© 2018 by Westward Consulting LLC

Workforce Management is our passion. 
Your results and satisfaction is what drives us.

We carry an extensive and unmatched level of expertise in the area of automated scheduling in addition to our other services.  Our experience includes automated scheduling solution designs, architecture and deployments in some of the most challenging environments.  We have deployed in multi-union manufacturing, hospitals and the largest, most complex retail environments.  When it comes to scheduling, our expertise and experience is unmatched in the workforce management industry.

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Trinity University

CEO/Founder

John West

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Gamestop - Workforce Manager - 3y

Workforce Insight - Vice President of Retail Consulting - 8y

Westward Consulting - CEO - 3y

Past Clients:

Education:

Home Depot, Ace, Bealls Inc, Polo Ralph Lauren, Gamestop, Spring Mobile

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University of Texas:

BA Management

BS Information Systems

COO/Lead Solution Architect

Bart Hundt

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Minyard Food Store - 18y

Workforce Insight - 5y

Hundt Ideas Consulting - 3y

Westward Consulting - 2y

Past Clients:

Education:

Levis, American Eagle, Urban Outfitters, Ralph Lauren, Lowe's, Walgreens, Whole Foods, Spring Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, Aramark, Century 21

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B.S., Political Science

Director of Retail Services

Eric Minter

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Aaron's Sales and Lease - Sales & Customer Accounts Manager - 3y

Lowe's Home Improvement - Department Manager - 5y

Workforce Insight - Workforce Management Consultant - 3y

Westward Consulting - Director of Retail Services - 3y

Past Clients:

Education:

NFL, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Shopko, Bealls, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, Game Stop, Whole Foods, Walgreens, Century 21

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University of Illinois:

B.S., Biochemistry

Director, Implementation Services

Jason Nickey

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Dreams Retail - Quality Assurance Lead - 3y

Workforce Insight - Workforce Management Analyst - 1.5y

Workforce Insight - Workforce Management Consultant - 1.5y

Workforce Insight - Service Delivery Manager - 2y

Westward Consulting - Senior Manager Workforce Solutions - 1.5y

Past Clients:

Education:

Novo Nordisk, Chemtura Corp, City Colleges of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Union Bank, Toyota, TTX Corp, Autoliv, CITGO, Cedar Fair, Workforce Software Development Team

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Texas A&M:

B.S., Agribusiness

Senior Workforce Management Consultant

James Newman

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Target, Level III  - Team Lead - 2y

Old Navy - Customer Experience Manager - 6y

Eddie Bauer - Store Manager - 5y

Workforce Insight - Workforce Management Consultant - 3y

Axsium Group - Workforce Management Consultant - 3y

Westward Consulting - Senior Workforce Management Consultant - .5y

Past Clients:

Education:

Target,  Lego USA, FedEx,  Cabelas USA, Cabelas Canada, Gander Mountain, Hy-Vee, Cedar Fair, NFL, Levis, Domtar, NYU Hospital

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Colorado Technical University:

B.S., Information Technology

M.S., Computer Science: Database Administration

Senior Workforce Solutions Consultant

Chris Protain

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

United States Air Force - 5y

Workforce Insight - Workforce Management Analyst - 2y

Workforce Insight - Workforce Management Consultant - 2.5y

Workforce Insight - Team Lead, Application Solutions - 1y

Westward Consulting - Senior Workforce Solutions Consultant - 1.5y

Past Clients:

Education:

Eastern Municipal Water District, Toyota, Corning, Union Bank, TTX, UIL, Stitch Fix, Baker Hughes, Medial College of Wisconsin, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Cedar Fair, New York University

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University of Wisconsin, Madison

Workforce Management Consultant 

Pete Niles

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Shopko Stores LLC - Labor Analyst - 17y

Shopko Stores LLC - Store Management - 14y

Past Clients:

Education:

N/A

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Victoria College Police Academy

Workforce Management Consultant

Kristy May

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

The City of Victoria, Texas - 1y

The City of Gonzales, Texas - 2y

Victoria County Sheriffs Office - 8y

Past Clients:

Education:

Home Depot

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Baker University, Baldwin City, KS

Masters of Business Administration

 

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Bachelor of General Studies – Economics

Workforce Management Consultant

Jim Mickelson

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Sprint - 11y

AIG - 2y

Past Clients:

Education:

N/A

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William Smith College:

BA Economics

Director of Operations 

Beth Boisi

Hobbies:

Work Experience:

Butcher & Bee Restaurants - 3y

Workforce Insight - 2y

Shobha, Inc - 6y

Past Clients:

Education:

N/A

 

 

Spending time with my family

Working on our small hobby farm

Tinkering on anything mechanical, from cars to tractors

Fishing

Riding my Harley

Watching old movies with my wife

 

Hunting

Video Games

Spending time with my wife & daughter

 

 

Reading

Watching Movies

Board Games

 

Hiking with my 4 dogs

Camping with my husband

Video Games

 

Fishing

Hiking

Dancing

Shopping

 

 

Traveling

Yoga

Cooking

Amateur Radio

Woodworking

Gardening

Tennis

Reading

Refinishing Furniture

 

Kayaking

Fishing/Hunting

Hiking

Spending time with my wife