Focus:Organization Transformation Architect 

Ron Crabtree is the founder and CEO (2002) of MetaOps™, Inc.  He is an internationally recognized expert in leading-edge business process improvement methodologies. Ron is a Master Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Supply Chain Transformation Architect and also an expert in effective change management, facilitation and communications. He draws on more than 30 years’ experience in implementing  “best practice” methodologies as both an insider and as a consultant in many including insurance & financial services, state/local government, medical/ healthcare, automotive assembly plants, complex manufacturing, process manufacturing, repair operations, printing, injection molding, consumer goods, distribution/retailing, and software and more. Ron is the author and architect of the TOP Facilitator© Program that provides the skills needed for change agents and leaders charged with facilitating organizational transformation.


Through MetaExperts, FarStar has access to over 300 registered consultants with a broad range of experience across every domain. 

Focus: Analytics-based Enterprise and Risk Performance Management

Gary Cokins is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in enterprise and corporate performance management improvement methods and business analytics. He is the founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management, an advisory firm located in Cary, North Carolina at www.garycokins.com . 

His two most recent books are Performance Management: Integrating Strategy Execution, Methodologies, Risk, and Analytics, and Predictive Business Analytics. His books are published by John Wiley & Sons.


Gary holds a BS degree with honors in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from Cornell University (1971) and an MBA with honors from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management (1974).

Ron Crabtree, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB, SCOR-P  [Detroit, MI]

Focus: Chief Supply Chain Transformation Architect 

Paul Bohr has over 30 years experience as an operations executive as a CEO, GM, Director, Program Manager, and Big 5 consultant. He has performed successful business transformation in all kinds of organizations including Fortune 500 companies, venture turn-arounds, and government agencies delivering growth, increased margins, and customer loyalty. He is a former Master Instructor for Motorola in Lean Six Sigma and Change Management, and is currently a SCOR Master Instructor for APICS. As the driving force behind ExecQtion, Paul has developed the approach to deliver the most effective ways to transform organizations.

By collaborating with Execqtion, FarStar is able to leverage Paul's experience and the use of the Execqtion Supply Chain Playbook and transformation framework. 

Gary Cokins, CPIM [Raleigh, NC]

Paul Bohr, MBA, CSCTA, SCOR-P, LSSMBB [Detroit]

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