Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Mark Stevens
Green Bay

469 Security Blvd.
Green Bay, WI
54313

Tel: 920.662.2966
Email: mstevens@wipfli.com

Services

Consulting

Areas of Expertise

  • Business strategic planning and alignment
  • Manufacturing operational and business dashboards
  • Performance measurement systems
  • Lean/Sigma strategy development and education
  • Lean/Sigma improvement events
  • Quality systems integration and compliance
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration and project management
  • Work flow integration systems

Industries

Manufacturing and Distribution
Private Equity

Education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor degree in architecture
  • Registered industrial architects
Templeton College - Oxford, England
  • Advanced Business Management Leadership training
Villanova University
  • Lean/Sigma Black Belt

Mark Stevens

Partner

Mark Stevens offers experience and skills developed through working more than 25 years in the manufacturing industry. Today, he leads Wipfli LLP’s manufacturing and consulting practice that serves clients throughout the United States and Asia. Mark has guided local, national, and international manufacturing companies through all facets of operational excellence and technology integration. He has a passion for helping manufacturers become more customer-effective and operationally efficient.

Certifications
  • Lean/Sigma Black Belt
  • Registered Industrial Architect
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) - Member

Recent Insights

Blogs

The Four Biggest Challenges for Job Shops
Sep 20, 2017

How Knowing Your Data Can Boost Job Shop Productivity
Jul 14, 2017

5 Ways to Improve Efficiencies on the Job Shop Floor
Jul 07, 2017

4 Steps to Get the Most Out of Your ERP Investment
Jun 23, 2017

Do ERP Best Practices Apply to My Job Shop?
Jun 08, 2017

Debunking the Top 4 Job Shop ERP Myths
Jun 02, 2017

Top 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an ERP System
May 26, 2017

5 Ways Your Customers Benefit From an ERP System
May 17, 2017

Top 4 Issues Job Shops Need to Address for Success
May 08, 2017

How Job Shops Can Save on Overhead Costs
Apr 28, 2017

How to Adapt to Customers Changing Their Minds
Apr 14, 2017

The Psychology of Gaining Productivity in a Job Shop
Apr 06, 2017

Process or Efficiency: Which Matters Most in a Job Shop?
Mar 03, 2017

What’s the Payback of an ERP System for Job Shops and Contract Manufacturers?
Feb 24, 2017

How Can I Improve Scheduling for My Job Shop?
Feb 17, 2017

The Secrets of Reducing Lead Times in Job Shops
Feb 10, 2017

The Pros and Cons of NetSuite for Job Shops
Feb 03, 2017

A Roadmap to Sales Reporting for Job Shops and Contract Manufacturers
Jan 27, 2017

Improve Sales Results by Focusing on Sales PROCESS!
Jan 27, 2017

Marketing 101 for Job Shops
Jan 20, 2017

Creating Your Job Shop’s Value Proposition and Customer Strategy
Dec 30, 2016

How Job Shops Can Build A Robust Sales Pipeline
Dec 23, 2016

Taking the Sting Out of a Tight Labor Market
Dec 16, 2016

How to Engage Everyone in Your ERP Software Solution
Nov 25, 2016

Job Shop ERP Implementation: What “First Steps” You Can Expect
Nov 18, 2016

How Job Shops Can Get More Hours in Each Day Using NetSuite
Nov 11, 2016

Before You Implement a Cloud ERP: What Job Shops Need to Know
Nov 04, 2016

Six Signs You’re Ready for an ERP
Oct 28, 2016

How Job Shops Can Save Time in the Quoting/Estimating Process
Oct 21, 2016

The Strategic vs. Operations Thinker
Oct 14, 2016

How an ERP System Drives Costs Out of Your Job Shop
Oct 07, 2016

How An ERP Can Help You Grow Your Job Shop
Sep 30, 2016

What’s the Total Cost of Ownership for a Cloud-based Job Shop ERP?
Sep 23, 2016

ERP Systems for Job Shops: 5 Factors That Influence Your Cost
Sep 09, 2016

Why Your Job Shop Needs an ERP System
Sep 16, 2016

The Real Cost of Unplanned Downtime—How to Avoid the Risks
Jun 28, 2017

What’s the Potential Payback of the IoT for Discrete Manufacturers?
Jun 21, 2017

What Discrete Manufacturers Need to Know About Robots
Jul 11, 2017

Are Robots a Threat to Todays Manufacturing Workforce?
Oct 31, 2017

The Digital Workforce: What Does it Mean for Discrete Manufacturers?
Nov 14, 2017

IT and OT Alignment: The Key to Greater Efficiency in Discrete Manufacturing
Nov 28, 2017

How IoT Can Help You Develop Deeper Customer Relationships
Jan 18, 2017

How The Internet of Things Is Changing The Way Discrete Manufacturers Produce Products
Jan 04, 2017

Using Big Data To Improve Your Manufacturing Process
Nov 30, 2016

How Can Manufacturers Leverage The Industrial Internet?
Nov 23, 2016

5 Key Elements Of Analytics To Consider
Nov 16, 2016

How Top Performers Drive Continuous Improvement On The Shop Floor
Nov 01, 2016

6 Keys To More Effective Decision-Making
Oct 25, 2016

Three questions to answer to learn how the Internet of Things could affect your business
Oct 04, 2016

The Internet Of Things Vs. The Industrial Internet
Aug 23, 2016

Are You Deluding Yourself With Data?
Aug 16, 2016

How Should Manufacturers Improve Job Order Scheduling?
Aug 09, 2016

What Kind Of Environments Breed Innovative Thinking?
Jul 26, 2016

2 Keys To Efficient Order Fulfillment
Jul 19, 2016

3 Tips For Manufacturers To Increase Agility
Jul 12, 2016

3 Examples Of Manufacturers That Are Going Green
Jun 28, 2016

How Is Enhanced Mobile Functionality In CRM Systems Changing Sales?
Jun 07, 2016

3 Metrics To Consider When Benchmarking Your Manufacturing Organization
May 31, 2016

3 Tips To Improve Collaborative Problem-Solving
May 17, 2016

Do Your Manufacturing Process Workflows Stifle Human Genius?
Apr 26, 2016

5 Steps To Using KPIs And Dashboards For Problem-Solving On The Shop Floor
Mar 14, 2016

Why Analytics Is Useless Unless Aligned With Business Objectives
Mar 09, 2016

The No. 1 Manufacturing Metric You Can't Afford To Ignore
Feb 10, 2016

Pros And Cons Of Using Robots In Your Manufacturing Process
Jan 27, 2016

How Can Value-Stream Mapping Improve Operations?
Jan 13, 2016

Why Lean Processes Shouldn't Be Limited To The Shop Floor
Jan 06, 2016