DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business. Territory Manager Position AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Nationally recognized automotive aftermarket company is seeking an experienced and motivated self starter for a Territory Sales Manager position in the Houston, Texas, market. Some travel required. Company car, Expenses, $47K Base Salary, Benefits, Bonus opportunities. Resume must be received by July 10, 2010. Email resume to [email protected],Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.
Defeat at Aston Villa in midweek leaves City level on points with Blackburn Rovers, staying out of the relegation zone courtesy of goal difference alone.Wilbraham says the squad continue to look up the table, knowing that victory over Burton Albion at Ashton Gate tomorrow (3pm) will see them leapfrog the Brewers in the table.The City skipper told Bristol City Player HD: “It’s a massive game against Burton and everyone knows that.“Both teams are down there fighting for their place in the division and we know our performance is important – it’s a must-win game.“I think it’s important that everyone sticks together. We know we’ve got a great squad in the dressing room and great supporters.“This is a great football club and it’s important in these last remaining games to fight for every point.“The lads know what is expected of us. We need to beat Burton, but even then the job isn’t done and we need to push on.”Boss Johnson wants a cup final mentality and a vociferous home crowd to inspire the team.Wilbraham, meanwhile, believes the players have just as big a part to play in generating a cauldron-like atmosphere.“The way you start a game sets the tone,” he said. “It’s something we did well in the last two games (Newcastle United and Aston Villa) and we need to replicate that tomorrow.“It’s down to us as players to start well and help to generate the atmosphere. If we do that, we know we’ll have 100% backing from the stands.”
The AFC East has been the most predictable division in football over the last decade.New England remarkably has taken home 10 straight division crowns and finished on top in 15 of the last 16 years. The Patriots and star quarterback Tom Brady aren’t focusing on their previous accomplishments, though. Player to watch Josh Allen, Bills quarterbackAllen will be one of the most intriguing players in the entire NFL this season. The Bills selected him out of Wyoming with the No. 7 pick in the 2018 draft. Overall, he struggled as a rookie, completing just 52.8% of his passes while throwing 10 touchdowns to 12 interceptions. But the team went 5-6 in his starts and he showed flashes of promise, including a five-score performance against the Dolphins in Week 17. “Being in the same system for a year … it’s been a huge help,” Allen said during OTAs in May. “It’s a complete 180 feeling from last year to this year. Obviously, having the year of experience under my belt now and being around the guys in the locker room and having such good relationships in here. … At the same time, we are just trying to make each other better and trying to win football games for the Bills.”Allen’s development will be fascinating to watch and a major key for the Bills, who hope to return to the playoffs in the near future. This was a fantastic throw by Josh Allen pic.twitter.com/j3bqvg9uD7— Bills QB Watch (@BillsQBwatch) August 24, 2019Impact rookie Chase Winovich, Patriots defensive endThe Michigan product slipped to the third round of the 2019 draft, where the Patriots scooped him up with the No. 77 overall pick. He appears to be a steal — so far, at least. Winovich recorded 11 tackles, along with 2 1/2 sacks, in the preseason and has already impressed his teammates.“He’s definitely got a high motor, that’s for sure,” Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower told reporters in early August. “He’s one of the guys who works really hard. He’s always asking questions and he obviously wants to do the right things all of the time. You really couldn’t ask much more from a guy that’s willing to do whatever and then with the way he does it. He acts like he’s done it for a while.”Winovich has a chance to take New England’s pass rush to the next level. #Patriots 3rd round pick Chase Winovich got the team 7th sack of the day. pic.twitter.com/fFA2NyviHS— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) August 9, 2019Coach on the hot seatSean McDermott, BillsMcDermott isn’t necessarily entering the season on the hot seat, but he’s the closest coach to it in the AFC East. Adam Gase (Jets) and Brian Flores (Dolphins) are in their first year in their respective jobs, so they’ll likely have some time to try to turn those franchises around. And — this goes without saying — Bill Belichick obviously isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, unless he chooses to.Coming off a 6-10 record from last season, McDermott’s seat could get warmer in 2019 if the Bills once again struggle and Allen either regresses or fails to take a step forward. Key matchup Jets at Patriots, Sept. 22:The Jets have a long, long way to go to challenge the Patriots. Everything will have to break just right in order for them to win, but with quarterback Sam Darnold and the addition of running back Le’Veon Bell, New York appears like the team in the division best positioned to do so. The Jets likely will need a win in New England if they want to have any shot at dethroning the Patriots in the AFC East.Predicted finishThis isn’t a tough call. Despite the Patriots losing tight end Rob Gronkowski to retirement after last season, the defending champions still bring back Brady, receiver Julian Edelman and a host of other offensive weapons. Their defense isn’t too shabby, either, and they’re certainly a favorite to represent the AFC in a fourth straight Super Bowl.The Jets and Bills should fight for the second spot in the division behind New England, though neither is expected to finish the season in playoff contention. The Dolphins, on the other hand, may have a tough time picking up wins. 1. Patriots NFL preview 2019: AFC South player to watch, impact rookie, projected finish “If (there’s) anything the Patriots have taught me, it is being in the present and not resting on what has happened in the past and certainly not worrying what is happening in the future,” Brady said during a radio interview in mid-August. “I am excited to get out there and play this year and do what I hope to do for this team.”8/12, 75 yards. @TomBrady was sharp in his #NFLPreseason debut! #CARvsNE pic.twitter.com/yXmNPRHdOh— NFL (@NFL) August 23, 2019The Patriots clearly are the front-runners to capture an 11th straight AFC East title entering the season. The Bills and Jets are expected to be afterthoughts, but both are led by young, developing quarterbacks while the Dolphins are rebuilding. Here is your 2019 AFC East preview. Related News NFL preview 2019: AFC West player to watch, impact rookie, projected finish 2. Jets3. Bills4. Dolphins