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Clarkston Consulting Names New Associate Partners

DURHAM, NC  |  August 27, 2015) – Clarkston Consulting, a technology and management consulting firm, announced today the promotion of Irene Lewis and Bruce Twery to associate partner. These new appointments, both from within the firm, will enable growth for Clarkston into 2016, and allow for the continued delivery of brilliant client service to companies in the life sciences and consumer products and retail industries.

“Clarkston is extremely pleased to announce the promotion of Irene and Bruce to associate partner, in recognition of their outstanding work for our clients, and for contributing to the firm’s success through the years,” said Paul Garrison, global managing partner. “We have spent more than 20 years advising and delivering results for clients, and Irene and Bruce, with their deep industry and technical expertise, position us well for the future.”

Irene Lewis, based in Durham, NC, was most recently a senior manager with Clarkston Consulting. She specializes in the management of quality systems process and technology implementations within the life sciences and has specific experience within the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries. In addition to quality systems implementations, Ms. Lewis has managed projects related to manufacturing, planning, and reporting. Along with management, Ms. Lewis has expertise in business process optimization, regulatory compliance, training program development and delivery, validation, organizational change management, and managing global teams. Ms. Lewis received her B.A. in public policy with a concentration on science and technology policy and a B.A. in communications studies with a concentration in rhetoric from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with honors.

Bruce Twery was most recently a client solutions executive and director with Clarkston Consulting and a leading contributor to the firm’s supply chain practice. His experiences span over 25 years, applying process and technology to drive performance in marketing, supply chain, and information technology. In recent years, Mr. Twery’s focus has been helping clients develop operational strategies which align resources to the broader company strategy for gaining advantage. In industry, he led a global manufacturer’s efforts to develop collaborative capabilities with large retailers. Through five years in a Big 5 consulting practice, Mr. Twery managed numerous strategic technology and process deployments employing structured methodologies across the full systems lifecycle. Mr. Twery received his B.S. degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a James M. Johnston Scholar.

About Clarkston Consulting
Clarkston Consulting provides management and technology consulting services for life science and consumer products companies. Clarkston has achieved a 12-year average client satisfaction rate of 97% by continuously pushing for success for our clients, our consultants, and our company. For more information, please visit


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