Technology Economics International, Inc.
The following are brief profiles of the principal consultants at Technology Economics International, Inc. Please contact us for more information or a complete bio.
Robert L. Crosslin, PhD (Economics), CPA
is the founder and President of Technology Economics, Inc. He was an Associate Partner with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). He co-led the firm's Process Excellence Unit, an elite global group of business process reengineering experts. Dr. Crosslin established Accenture's business modeling and operations research unit, the Centre for Capability Modeling and Simulation which he managed as a global group of 40 experts supporting clients in the modeling of economic, market, process and supply chain capabilities. He personally consulted on projects in the US, Europe, Africa, and Australia. Dr. Crosslin consulted for the World Bank in Eastern Europe regarding workforce development and business privatization during the transition from state-run to a market economies. During 4 years at the Labor Department, he designed and managed research and evaluation projects of employment and training programs, and has continued his workforce development activities since leaving DOL.
Tony Wenig, MBA (Finance and IT)
was the co-founder of TEI and is currently Director of Consulting. He has business process improvement, economic and financial modeling analysis, business case, and outsourcing experience. Tony was a Director with BearingPoint in Washington, DC, leading the financial modeling area of their IT outsourcing practice. He was also the Director of Customer Analytics for the Global Transaction Services division of CitiGroup in New York City.
Jeff Hawkins, MS (Engineering), PE
is a 25-year veteran and is TEI's Director of Engineering Management Services. He has managed consulting projects in the US and Europe, and his experience includes TQM, ISO 9000 training, Six Sigma, operational excellence and transformation, facilities layout and design, process reengineering, major program and project management, and strategic facility renovations including office space, military operations, production and manufacturing facilities, medical, and specialized clean room laboratories. Jeff was an Associate Partner with Accenture, a Senior Manager at BearingPoint, and an engineering consultant with the Logistics Management Institute. He is a Professional Engineer.
Heather Newsome, MS (Economics)
has consulted for TEI since 1995 and has a variety of economic and financial analysis experience in the areas of sports economics, customer satisfaction, business case analysis, call center analysis, and workforce development program evaluation. She has taught economics at Baylor University and New Mexico State University.
James Stamey, PhD (Statistics)
has consulting experience in Bayesian statistics, sampling methods, Monte-Carlo simulation techniques, and pharmaceutical drug statistical studies. James is a tenured Associate Professor at Baylor University where he teaches statistics in the Department of Statistical Science.
Linda Crosslin, MS (Counseling)
is the Director of Customer Service Consulting. Linda has customer service improvement and customer satisfaction consulting experience in the education and health sectors. She focuses on helping customer-facing staff to understand and learn the skills necessary to deliver excellent customer service, including the design of customer-care guides. Linda is also actively involved in TEI's import-export activities around the world and is fluent in French and Spanish.
Gilles Bardonnet, MS (Engineering)
has a wide variety of consulting experience in modeling and simulation, manufacturing process design and improvement, business process improvement, and IT systems integration. He has consulted for businesses and government agencies throughout Europe and the USA. Gilles was an Associate Partner with Accenture. Gilles is a citizen of France and resides in Marsailles, France. He is fluent in English.
Rosi Simpson, MS (Economics)
is an experienced economic and management consultant, having worked for many clients throughout Europe in business case modeling and analysis, process improvement, project management, and program evaluation. She worked for Accenture in the Centre for Capability Modeling and Simulation. Rosi is a citizen of the UK and resides in Brighton, England. She is fluent in French and Russian.
Jim Phillips, BA (Economics), CISSP
is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with 25 years of experience in business and government. Jim has broad-based experience in systems design and development, systems implementation and integration, network security, and project management. He worked for the Department of Defense and the Navy Criminal Investigation Service (posts in the US and Europe). Jim is fluent in Italian.
Josh Crosslin, BS (Environmental Studies)
has over 12 years of experience in advising individuals, communities, and small businesses on economic and community development initiatives in underdeveloped countries. He served in the Peace Corp in Togo, West Africa, and then with the World Hunger Relief Farm. Living on-site in Darjeeling, India for two years, Josh facilitated the development of a joint venture export business between refugees in the Himalayas and a US import-export company. He currently directs Aid Channel, an NGO that provides corporate and small business development consulting services, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He also directs TEI's growing import-export business in Asia. Josh is a US citizen, a permanent resident of Mongolia, and lives with his family just outside the capital of Ulaanbaatar. He is fluent in Mongolian and French, and is proficient in Spanish and Moba (West African dialect).
Dr. Crosslin has spoken and consulted worldwide on the subjects
of workforce development, business process improvement, simulation modeling, economic analysis, and software tools for
business modeling. He is the author of numerous professional articles and several books.
Prior to his founding of TEI, Dr.
Crosslin taught Information Systems at The
American University in Washington, DC and at the University of
Maryland-Baltimore, and Economics at Mississippi State University. He also served as a senior economist at the Department of Labor.