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 been fortunate to work with Don Schlueter in various roles and capacities for over 10 years now. Don has a gifted business mind and a unique ability to communicate and facilitate through relationships with people. His hard work ethic and vast experience through many years across industry and market segments both domestically and internationally give him the unique ability to positively impact your business. Throughout variable business climates Don has been a solid rock for our company to lean on to aid in providing sound practical business decisions through proven methodology. When looking for a business advisor / coach / mentor you need someone that can provide the accurate outside view and communicate with you towards practical means to achieve your goals. For both myself individually as well as our team, our relationship with Don has been invaluable. Don, thanks for the growth and development for the past 10 years and look forward to many more!