Don Schlueter is President and founder of Warwick Group Inc., a management consulting firm based in the Chicago suburb of La Grange, IL. Mr. Schlueter has over 30 years of executive leadership as CEO and President with full P&L responsibility for industrial manufacturing companies ranging from $10 to $200 million in revenue, supplying consumer and durable goods to both domestic and international markets. His broad experience spans small private entrepreneurial companies, two LBOs and major divisions of three Fortune 500 companies – Baker Hughes, Terex and Babcock Industries.
Mr. Schlueter has a strong and diverse hands-on leadership background in successful turnaround and growth of manufacturing companies, both in union and non-union environments. He has successfully employed team building, strategic marketing, market-driven product development, financial budgeting and controls and a broad spectrum of manufacturing efficiency improvements. He has extensive international experience in negotiating joint ventures, technology transfers, manufacturing licensing and other global business partnerships. He has managed, manufactured and sold profitably in North and South America, Europe, Africa and the Pacific Rim, including living and managing in Scotland.
I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Don Schlueter for 10 years now. Don has helped me professionally understand our business as we have worked thru significant changes with positive results. I strongly recommend Don Schlueter because he has always worked hard with me, and Don has a tremendous ability to analyze business situations and assist in putting together company goals. He is very reliable in his advice in how to achieve those goals, and has taught us the need for accountability in order to succeed.
Don is very practical and provides options that are reasonable and attainable. He has been a tremendous asset and our relationship has been absolutely invaluable to me.
His business experience and advice is shared freely and helpful to develop and retain a great management team. I cannot say enough positive things as he has helped us in so many ways over our time spent working together! Don is a true professional and a man of integrity. He is that other set of eyes that every business owner would enjoy having help to improve his business.