Andrea Jones Consulting
Project Management, Change Management, Process Improvement, Integrator Coaching
AJC Oregon City Falls

Andrea Jones Consulting (AJC) has been helping clients in the Portland, Oregon Metropolitan area since 2006.

AJC is lead by Principal Andrea Jones. AJC is a certified Oregon WBE/MBE business.

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AJC is a certified Oregon Women and Minority Owned Business, Certification # 9414

Andrea S. Jones

Andrea JonesAndrea S. Jones (MS, MBA, PMP) is a 14+ year Executive, having run AJC since 2006 and worked as the VP of Business Operations at a Portland local food processing company in 2017-2018, helping the company grow over 55% in this time frame. In her last role, Andrea managed all business departments from Inventory, Quality, Operations, and Customer Success as well as Accounting/Finance and special projects for the last year and a half. She was the first executive hire in the company and completed an ERP project in 4 months, a new automated packaging line in time for this past year’s production season, instituted business foundational practices such as Business Update Meetings, formalized 3/year coaching and review sessions, and hired 6 critical roles including two that on the Executive team. She also negotiated a contract for a 3PL East Coast distribution center partner, orchestrated an analysis with a Warehouse Specialist consultant, and initiated a customer facing Portal e-commerce project. Andrea loves leading collaborative teams to streamline and optimize business processes; and believes in strong customer service and stakeholder relationships. Andrea implemented the Entrepreneur’s Operating System (EOS) in her last role, and is passionate about using this successful operating model to grow businesses as "Fractional Integrator" consultant, and she enjoys teaching others about the model.   Andrea is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Leaders for Operations program, earning an MBA and Masters in Engineering with a focus on Lean Enterprise.  She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

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Janell Hosch

Janell HoschJanell Hosch is an independent process improvement and business strategy consultant with over twelve years of experience, primarily at Intel Corporation in Portland, OR. She worked initially as an industrial engineer in a research and development factory, managing capacity metrics and modeling. Her responsibilities expanded to include several other roles such as construction scheduling, cost reduction opportunity identification, and project management. She then transitioned into a strategic planning role ensuring factories worldwide were equipped to produce the appropriate amount of product to meet demand. She now focuses on project management and process improvement with a diverse client base.

Janell studied Industrial Engineering in college, earning both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the field. Her graduate work at North Carolina State University included studying Kaizen principles and applying them to both manufacturing processes and business processes. She led improvement efforts, conducted workshops, and performed facility assessments in small and medium sized manufacturing companies in the area.

Janell is also involved in community activities through various volunteer roles including at the board level for two local non-profit groups.


Julie Bryan

Julie BryanJulie Bryan is a process improvement consultant with over 20 years of experience in high-tech manufacturing. Prior to consulting, Julie worked as a business systems analyst at Intel Corporation. In that role, she was responsible for integration, configuration, and support of factory automation systems. She developed, tested, and implemented integrated solutions across a full spectrum of automation capabilities. Julie partnered with customers across multiple business groups to leverage these capabilities to solve manufacturing challenges while responding to constantly changing factory priorities. She built strong relationships with her customers by demonstrating close attention to detail and developing innovative solutions for their needs.

Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Oregon State University. She takes an analytical and systematic approach to problem solving and decision making to ensure quality, accuracy, and timeliness of her work. Julie enjoys helping clients identify focus areas for improvement, define and evaluate solutions, and implement process changes within their organization to increase business productivity and realize efficiency gains.

Diana Muirhead

Diana MuirheadDiana Muirhead is an independent process improvement and project management consultant with over fifteen years of experience in the semiconductor industry, mainly at Intel Corporation at multiple US locations and Ireland. Diana has worked in research and development and high volume manufacturing factories. She is highly motivated with proven leadership, communication, and problem solving skills. Diana has managed people and complex projects to support technology development, factory start-ups, and factory expansions implementing process systems and improvements. She is results-oriented and excels in customer orientation, organization, and attention to detail. Diana's experience enables her to quickly understand objectives and key challenges of new programs and deliver results. Diana has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and currently volunteers in community organizations.


Charae Gibbs

Charae Gibbs Charae is an experienced Change Manager specializing in internal communication and organizational change. She is passionate about enabling businesses to successfully transform and evolve – and sustain those changes – through effective leadership, connection, support and communication with their people. With over 16 years of experience, Charae has worked in start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. She has significant experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical world, and also has a background in Communications and Project Management. AJC is excited that Charae has joined our team in delivering lasting change to organizations.

Charae has a Bachelors Degree in Communications, and a Masters in Arts and currently volunteers in several community organizations.


Hillary Peck

Hillary PeckHillary Peck is a Project Manager with over twelve years of experience high tech, real estate, and manufacturing industries.
As a Project Manager for Dell, Hillary was involved in several process improvement implementations. She was the lead PM for the Custom Factory Integration division for two major corporate transformations. The first was the move from US based factories to multiple factories outside of the US. Later, when Dell moved to a new model of outsourcing manufacturing, Hillary worked on the global process team to make this transition seamless to all Dell customers. Hillary worked with large corporate accounts to identify solutions to move daily IT functions that were standard and repeatable into a factory build environment. This consisted of both software and hardware solutions. It often involved months of planning and sourcing unique hardware requirements and managing long term procurement of obscure parts.

In the real estate industry, Hillary worked to mitigate loss on foreclosed properties for the National Property Disposition Center for Fannie Mae. She was responsible for hiring and managing real estate brokers in various regions around the country to maintain, repair and market the foreclosed properties.

Hillary has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and currently volunteers in several community organizations from education to sports. Hillary is an avid runner and completes marathons and half marathons on a regular basis.