Daren Samuels

As National Practice Director, Daren leads Patina’s Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Operations practice, and works directly with clients to meet their needs. Capabilities include Business Transformation, Supply Chain Management, Complexity Reduction, Sourcing & Procurement, Planning & Scheduling, Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Product Development, Product Cost Management, and Project Management.

Daren has extensive leadership and consulting experience, as well as Automotive industry expertise, having been at organizations such as Wilson Perumal & Company, Win Enterprises, Accenture and A.T. Kearney. Prior to joining Patina, Daren was a Managing Director and Owner of Vector Management Advisors, LLC.

Daren earned his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and his B.A. in Economics from Bellarmine University.