Adam Schanfield

Chicago, 60614, USA


Financial Analysis

Strategic Planning

Product Management

Project Managment


New Deloitte hire for the Chicago office; 2012 graduate from Michigan Ross MBA program with experience in consulting, the marine industry, and project and product management


University of Michigan, Ross


April 2012 - April 2012

Washington University in StL

Finance & Managerial Economics , Finance & Managerial Economics

May 2007 - May 2007


Summer Associate

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants , Detroit, MI

May 2011 - August 2011

I spent my Summer Associate time at Roland Berger, and worked in the electric vehicle space. One client was a lithium ion battery supplier and another was a electric utility company looking for advice on how to plan for the expansion of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Market Sizing
Strategic Planning
MBA Consultant

San Diego Padres , San Diego, CA

March 2011 - April 2011

As part of the Michigan MBA programs, teams of 4-6 are sent on 7 week full-time consulting projects. 5 classmates and I worked for the San Diego Padres and helped to set strategic focus on their in-game concessions business. The workstream I led focused on the operations of the concession stands. It quantified the wait times during the games and recommended low-cost solutions to dramatically improve these wait times.

Client management
Program Manager

Mercury Marine , Fond du Lac, WI

November 2009 - June 2010

· Created engine development program by managing cross functional team that benchmarked the competition, defined new positioning, and designed the product to positioning specifications to increase gross margin by $4‑6M · Managed complex part redesign program to improve quality of high visibility part by leading team through value analysis to optimize design trade‑offs between cost and quality and handed program off under budget and on pace for flawless launch · Led eight person team with $1.5M budget to develop software program that diagnoses engine failures; launched two new versions that met cost, design, and time targets · Recommended strategic direction for coordinated product development and marketing activities within Brunswick to grow specific markets in marine industry by 25%

Product Development
Senior Category Analyst (Assoc. Brand Manager)

Mercury Marine , Fond du Lac, WI

November 2008 - November 2009

· Created segment‑target‑position analysis and strategy valued at $10M · Led cross functional team to manage transition to lower emission engines by creating tracking tool, communication plan, and pricing strategy that increased profitability by 10% and ensured regulatory compliance

Brand Management
Regulatory Compliance
Strategy Analyst

Mercury Marine , Fond du Lac, WI

August 2007 - November 2008

· Analyzed divestment options for Mercuryʹs portfolio of business units and performed valuations for three businesses sold leading to 25% of Brunswickʹs 2008 cash flow · Led analysis of new product opportunity for the Asian commercial market with local sales manager and engineering. Convinced sales manager to recommend ʹnot pursueʹ because of high opportunity costs for required resources

Financial Analysis
Market Forecasting
Strategic Planning

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