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Ray Tadgerson      

Former CEO and President of Capital Consultants, Co-author of "Second Shift," Tadgerson Consulting

Former CEO and President of Capital Consultants (now C2AE), Ray Tadgerson served as the project director/manager for the Blue Ribbon Committee to Keep GM. Tadgerson, a professional engineer hired as a consultant by the Mayor and the City, facilitated creation of the strategic plan for the Blue Ribbon Committee and assisted co-chairs Dave Hollister and Jack Davis in managing the successful campaign. He also demonstrated to GM that a plant model used in Germany and Brazil could be built on the site of the then-existing Main Assembly Plant while continuing assembly operations at the plant. He then helped GM locate a site for the Lansing Delta Assembly plant.


Lansing-produced GM documentary debuts

OKEMOS – The story of how Lansing nearly lost its automotive industry — and instead won two new carmaking plants — made its big-screen debut Tuesday night in a documentary produced in part by the mayor who led the effort to save it...

Sep. 24 | Evening at WKAR featuring 'Second Shift'

You're invited to spend an Evening at WKAR featuring Second Shift, a new documentary that tells the inside story of how the Lansing region's collaborative "Keep GM" campaign turned a crisis into a gift that keeps on giving...

globalEDGE Business Beat with guest Ray Tadgerson

Tadgerson who served as the project director of the Blue Ribbon Committee to retain GM in Lansing, Michigan. He is also the former CEO and President of C2AE. Tadgerson together with David Hollister, David Closs, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness...

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