Alan Smith

Specializing in systems integration, specifically within manufacturing environments, Alan brings years of experience and credibility to our new Control Systems Engineering service offering. Alan has extensive experience in test and control systems engineering software, support and consulting for industrial automation systems, LabVIEW, IoT, SCADA, PLC’s and robotics. He has also served a broad range of manufacturers, including […]

Ray Attiyah

Ray is passionate about teaching/training. Inspired by his desire to train and seek breakthrough improvements, Ray founded Definity Partners (formerly Midwest Manufacturing Solutions) in 1996. Definity was acquired by Clark Schaefer Hackett in 2018. Ray is also an accomplished author, having written his first book in March 2013, The Fearless Front Line: The Key to […]

Dan D’Agostino

Dan D’Agostino is a trusted Operations Leader with a track record of success implementing change across multiple industries. Dan has extensive experience in developing people to drive cultural transformation through operations, project management, strategic planning and business development roles. His broad set of capabilities include team-building, lean manufacturing, training design and delivery, leadership development and […]

Jim Barney

Jim Barney, President of Definity Partners, has a passion for helping companies succeed. With P&L responsibilities for the majority of his career, Jim is keenly aware of how strategic decisions impact a company’s ability to prosper. His prior experience includes senior leadership roles in both domestic and international operations where he implemented successful strategies for […]

John Harvey

John Harvey has over over 30 years of experience in business process improvement and leadership development that he leverages to help clients achieve breakthrough business success. He has worked in a variety of industries including: manufacturing, retail, finance, food and drug, warehousing and distribution, and commercial and consumer products. John is well prepared to hit […]

David Mills

Dave Mills, Operations

Dave Mills knows that an engaged workforce is the key to true operational excellence and he works with his clients to develop empowered teams to help their businesses flourish. Dave relies on Definity Partners’ proven Run Improve Grow™ methodology to develop frontline leaders within his clients’ organizations. He drives the transformation of his clients’ daily […]

Randy Slattery

Randy Slattery’s diverse background makes him a highly effective Project Manager for Definity Partners. His unique skill set provides invaluable insights that help clients solve operational challenges. Randy leverages his experience as an Army Ordnance Captain, Six Sigma Black Belt, warehouse and retail facility operations manager, plant manager and operations manager to analyze operations and […]