The Metis Six Story
Metis is the mythical Titan Goddess of good planning, counsel, cunning, and wisdom.
Six is derived from Six Sigma in addition to the military designation of a unit leader - the position respondible for accomplishing the difficult tasks.
Metis Six arose from the belief that a process, project, and business can be enhanced and optimized using prudence and wisdom applied by good counsel.
Brent is a seasoned professional with more than 30 years of experience in Operations at all levels. Brent has held leadership positions in companies requiring demonstrated capabilities in Business Operations, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Operations, Procurement/Strategic Sourcing, Project Mangement, New Product Development, Logistics, Engineering, and Environmental Health and Safety. Additionally, he has lead or participated in the start up of six companies in various industries.
Brent has a Master's In Business Administration from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Six Sigma Lean Black Belt, an Accredited Investment Fuduciary (AIF), a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and NFPA 3000 certified. Brent has passed the Securities Industry Essentials, Series 7, and Series 66 exams as well as the New York State Life, Accident, and Health Insurance exam.
Brent holds licenses and certifications in New York as an Emergency Medical Technician, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC and TECC), Fire Officer, Firefighter, Rescue Diver, Hazardous Materials Specialist, and Peace Officer. Brent is active as an Assistant Chief in the Snyder Fire Department in Amherst, NY and is a retired Deputy (Reserve) in the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.