Leadership

Doug Wano

President
Founding Partner

Doug is the President, a founding partner of Wano, Carvalho & Associates and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Doug has overall responsibility for firms operations, and all aspects of the delivery of services to the firm’s clients.

Most recently, Doug was the Head of Global Operations for Alexander Proudfoot where he also served as a member of the company global management committee.

A senior leader and a highly skilled operations improvement and turnaround expert with over 32 years of experience, Doug works closely with management, investors and boards of directors implementing programs to significantly improve businesses and their operations.

Doug’s experience covers a large number of industries such as Telecommunications, Financial Services, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Aerospace and Defense, Public Utilities, Natural Resources and Food and Beverage, where he managed over 500 assignments in multiple parts of these business including Production/Manufacturing Maintenance and Project Management, Sales and Marketing Improvement Programs, Transportation Planning and Scheduling, Supply Chain Management.

Doug is a graduate of Penn State.

Luiz Carvalho

Chief Executive
Founding Partner

Luiz Carvalho is the Chief Executive and a Founding Partner of Wano, Carvalho & Associates, he is also a member of the firm’s board of directors.

Luiz was previously Chief Executive of Alexander Proudfoot from 2002 to early 2014 where he was the longest serving Chief Executive since the company became listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1987. Luiz also served as the Chairman of the firm’s global management committee and was an executive Director of the Management Consulting Group Board of Directors

A senior leader and highly skilled senior executive with 35 years of experience, Luiz worked closely with boards of directors, investors and senior executives advising and leading business improvement programs worldwide in many industries and sector amongst others Telecommunications, Insurance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Utilities, Retail and Food and Beverage. With significant experience in Financial Services, he led the relationships with major financial institutions in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Luiz attended Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, was a member of the WPO (World President’s Organization) and served on the board of the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCS)

Lawrence Keeley

Senior Partner

Larry is a Senior Partner with Wano-Carvalho & Associates and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Larry has more than 28 years of leadership experience in the areas of general management, sales, marketing and manufacturing. His impressive track record includes working with C-level executives to develop efficient operations, including enhancing the consumer experience, the reduction of rework, improving service levels (internal and external), promoting department effectiveness, organizational design and accelerating goal attainment.

Before joining Wano-Carvalho, Larry served as the Managing Director of Alexander Proudfoot’s Financial Services Practice in North America with responsibility for value creation in that sector. Prior to that he was President and a Corporate Officer with Matthews Packaging Graphics, a global packaging, design and brand management firm. In this capacity, Larry directed the company’s sales, marketing, manufacturing, customer service, supply chain, field engineering and operational support activities worldwide.

Larry is recognized as a quick study of industry and market trends with a keen understanding of key business drivers and value propositions. He has a proven track record for transforming companies’ outdated business models into executable strategies that create a competitive advantage in today’s business environment.

Larry is a graduate of the University of Iowa.

Raphael Carvalho

Senior Partner

Raphael is a Senior Partner with Wano – Carvalho and Associates and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Most recently, Raphael was a Managing Director for Alexander Proudfoot where he also served as President for Brazil & Latin America after several years in other leadership positions.

An experienced and highly skilled operations improvement and turnaround expert with over 16 years of experience Raphael works closely with management, investors and boards of directors designing and implementing programs to significantly improve businesses performance.

With significant experience in many industries such as Manufacturing, industrials, Consumer Products, Chemicals and Food and Beverage, Raphael has led complex initiatives aimed at aligning strategic vision through sustainable cross-functional implementation and delivering significant improvements and operational efficiencies throughout different aspects of the value chain.

Raphael is a graduate of Kennesaw State University