Brian Pacula

Brian Pacula

Partner Operations Chicago


By combining substantial operations know-how with technology and engineering expertise, Brian helps clients achieve productivity gains and serve their customers more efficiently. 

Brian’s problem-solving draws on his extensive experience spanning labor management, enterprise transportation strategies and best practices, carrier portfolio management, process improvement, logistics system optimization (WMS, TMS, Fleet), network optimization, distribution cost reduction, and supply chain management principles.

In addition to advising C&IP clients, Brian assists private equity and strategic buyers during transaction lifecycles to evaluate IT, software, and operations in manufacturing, distribution, and transportation industries for investment risk an EBITDA opportunity.

Prior to joining West Monroe, Brian was a manufacturing engineer with G&W Electric. He has a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. He is APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD). He is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds Engineer in Training (FE) and Maynard Operation Sequence Technique (MOST) certifications.

What makes Brian different

In his free time, Brian applies his operations and engineering expertise to home renovation projects and Lego creations with his kids.

Where Brian makes an impact

Brian reduced freight spend for a shipping client by $12 million annually and is ready to achieve similar results for your organization.

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