Ryan Collins



Core Knowledge


Chief Operations/Chief Technical Officer /C-suite, Founder/Startup Board Advisory, Loss Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, Strategy Renewal & Deployment, Organization Performance Modeling, Culture Diagnosis and Kaizen implementation, HR Capability Building (from purely Admin into Business Parter and Change Agent), TPM/Lean Implementation, Defect Find/Fix Capability Building, Integrated Business Planning/S&OP, Innovation Mapping and Activity System Development, Customer Value Creation through Operations, Customer Success X-Function Team Design and Facilitation, Private Equity Buy/Sell Activity System,.


Leadership Characteristics

  • Results Focused, Servant Leadership, Facts + Empathy, Value-Driven, MBTI = ENTJ, Kaizen culture
  • Led sale of PE-backed $300MM plastic horticultural container/recycling company (Nursery Supplies, Inc)
  • Held Chief Operating, Chief Technical and Chief HR Officer roles for F-50 and Private Equity companies
  • Directed X-function team on $45MM NPV project with greenfield startup and multi-plant consolidation
  • Brand and segment experience across Baby Care (Pampers/Luvs), Paper (Bounty/Charmin), Beauty Care (Clairol), Prestige (Fekkai/SKII), Household (Duracell) and Horticultual (Nursery Supplies Inc)
  • Extensive acquisition and divestiture culture integration experience across small, mid and large cap brands


April 2024-present Cincinnati Consulting Consortium – Supply Network, OPS Value Stream and Human Resources Executive
Dec 2019-Jan 2024

Nursery Supplies Inc, a division of Lincolnshire Management ($300MM revenue)

Chief Operating / Chief Technical Officer, led sale to Mill Point Capital in April 2023

Feb 2016-Dec 2019

Berkshire Hathaway

DURACELL, Sr. Director, NA Packaging Operations ($1.3B revenue)


Mar 2012-Feb 2016

Procter & Gamble

DURACELL Global HR Director (final 18 months focused on divestiture to BH)


Mar 2012-Feb 2016




Procter & Gamble

HR Director, NA/LA Prestige Beauty Market Development Organization ($600MM revenue)

Jan 1997-2012

Procter & Gamble

Started career in Mehoopany (largest P&G plant in the world and global Lean lead model plant), continued to grow with increasing Plant Operations leadership roles and HR broadening assignments.  Brand experience during this stretch – Pampers, Luvs, Bounty, Charmin, Clairol, Wella, Fekkai, SKII


  • Masters of Business Administration, Finance, 2005, UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, Stamford, Connecticut
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, 1996, PENN STATE UNIVERSITY, State College, Pennsylvania

Language/Leadership Development and Certifications

  • Spanish fluency
  • Board of Director of Berry Clean Brands Inc, 2024
  • Demand Driven Supply Chain Planning Workshop, 2021
  • Certified Blanchard Situational Leadership Facilitator, 2016 (© K. Blanchard)
  • SHRM member since 2015
  • Pathways to Leadership, 2014 (© Verus Global)
  • Certified Organization Performance Modeling Facilitator (OPM), 2010
  • Leadership on Paper (© JPP), 2008
  • The Birkman Method, Certified Coach and Consultant, 2006. Continue to leverage for coaching, team effectiveness and recruiting.
  • Creating Highly Effective Teams, 2004, Certified Practitioner
  • Lean Supply Chain Management, 2002, Certified Practitioner
  • Total Productive Maintenance 2000, Certified Practitioner