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.

John West

CEO/Founder

Education:

Trinity University

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Gamestop - Workforce Manager - 3y

Workforce Insight - Vice President of Retail Consulting - 8y

Westward Consulting - CEO - 3y

Levi's Strauss & Co, Home Depot, Walgreens, Whole Foods, Ace Hardware, Bealls Inc, Polo Ralph Lauren, GameStop, Spring Mobile

Bart Hundt

Lead Solution Architect

Education:

University of Texas:

BA Management

BS Information Systems

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Minyard Food Store - 18y

Workforce Insight - 5y

Hundt Ideas Consulting - 3y

Westward Consulting - 2y

Beverages & More, Omni Hotels, Verizon Wireless, Levis, American Eagle, Skechers, Urban Outfitters, Ralph Lauren, Lowe's, Walgreens, Whole Foods, Spring Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, Aramark, Century 21

Eric Minter

Director, Retail Services

Education:

B.S., Political Science

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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

Mars M&M, Ebay, Tiffany & Co, National Football League, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Shopko, Bealls, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, Game Stop, Whole Foods, Walgreens, Century 21

Jason Nickey

Director, Implementation Services

Education:

University of Illinois:

B.S., Biochemistry

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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

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

James Newman

Senior Workforce Management Consultant

Education:

Texas A&M:

B.S., Agribusiness

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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

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Ingles Markets, Domtar, Cedar Fair, Tiffany & Co, National Football League, Levi's Strauss & Co, Target,  Lego USA, FedEx,  Cabelas USA, Cabelas Canada, Whole Foods, Gander Mountain, Hy-Vee

Chris Protain

Senior Workforce Solutions Consultant

Education:

Colorado Technical University:

B.S., Information Technology

M.S., Computer Science: Database Administration

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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

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

Pete Niles

Workforce Management Consultant 

Education:

University of Wisconsin, Madison

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Shopko Stores LLC - Labor Analyst - 17y

Shopko Stores LLC - Store Management - 14y

L'Occitane USA, Crocs, Old Navy/The Gap, Retail Business Services

Jim Mickelson

Workforce Management Consultant

Education:

Baker University, Baldwin City, KS

Masters of Business Administration

 

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Bachelor of General Studies – Economics

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Sprint - 11y

AIG - 2y

Metropolitan Entertainment, The Gap, Sprint, AIG

Paul Trevino

Workforce Ready Consultant

Education:

Northwest Vista Community College

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Christians United for Israel - 3y

HEB - 2y

Cornerstone Church - 5y

Chick-Fil-A - 2y

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Jim Chandler

Senior Consultant/Project Manager

Education:

Orange County Community College

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Sability - 4.5y

Automatic Data Processing - 3y

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Brandt Hospitality, Buffalo Thunder Casino, City of Daphne, Cooper Clinic, Down’s Food Group, F.W. Webb, Frank’s Detail, Haynes Furniture, Marietta Eye, Norpac Foods, NYSARC, Piedmont Healthcare, Servicon, Twin City Fans, Twin City Foods, Value City Furniture, Weathershield, Westminster Canterbury, YMCA of Cass & Clay Counties, and YMCA of Central Connecticut. 

Beth Boisi

Director of Operations/Project Manager

Education:

William Smith College:

BA Economics

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Butcher & Bee Restaurants - 3y

Workforce Insight - 2y

Shobha, Inc - 6y

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Dan Conway

Director, Retail & Food Service

Education:

Thomas Moore College:

BA Liberal Arts & Philosophy

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The Art of Shaving - 5y

Workforce Insight - 1.5y

GameStop- 7.5y

Riding my motorcycle

Movies

Trivia Games

Spending time with my son

Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Lego, GameStop

 

 

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

 

Playing the drums

Video games

Going on long drives

Spending time with my wife

 

Amateur Radio

Woodworking

Gardening

Tennis

Reading

Refinishing Furniture

 

Kayaking

Fishing/Hunting

Hiking

Spending time with my wife

 

Traveling

Yoga & HIIT Workouts

Cooking

Horror movie aficionado

 

Low-Carb Cooking/Baking

Walking 

Outdoor Games (Badminton & Cornhole)

Spending time with my husband & 4-legged children

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