Leadership Team

Building the World's Premier Sourcing & Procurement Consulting Firm

Leadership Team

Leadership Team

  • Tom Beaty

    Founder & CEO

    Tom is the founder and CEO of KGM Strategy Group and its spend analytics business unit, SpendHQ. His focus is on client success, company culture, strategy, and new product innovation.

  • Brent Eiland


    Brent has been with KGM Strategy Group since 2003 and co-leads the firm's consulting practice. He has over 25 years of experience in consulting and operations management.

  • Brian Houpt

    Executive Vice President

    Brian has over 20 years of experience in procurement and strategic sourcing. He leads the firm's category analytics business unit, Insight Analytics.

  • Jake Wojcik

    Executive Vice President

    Jake has consulted on spend analysis and procurement for over 20 years. Since 2008, he has led business development and marketing across all divisions, including the firm's private equity practice.

  • Doug Van Wingerden

    Executive Vice President

    Doug leads the firm's Procurement Transformation practice. He has over 25 years of consulting experience and has supported large transformational projects for clients in a variety of industries.

  • Brian Prantil

    Executive Vice President

    Brian is an Executive Vice President within the firm's consulting practice and has over 18 years of experience focused on supply chain optimization efforts and step-change capability transformations.

  • Rod Robinson

    Senior Vice President

    Rod is Senior Vice President at KGM Strategy Group and leads the firm’s Supplier Diversity practice and Center of Excellence. He has over 25 years of experience in procurement.

  • Anthony Godfrey

    Senior Vice President &
    Chief Financial Officer

    Anthony is the firm's CFO and has over 25 years of hands on management experience in accounting, finance, treasury functions, and mergers and acquisitions in public and private companies.

  • George Rhymestine

    Senior Vice President

    George has over 20 years of experience consulting companies on sourcing, category management, procurement organizational design, outsourcing, and make vs. buy assessments.

  • Bill Pumphrey

    Vice President

    Bill has over 24 years of experience working together with clients to create and implement savings optimization programs to improve bottom-line results for their respective companies.

  • Sarah Edwards

    Vice President

    Sarah joined the firm in 2007 and has deep strategic sourcing expertise. She has led many highly complex procurement-related engagements, driving significant savings and value for clients.

  • Steven Browning

    Vice President, Private Equity Practice Lead

    Steven leads ISG’s Private Equity practice which partners with PE firms & their portfolio companies to deliver EBITDA impact & operational improvement through procurement value creation initiatives.

  • Kristalyn Mumaw

    Vice President

    Kristalyn is a Vice President at KGM Strategy Group and leads the firm's Marketing function, including marketing strategy, brand management, demand generation, and intangible assets.

  • Gerard Borda

    Vice President

    Gerard is a Vice President at KGM Strategy Group and leads the firm's HR and Talent Management function, including acquisition, learning & development, and firm culture.

  • Doug Fullenkamp

    Vice President

    Doug has over 20 years of experience in procurement and strategic sourcing and has worked as both a consultant and a practitioner within industry.


  • Conrad Grajczak


    Conrad has over 10 years of management consulting experience focused on cost reduction and margin improvement in small to mid cap companies owned by Private Equity.

  • Virginia Lantz


    Virginia is a Director with KGM Strategy Group whose focus is on delivering value through procurement assessments, strategic sourcing, and procurement transformation initiatives.

  • Ryan Heath


    Ryan has been with KGM Strategy Group since 2008 and has developed deep sourcing expertise around transportation, packaging, commercial print, and waste disposal.

  • Claire Christopher


    Claire joined the firm in 2010 and has led a number of strategic client engagements including post-merger integration synergy capture, as well as meeting significant client savings targets.

  • Jonathan Rutman


    Jonathan has over 20 years of experience in supporting senior finance, procurement, and supply chain executives as both a consultant and a global strategic accounts leader.

Advisory Board

  • Chuck Weiss

    Chairman of Advisory Board

    Chuck had an extensive career in corporate management and management consulting. He now leads Charles Weiss, LLC, where he serves on company boards, advises CEOs, and makes private equity investments.

  • Wayne Mincey

    Advisory Board

    Wayne is the Executive Chairman of Market Track, and has over 20 years of experience in strategy, operations, finance, business development and mergers and acquisitions.

  • Cynthia Dautrich

    Advisory Board

    Cynthia is a highly-regarded Procurement and Supply Chain leader with expertise in creating global vision and strategies, building world class procurement teams and driving operational excellence.

  • Eric Murphy

    Advisory Board

    Eric is the CEO for OptumInsight and is a seasoned leader with more than 30 years of experience in outsourcing, systems integration and consulting services.

  • Francois-Xavier Terny

    Advisory Board

    Francois began his career with Bain & Co. before starting Masaï, a consulting firm focused on industrial cost optimization, in 1996. He has since become a advisor and investor to various companies.

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