Doug Blanchard is a Partner of The ProAction Group. He is responsible for strategic development and oversight of client projects, recruitment and development of consultants, and serving clients directly.
Doug Blanchard is an experienced executive with over 40 years of progressive management experience. Doug has applied his leadership skills and experience on numerous client engagements in various areas of business operations, including all aspects of 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 acquisition due diligence assessments and the development of value creation strategies for the M&A segment of our business.
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 also has experience at Darling Store Fixtures, Tenneco Automotive, and Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Doug serves on the board of DeWayne’s Quality Metal Coatings.
Doug has a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management from the University of Akron.