Gerardo Chaquinga is a Management Consultant at Chalmers St. Consulting. Chalmers St. helps companies achieve their growth potential by aligning their operations with their aspiration and engaging their employees to achieve their full potential. Chalmers St. has returned hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars back to client’s margins.
Gerardo’s formal background is in Industrial Engineering. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Andres Bello Catholic University in 2009. He joined Caterpillar directly after completing college where he earned his Lean & Sig Sigma Black Belt Certifications. In 2020, he earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the Chicago Booth School of Business.
Continuous improvement has been his passion for over 10 years. As Black Belt, Gerardo has been responsible for developing improvement programs that deliver millions of dollars in operation efficiencies and revenue enhancement. He has worked in a variety of settings from manufacturing to hospitals. He strongly believes that striving for marginal gains everyday can lead to significant net improvements.
Gerardo resides in Logan Square, a neighborhood in Chicago, USA and has strong ties to the Miami, Florida area. He has a passion for playing soccer, tennis and riding his bike around Lake Michigan on the weekends.