Barret Kruse

information technology asset management, IT Supply Chain Management, and technology project coordinator in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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Barret Kruse understands that the purpose of technology is not just making systems or machines. It is empowering people to do what they love and what they want in an easier, organized, and effective way. Upbeat and professional, Barret is known for his ability to understand, explain, and teach complex technical information to colleagues, coworkers, and customers.

Most recently, Barret worked in Asset Management at Coventry/Aetna, improving processes and increasing the accuracy of the asset inventory system. Creating a partnership with regional hub sites, he improved Key Performance Indicators by as much as 80 percent.

At Walgreen’s Roll Out Command Center he worked on the Wellness Experience Project. The full point of sale (POS) makeover included creating installation documentation and processes, working with project managers and technicians throughout pilot installations. Through effective troubleshooting, timely process improvement, and creative problem solving, the pilot project was completed in time for a national launch.

Barret learned his customer focus, ability to effectively prioritize tasks, and aptitude for working independently while supporting a team by managing and mentoring at Sprint/Nextel and Verizon Wireless.

He gained early communications skills and business operations experience in the radio broadcast industry for stations in Chicago and Champaign. He added skills in new media and technology as Marketing Information Manager for The O’Hare Search Group, Des Plaines, and Motorola.

  • Education
    • Columbia College Chicago
    • Bachelor