Waypoint Expands with Four Senior Consultants

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Dallas, Texas – (July 25, 2017) – Waypoint Consulting Services, the Dallas-based firm active in the financial services, healthcare, and energy sectors, announced the hiring of four senior consultants, all seasoned practitioners with multiple areas of expertise.  They are Jim Baubie III, Dr. Ron Papa, Cindi Pacanins, Vinny Velayudhan.

Bill Stuart, Waypoint chief executive and managing partner, said, “We are privileged to have these four excellent consultants, with their impressive and diverse backgrounds and experience, join our Waypoint team.  We are pleased to be able to offer so much talent in so many areas to our clients.  To a person, they share the Waypoint vision and values and are bringing them to bear in the best interests of our clients.”

Jim Baubie III, with more than 25 years of experience aligning business/technology strategies, was most recently Comerica Bank’s SVP and Divisional CIO of Enterprise Technology Strategy and Corporate Functions, where he led initiatives on regulatory compliance, global sourcing, corporate governance, vendor management, and M&A.  He holds an MBA in IT/Healthcare Management and a BS magna cum laude in MIS.

Dr. Ron Papa has managed a variety of risk management, regulatory compliance, disaster recovery, vendor management, and statistical analysis projects in multiple industries, including automotive and financial services.  He is an adjunct college professor and president-elect of the Great Lakes PMI Chapter, and holds a PhD and post-Masters Certificate in MIS and an MBA in Finance.

Cindi Pacanins manages large-scale strategic business and technology initiatives in many sectors, utilizing IT and business frameworks.  Most recently she advised the office of the CEO of a large international retail organization on strategic initiatives to support a world class co-prosperity Franchise System.  She was VP of Finance for the Dallas Chapter of PMI and holds a BS in Decision and Information Science.

Vinny Velayudhan has a successful track record of building and managing successful operational support teams around the world.  He has worked with a variety of industries including healthcare and financial services and was most recently Senior Manager at Dell, responsible for endpoint security, compliance, lifecycle management and more.  He studied electrical engineering at SUNY Stony Brook.

About Waypoint
Waypoint is a consulting services company formed by partners deeply experienced across industries and geographies to advise leaders on strategy and business transformation, M&A, growth and client life cycle, risk and regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, data security and privacy, information technology and operations.  The company is based in Dallas, Texas. www.trustwaypoint.com

Waypoint Contact:  Mark Renfro,  Managing Partner, Waypoint Consulting Services, mrenfro@trustwaypoint.com  972-322-8863

Media Contact: Ann Cain, Communications, 214-632-3300

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