History

Accel Management Group, Inc., was founded by Kelvin Phoon and Steven Afshar in 1998 with a mission to assist high-technology companies to substantially improve performance in product development and supply chain operations. Approaching two decades, Accel has worked with start-ups through the Fortune 500 companies, including transformative projects with leaders within the life sciences, computer and peripherals, software, telecommunications, electronics, consumer products, and general manufacturing industries. The firm has grown to include offices in San Diego, Denver, Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area.

People

Accel Management Group consultants possess extensive industry and implementation consulting experience, and are well-suited and prepared to create immediate results for our clients. Each consultant is uniquely qualified to quickly understand the organization's needs and thoroughly engage a broad range of client personnel in improving the business. Accel's consulting team achieves breakthrough performance through hands-on facilitation of new behaviors, pragmatic application of best practices, and dynamic, insightful, and results-oriented program leadership. Our consultants combine top tier educations with decades of hands-on experience to drive change and achieve superior performance in product development and supply chain operations. In addition, our consultants have undergraduate/graduate engineering degrees from top schools, as well as graduate degrees from prominent business institutions. We are certified by and are active in many leading industry associations, including APICS, PDMA, SOCE and ASQC. Our staff's extensive experience, qualifications, and implementation focus ensure that clients will achieve bottom-line results.

Leadership

Accel Management Group Partners are viewed as Operations thought leaders throughout the high technology, life sciences, and consumer products industries. Accel's leadership team members were former Principals and Directors at PRTM, and possess decades of consulting and interim management success in both domestic and international roles. Accomplishments include the development and implementation of leading operations strategies, and dramatic performance impacts in product development. Our leaders' specialized focus provides clients with expert guidance, and most importantly, seasoned execution. Accel Management Group partners are CPIM certified. Learn more

Values

Accel's consulting methods combine extensive industry experience, functional knowledge, and change management expertise into a highly pragmatic approach. We quickly define the right strategy, identify the under-performing areas, and enact substantial improvements. These improvements are realized immediately and firmly embedded in the organization's long-term behavior. Our clients look for lasting product development and operations results -- behavioral improvements and performance breakthroughs that are ingrained in a newly established culture. Simply put, engaging Accel is a guarantee of targeted results.