Dan Desmond

Senior Director

Dan is a Senior Operating Director in the Trailblazers offering of Beckway. He has worked in a variety of industries and companies ranging from mid-market to Fortune 100. He has extensive experience within operations with a primary focus on supply chain. He has strong Lean Six Sigma background, a robust analytical expertise, and a keen understand of how to find and implement bottom-line improvements.

He has worked within a variety of business environments including multi-billion dollar industrial manufacturers, healthcare technology providers, consumer retail, food industries amongst many others. Utilizing his strong analytical prowess and operational expertise in addition to being proven change agent, he has identified and implemented a multitude of operational improvements driving tens of millions of dollars in EBITDA benefits. As a supply chain expert, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and engineer, he has proven expertise to identify and rectify complex operational issues.

Dan joins us from SSA & Company where he was an Associate Director in the private equity practice. He previously worked at General Electric in a variety of operational and process improvement roles such as Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Leader, and Manufacturing Engineer. He also successfully completed General Electric’s renowned Operations Management Leadership Program.

Dan earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and his Masters in Supply Chain Management from Penn State.