Brian Pavlak

  • Leadership Development
  • Finance
  • Operation Efficiency
  • Strategy
  • Process Improvement

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Brian has achieved acknowledge success and the admiration by peers and subordinates in his 35 years in business finance, operations efficiency and leadership development.

His competencies include operational excellence, strategic planning, employee development, master data management, supply chain, resource planning, ERP implementation, warehousing, accounting, finance, internal audit, contract management and negotiations.

He has held increasingly responsible positions with Fortune 500 companies such as Arrow Electronics (computer products distribution) and Sherwin-Williams (manufacturing and retail). While also positively impacting profitability and cash flow at computer solutions companies Agiliysys and OnX Enterprise.

Brian builds high quality teams and enhances the skills of team members as well as non-direct reports. Brian views interactions as opportunities to build the business skills of the individuals involved. He fills the role as a business minded educator.

Brian is known for his integrity, honesty and consistent investment in making everyone around him a better business person and a better individual.


  • BS, Accountancy University of Akron
  • MBA, Cleveland State University

Professional Certifications & Accomplishments:

  • Career Direct Consultant

Additional Interests:

  • Adjunct / Instruction
  • Business Consulting
  • Ministry
  • Investing in people
  • Apiarist