Mr. Winett is Co-Founder and Managing Director of DPAA Group, Inc. focused on creating strategy and providing execution for B2B and B2C companies. He is a hands-on operational and financial executive with over twenty-five years of change management, consulting and start-up experience. As a business consultant and advisor, Mr. Winett has provided consulting services since 1987 to over 70 clients ranging from early-stage startups and turnarounds to large U.S. and overseas manufacturers, distributors, retailers and service corporations. Mr. Winett has particular strengths in organizational change, restructurings, business development, strategic planning and execution and finance.
As an entrepreneur, Mr. Winett has started-up and developed numerous successful companies, including founding and operating companies in Internet Fulfillment, Consulting and Consumer Products industries. These include co-founding and running ICCS Partners, a financial services and business consulting firm, founding and managing ShipMax.com, a third-party fulfillment company for online retailers, co-founding The Agency for Sports Ethics, LLC the world's premier independent anti-doping program for professional cycling and other sports, and serving in interim and executive roles with various consulting clients.
Mr. Winett received his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1992 and his B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987. He is also a CPA (inactive status).