Plenert Consulting and Books


Lake Almanor, CA

Dr. Gerhard Plenert has recently joined the Shingo Prize Institute as the Director of Executive Education.  This is faculty position in the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.

As a consultant, Dr. Gerhard Plenert has been helping organizations execute operational and supply chain transformations for more than twenty years.  Dr. Plenert was also a tenured full professor at California State University, Chico, and a professor at BYU Provo, BYU Hawaii, the University of Malaysia, and the University of San Diego. 

In his private life, Gerhard is a world traveler and is publishing his first novel.  He has always been an avid fantasy, suspense / mystery, and science fiction reader.  With that passion he wrote his first novel.   He lives in Sacramento, California and has been married to his wife for over thirty years.  Together they have eight children and ten grandchildren.