Mr. Aasen is a CPA with experience in corporate revitalization, financial management, and mergers & acquisitions. He developed the Visuel Management System to uncover profits of operating companies and develop systems for process improvement. This System defines and measures the key factors contributing to operating profits.
Mr. Aasen has designed logistics and freight reporting systems to evaluate shipping costs by customer, product and carrier. He has designed and implemented cost management systems that isolate costs and profitability by business units, customers, product lines, and suppliers. He has implemented process improvement through simplified Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma and Constraints Management tool kits.
Mr. Aasen has served as CFO and General Manager for several industrial manufacturers and marketers of consumer products, including Norcraft Companies, American Inn & Steel and Damark International.
He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. He is President of Minnesota Entrepreneurs and an active member of Turnaround Management Association, Manufacturers Alliance, National Association of Corporate Directors, and the Minnesota Management Society.