Known by colleagues and friends as a “corporate plumber”, Alden designs, orchestrates and leads large-scale institutional change, fixing anything that does not flow. He has over 30 years of global expertise in leading change processes, i.e. Kaizens and creating organizational models demonstrating world-class material flow, work systems, collaborative labor/management relations, large-scale, inclusive processes for resolving site-wide policy issues, merger & acquisition assimilation and unmatched EHS performance. First-hand knowledge of institutional complexities coupled with expertise in analyzing work and work processes coupled with I.T. savvy has launched Alden into E-strategic planning and visioning. His proven track-record of creating institutional value covers a wide range of industries including jet propulsion & aerospace, elevators, air conditioners, industrial chillers, automotive components, machine tool OEM’s, sport league photography, financial services and the aluminum, titanium and steel industries. The use of a “service business” model coupled with the pursuit of customer satisfaction has lead to the transformation of service functions including human resources, procurement, financial planning, E-business, contracts, industrial relations, materials & logistics management and investor relations. As a conference speaker and workshop leader, Alden has presented for Ecology of Work, Goal QPC, Automation Forum, Connecticut Quality Conference, Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization and Crusade. Pro bono work includes strategic planning and process improvements for Portland, ME schools, Hartford, CT schools, Hartford Chamber of Commerce and South-end Community Services. Alden is degreed in Business and Engineering from Arizona State University and lives in Avon, CT.