Cory McNeley is a Principal with UHY Consulting’s Transformation Solutions group, providing performance improvement in global operations environments within the emergency management, security operations, manufacturing, defense, retail, and service sectors. He is an established leader with more than 20 years’ experience in process improvement, regulatory compliance, risk management, P&L management, cost forecasting, and business analysis.
Among his significant accomplishments, Cory redesigned and implemented a cloud-based accounting and a payroll solution for a government agency servicing over 20,000 participants. He served as project manager during Workday Human Capital Management and Prism Analytics for $800 million-dollar retailer and assisted as Subject Matter Expert during a project recovery of Workday migration from Ceridian HCM.
Cory designed, developed, and implemented a predictive inventory forecast model for a Fortune 200 retail organization with over 13,000 locations; a material flow and production control model for an international garment manufacturer that increased production output by 11 percent; and a production scheduling and resource optimization program for a US based industrial manufacturing facility that resulted in the reduction of payroll expenditures by 18 percent. He identified $74 million in cost savings opportunities by launching an enterprise technology system that uncovered vulnerabilities and highlighted employee accountability issues, and he led, trained, and motivated a team that drove process improvements that expanded EBITDA by $82 million over five years. He also successfully developed and implemented algorithms used to optimize inventory positioning to minimize spoilage and damages, averaging $22 million YOY in waste reduction and developed various predictive models to identify anomalies in inventory and sales patterns, reducing shrink and unnecessary inventory growth by $28 million over three years.