Lance Patonai has joined the Maveneer team as a Senior Engineering Consultant. Lance is a technically adept and passionate leader that has served in various leadership roles such as Regional Director of Mechanical Maintenance for Union Pacific, Site Leader for, and senior leadership for Spreetail LLC. Lance’s significant prior experience in operations management and technical problem solving equip him to excel at designing and implementing the best distribution and manufacturing operations possible.

Prior to Maveneer, Lance spent 4 years with American Bio Engineers performing forensic analysis and reconstructing automotive accidents for testimony in litigated cases. He is renowned for his technical aptitude, extreme ownership, and critical eye for details. Lance has been recognized for cost reduction projects, led the industrial engineering design of all site operations for a railcar manufacturing plant, oversaw $100 million in capital improvement projects, was a keynote speaker at lean manufacturing conferences, and partnered with Toyota & Boeing on their lean journeys.

“Lance embodies the essence of Maveneer’s design philosophy, he’s somebody who is exceptionally creative in design, while at the same time having deep experience leading real operations and understanding what designs are feasible for implementation,” Colton Ebersold, Director of Engineering at Maveneer.

About Maveneer®

Maveneer is an engineering design firm that specializes in the design and implementation of distribution center and manufacturing operations, both new and retrofit. Our teams possess expertise in industrial process design and industrial automation. We also have the expertise and operations background to successfully implement our recommendations and identify and manage risk along the way, ensuring intended benefits are realized.

We design from a first-principles, “what’s the best possible solution” mindset, which results in innovative and cost advantaged operations for our Clients. Often, this means assembling standard methods or technologies in unique ways that provide distinct advantages.

‘Business case’ is integrated in everything we do.

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