Director, Operational Excellence
Bradford Leach joined American Securities in 2023. He provides strategic and tactical operational support to our portfolio companies. Bradford supports our CEOs with efforts that include acquisition due diligence and integration, continuous improvement, and manufacturing excellence.
Prior to joining American Securities, Bradford was a Managing Director in the Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Performance Improvement Group, specialized in business turnaround, diligence, cross-functional performance improvement and post-merger integration. Prior to Alvarez & Marsal, he held various Business Development, Commercial and Supply Chain roles at Performance Fibers, BASF, and Milliken & Company.
Bradford received a BS in Management from Florida State University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Capital project design, sourcing, and execution
Energy demand and cost management
Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement
Manufacturing and logistics design
New product development and launch
Quality improvement programs
Sales and operations planning
Working capital optimization