Meet the Team
We are a close-knit team of experienced professionals who take pride in our work and the results that we generate.
OperationsRx was founded on the premise of offering solutions that deliver quantifiable financial benefit at a lower cost than large-scale consulting firms. We believe that good management teams recognize the need for independent, “next-level” thinking about complex problems. We come to the table with dedicated and accountable senior level resources. We are laser focused on the goals of our clients and take the shortest path to sustainable performance.
We collaborate at every level in an organization to design and deploy focused and sustainable initiatives that generate a significant rate of return.. OperationsRx is comprised of a balanced mix of diversified solution providers. We have the skill sets necessary for the most complex problems businesses face today. We work seamlessly with your team, from the shop floor to the executive team, to design, develop, and implement solutions that deliver results.
PRESIDENT & CEO
Kevin founded OperationsRx in 2001 to offer more focused solutions that generate a high rate of return, targeting 10x the investment within the first 12 months. He is a business professional with 33 years of experience designing, driving, and delivering profit improvement initiatives for companies. His focus is “Enterprise Value Creation” for clients. Mr. Bernardini often serves as interim COO during management transitions. He is a former athlete and coach with a winning mentality.
Mark Inge is an Engagement Director with more than 25 years of industry and consulting experience. He has been responsible for the development and deployment of integrated business solutions across many industry platforms. Mark is a supply chain expert with deep experience with many of OperationsRx service offerings. A former D1 college football player, Mark carries his passion for winning to every engagement. He enjoys time with his family, cooking, and is an avid sports enthusiast.
Jon Morse is a manufacturing and supply chain professional with more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution companies. Jon has worked in multiple countries and continues to do project work both domestically and abroad. Jon has effectively implemented MRP / Supply Chain Solutions in multiple ERP systems including the Top 3: JDE, Oracle, and SAP. Jon’s strong faith, ability to connect, and desire to succeed has helped bring positive results to all the engagements he has worked on.
CHIEF OF STAFF
Rachel Bergman is the Chief of Staff and Business Manager of OperationsRx. Prior to assuming her role as COS, Rachel managed many engagements with her specialization in PMO - Project Management Office. She handles complex projects that require detailed management to ensure success. Many of the projects that Rachel is responsible for last 6 months or more throughout design and implementation. An engineering graduate from Purdue University, she thinks logically and analytically to drive projects to completion and now uses that same initiative to manage the firm. Rachel enjoys outdoor activities and reading in her free time.
Bob Ruppert is a business professional with 34 years of experience in operational improvement, manufacturing, supply chain, sourcing, and distribution. Bob has held senior management roles with his most recent role as Director of Operations for Ashley Furniture. Bob has championed profit improvement initiatives for years and has developed lasting relationships with clients. He leads many of our challenging operational initiatives and serves as interim operations leadership roles for clients.
Dave Balok has spent the last 27 years in the development, research, and execution of the Lean Operating System. Prior to joining OperationsRx, Dave worked in operations leadership and continuous improvement roles at several companies, most recently as Vice President of Operations and Continuous Improvement for a $300M automotive manufacturer. Dave has a passion for the outdoors and endurance sports and has completed seven Ironman distance triathlons.
Paul Bryant is a consulting professional with more than 22 years of Industry and Big 5 consulting experience. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt that has trained over 100 lean leaders, completed over 200 kaizen events, and generated over $78M in cost savings. Paul has his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University and uses his problem-solving skills in every client engagement to reduce complexity and chaos in the business resulting in profit improvement.
Ryan Bailey is an operations professional with 27 years of experience. He has held Senior management positions in the automotive industry with significant experience in Asia & Mexico. Ryan takes a hands-on approach to drive labor productivity and efficiency. He works well with people at all levels of the organization and builds confidence in teams that fosters a continuous improvement environment. Ryan is a passionate bow hunter and loves the outdoors.
Sabrina Hayouna is supply chain professional with over 11 years of experience in project management, planning, procurement, and distribution. Prior to Joining OperationsRx, she held leadership roles pertaining to planning (Aftermarket, OEM, Government) and global distribution centers within the rapid growth and high demand aerospace industry. Sabrina has driven many high visibility and complex projects with significant business impact to profit and operational efficiency. Sabrina received her Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from University of Arizona. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.
Doyle is a business professional with 25 years of manufacturing and distribution experience. In his last role, Doyle was Director of Distribution and Logistics for a large North American piping systems manufacturer. With over 2 million square feet under roof across 5 CDC’s Doyle designed, and set up each location across North America to maximize customer reach with minimum lead time. He specializes in network optimization, distribution center design and start-up, distribution operations, logistics, ERP system deployment, and operations management. His primary role with OperationsRx is leading our Distribution & Logistics practice. When he is not delivering value to clients, Doyle likes to spend time with family.
Jon King is a supply chain professional who joined OperationsRx with over 14 years of experience in the automotive industry. He specializes in manufacturing, supply chain planning, and purchasing with the last 8 years focused in supply chain management Jon will be supporting the supply chain teams using his knowledge of business operations and analytics. In his free time, Jon enjoys golfing, outdoor activities, and spending time with his family.
Jake is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He supports OperationsRx in lean manufacturing and operational improvement initiatives. Jake has been a key resource when implementing daily management setup and execution at several industrial manufacturing clients. He also has experience in distribution, logistics, and inventory management. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping.
Wendy Perez joined OperationsRx in 2021 with a strong passion for supply chain operations. She comes from a robust background in operations, working in retail settings as well as the food manufacturing industry. She is an analytical thinker and an asset and team contributor in the operations planning space. In her free time, Wendy enjoys doing puzzles and spending time with family.
SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL
Chris Schenkel is a supply chain professional with more than 10 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution companies. Chris has worked in production planning and MRP and has lead teams in Production and Inventory Control in the Plumbing and OEM/Automotive industries. His experience in Materials Management has given him the tools to optimize inventory control and cash flow and he strives to solve broad problems and issues faced within companies. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, and watching the Indianapolis Colts.
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
Alex is a manager in our software development and analytics group. He is the original architect of CloudAnalytics, which is the OperationsRx data warehousing and business analytics supply chain platform. Alex has extensive experience and understanding in software development, ERP systems, computer security, and supply chain solutions for business. Originally from New Hampshire, Alex has always had a passion for traveling and enjoys experiencing new cultures.
BUSINESS CONSULTANT, TECHNOLOGY
Min is a software developer and recently graduated from Rutgers University with a focus in Computer Science. His primary responsibility is to implement the CloudAnalytics supply chain planning platform at new businesses. Being Malaysia-born and American-grown, he has been exposed to a multi-cultural lifestyle and enjoys basketball and video games.
Sai Chimarla joined OperationsRx in 2021. Before joining the firm, he completed his under graduate degree in B.TECH (Computer Science) in India. He immigrated to the USA in 2018 to pursue his Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Wichita State University. He has prior intern experience with Delta Air Lines where he developed web-based applications for the Accounting department. Outside of work, Sai likes to play cricket and travel.