Consulting Partners

PAUL PACE, Acquisition Consultant

BA/MBA with emphasis in Finance & Accounting. Career began with United Technologies and advanced to VP/CFO in the turnaround of $1 Billion Hamilton Standard restoring operational effectiveness from $150M loss to an $80M profit in three years. Paul went on to Corporate Director at UTC responsible for Global evaluation of strategic alliances and acquisitions/investments. He was then promoted to CFO/VP of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines ($8B). He was then recruited to lead the turnaround of a $700M Unit of Sequa Corporation, Chromalloy Gas Turbine, and subsequently retired from Chromalloy as President – Global Aerospace OEM Operations.

JOHN TIERNEY, Consulting Partner-Research Systems
–Apex Recruiting Technologies

Over ten years of experience developing sophisticated custom web research tools engaging the use of algorithmic data parsing, AI/Bots and other proprietary tools to effectively parse millions of webpages. John has been instrumental in leading TCG to very complex solutions from C-Suite achievers to high level technology specific individual contributors in Research, Technical Management, and Program Leadership for Space, Aerospace, and Defense Segments.

PAUL ARGENIO, Consulting Partner

BA Mansfield University and MA Industrial & Labor Relations at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More than twenty years of Human Resource Management including both Plant and Fortune Corporate level assignments. Very strong in all facets of Human Resources, as well as Continuous Plant Process Operations. Broad industry search expertise including Aerospace, as well as Financial, IT and Healthcare Service Industries. Practice covers all management disciplines in a variety of Industrial Product platforms.

DONALD SYMANSKI, Acquisition Consultant

Undergraduate Engineering Degree and MBA with emphasis in Finance & General Management. More than 30 years of management experience retiring as President of a $600M Global Components Business Group for ITT Corporation, Fluid Handling Systems Group. Industry expertise includes Industrial, Aerospace, Automotive and Telecom business groups with responsibility for business units in Europe, Asia and North America. Skilled in synchronous manufacturing, one-piece flow and lean manufacturing concepts. Hands-on job shop, as well as high volume manufacturing and value-added approaches. Highly experienced in the successful selection, negotiation, and integration of acquisitions. Broad market & products exposure.

ROBERT FAUX, Consulting Partner

BSEE/MSEE Pennsylvania State University and PhD in Human Development from the University of Scranton. He serves as Department Head-Electrical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. Extensive consulting experience in areas of product design, Computer-Integrated -Manufacturing (CIM) and power generation. Client engagements are centered on Power Supplies, Electronic Components and Software.