Daren Samuels

Practice Director - Operations

Daren is an operations executive with a passion for improving results, providing superior client service, and mentoring and coaching. He’s a proven leader with broad expertise and a strong track record in managing large global projects and delivering tangible results in competitive industries. He’s dedicated to adding value across project delivery, people development and intellectual capital creation. Capabilities include Business Transformation, Supply Chain Management, Complexity Reduction, Sourcing & Procurement, Planning & Scheduling, Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Product Development, Product Cost Management, and Project Management.

Prior to joining Patina, Daren was a Managing Director and Owner of Vector Management Advisors, LLC.

Daren has extensive leadership and consulting experience, as well as Automotive industry expertise, having been at organizations such as Wilson Perumal & Company, Win Enterprises, Accenture and A.T. Kearney.

Daren earned his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and his B.A. in Economics from Bellarmine University.