OUR TEAM

Meliora Consulting Group solves each client’s issues by providing customized process improvement solutions through our team of Six Sigma Master Black Belts.

 

Michael Bauer

Managing Partner

Michael is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of Meliora Consulting. Prior to founding Meliora Consulting Michael worked with leading private equity firms to design process improvement systems for corporate turnarounds. He has worked with dozens of companies across both manufacturing and service industries to develop cutting-edge business improvement platforms and execute targeted improvement projects. His systems and projects have delivered over $300MM of direct financial benefits to clients. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Shari Kiesow

Partner

Shari is responsible for the training platform at Meliora, designing and delivering customized programs for companies looking to systematically enhance their skill set through process improvement and leadership development.

 

Shari has worked with a wide range of companies across three continents providing facilitation, leadership development, and project coaching to over 1000 students.  She has co-authored a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt curriculum for use by one of the top private equity firms in the US and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and DDI (Development Dimensions International) Facilitator.

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Tim Cunningham

Partner

Tim is responsible for our national office operations. Tim’s expertise includes corporate strategy deployment, continuous improvement projects, and implementation of Lean Six Sigma within large organizations.

 

Prior to joining Meliora, he served as the director of process engineering as well as the director of continuous improvement at Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES). During his 20 years in the refinery industry, Tim has held various leadership roles at PES and Sunoco, including area operations manager of the Girard Point Refinery, business process improvement manager, operations superintendent, and lead process engineer. Tim holds a degree in chemical engineering from Drexel University. He is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

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Shari Kiesow

Partner

Shari is responsible for the training platform at Meliora, designing and delivering customized programs for companies looking to systematically enhance their skill set through process improvement and leadership development.

 

Shari has worked with a wide range of companies across three continents providing facilitation, leadership development, and project coaching to over 1000 students.  She has co-authored a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt curriculum for use by one of the top private equity firms in the US and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and DDI (Development Dimensions International) Facilitator.

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