Dennis McRae is an accomplished business leader with a record of accomplishment for mentoring and mobilizing executive leadership teams to achieve strategic growth and P&L transformation. He has worked with industrial and consumer products organizations ranging from start-ups and turnarounds to Fortune 500 enterprises, as well as with private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Dennis joined West Monroe Partners in 2018 from Hitachi Consulting Corporation, where he was vice president and head of the Industrials practice, responsible for overseeing delivery of operational improvement and technology services to global clients. He also led the firm’s Industry 4.0 initiative, helping earn recognition as a top solution provider in that space. He previously was vice president of operations for Celerant Consulting, which was acquired by Hitachi Consulting in 2012. He was also a director of operations for Cambridge Management Consulting. Dennis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Business, Operations Management – Manufacturing and Technology Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also participated in the INSEAD Executive Leadership Program. He holds a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification.