History of ProSidian
Performance Born Out Of Experience
In 2008 Adrian Woolcock (Managing Principal) launched ProSidian with a firm focus on client results through a culture where team dynamics, entrepreneurial spirit, and respect for the individual form the cornerstone of advisory services. The firm's core offerings are aligned with the drivers of economic profit (growth, margin and efficiency), and deployed across the client's entire value chain. These core offerings target different aspects of a client's value chain across the enterprise and at the intersections of assets, processes, policies and people delivering value.
Adrian began his professional career at Enron Corporation in Houston, Texas, after earning his B.A. in Business Management and Sports Management from Rice University in 1996. From there, he earned an MBA in Finance at the University Of Houston Bauer College Of Business.
Prior to forming ProSidian, Adrian spent over sixteen (16) years in the Oil, Gas, Electric, and Utilities industry in the area of risk management, structuring, power/gas commodity pricing, energy trading/scheduling, purchasing, and special projects.
A former pipeline services company comptroller, trader, energy structurer, and chief industrial energy buyer, he has facilitated client engagements focusing on natural gas/electricity pricing, structuring and hedging, enterprise risk management, merchant energy mergers and acquisitions, and SOX 404 auditing.
With roles in business process reengineering at the Department of Defense, managing IT Audits at The Department Of Interior, and strategic engagements for Fortune 500 Clients while at KPMG, LLP, Adrian also worked as a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s Global Center Of Excellence developing solution sets and working as a SME on Risk, Compliance, and Business Process initiatives for large organizations in various industries.
Doing More Since 2008
In 2008, following a successful career in industry and after working as a Principal at SunGard, a national consulting firm, Adrian decided to take a new approach to consulting, relying on the best of what the big firms used to be known for – methodology, talent, results- and what newer, boutique firms do well - personalization, low overhead and flexibility, and a high degree of collaboration – to create a new hybrid consulting model.
When ProSidian began, the marketplace was in deep recession, however the members of the Firm gained prominent clients and soon national recognition handling major clients such as AstraZeneca - a global research-based biopharmaceutical company, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Federal Deposit insurance Corporation (FDIC), The American legion, Miami-Dade County, and the City Of Durham, to name a few.
ProSidian expanded its practice with the addition of a Dr. Frankie Jones, a retired Air Force Colonel, and other experienced consultants from federal and city governments as well as various industry sectors such as Energy & Utilities, Banking & Financial Services, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, and the Federal Government.
We only undertake engagements where we are sure we add value and surpass client objectives -otherwise it is expensive for the client, costly in terms of time and destroys their brand as well as our own.
Excellence In Performance
To succeed, we bring together talented and committed people with diverse perspectives -- people who can challenge one another's thinking, people who collectively approach problems from multiple points of view to add value to our clients in the markets we serve. At ProSidian, Our team members have years of experience as industry and consulting service professionals.
Most have been industry executives while others worked in Big 4 Consulting/Accounting Organizations. Consequently we understand the challenges and needs of our clients. This means our advice is not theoretical.
We pride ourselves on our deep understanding of strategic business operations. Together with expertise and focus on risk, compliance, and business processes, ProSidian's insight leverages the capacity to quickly discern the unique nature of the client's needs while delivering results through a structured approach to tailored solutions.
Our approach to client service differentiates us from other consulting organizations and helps us mitigate project risk with a single point of accountability for ProSidian Consulting projects.
Thinking "The Box Outside"
ProSidian clients represent a broad spectrum of industries to include but are not limited to Energy, Manufacturing; Chemical; Retail; Healthcare; Telecommunications; Hospitality; Pharmaceuticals; Banking & Financial Services; Transportation; Federal and State Government Agencies.
Linking strategy to execution, ProSidian assists client leaders in maximizing company return on investment capital through design and execution of operations core to delivering value to customers.
Our Services are deployed across the enterprise, target drivers of economic profit (growth, margin and efficiency), and are aligned at the intersections of assets, processes, policies and people delivering value.
The Future Pathway
As the needs of the firm expanded, it decided to increase its national presence by opening offices in Washington, D.C.; and West Palm Beach Florida. The Firm also greatly expanded its corporate capabilities by forming strategic alliances with greater corporate footprint and enhanced ability to identify resources.
Throughout the ongoing success of the Firm and the growth of its practice areas, its mission remains central and unifying: striving to be a top tier advisory services firm, responsiveness to clients, provision of excellence with high levels of service, and upholding our values and ethical standards in all activities while giving back to the to the communities in which our consultants and their clients work and live.
ProSidian assists client leaders with strategic initiatives in an increasingly competitive business environment. By infusing client teams with accomplished professionals, we partner with our clients to solve problems and drive internal change.
We serve clients who make a difference in their markets, influence their industries/sectors, and commit to continuing improvement.
Contact a ProSidian Associate today to discuss how we may deploy industry expertise based on the solutions we offer.