Doug Blanchard is an executive with over 40 years of experience that knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
As Managing Partner of The ProAction Group, Doug offers insightful strategic guidance and oversight to client projects, the recruiting and development of consultants, and institutionalizes our methodologies and processes. Additionally, Doug performs the Integrator role for ProAction as it manages the firm using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)
Doug’s insight is invaluable on numerous client engagements in all areas of business operations, including lean enterprise management, business and operations strategy, sales and operations planning, quality systems, new product development, cultural change, leadership coaching and organizational development. Additionally, Doug has been a leader in pre-close operational diligences and the execution of value creation strategies.
Prior to joining The ProAction Group, Doug worked for Lexington Home Brands as COO/Executive Vice President of Operations, where he was responsible for a $450 million division with 15 plant locations. Prior to that, Doug worked for Emerson Electric, where he had P&L responsibility for a $300 million division. Doug’s past experiences also include Darling Store Fixtures, Tenneco Automotive, and Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Doug serves on the board of DeWayne’s Quality Metal Coatings and holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management from the University of Akron.