As founder of EO Don Yates has worked with
a number of different types of clients on a wide variety of projects.
The following brief descriptions as well as an expanded list
of representative clients give a feel for this. In the descriptions
below click on the CH
to read an expanded case history, which includes client comments.
3COM - Started when there were only seven employees.
Worked extensively with founder, President, and all others to
develop initial management team as well as foundation for operations
and strategy resulting in strong organization that went on to
a successful IPO and to become a leading company in its industry.
Aerotherm Group, Acurex – Helped Group
VP build second tier management, define division strategy, and
develop a new management style [Searching for an Alternative Management
Style, Management Review] including a revolutionary compensation
Advanced Technology Sector, Gilbane Building Company
– Helped Sector VP and Function leaders develop sector into
world-class organization. CH
Chrysler Corporation, Spare Parts Division
– Involved in developing new management and operating processes
for whole division. Responsible for developing one spare parts
depot as a model for remainder of division.
Greenhills School – Working with the
Head of School over ten years as on a whole range of educational
and administrative issues. CH
Pacific Bell – Worked in conjunction
with Krone Associates on one of largest corporate change projects
in US involving eighty outside consultants serving over one hundred
internal consultants and thousands of employees.
Pinnacle Systems – Worked with CEO and
top management to put in place an effective management team and
to design operations processes and systems helping this video
workstation company reach a successful IPO and continued success.
San Carlos Charter Learning Center –
Facilitated over fifty volunteers creating California's Charter
School No. 1 from forming the founding Governance Council through
opening over a year later. CH
Strategos – Worked with founders of this
international strategy- consulting corporation to design and implement
initial organization structure, operations, processes, and philosophy.
Viewpoint Systems – Worked with founders
of this commercial software startup to develop management team
and organization and operations design. Assisted all levels of
organization on operations and human relations issues.