Experienced Business Process Designer & Excel Automation Developer

Justin is a Principal with Columbus Consulting specializing in business process improvement. His technical expertise is in the development and automation of highly customized Excel analytical tools and reports. He is a superbly detail-oriented individual who prides himself on being resourceful and having the desire to challenge the status quo. He’d tell you that one of the best compliments he’s ever received was, “You just don’t understand the wonder that is Justin until you work closely with him.” His skill with data analysis & manipulation, knowledge of merchandise and location planning, exceptional technological intuition and keen eye for business process optimization make him an invaluable resource on any project, particularly when facilitating communication between the business and IT. While always bringing a jovial levity to any room, Justin operates with a strong sense of urgency and is passionately dedicated to improving the business strategies and daily lives of his clients

Experience

  • Event Network – Project Lead
    • Redesigned Excel OTB tool with customized ribbon automations and data uploads
    • Optimized Excel Replenishment tool to automate the generation of both data & analysis fields
  • Guess – Technical Lead
    • Developed a series of tools to automate the creation and uploading of Sales Plans and Models from current spreadsheets into JDA (Blue Yonder) Allocation
  • Justice, International Merchandising Team – Project Lead
    • Designed and built over a dozen Excel planning tools and integrated, automated reports
  • J.Crew – Business Analyst, Testing Lead
    • Assisted in the system design and implementation of JDA (Blue Yonder) Enterprise Planning •Lead the unit testing and system integration testing effort for the EP implementation

Specialization

  • Merchandise & Assortment Planning
  • Location Planning
  • Reporting
  • MS Excel Automation

Expertise

  • Functional Design
  • Business Process Design
  • Excel Automation
  • Change Management
  • Training
  • System Design & Testing

Clients Include

  • Event Network
  • Marshall Retail Group
  • Guess
  • Justice
  • J.Crew
  • Calvin Klein

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