Why Moffitt

Leading with
33 years of expertise

Since 1991, Moffitt has been at the forefront of lean consulting, implementation, and training, earning recognition as an industry leader. Our expertise has guided successful lean transformations in over 100 companies of all shapes and sizes, making us your trusted partner for sustainable growth.

Partial Client List

  • Aden & Anais

  • American Safety Razor Company


  • Andersen Corporation

  • Ares Management

  • Arrow Electronics, Inc.

  • Assa Abloy Sargent Lock

  • Barber Colman

  • Basin Material Handling
  • Basin Precision Machine

  • Bilco

  • Black Diamond

  • Bluebell Mattress

  • Bosch

  • Boston Beer

  • CAPTEK Softgel International, Inc.

  • Cascade Engineering

  • CHG Healthcare Services, Inc.
  • Continental Building Products

  • Crane Company

  • Dresser Rand Corporation
  • EmployBridge

  • Ergotron

  • Esselte

  • Exactech

  • Fairrington Transportation

  • FHE

  • General Electric

  • Goodrich Corporation (Rohr Aerospace)

  • Honeywell – System Sensor Division

  • Intel

  • Jordan’s Furniture

  • Joseph Abboud

  • JW Childs

  • Kaman Aerospace

  • Kydex

  • Legrand / Pass & Seymour

  • Liberty Mutual

  • Lockheed Martin
  • Louisville Bedding Company

  • Massachusetts General

  • MattressFirm

  • McQuay

  • Nordyne

  • Nortek

  • Paper Excellence

  • Parker Hannifin Corporation

  • Pinnacle

  • PolyOne Corporation

  • Preston Giuliano Capital Partners

  • Pure Fishing

  • RGE

  • Sheridan Healthcare, Inc.

  • Simmons

  • Sleep Train

  • Smiths Industries Aerospace

  • Sunny Delight Beverage Company

  • Swander Pace

  • Swanson

  • TechAir

  • The NutraSweet Company

  • The Stanley Works

  • The Toro Company

  • The Wiremold Company
  • Tuthill Corp

  • U.S. Air Force

  • U.S. Navy

  • United Technologies

  • Voortman

  • WB Supply

  • Wenzel

Meet the minds of Moffitt

  • John Rizzo


    John is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in turnaround management, business transformation, and operations. He has led successful transformations at over 40 companies and facilitated numerous process improvement projects, creating over $100 million in value. With a leadership style centered on employee involvement and a passion for continuous improvement, John has consulted for major companies including General Electric, Intel, and Liberty Mutual Insurance.

  • Rick Jeffrey


    Rick is a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience in lean consulting and electrical equipment manufacturing. Trained by Shingijutsu Consultants, he has led lean deployments across diverse sectors in the US, Mexico, and Canada. Notably, at Wiremold Company, he played a key role in a landmark lean transformation documented in “Lean Thinking.” With executive roles at Brooks Electronics and Wiremold-Europe, Rick has a proven track record of driving integration and lean deployment, including overseeing six acquisitions in 18 months. Prior to this, he held marketing and new product development positions at Crouse-Hinds and Pass & Seymour.

  • Art Byrne

    Senior Advisor
    Senior Advisor

    Art Byrne, a non-executive director at Basin Holdings, is a leading expert in lean principles. Formerly with J.W. Childs Associates and The Wiremold Company, he has extensive experience in implementing lean strategies. Byrne has held executive roles at Danaher Corporation and General Electric, and served on various boards including Esselte and WS Packaging Group. He is also a distinguished author and a member of prestigious industry organizations such as the Shingo Academy and AME Hall of Fame.

  • Justin Alford


    Justin is a retired USAF senior officer and special operations aviator with 25+ years of experience in operations. The problem-solving, coaching, planning, mentorship, leadership, and management skills Justin honed in the military have proven critically important in the business world. In the Air Force, Justin directed complex and elite Special Operations organizations where failure was not an option, often charged with handling the nation’s most important, dangerous, and sensitive missions. Justin also developed his passion for continuous improvement while in the Air Force, earning his MBA degree, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and PMP certifications. With Moffitt, Justin has consulted and facilitated Kaizen Events within a large array of industries including manufacturing, energy, services, retail, and logistics.

A firm that I have had a lot of experience with is Moffitt Associates… I have used this firm at Wiremold and in all of our portfolio companies at J. W. Childs.


Moffitt consultants were recognized as ‘… a transforming force’ in ten of the firms mentioned in [Lean Thinking].