Business leaders are inundated with the latest so-called strategic initiative, or program of the month. They are often pressured to embrace emerging technologies in the drive to be innovative. This is an endless cycle that businesses are constantly living through, spending millions of dollars with little to no return on their investments. Our clients have little tolerance for excessive risk. They want tangible and bankable results that move their organizations forward, not one step forward and two steps back. We deliver tried and true practical solutions to improve financial and operational performance, but no tolerance for trendy and expensive experimentation.
At Engage, we serve within the domain of the practical. True partners. Not a layered bureaucracy with inexperienced staff that don’t understand your business or industry. If you are an energy or industrial company interested in:
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When the need arises to selectively utilize specific expertise, we roll up our sleeves and are right there with you to ensure scope alignment and project delivery in sync with the organization’s strategic roadmap.
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Engage Energy & Industrial Consulting was founded in 2015 by Donald Racey. Don brings the unique ability to guide organizations through large-scale transformation and operational excellence initiatives. Don is the primary architect behind Engage’s innovative project implementation approach, and he is a passionate advocate for socially conscious and sustainable business processes.Read Bio
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Prior to founding Engage, Don served as managing director of Corporate Finance – Turnarounds and Restructuring for FTI Consulting, headquartered in Washington, D.C. At FTI, Don focused on creating performance improvement programs for leading energy and industrial companies. He has worked with all levels of client organizations—from the board-room to shop floor and field—to install accountability for business process changes. Additionally, Don has worked across a diverse range of clients in the energy value chain including upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas.
For nearly 10 years, he exclusively worked in the regulated utilities industry including generation, transmission, and distribution sectors. Don joined FTI after serving as senior vice president of operations from 2008-2015 for Reliability Management Group (RMG) based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. At RMG, Don was responsible for all aspects of business development and the management of RMG’s portfolio of client engagements. Don holds a B.A. in economics and business administration from Ohio Dominican University. Don is a Six Sigma Black Belt and a certified project management professional (PMP). Don has published articles including:
Patrick Dunne is a managing director with strong technical, commercial, and operational skills, complemented with broad cross-functional experience in the energy and utility industry. He is skilled in driving results in key business operational areas by focusing on quality, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, and product innovation and growth.Read Bio
Patrick has over 25 years of operational experience, including 20 years in heavy manufacturing in the energy sector (GE Energy), and eight years of consulting with gas and electric utilities (FTI and Ankura Consulting). With a strong engineering background in power generation (gas, wind, and solar), Patrick also holds broad knowledge of supply chain, quality, and operational areas. His expertise in executing process and performance improvements, change management, and quality/operations systems has helped several gas and electric utilities solve critical business issues.
Patrick holds both a B.S. and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is Six Sigma certified as a Greenbelt, Blackbelt, and Quality Leader. He is also adept in lean manufacturing and quality auditing.
Michon is our Managing Director of Client Services and Business Development. To support our continued growth, Michon leads our efforts to create new business opportunities and develop our commercial strategy. She has a proven track record of facilitating long term business relationships with industry and community leaders. Michon has significant experience in both non-profit and for-profit sectors which allows her to bring a unique perspective to our commercial strategy.Read Bio
Prior to joining Engage, Michon held leadership roles with Westinghouse Electric Company, Ernst & Young, Duquesne Light and AT&T. In addition to her work in the corporate world, she has developed and managed the fundraising operations for non-profit organizations in sectors ranging from academia to health care. She is a results-oriented professional with proven expertise in Project Management, Performance Management and Process Improvement.
Michon has successfully combined a technical IT foundation, an extensive consulting background and executive analytics expertise to achieve organizational goals and objectives across the utility industry. Michon earned her MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and her undergraduate degree in computer information systems from Marywood University.
It’s all about results, and we aim to show that by delivering a clear return on your investment. We know that companies’ environmental and social impacts. We implement meaningful solutions that are sustainable and create long-term value.
At the end of the day, it’s about people working together to achieve extraordinary results. We will engage ethically, positively, and with complete transparency. We build trust, teamwork, and a culture of performance that values innovation and collaborative solutions.
Our goal is to create experiences with our clients that are second to none. We want our clients to be overjoyed: Overjoyed with the results, the level of engagement displayed by all team members, and the positive impact we have on their corporate culture, business, and environment.
We will never stop striving to find the most innovative and impactful solutions possible. Our environment demands it, and our clients’ success depends on it.
Are you a creative thinker? A problem solver with a passion for making a dramatic impact on the lives of others? Put your talents to use where your opportunities are limitless, and your contribution is valued.
Whether you’re a recent, advanced-degree graduate or an experienced professional, working with Engage is a challenging and rewarding career. Apply what you know, develop your skills, and grow with a team that takes on tough challenges. We are currently seeking individuals with experience in:
Every individual at Engage plays an important role in our collective success. Send all resumes and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.