.Cairo has long expressed fears that building the dam will threaten water supplies that have fed Egypt’s agriculture and economy for thousands of years.Ethiopia is constructing on its share of the Nile River and hopes the dam will help make it Africa’s biggest power exporter. Addis Ababa is playing down fears that the dam will threaten Egypt’s water supply.In December, Egypt sought help from the United Nations in the resolving of the row with Ethiopia.Earlier this year, President el-Sisi said that his country would not go to war with her neighbours over the dispute, saying a solution would be found in due course.Ethiopian PM Desalegn traveled to Egypt on 17 January for talks, but no substantive solution was reported.Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese leaders met again in Cairo on 30 January, where they pledged to resolve a long-standing dispute amicably.
Airline finished third in the Arlington Martin Warriors Invitational wrestling meet Saturday in Arlington, Texas.The Vikings scored 155 points. Martin won with 211.Two-time state champion Christian Walden won the 160-pound class. He won all four of his matches by fall expect for an 8-7 decision in the second round. Walden defeated Nate Moore of Weatherford in 1:16 in the title match.Dakota Brace finished runner-up the 106-pound division. He won three matches before losing to Luke Garcia of Martin 16-0 in the finals.Darrell Evans (182 pounds) and Matt Salinas (195) both finished third.After losing in the first round, Evans won sixth matches in a row, defeating Michael Metrey of Bishop Lynch 23-16 in the third-place match.Salinas lost to eventual champ Aidan Connor of Highland Park 1-0 in the semifinals then came back to defeat Jake Johnson of Southlake Carroll by fall in 2:51.Josh Partin lost in the first round of the 132-pound division then won five matches to take fifth.Tucker Almond (132 pounds) and Alex Davila (220) both posted sixth-place finishes.— Russell Hedges, [email protected] Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndo
Title hopefuls Schalke 04 started the new German Bundesliga season on a losing note after they were beaten 2-1 by their hosts VFL Wolfsburg in a week 1 clash on Saturday.American defender John Brooks gave the home side a first half lead and that was how it stayed until Schalke 04 centre back Matija Nastatic was sent off on 65 minutes with the aid of the Video Assistant Referees (VARs).Goalscorer Brooks turned from hero to villain when he was penalised in the box thus paving the way for Algerian international midfielder Nabil Bentaleb to equalise for 10-man Schalke from the spot after 86 minutes.Last season’s runners-up were, however, not level for long after German striker Daniel Ginczek scored the winner for the hosts in added time.In the pick of the other league games, Jonas Hofmann (penalty) and Fabian Johnson scored within three second half minutes to give Borussia Moenchengladbach a 2-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen.Week 1 Results:Hertha Berlin 1-0 NurnbergFortuna Dusseldorf 1-2 AugsburgWerder Bremen 2-1 Hannover 96Freiburg 0-2 Eintracht FrankfurtBorussia Moenchengladbach 2-0 Bayer LeverkusenVFL Wolfsburg 2-1 Schalke 04RelatedGerman Cup Recap: Schalke 04, Frankfurt Through To SemisFebruary 8, 2018In “Europe”Bundesliga Review: Bayern Edge Closer To Title With Dortmund ThrashingApril 1, 2018In “Europe”Bundesliga Review: Bayern Show Power Of Recovery Again To Stretch Lead To 21 PointsFebruary 18, 2018In “Europe”