Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Executive Leadership, Operations, Process Improvement, and Business Growth and Expansion

ID: 739687 , USA

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Throughout the wine world and across all sides of business quality and expansion, Expert has been CEO, Consultant, Consulting General Manager, Operations Director, Capital Assets Manager, Quality Manager, Head of Process Improvement, Manager of Packaging Analysis and Development, Director of Strategic Projects, and Chief Quality Officer.


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Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2023 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: General Manager Department:
Expert is GM of a wine and spirits industry company. He specializes in operations, executive and servant leadership, process improvement, orchestration of business expansion and growth, company change, team-building, and communication.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2023 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Expert and Consultant Department:
On-site and remotely alike, Expert consults on operations and management. He leverages his depth of experience in process improvement, structural operations, and change management.

Expert's core skills include capital investment leadership; business growth in production and manufacturing specifically; systems orientation; and growth orchestration at a high level.

In this capacity Expert serves as an adroit team builder, executive leader, and deeply skilled communicator with internal and external customers alike.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2023 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Vice President and General Manager Department:
For a decade, Expert assumed GM responsibilities and high-level supervision for this vertically integrated business of winery and vineyards incorporating multiple brands.

Among other achievements, he increased case production significantly; constructed infrastructural expansion and machinery growth; led additional volume increases; set the business up to handle triple-digit growth; supported an agile, complex new business model (agility and complexity); built the organizational structure to 170 full-time winemaking staff from 20 employees -- to cover quality, warehouse, laboratory, logistics, maintenance, administration, cellar and management on a 24-hour basis.

He developed a bottom-up capital plan and an expense budget from zero and implemented training systems, competitive wages, safety programs, an emphasis on standard operating procedures, a sitewide project management system, the bones of an HACCP and GMP program, quality management systems, and other core components of a successful business.

Key instances of Expert's leadership and implementation experience include project management at the multimillion-dollar capital level; critical improvements in operational efficiency; the complete technical development of 3 bottling lines; establishing supporting systems; integrating 6 million gallonsworth of new systems; installing a full solar array and battery storage system; insulating tanks sitewide; and constructing a new 365,000-square-foot warehouse. He also led the major growth of the winery's potable and wastewater infrastructure.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to 2013 Employer: Numerous Wine Industry Players Title: Consulting General Manager, CEO, GM, Operations Director, and Manager of Quality Improvement Department:
Expert served a winery as Consulting General Manager from 2012-13.

Before this time, his title elsewhere was CEO and General Manager (2010-11). Previously he was Director of Operations and General Manager at a winery and wine estate (2008-10); Capital Assets Manager for a wine estate (2007-08); Manager of Quality and Process Improvement -- as well as Packaging Analysis and Development -- for another vineyard (2004-07).

Expert's prior role was Director of Strategic Projects for a forest products company, which he also served as Chief Quality Officer.

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