C o n s u l t i n g

Our Managing Director

Joseph M. DeFoe, MBA, is a highly skilled consultant and a dynamic speaker, coach, and leader.  For the past 25 years Joseph has worked as a consultant with companies of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, to achieve breakthrough performance in sales and profitability, world class efficiency, exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, developing management teams, coaching and mentoring leaders.  Joseph uses his broad base of experience and education to define and clarify the issues and problems that may hinder the success of his client’s business.  Joseph’s varied and unique experience base allows him to work with complex organizational systems using comprehensive, integrated, whole entity and systems approach to strategic planning, financial management, budgeting and forecasting, HR planning, change management and quality management.  He works with passion and care to raise awareness, develop insight and produce effective action strategies.  Joseph has consulted with some of the world’s largest companies and a large variety of small to mid-sized business with astonishing results, improving efficiencies and developing processes to drastically reduce costs with minimal capital outlay.  About 10 years ago Joseph shifted his focus exclusively to small to mid-sized companies, finding the work much more satisfying and the results more gratifying.  Clients consistently report that his dynamic and comprehensive approach to his work has been instrumental in resolving issues and moving their organization toward the achievement of its goals and ultimately greater profitability.


Representative Work

Development of comprehensive Business Plans

Succession planning for family owned businesses

Sales and Marketing Planning

Strategic Planning

Quality Management process design and implementation

Development and implementation of management reporting and cost accounting

Design and implementation of financial management solutions

Mentoring, coaching and guidance for business owners and management


Education and Training


Target Logistics College

Executive Project Mgmt, AHRS Training and Education

Negotiation Training

Labor Relations Symposium, University of Michigan