Rob Tracy is the president and founder of Rob Tracy Consulting. With more than 30 years of leadership experience in the manufacturing industry, Rob has become an expert in navigating this sector’s distinct challenges. He published his first book, How To Fix A Factory, in 2019.
Rob now uses his unique perspective to help manufacturing companies across the nation reveal issues, reset expectations, and reach their full potential.
Understanding that every company’s situation is different, Rob doesn’t believe in mechanically applying the latest tools and hoping for good results. He works to realign companies with their core values, touching each level of the business to truly provide a holistic perspective of the current situation. People-focused and practical, he sees through the clutter of everyday obstacles to get to the heart of what needs to be addressed. Rob’s many years of experience with leading change from within ensures that issues are not only identified but solved—for good.
Before founding his consultancy, Rob held several leadership roles with prominent companies such as Andersen Windows, Pentair, Intek Plastics, and CliftonLarsonAllen. In addition to being highly experienced with Lean and EOS® practices, Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan and is a graduate of the Minnesota Executive Program at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.