The Enlīt Team
John DeRaedt, DTech
DTech has over 30 years experience with custom software and proprietary systems integration from analysis and design, through development and implementation. That experience involved the implementation of several data warehouses and the development and integration of countless reporting and analytic systems. DTech brings software and system architecture, design, development, and implementation using C/C++, C#, .NET, J2EE, J2SE, Oracle PL/SQL, MySQL, DB2, and SQL Server as well as many development frameworks and tool including PHP and HTML 5 design services. DTech’s clients include the Swiss Stock Exchange, Sargento Foods, Fortunoff of Westbury, Dana Corporation, Eaton Aeroquip, Ford, Dap, Boeing, Caterpillar, Home Shopping Network, Revolution Money(American Express Serve) and Visa’s v.me.
Business Development & Growth
RPMC, Inc is a marketing and sales company based out of Philadelphia, PA, that focuses on the human connection and conversation in what brings people to products and services. RPMC, Inc works with small to mid size businesses communicate their message through outbound campaigns on the phone, email, or elsewhere. They have been working with us since 2012 and continue to help those see the value in our offerings. When bringing new products and services to the market for Enlit, RPMC leads the charge in introducing our message to you. RPMC has worked with multiple companies that aid school districts specifically with building relationships and seeing value in the marketplace.
Mr. Decsman is transportation professional with 38 years experience. He was employed by the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority from 1974 to 1978 as Director of Planning and Schedules preparing federal and state grant applications and designing operational schedules and route improvements. David served as Direct of Transportation for Toledo City School District from 1978 to 2002 and managed all aspects of the district’s student transportation program. Since 2003, he has worked as a self-employed transportation consultant. His experiences include:
- Worked with numerous school districts statewide and the Ohio Department of Education on transportation audits to enhance efficiency
- Recommend operational improvements and policy changes and negotiate and monitor transportation contracts
- Pickerington Local School District (2003 to date) retained Mr. Decsman to manage its transportation department and oversee its transportation contract.
David has received many awards for his professionalism including Transportation Director of the Year by the Foundation for School Business Management and Pupil Transportation Award of Excellence by the Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation
Tracy E. Hargrove
Lean Application Consultant
Mr. Hargrove has 31 years experience in various aspects of management in manufacturing, maintenance, human resources, and quality, a Black Belt certification in Lean/Six Sigma and a BS in Manufacturing Engineering.
His entire career focused on process improvement and cost reduction. The last nine years have included cost reduction analysis and implementation within public school systems focused on maintenance, custodial, energy, transportation, and construction.
Dr. Shannon Flumerfelt
Lean and Educational Consultant
Shannon Flumerfelt, Ph.D. is a leading international consultant in the use of lean for all aspects of education and government. She is the Founder of Charactership Lean Consulting and serves as an Endowed Professor of Lean, Pawley Lean Institute, and Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Leadership at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. She has worked in education as a teacher, counselor, and administrator, and has conducted educational transformation projects for instruction and operations. She is an accomplished presenter and author, with engagements from the Shingo Institute, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Institutes of Research.
Her recent books include:
Lean Essentials for School Leaders; Transforming the Way We Do Business: Lean Essential for School Leaders; Lean Engineering Education; Lean Education: An Overview of Current Issues; and Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Complex Systems.