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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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Troy Watkinson

Partner | Deloitte Tax LLP
US Industrial Products & Construction Tax Leader

Troy is in Deloitte’s Business Tax Services group and serves as leader of the US Tax Industrial Products & Services practice. With more than 25 years of experience representing government contracting, technology, consumer business, and professional services companies. Troy has served several government contractors, including Global aerospace and defense, technology, and management services companies. As an attorney and CPA, he has represented clients in mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, federal income tax compliance and reporting, and process improvement engagements.

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Michael Condro

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

Mike is the leader of Deloitte’s US Audit Industrial Products & Construction practice. In this role, he has responsibility for training resources on auditing and accounting matters and for providing insights, leading practices, and solutions to the US practice. Mike has more than 25 years of experience working with SEC and privately-held clients. He has directed services related to merger and acquisition activities, due diligence procedures, initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and other SEC reporting matters.

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Robin Lineberger

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

Robin Lineberger is the leader of Deloitte's Aerospace & Defense industry practice. His career includes 30 years as a consultant to the aerospace and defense sector, having advised and served companies globally. He was also the CEO of Deloitte's Federal Government Services practice. Previously, Robin was a commissioned officer in the US Air Force, where he led the software development and testing for a major command and control platform.

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