Rick Liddell

Consulting Collaborative has hired two new managing principals. Rick Liddell will be managing principal of the Denver office while Jim Leugers will be managing principal at the Indianapolis office.

Liddell is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in sales, marketing and operations, according to the company. He has successful profit and loss responsibility for both specialty and commodity products.

Liddell’s work history includes 20 years with VT Industries Inc., a senior vice president role for the Fine Laminate Countertop Division, with general management responsibility for the sales and operations of a seven-plant North American business.

He specializes in strategic and business planning, organizational planning, new product introduction and sales and marketing strategy.

Jim Leugers

From both executive and managerial roles, Liddell has demonstrated the ability to build profitable organizations utilizing a teamwork approach that focuses on resource planning, continuous improvement and leadership by example, according to Consulting Collaborative. He has worked with major suppliers, general contractors, glazing contractors and sheet metal fabricators in the commercial construction industry.

Leugers’ previously worked as vice president of manufacturing for a leading glass and glazing contractor; several positions at Kawneer Company including general manager, corporate controller and plant manager; and five years as an executive with a non-profit agency.

He specializes in finance, manufacturing, project management and root cause analysis.

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