Private Equity IT & ERP Consulting

Nestell & Associates is a proven industry leader, providing private equity consulting for merger and acquisition and digital transformation leadership. Our advisory, private equity ERP consulting services can take your business to the next level.

Our Services

Who We Are

Who We Are

Nestell & Associates is an ERP consulting firm that serves as a business-savvy, intelligent, tenured, highly technical-proficient business partner that understands the true ROI and EBITDA value. We have the talent and experience to guide your business to successful outcomes.

 

Professional ERP Consulting

Our team of pioneers, experts and proven practitioners are highly focused on private equity and enterprise resource planning (ERP) consulting. We excel at organizational change, preparedness and digital transformation success.

Proven Success in ERP Consulting Services

We embrace the significant challenges inherent in merger and acquisition ERP digital transformations. We’ve built a solid framework on excellent practices with proven successes in integrations, upgrades, acquisitions and mergers. We’re eager to share our ERP consulting services with you.

Cross-Industry Private Equity & ERP Consulting Experience

While we are laser-focused on private equity and ERP consulting, our leadership experience with informational technology and organizational change has taken us across multiple industries. Whatever your business may entail, we’ll work with you to upgrade your capabilities and streamline your processes.

What We Do

Professional ERP Consulting

Our private equity ERP consulting services, and expertise as one of the leading ERP consulting firms in this field, encompass several areas:

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Board Advisory Services & Portfolio Coaching

We partner with Boards and portfolio executive teams to ensure their portfolios are properly aligned.

Strategic Human Capital Management Services

We understand the value of great resources. Often during a merger and acquisition or an IT or ERP…

Organizational Change Management

We believe dealing with and addressing the human element on projects is critical to the success of your business.

Full-Scale Digital Transformations

We execute end-to-end ERP implementations by preparing an organization and running successful ERP implementations through our proven organizational change readiness assessment process, including business due diligence, ERP selection, training and go-live support.

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ERP Project Plans & Recovery

As part of our private equity ERP consulting services, we provide support for the creation of effective project plans. We sit on Steering Committee teams and become the second set of eyes to help validate the proposed plans before they’re implemented.

IT Hardware & Solution Services

ERP organizational change can be a significant IT technical challenge. Our IT transformation consultants integrate and provide IT infrastructure and ERP solutions that improve the efficiency of your business.

Digital Transformation Rescue

Looking for digital transformation consultancy services? Allow our team of proven independent ERP consulting experts to support and complement your team.

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ERP Training & Presentations

Our team has been practicing, studying and researching organizational change and ERP success for several years. We know the case studies, models and desired outcomes for businesses like yours.

ERP Collaboration

Have another particular need? Or would you like to collaborate to improve the IT/ERP implementation success field? We would love to hear from you!

Experience the Ultimate Private Equity Consulting Services from Nestell & Associates

Nestell & Associates was founded to bring resources and proven methods to private equity and their portfolio companies. We understand that there are multiple key stakeholders in the private equity industry, and investors, PE firms, operating partners and portfolio company executives are all vested in digital transformation success. Contact Nestell & Associates to discuss how we can use our experience in  private equity and ERP consulting to your advantage.

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Testimonials

What People are Saying

John Leibert

First off, I sincerely enjoy our working with Jack. His work is honest and quality work. He understands the key issues for success in implementations and stays focused on them through to completion. He has a very good knowledge of business processes and how computers and information technology in general can be applied in an effective manner.

John Leibert
President/CEO Factivity, Inc.

Don Martin

I have spent 30 years of my career often engaged as an interim C level manager. Several of these assignments included ERP installations, for a variety of reasons.  I met Jack while serving as interim CEO  at a company that was carved out of a large public entity by a PE.  Jack immediately impressed me with his organizational skills in planning the installation. Then, his technical know- how was augmented with his ability to communicate both up and down the organization, he dealt with resistance intellectually rather than emotionally, constantly adjusted the schedule to account for surprises while maintaining the schedule, and did all this with integrity and transparency.  The most successful ERP installation I have ever witnessed.

Don Martin
Principal D. R. Martin & Associates

J. R. Bray Jr.

Jack was able to gather and effectively communicate information in an organized labor environment. He  was able to dissect our systems, correct, and distribute information in a more effective manner, much like a surgeon.

J. R. Bray Jr.
United Steelworkers, Unit President

Joe Choorapuzha

I had the pleasure of working with Jack Nestell over a full ERP implementation as part of a corporate divestiture.  Jack’s hands-on approach truly benefited the company, as his recommendations and our strategy were driven by a bottoms-up understanding of the business.  In addition to leading the entire process, Jack worked with key functional leaders throughout the business to ensure that all business needs were contemplated.  I would welcome an opportunity to work with Jack again in the future.

Joe Choorapuzha
Incline Equity Partners, Partner

Paul F. Magel

I have had the pleasure of working with Jack Nestell over the past few years on a significant ERP project.  I first met Jack during his ERP evaluation phase and I found him to be one of the most knowledgeable individuals in the ERP space that I have come across in my career.  He was clear in what he wanted and more clear in how he wanted to manage the implementation of the solution.  Jack employed a methodology during the implementation that led to  successful outcome and a realization of the benefits promised at the outset.  His professional style of leadership was effective as he oversaw resources from his team, the business users and the various vendors.  Always firm and consistent in his direction along with the appropriate amount of flexibility to deal with the day to day issues that you encounter in any sizable project.  Jack is a true ERP professional with the real life success to back up his credentials.  A rare breed.

Paul F. Magel
President, COMPUTER GENERATED SOLUTIONS INC.

Chris Borsini

I have been working with Jack for the past couple of years and have had the privilege of providing him with some great resources when needed. I have seen firsthand how well Jack manages and executes large, complex and time sensitive ERP initiatives. Jack’s success comes from not only his passion, energy and insightfulness but also how he puts as much emphasis on the human element and creating the right culture as he does with making sure he has the right technical skillset on each and every project.

Chris Borsini
Oxford International

Justo Beauchamp

“I met Jack in January 2013 while he was managing an-going ERP implementation at his current manufacturing concern. He clearly indicated the urgency facing his concern and the need to “turn on” the solution in January 2013. Although there were a number of shortcomings that required immediate attention, Jack established a team of resources and a plan to correct the shortcomings and bring to pass a first class solution for the company.

Impressive was Jack’s attention to details and his concern on the impact that it would have on the human element. Training, assignment and ownership of business processes, changes to the roles from past to future was of utmost importance to him.

His ability to work through these elements and establish a sense of confidence that individuals can move forward and the “change” would be beneficial to all was amazing.

Justo Beauchamp
President - JBM2 Consultin

Cody Wedig

Anyone looking for a lot of great info about ERP, follow Nestell & Associates. I have worked with Jack for an extended amount of time during an implementation of our ERP and he is incredibly full of knowledge and experience.

Cody Wedig
ERP Project Manager

Dr. Eric A. Canny

Jack has a boundless desire to see organizations succeed. It is important for leaders to learn about their organizations and utilize applied research to address the challenges they face for sustainable improvement; this skill and approach sets Jack apart. His passion coupled with knowledge towards his field of digital transformation is quite admirable.

Dr. Eric A. Canny
University of Southern California

Kevin Brever

I have known Jack for several years. I appreciate his passion for his work and his research and his enthusiasm to share that passion with academic colleagues and practitioners. Jack places great value on understanding, sharing, and applying sound proven research ideas to his field. This truly is a differentiator.

Kevin Brever
Principal (Retired) St. Paul Elementary School Louisville, KY

Doug Schrock

In my experience, getting people to understand and embrace the change is generally the most significant challenge of major undertakings. I’ve consistently seen Jack move large teams with his up-front, no nonsense approaches that brings confidence that the initiative is actually going to work.

Doug Schrock
Partner in charge, Consulting Advisory Services, Crowe Horwath

Dr. Courtney L. Malloy

Jack is deeply committed to maximizing the effectiveness of ERP systems and strategies. Having the opportunity to teach Jack, I’ve seen firsthand how he couples his own expertise and depth of ERP experience with research-based principles related to effective organizational change. Not only is he dedicated to the success of his own work, but he has a genuine passion to transform the field by sharing best practices broadly with clients, colleagues, and other practitioners.

Dr. Courtney L. Malloy
Malloy Research Consulting

Paul F. Magel

I have had the pleasure of working with Jack Nestell over the past few years on a significant ERP project. I first met Jack during his ERP evaluation phase and I found him to be one of the most knowledgeable individuals in the ERP space that I have come across in my career. He was clear in what he wanted and more clear in how he wanted to manage the implementation of the solution. Jack employed a methodology during the implementation that led to successful outcome and a realization of the benefits promised at the outset. His professional style of leadership was effective as he oversaw resources from his team, the business users and the various vendors. Always firm and consistent in his direction along with the appropriate amount of flexibility to deal with the day to day issues that you encounter in any sizable project. Jack is a true ERP professional with the real life success to back up his credentials. A rare breed.

Paul F. Magel
President - Applications and Technology Outsourcing - COMPUTER GENERATED SOLUTIONS INC.

Clint Brice

Jack has put together a transcript that we can all learn from in the industry. What he did during the ERP transformation captured the essence of what everyone tries to achieve, but so few rarely do. Through his leadership and passion, the industry can see an illustration of a different way to approach these types of transformations and the ability to do “more with less” while still being wildly successful. Jack has unique capabilities and skills, and we are excited he has decided to share his story with the market.

Clint Brice
Chief Executive Officer - Lucidity Consulting Group

Amanda Robinson

Jack has been a panelist for us and has provided input on our research. I am looking forward to seeing the results of his book

Amanda Robinson
Manage CIO Advisory at Info-Tech Research Group

Nathan Richey

In the private equity world, success depends on having trusted partners whose expertise and commitment to client service is unquestionable. For the last 10 years, Jack has been our go-to partner for all of our enterprise-level technology needs.  He has mentored, advised, and worked with a number of our portfolio companies at a variety of levels – from establishing employee technology support/Help Desk services to leading full-scale ERP integration and implementations.  Jack is a core member of our investment diligence and management network and a trusted partner in making sure technology is an enabler of business transformation and innovation within all of our organizations.

Nathan Richey
Managing Partner, Bestige Holdings

John Leibert

My entire development, implementation and support teams have worked with Jack on some difficult and challenging projects over the past several years. As President of FACTIVITY, it is my personal observation that Jack’s discipline, experience, and value-added approach offers an insight and perspective that even experienced professionals can learn from.

John Leibert
President/CEO - Factivity, Inc.

Dean Frew

I have had the pleasure of working with Jack on some very cutting edge enterprise technology projects.  I have found his team building / collaborative / pragmatic approach to leading these projects to be quite unique and invaluable in helping the team obtain its objectives.  All of these challenging projects had multiple stakeholders and Jack’s ability to conduct the “orchestra” is quite impressive. I hope to work with Jack on projects in the future.

Dean Frew
CTO/SVP RFID Solutions SML Group

Upendra Kulkarni

I have had the pleasure of working on one of my most memorable and successful 5 Month Rapid implementation projects led by Jack. It was an amazing experience to see how his positive energy and ‘gung ho’ approach literally charged each one of us on the implementation team daily.  Besides his dedication to work and positive attitude, he has exceptional motivational and team building skills. There is a lot to learn from Jack!

Upendra Kulkarni
President MMBC Consulting, Inc.

Doug Schrock

To get results, people have to understand, and they need to buy in…. Jack avoids the typical overflow of consulting jargon and instead moves directly to readily absorbable concepts that work.

Doug Schrock
Partner in charge, Consulting Advisory Services, Crowe Horwath

Partners

Our Valued Partners

Value Partner Denison Consulting
Vista IT Group Partner
Oxford Corp. Partner
RippleWorx Platform Partner
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But my experience, postmerger, taught me something else: Fear of change-innate, stubborn, and resistant to reason-is a powerful force.

- Ed Catmull
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Nestell & Associates believes strongly in promoting our guiding principles. Giving to our communities is at the core of our values.For 2020, our team is supporting two organizations that focus on youth education and mentorship. Nestell & Associates pledges to donate 5% of our 2020 profits to BBBS and Unicef

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