Managing Director, Consulting
Jeff brings 20 years of consulting leadership experience to Sendero clients. He provides leadership for engagements centered on organizational effectiveness and transformation, change leadership, organizational change management strategy and execution, business and IT process strategy and design, Project Management Office (PMO) establishment, selection, development and implementation of small and large packaged solutions, mergers & acquisitions, contract advisory services, methodology development, system development lifecycle, and system integration.
His industry expertise includes such diverse sectors as oil & gas, energy, retail electric services, retail, global eCommerce, manufacturing, fast casual restaurants, consumer packaged goods, high tech, and healthcare.
“Dysfunction creates opportunity. You have to be able to embrace ambiguity and guide others to come out the other side stronger.” –Jeff Schar
Skills & Experience
- BBA in Information and Operations Management (with an MIS track) from Texas A&M University
- MBA in Organizational Leadership and Strategy from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business
- Leadership and process improvement experience in areas including executive suite, operations, IT, human resources, finance and accounting, marketing, and supply chain -materials, inventory, production floor, procurement, sales and distribution
- Key leadership roles on large program management, organizational change management, change leadership, organizational design, strategic roadmaps, and implementations and deployments for large ERP solutions, such as SAP
MORE ABOUT JEFF
Jeff’s passions include coaching his kids, playing and watching sports, music, cooking, grilling, and fine wine and spirits. A die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, he is also an avid golfer and hopes to one day continue his quest to play the greatest courses in the world. Music is an important part of his life; he and his family play it daily to unwind and relax. He is married with three sons.
Developing others is a passion of mine and I have learned that you are only as good as the people that work for you. Sendero is a firm that emphasizes people development and I get excited to be able to grow and develop my team each and every day.Jeff Schar