About Us

We’re Operational Excellence (OpEx) Experts…

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We listened to the market and created MetaExperts an Extreme Talent source for Operational Excellence resources on demand in 2013… Ready to provide extreme talent when you need it, where you need it and only for as long as you need it. No more lingering overhead, no more resourceswithout the right skills and no more waiting to find the right person to make it happen fast.


Ron Crabtree, CEO


Ron Crabtree, CEO

Ron is expert in planning, teaching and implementing organizational transformation including best practices in process improvement, sales & marketing, organizational change management, Lean Six Sigma and Supply Chain. He draws on more than 30 years’ experience in implementing “best practice” methodologies as both an insider and as a consultant in many international industries. Ron is a published author co-author of five OpEx books. Details here

Kim Crabtree, President


Kim Crabtree, President

Kim’ first career was classically entrepreneurship. Kim thrives on creating new business and product ideas and is the brainchild behind MetaExperts. She has more than 25 years’ experience in progressively responsible roles in business, marketing, sales, and customer relationship management holding positions as General Manger, Senior Consultant, Vice President, Sole Proprietor, and President/CEO with full P&L responsibilities. Kim is a published author and public speaker in the area of dramatically improving marketing and sales effectiveness.

Our Team

Jerry Miller

Executive Talent Specialist

“I’m committed to helping companies find exceptional senior level talent for top performing, first class, customer centered organizations.”

Cara Chatellier

Content Marketing

“It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates change.”

Leo Valle

Extreme Talent Acquisition Specialist

“I like to compete and always outperform myself. It keeps me always on my toes. It comes naturally.”

Carrie Pendolino

Talent Specialist

“My ability to conquer my challenges is limitless; my potential to succeed is infinite.”

Brein Gariando

MetaExpert Administration Coordinator

“I meet brilliant people and learn from the best in the business where autodidactic growth is honored.”

Joanne Allarey

Administrative/Technology Specialist

“Prime directive: learn and share helpful information“

Heni Lou Barcena

Social Media Coordinator

“If there’s something you’re supposed to do, and you are passionate about it, then stop wishing and just do it.”

Joan Dichoso

Talent Onboarding Specialist

“It is my mission to find the top 1% of top talent and introduce our clients to them”

Waqas Ahmed

Waqas Ahmed

Web Developer/Designer

“To give websites a body, a life is what I do. A Website should speak for itself, is what I think.”

Browse Extreme Operational Excellence Talent Skills

  • 5S – Workplace Organization
  • BPM – Business Process Management
  • BSC – Balanced Score Card
  • DFSS – Design for Six Sigma
  • Lean Accounting
  • DOE – Design of Experiments
  • High Performing Teams
  • Hoshin Kanri / Policy Deployment
  • ISO – International Organization for Standardization
  • Kaizen
  • Lean Accounting
  • ERP Software – Selection & Implementation
  • Logistics Optimization
  • OCM – Organizational Change Management
  • Program Management Office
  • Project Management
  • Pull Systems and Kanbans
  • SCOR – Supply Chain Operations Model
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • Supplier Performance Management
  • TPM – Total Productive Maintenance
  • Value Stream Mapping