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Industrial Products & Construction: Leadership

Deloitte’s Industrial Products & Construction group is at the forefront of top trends and issues facing the industry. Deloitte’s industry professionals help industrial products manufacturers with complex business issues and help them navigate the evolving industry landscape.

Paul Wellener

Vice Chairman | Deloitte LLP
US Industrial Products & Construction Leader

Paul is a vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and the leader of the US Industrial Products & Construction practice with Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has more than three decades of experience in the industrial products and automotive sectors and has focused on helping organizations address major transformations. Paul drives key sector industry initiatives to help companies adapt to an environment of rapid change and uncertainty—globalization, exponential technologies, the skills gap, and the evolution of Industry 4.0. Based in Cleveland, Paul also serves as the managing principal of Northeast Ohio.

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Christopher Lindsey

Principal | Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
Industrial Products & Construction Advisory Lead

Chris is the US Industrial Products & Construction sector leader for Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory. He also serves as the US Machinery and Equipment Valuation leader and serves on the Global Valuation and Modeling Executive Committee representing industry and tangible asset valuations. Chris has experience in the analysis of construction and fixed assets for purchase accounting, sale-leaseback, depreciation, and project tax planning purposes. He has performed fair market valuations and studies including purchase allocations, ad valorem, insurance, and domestic, and cross-border lease transactions.

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Brian Umbenhauer

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP
Industrial Products & Construction Consulting Lead

Brian is the leader of Deloitte’s US Consulting Industrial Products & Construction Sector as well as the leader of the Global Sourcing and Procurement Practice. In his two decades of experience, Brian has taken a personalized approach to building consulting practices, collaborating with clients, driving engagements and (above all) measuring value. He has a proven track record in global business development, operations/business strategy advisory and non-traditional approaches to creating client value. Brian is particularly experienced in industrial/consumer-related industries but has also worked across industries and sectors. Additionally, he is fascinated by the convergence of expertise, capability and technology in creating a new breed of integrated client solutions.

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Ann Scheuerman

Partner | Deloitte Tax LLP

US Industrial Products & Construction Tax Leader

Ann is a partner based in the Atlanta, GA office with more than 20 years of experience leading our clients through change related to tax issues arising in areas of merger and acquisitions, international tax issues, consolidated returns, accounting method changes, and Accounting for Income Taxes (ASC 740 and IAS12). She is a client-focused, results-oriented tax and business advisor who has provided tax consulting and project implementation services to both major multinational corporations and private companies in the consumer products, manufacturing, and transportation services industries.

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Doug Alkema

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP
US Industrial Products & Construction Audit Leader 

Doug is the leader of Deloitte’s US Industrial Products & Construction (IP&C) audit practice. In this role, he has responsibility for developing resources on auditing and accounting matters and for providing insights, leading practices, and solutions to the US practice. Doug has more than 30 years of experience working serving a variety of multinational clients in the manufacturing, aerospace and defense, transportation, and technology industries. He also has significant experience in consulting on complex accounting issues in Deloitte’s National Office, and has worked as a professional accounting fellow in the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant.

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John Coykendall

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP
US and Global Aerospace & Defense Leader

John is the leader of Deloitte’s US and global Aerospace & Defense (A&D) practice. John has 25 years of consulting experience focusing on global companies with highly-engineered products in the A&D, Industrial Products and Automotive industries. He advises senior executives on driving impactful and sustained performance improvement, through both top-line growth and margin improvement initiatives.

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Michelle Meisels

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

US Engineering & Consulting Leader

Michelle is a principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Technology practice and leads our Engineering & Construction practice. Michelle brings more than 20 years of consulting experience with a focus on leading large, often global, finance and information technology transformation programs by leveraging technology. She helps clients integrate best-in-class technologies with organizational and process standard practices to achieve both qualitative and quantitative benefits. She specializes in JDE, EBS, and Cloud.

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