About Us

Consultants with the Edge

We are consultants, advisers, and trainers who help unlock complex manufacturers’ ability to make more, manufacture more, and sell more. When you work with us, you work with genuine partners who understand the importance of not just on-time delivery, but profitable on-time delivery.

Our Team. Your Edge.

Michel Babineau

Managing Partner

Serving as thought leader and senior domain expert, Michel thrives on effectivity … doing the right things, the right way, producing the right results with the right payback.

​Prior to launching Celero Optima in 2004, Michel held senior positions with MAPICS, Thru-Put Technologies and BaaN Supply-Chain solutions. He has successfully completed operational improvement projects with clients in North America, Asia and Europe.

Donald W. Harris

VP of Professional Services

Serving as principal consultant, Don’s passion is setting proper client expectations, and then exceeding them. Prior to joining Celero Optima, Don held senior positions in manufacturing operations at AO Smith and Hoefer Pharmacia Biotech, plus senior consulting positions with Thru-Put Technologies and Major Big-6 consulting firms.

He has successfully completed over 30 project implementations with clients in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Don holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and an MBA in Finance, all three degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. He is APICS certified at the Fellow level with CFCIM.

Scott McMartin

VP of Business Development, East

Scott has been a manufacturing solution sales professional since joining Burroughs Corporation in 1983. Since reading The Goal in 1994, Scott has been a passionate champion of manufacturing company executives who wanted to create an ability to attain and sustain industry leadership. He also lead such initiatives at two companies where he served as VP Sales & Marketing.

​Key to his success has been the ability to work closely with his executive management colleagues to ensure aligned interests between Sales & Operations; i.e., 100% Customer Satisfaction while generating operating profits greater than the firm’s cost of capital. Scott is committed to helping Celero Optima clients to understand and overcome the root causes of their delivery and profit challenges.

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