DELAFIELD, WI — Throughput Consulting Inc. announced that Donna Cobbs has joined the company as a Technical Support Specialist with Bluestreak, a manufacturing execution (MES) and quality management system (QMS) designed for service-based companies such as painting, powder coating, finishing and heat treating. With over 20 years of experience managing global adoption and change initiatives for Fortune 100 and 500companies, Cobbs is recognized for creating industry best-practice solutions, and brings the ability to convey complex technical information in user-friendly terms.

Cobbs has experience working within the manufacturing, utilities, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, beverage, and pharmaceutical sectors. She brings extensive experience in identifying stakeholder needs, readiness and risks associated with implementations, and the solutions to help achieve optimum adoption of an initiative. She has experience leading the change management effort for SAP and Oracle implementations, as well as major business process changes not related to software. Cobbs also has extensive project management and leadership experience supporting various manufacturing and distribution clients through the entire business transformation journey.

As a senior consultant, Cobbs successfully led business process improvement, project management, risk assessment, evaluation and selection projects. She has experience driving business transformation for manufacturers in the beverage, complex manufacturing, medical device and industrial manufacturing industries, among others. Organizations have benefited from her focus on delivering high quality and value throughout each project.