Royd Buchele - President & CEO

• Goals Coaching
• Developing Your Vision and Purpose
• Leadership and Sales Training

From 1981 through 1988, Royd Buchele gained significant selling experience, paying his way through Eastern Michigan University by selling TV's & Stereos for Big George's Home Appliance Mart in Ann Arbor, MI.

He graduated "cum laude" with a Bachelors in Business Administration Degree in 1987 at Eastern Michigan University majoring in Strategic Management. There he was President of the Dean's board where he assisted with the re-accreditation of the Business School.

He joined Midwest Management Systems (a franchise of Leadership Management, Inc.) in Toledo, OH in 1988 where he excelled as a facilitator and salesperson gaining over 50 clients in less than two years. He then became owner of Midwest Management Systems - Lenawee County in Tecumseh, MI. Over the past 12 years he and his associates have worked with over 300 companies.

Jerry V. Scrivo - Senior Vice President & COO
• Manufacturing Management Expert
• Advanced Product and Process Planning
• Business Systems Analysis
• New Products and Facilities
• Goal Setting, Problem Solving, Continuous Improvement
• Production Launch

From Sept. 1999 until present, Mr. Scrivo has been Client Manager for Midwest Management Systems based in Tecumseh, MI. In January 2004, he became Senior Vice President of MCN with responsibility for setting up the present franchising operation based on the business model and working experience of Midwest Management Systems.

Jerry's expertise is in helping businesses set and achieve their goals. He has 41 years of experience at some of America's largest companies including General Motors, Teledyne, Textron, Firestone and Shell Oil, along with top management experience at several smaller companies.

Jerry has degrees from Michigan Technological University (BSME), and Wayne State University (MBA) where he graduated with honors and was elected a member of the Sigma Iota Epsilon honor fraternity. He is presently a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). He has (7) patents and has been listed in "Who's Who in Technology Today."
Chuck Davis Sr.- Senior Client Manager
  Chuck Davis Sr.
• BSEE with 40 years experience
• Management/Supervisory Training
• Kaizen Lean Systems Implementation
• Product Development
• Preventive Maintenance for your Business
• Marketing and Business Plan Development
• Quality, Testing and Environmental - QS Lead Auditor
• Japanese Problem Solving Methodologies
Christine Allyson- Consultant

Christine Allyson C.Ht. is a Certified Hypnotherapist, Life Coach, author of “So You Want to Make a Change?” with over 30 years of experience as an Interpersonal Skills Trainer, Whole Systems Process Change Consultant, Speaker, and Expert on Change & Transformations for personal and professional growth. Her unique expertise helps clients move beyond their conscious and subconscious limitations into their potential. She’s a past President of the MI Association of Counselors and Hypnotherapists & President of Christal Clear Consulting, LLC. She is a Consultant with Mastermind Consulting Network.

Christine Uniquely Offers:
  • Expertise of Business Consulting
  • Expertise in Inner Personal skills training to teach needed tools & skills
  • An integrated Whole Systems Approach to navigating change individually and organizationally

“Life’s PHD”: Personal Experience & Expertise
  • Adult caregiver for parent with Alzheimer’s
  • Court appointed Legal Guardian
  • Estate Co-Executer
  • Successfully navigated Cancer Journey: diagnosis, treatment & recovery from endometrial cancer and leads others how to so peacefully

Featured Speaker at IACT/IMDHA International Hypnotherapy Expo

Topics Presented Include:
  • Power of Choice
  • Boundaries, Communication and Choice
  • Can We Talk? Family Conversations About Life and Death Matters
  • Parenting Our Parents

Accreditation and Education
  • Certified Hypnotherapist w/IMDHA & IACT with continuing training & CEUs
  • Past President of the MI Association of Counselors and Hypnotherapists
  • Graduate of University of Michigan, School of Business. BA Human Resource Management
  • Practicum in Organizational Development (OD) & Consulting: studying one year under “co-founder of OD”- Kathy Dannemiller
  • 40 years of personal research in quantum physics, metaphysics, cognitive research including: neuroplasticity, process change, positive psychology
Amy Bergman - Vice President – Business Development

Amy brings an array of business experience to the consulting team with 12 years of Human Resource practice in the HR Consulting, Municipal Government and Financial Services industries.  She has a keen understanding of sales, operations, expense management, strategic planning, customer relationship management, marketing, organizational culture change/evolution, succession planning, performance management, recruitment/selection/retention initiatives, compensation and benefits design, employment law and other important influences to the bottom of line of her clients.

Amy has a passion for the betterment of the Michigan economy through the positive growth and longevity of local business.  She has built strong relationships within the Lenawee County community as a relatively new resident, relocating from the Detroit suburbs in 2000.  Amy is an active participant, contributor and leader in these civic and charitable organizations:   Tecumseh Rotary Club (President Elect, past Treasurer), Junior Achievement (instructor), Lenawee United Way (Division Chair); and the professional organizations: Human Resource Association of Southeast Michigan (Board Member); Society for Human Resource Management (Member); Michigan Bankers Association HR Committee (member); Paramount Care of Michigan (Board Member).

With a Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University in Human Resources and various continuing education over the past 12 years, she has the both the book-knowledge and hands-on experience to provide a solid return on investment in her client organizations.

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Brian Krichbaum - Consultant

Brian Krichbaum joins MasterMind Consulting Network with 6 years of experience as the President of Process Coaching Incorporated, helping organizations improve their operational, program management and engineering performance, using detailed organizational assessments, lean techniques, targeted short burst projects and systems coaching to build accountability & self sufficiency into client systems. His affiliation with MCN enables these expanded services to benefit organizations locally.

A 1983 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a 1988 graduate from Ashland University with a MBA, Brian spent the early part of his career as a product development engineer, and later a manufacturing engineer in the defense and automotive industries.

After holding various positions, Brian became a program manager, developing the product development system and leading the first product development team at Dura Convertible Systems.

In 1994, Brian was formally introduced to the Toyota Production System (Lean Manufacturing) when he joined ASC Incorporated as Program Manager for the Toyota Paseo Convertible. During his tenure at ASC, he was promoted several times; holding various positions of increased responsibility, including Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Director of Quality, Director of Product Development, Chief Engineer, Vice President of Operations, and finally Vice President – Open Air Division. In each of these positions, Brian's commitment to Lean Thinking and operational excellence resulted in superior results while giving him a wide range of experience using the techniques in the automotive industry.

Since becoming a consultant, Brian's commitment to operational excellence has helped clients in transportation, automotive, industrial equipment and metals fabrication industries realize vast improvements in their quality and bottom line results.

Dennis Fisher - Consultant

Dennis has many years of expertise in the product development, process development, pilot plant scale-up, production, testing, sales and marketing of specialty adhesives and sealants based on a variety of polymer based technologies for a wide variety of markets and applications.

Specializing in:

  • Acrylic Based Bonding Tapes
  • Architectural Glazing Tapes
  • Acoustical Tapes & Sealants
  • Automotive Adhesives, Tapes & Sealants
  • Concrete Waterproofing Sealants
  • Butyl Caulks, Masterbatches & Solutions
  • Windshield Primers, Tapes & Sealants
  • Hot Melt Adhesives & Sealants
  • Solvent and Water Based Adhesives & Sealants
  • EPDM Based Roofing Flashings, Primers, Mastics, Tapes and Sealants

Bill Hintalla - Consultant

Bill Hintalla joined MasterMind Consulting Network and Process Coaching Incorporated with more than 30 years experience helping organizations optimize their operational and quality performance utilizing principles of continuous improvement including lean six sigma and has led ISO and QS implementation.

A 1970 graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering and in 1974 graduated from Purdue University Krannert School of Business with an MS in Industrial Management [MBA] where upon graduation became a part time faculty member. Bill spent the early part of his career in the steel industry in various metallurgical and management positions and progressed to become the Director of Quality and Technical Services for the first Specialty Steels company to export stainless steel. He was the metallurgical engineer assigned to develop the processing for Catalytic Converters, Sea Land Containers and two piece cans.

Bill then joined Batesville Casket as the Director of Quality and led the technical portion of the launch of stainless steel caskets and the reduction in cost of quality by more than 50%. He then became a Plant Manager and led the turn-around of two plants and started up a new plant. He then became the VP Operations of a capital equipment company and turned around 5 plants and doubled the production output using principles of continuous improvement. He has led the turn around of a total of 12 plants and has been the senior manufacturing executive of 5 different companies in various industries leading all on the continuous improvement journey utilizing the principles of lean.

He has led the optimization of quality in more than 25 factories by Listening to the Voice of the Customer and driving improvements through and with the management and associates by development of documented process controls and sustainment to mistake-proof the processes. These operations and quality improvement have been in Tier 2 automotive, electronics, metals [forming, heat treating, welding, machining, painting], wood, capital equipment, burial caskets and mattresses. Bill is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality, Senior Member, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and currently serves on the ASQ national exam review committee [2010-11].

Jenna Chmielewski - Consultant

Jenna has a passion for helping people to succeed. She graduated from Spring Arbor University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration in Marketing and Management. She has held positions in Quality Improvement, Sales, and Marketing. She has had great success in Direct Sales, earning a Mary Kay car, and setting records in advancement with Wine Shop at Home.

Jenna is enthusiastic about building and maintaining relationships. Her success in outside and direct sales proves this. She enjoys finding the needs of individuals and organizations and connecting them to the resources to assist in their success. Her outside sales experience increased sales for organizations 18-25% per year. She has worked in the high-pressure health care industry and understands the needs of organizations in that field.

People are her passion, however Jenna also has a keen mindset for organization and processes. Her career started in Quality Improvement, creating and maintaining audits for group homes for developmentally disabled adults. Her annual reports were praised by CARF, an accrediting commission for health care. As the Reimbursement Coordinator for a fast-growing Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, she created the billing and reimbursement systems that monitored the receivables and processed the reimbursement to the company as well as the therapists.

Mike Collins - Consultant

Mike brings over 30 years of industry experience in Human Resources, Training and Labor Relations to the MasterMind Consulting Network Team. With specific expertise in accomplishment based training systems, occupational health and safety, regulatory compliance and workers compensation.

Helping clients better manage their most valuable resource, their human capital, is Mike’s primary focus. A skilled facilitator, trainer and consultant, he will help you with your recruiting, interviewing, orientation and training needs. Mike will work with you in developing a competent workforce that focuses on safety, quality and profitability.

Mike earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Ferris State University and has held increasingly responsible management positions in the automotive, energy and chemical industries here in Michigan.

Mark Davio - Consultant

Mark J. Davio compliments Mastermind by bringing over 15 years of successful entrepreneurial experience and a strong marketing, advertising and sales background. Mark graduated from Michigan State University in 1993. In 1997 he started his first entrepreneurial adventure. Since then, Mark has followed his dreams and all with no capital investments Mark has generated enough business to continue to thrive in these trying economic times.

In 2003, Mark established Artisan Spirit, a publishing company in Northville, Michigan; focusing on fine art and literature. In 2004, Mark published his first book, Seasons of the Heart. In 2005-2006 Mark created, established and published the Artisan Spirit News which circulated primarily in Novi, Northville, Plymouth and Canton. During the same time, Mark was involved with a couple magazines as contributing writer, photography and advertising sales consultant. In early 2008 Mark began works on his new creation, The Artisan's Well — Where Creativity Never Runs Dry.

Nowadays, Mark has a new company that is partnered with MCN. MJADE MEDIA is a multi-media entity focused on improving and enhancing all materials for organizations of all sizes. Using his writing skills, Mark weaves his way in the business market segment. "As a writer, I believe my best skill is to be able to listen." Mark then takes what he hears and turns it into something viable for his client, and in his client or in his client company's voice.

Dan Callaway - Account Manager

Dan was MCN's first college-intern while finishing his Business Degree at Adrian College, and developed a strong interest in sales. Soon after graduating Dan moved to Boca Raton, Florida to work in the Commercial Real Estate Field for one of the country's largest Real Estate Investment Trust. (REJT) While working in South Florida, one of the most attractive and competitive real estate markets in the country, Dan had the opportunity to work with some of the country's top real estate professionals and business owners and was responsible for lease negotiations with local, regional and national tenants as well as handling some property management duties.

Dan has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Adrian College and also participated in intercollegiate athletics including Football and Track & Field.

Dan is now actively involved in the Oil and Gas Industry as a Landman for a private firm where he is responsible for lease negotiations which conducts Oil and Gas Exploration Projects throughout the State of Michigan and surrounding states.

As MasterMind Consulting Network's Account Manager, Dan's efforts and primary role focuses on improving of all aspects of client businesses by connecting talented consultants with clients. This work supports our vision of focused expansion to help area organizations survive and thrive. Dan has proven networking abilities which allows him to maintain a wide variety of contacts in several industries and he enjoys meeting and working with people from all walks of life.

Thomas Marsh - Consultant

Tom joins the MasterMind Consulting Network team with 25 years of experience in industrial sales and operations. With an emphasis on sales and sales management, he has directed profit growth in the industries of flat glass manufacturing and fabrication, thermo-set composite molding and livestock nutrition.

The following highlights his many areas of expertise:

Sales & Sales Management

  • Accounts Receivable and Credit
  • Asset utilization & justification
  • CDA focused selling
  • CRM
  • Customer Service Training
  • Efficiency
  • Goal Setting
  • Negotiation
  • Sales Compensation
  • Sales/Presentation Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training

  • Marketing

  • Advertising/Promotion/e-Commerce
  • Market Analysis
  • Market Development
  • Market Research
  • Product Launch

    Business Plans

    Leadership Development

    Lean Manufacturing

    Logistics & Scheduling

    Team Development
  • Tom earned his Bachelor’s Business Administration Degree from Western Michigan University in Management and Agribusiness; and served as an instructor for Steven Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People personal development program. As a supplier, he’s worked with numerous Midwest manufacturing and distribution companies to increase their bottom line results. Also, as an entrepreneur, he has owned and managed various businesses.

    Beth Martini - Consultant

    Beth Martini joins MCN with 22 years of business experience focusing on defining and implementing robust business processes. She has experience in the healthcare, manufacturing, accounts payable, and information technology industries. Beth received a BS - EE from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Beth’s consulting specialties include:

    • Business Process Improvement
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Project Management
    • Web Design

    Beth is a Brighton native and is excited about bringing her experience to local businesses to help them succeed in these changing times.

    Terry Phillips - Consultant

    Terry Phillips joins MCN as an experienced entrepreneur and business consultant. He has an Electrical Engineering degree from Kettering University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. After graduate school he went on to work at Ford and quickly progressed through the ranks as a Product Planner, Program Manager of worldwide Ranger and Explorer Programs, and lastly as a Merger and Acquisitions manager.

    Terry specializes in several areas of consulting assistance including; business assessment and selection, idea research and validation, "turn key" business development, product development, business improvement, growth strategy, and more. The engagements range from sole proprietorships through fortune 500 companies.

    Terry’s significant entrepreneurial accomplishments include starting a progressive consulting and product development-import-distribution company, Astute Advance, LLC; as well as a two-year consulting engagement with Battelle on NASA technology commercialization projects, and major sales and installations at the University of Michigan, Omni Hotels, Automotive suppliers, and the US Navy. Click here for more information about Terry.

    Mariela Romero - Consultant

    Mariela Romero joins MCN as Certified Business Coach, an experienced entrepreneur and business consultant. She holds a Degree in Business Management and has a strong background in small business marketing. Her experience spans both the local and international business arenas including Wayne and Washtenaw Counties as well as internationally in Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.

    Mariela has specialized in coaching business owners, leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs to achieve their goals since 2001 when she and her family relocated to New Jersey from Argentina. She plans to assist businesses in all phases of the life cycle of their business from start-up through maturity, with her expansion through MasterMind Consulting Network. Mariela is a member of the Canton Chamber of Commerce and serves on their Education Committee.

    Mariela’s entrepreneurial accomplishments include owning and managing businesses in property management, wireless services and business coaching. A notable recent client engagement led to significant results as stated by this business owner “In just one month of working with Mariela I was able to restructure my business and add over $750,000 to my bottom line. Even more important, I am confident that my sessions with Mariela will lead directly to our more than doubling our sales over the next year!” Through her program, Get Clients Now!TM, she has helped numerous service professionals expand their client base. Click here for more information about Mariela.

    Beverly Rivers - Consultant
    Specializing in:
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Training
    • Customer Service Initiatives & Training
    • Business Planning
    • Marketing
    Dave Sherman- Consultant

    MasterMind Consulting Network is pleased to introduce our newest Associate, Dave Sherman!

    Dave Sherman has the distinction of being one of the only “professional icebreakers” on earth. He is the founder and president of Dave Sherman Speaks, a speaking, training, and coaching organization that teaches people how to mix, mingle and schmooze.

    He is also the creator of Three Minute Video Training, a web based video training program that helps people become INSANELY successful in just THREE minutes per week.

    Before becoming a speaker and trainer, Dave was an award winning small business owner. He was named a Top Small Business Person of the Year by the Phoenix and Tempe Chambers of Commerce, as well as receiving the Mass Mutual Blue Chip Award for Small Business Excellence.

    Dave is the father to Lyndsi and Mathew and lives in beautiful Scottsdale, AZ. He loves golf, any kind of travel, all types of movies and his only real vices these days are Diet Mountain Dew, a good bottle of red wine and a great cigar.


    Hank Weber - Consultant
    • Business Planning
    Performance Improvement
    Marketing Plans & Strategies
    Business Start Up
    Internet Marketing
    Organizational Development
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