Albers School of Business and Economics

Mentors

Gene Boes

Managing Director
Loft9

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Company Description

We are a firm of business analysis and project management consultants, emphasizing services that will have the greatest impact on moving our clients forward.


Reporting & Analytics-

We provide data, tools and technology to help you access, interpret and use the information that drives your business.

System Selection & Integration-

We partner with you to provide unbiased evaluation and selection criteria, develop an implementation plan and supervise the system’s integration.

Process Optimization-

We serve you best by leveraging the process improvement method that is most appropriate for your project. We tap into a variety of disciplines to deliver the most effective solution for you.

Change Management-

Understanding your culture is the first step to achieving lasting change. We work to develop a recommended path and manage the transition from current to future state.

Product & Service Launch-

A product or service’s success depends as much on a successful launch as on its development and market position. We take care of the post-development and launch details to position your new product or service for success.

Interim Management-

Whether it’s due to temporary leaves or unexpected spikes in business, every company occasionally needs interim resources in key operational areas. Our people can step in and be productive right away.

Managed Services-

We manage your run-of-business operations while optimizing processes and providing appropriate technology solutions.

Project & Program Management-

We provide end-to-end management for a wide range of projects and programs, including schedule development, schedule maintenance, budgeting and resource planning.

Job Description

As Managing Director I am involved in all aspects of running the business including internal operations, recruiting, HR, Business Development / Sales, and Client Service Delivery.  Specifically, I am also responsible for our People Development and Coaching and Mentoring Programs, and Staffing.

Employment History

May 1986 - January 1995: Officer, US Navy
January 1995 - June 1997:  Sr. Consultant, Deloitte & Touche Consulting (Seattle Office)
June 1997 - January 2011: Director, Microsoft Corporation
February 2011 - Present:  Managing Director, Loft9 Consulting

Education

B.A English, Computer Applications (University of Notre Dame)
M.S. Information Management (Marymount University)

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

I would like to mentor graduate students to help them understand what their career options are, help them understand what their passions are, and to help align their decisions/activities accordingly.  I can speak in detail about consulting and multiple industries.  My only expectations are that my mentees be 1.) truly invested in themselves, 2.) willing to work hard to achieve their goals, and 3.) life-long-learners

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

I can meet early mornings, mid-day, or evenings, I am flexible on locations, and can meet in Seattle or anywhere on the east side.