Leadership Team

Our team has deep expertise in the Energy, Healthcare and Financial Services industries. We take pride in our ability to deliver fast, effective solutions for our clients. Get to know our leadership team.

Adrian Travis President

Makes it happen in the Energy , Healthcare, and Financial Services industries.

As a global thought leader and one of Canada’s most accomplished management consultants, Adrian Travis has 15 years of management consulting experience and has been the driving force behind Trindent Consulting's success since 2008.

With deep expertise across these industries, Adrian has successfully delivered multiple structured profit improvement projects globally, totaling over $2 Billion in delivered savings.

Prior to joining Trindent, Adrian was a senior manager with a Toronto-based operations consultancy conducting improvement projects in the United States, Canada and Japan. He is a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserves and held the rank of Captain.

Adrian’s interests include long-distance running, travel, and spending time with his family.

Education:
• Master of Science in Management with Distinction, London School of Economics
• Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Royal Military College of Canada

Languages:
• English, fluent
• French, fluent
• Japanese, functional





Miklos Klempa Chief Operating Officer

A highly experienced executive and an aerospace engineer by trade, Miklos has over 25 years experience designing and leading successful consulting engagements in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia. He has worked with over 200 clients across multiple industries, with emphasis in financial services, oil & gas, and chemicals, delivering over $2 Billion in savings.

Miklos’ ability to identify and understand the business needs of clients, alliances and partners and offer practical, effective solutions has resulted in significant accomplishments in entrepreneurial, private equity, Fortune 1000 and Non-Profit organizations. In recent years, he has been providing core business advisory services, with a focus on execution, in strategic sourcing and category management, supply chain management, refinery yield optimization, maintenance strategy and reliability, logistics optimization, new product development life cycle management, financial advisory, business operations, sales effectiveness and sales operations, and planning.

Miklos’ interest include soccer, snow skiing, Formula 1, and spending time with his family.

Education:
• Masters in Business Administration, Boston University Graduate School of Management
• Bachelor of Science, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech

Languages:
• English, fluent
• German, conversational
• Finnish, conversational





Ross Magnaldo Principal

A highly experienced business executive, Ross Magnaldo has 10 years of management consulting experience, across our targeted industries. He brings in-depth expertise in back-office operations, field services, call centers and supply chain improvements as well as program and project management.

Previously, Ross served as a Lt-Commander in the French Navy holding positions such as Commanding Officer of a ship. On leaving the armed forces, Ross joined Bombardier Aerospace in project and program management roles before starting his operations and program management consulting career in 2004. Prior to joining Trindent Consulting in early 2014, he took on roles such as Director, Process Engineer and VP Professional Services.

Ross’ personal interests include flying and he is multi-engine IFR rated. He is also a proud supporter of veterans transitioning from the armed forces.

Education:
• Naval Engineering Degree, Ecole Navale
• PMP certification

Languages:
• English, fluent
• French, fluent





William Hendrickson Principal

William has over 30 years of industry and management consulting experience across a wide range of asset-intensive industries, partnering with senior executives to lead and deliver large scale business improvement programs. He partners with clients, acting as a trusted advisor helping them execute their strategies and providing specific expertise in supply chain, asset management, commercial and operational excellence.

William began his career as an electrical engineer with Florida Power and Light and was a highly visible leader of continuous improvement teams during FPL’s achievement of the Edward Deming quality award.

William is a current member of the University of Central Florida College of Business Dean’s Executive Advisory Board and a mentor, subject matter expert for the Blackstone LaunchPad – Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Prior to joining Trindent, William held senior executive leadership roles with global consulting firms.

William’s interests includes golf and spending time with his family.

Education:
• Master of Business Administration, Florida Atlantic University
• Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering Technology, University of Central Florida

Languages:
• English, fluent





Peter Keogh Principal

Peter brings over 25 years of leadership experience, with a demonstrated track record of delivering sustainable margin improvement and operational efficiencies. He is a trusted and proven senior leader capable of successfully unifying organizational silos to solve operational challenges, while establishing a data-driven and performance management accountability mindset to deliver significant improvement in operational and financial performance.

Peter has held senior executive roles in both industry and consulting, including being retained in interim executive roles to improve underperforming businesses. Prior to joining Trindent, Peter led the healthcare practice of a US-based consulting firm.

In addition to his professional experience, Peter has served in a number of leadership roles in his community, including serving as Chairperson of the March of Dimes Golf Tournament, participating in the organizing commit­tee for the NCAA Final Four and ACC tournaments, and serving as a director for the Charlotte Philharmonic.

Education:
• Masters in Business Administration, Corporate Finance, Vanderbilt Owen School of Management
• BDSc., University of Queensland Dental School
• Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Languages:
• English, fluent





Aaron Merkle Vice President, Finance

With over ten years of experience in public accounting and corporate finance, Aaron Merkle is responsible for the overall financial management of Trindent Consulting. Aaron began his career in the assurance practice of a global accounting firm, and prior to joining Trindent in 2015, he was a finance manager for a Canadian publicly-traded infrastructure company.

Aaron’s personal interests include carpentry and music.

Education:
• Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario
• Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto

Languages:
• English, fluent