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About Our Business

Solutions for Success

Alpha-Flow Management Consulting offers  comprehensive capabilities and deep industry knowledge necessary to help you solve the most complex issues of your organization. 
We have a proven record of bringing modern solutions to early stage and fast-growing companies and organizations that are looking to maximize efficiency, profitability and optimize growth. We are the “extra set of hands” adding capacity to implement and manage your programs and projects. Our team represents decades of experience working with businesses, manufacturers, educational institutions and government entities
Want to experience the expertise of Alpha-Flow Management Consulting for yourself? Give us a call today and let’s discuss what we can do for you.

Our Focus

Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities faced by Early Stage and Mid-Sized Companies and Organizations

  • Improving Customer Service and On-Time Delivery 

  • Market Analysis

  • Product Positioning 

  • Planning for Growth

  • Redesigning the Organizational Structure To Respond to the Customer

  • Evaluating Capacity Constraints

  • Quality Improvements  / Cost Reductions

  • Addressing Manufacturing Issues

  • Workforce Training

 

It is always about the People

The Team

Gary Grenter

Principal Consultant, Founder

Mr. Grenter is a highly motivated Senior  Executive with a proven record of consistently growing sales, profits and shareholder value for both public and private companies. He has over thirty-five years of executive level responsibility in Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations and General Management, including as President, CEO and Board Member with a primary focus on startups and early stage high growth opportunities.  

Before Mr. Grenter co-founded Theragen he was the President, CEO and Board Member of SpineAlign Medical Inc., an early commercial stage venture backed medical device company.  Previously Mr. Grenter was the Group President for Spacelabs Healthcare, a global leader in patient monitoring, anesthesia and diagnostic cardiology and was responsible for all Operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. During his tenure he successfully managed and closed the acquisition of Del Mar Reynolds and incorporated that business into their global network.

Prior to Spacelabs he was the President and CEO for Kyphon Inc., a Spine Company and led their very successful IPO in 2002.  He also took a struggling electrical stimulation medical company, Biolectron, and managed a 400% increase in sales and profitability, and then sold it for $100M to its largest competitor, Biomet Corporation, a global leader in orthopedics.  Mr. Grenter began his medical device career with Stryker Orthopedics, holding senior positions in Operations, Marketing and Product Development.

Mr. Grenter holds a B.S. in Production Management from Northern Illinois University and an M.B.A. in Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

Alpha-Flow Management Consulting Services

Alpha-Flow Management Consulting exists to solve the critical issues facing our clients, both large and small. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.

Organizational Development & Strategic Planning

  • Organizational Structure

  • Strategic Business Planning

  • Sales & Marketing Strategy

  • Product Positioning

  • Supply Chain Development

  • Fundraising and Grant Writing

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Manufacturing Processes and Operations

  • Process Development and Improvement

  • Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen Project Facilitation

  • Quality Improvement and Defect Reduction

  • Product Design and Development

  • Tooling Design and Fabrication

Customized Workforce Training

  • Design and Facilitation

  • Technical training in all aspects of manufacturing processes

  • Leadership, communications and team dynamics

  • Quality methods, systems and controls

  • Technical drawings, blueprint reading and GD&T

  • On-line, classroom and lab facilitation on or off site

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Contact Us

Office: +1 (540) 208-3231

Fax: +1 (540) 301-2280

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Bruce Sobczk

Principal Consultant

Bruce is a transformational leader experienced in engineering, production, quality, and workforce training operations.  Educated early on in trade schools, he started his career as a third generation Tool and Die Maker.  With a tenacious interest in technical knowledge, a strong work ethic, and long list of successful projects and accomplishments,

Mr. Sobczak quickly advanced to high level management positions within a world-class organization without the benefit of a college degree.  A believer in lifelong learning, he continued his education as a working adult earning two degrees from Chapman University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership with honors in 2004, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership in 2008. 

 

Notable positions Mr. Sobczak held include Principle Consultant SOBO Associates LLC, Director of Workforce Development for the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), Director of Economic and Workforce Development for the South Orange County Community College District, Director of Manufacturing Engineering for a worldwide manufacturer, Adjunct Professor, and Private Consultant.

 

Mr. Sobczak is Chairman of the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Education, Advisory Committee on Adult Education & Literacy. He is also a member of the Crater Regional Workforce Investment Group’s, Workforce Development Board of Directors where he also services as Chairman of the Business Services Committee; a member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Career Education Foundation (VCEF); a member of the Precision Machining Program Advisory Committee at John Tyler Community College; a member of the Southside Virginia Community College machining program advisory committee; member of the Chapman University Alumni Association.

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