Brian Deal

Director, Strategy and Supply Chain Services

As DVIRC’s Director of Strategy and Supply Chain Services, Brian guides manufacturers in creating and implementing change initiatives for business and personal growth.

Brian works with DVIRC clients in the development and implementation of strategic plans and guides leadership teams through issues related to business transformation and productivity initiatives. He also provides training and coaching to strengthen skills in building strong, collaborative leaders and employee teams.

He is a business leader with 20 years of experience in Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain.

Brian has a unique background and strong experience in manufacturing with both large and small companies. He has both domestic and global experience from his time with Crown Holdings, Novelis, and Canpack. Prior to that, he served as a Plant Engineer for Sonoco and a Continuous Improvement Engineer for Amsted Industries (Griffin Pipe).

Brian holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Temple. He also has a Green Belt and is well-versed in Lean methodology.

His Industry experience includes:

  • Pharmaceutical Packaging
  • Paper & Corrugate
  • Foundry & Steel Processing
  • Aluminum Rolling
  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Machining