Casey Jenkins, Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting (Family Business Radio, Episode 52)
On this episode of Family Business Radio, host Anthony Chen welcomed Casey Jenkins, CEO of Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting. Casey shared her journey from aspiring to be a meteorologist to falling into the supply chain industry by chance and staying by choice. Casey shared insights on managing processes and disruptions in supply chain business, emphasizing the significance of understanding the sequence of operations. She highlighted the need for companies, particularly small businesses, to identify their core capabilities and take incremental steps towards improvement. Furthermore, she underscored the importance of having a risk management plan to navigate different potential business disruptions.
Host Anthony Chen closed the show with a brief commentary on the value of taking just one small step in financial planning.
Casey Jenkins, Founder and CEO, Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting
Casey Jenkins (CJ), the Owner of Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting LLC, stands out as a results-oriented business professional specializing in supply chain and process improvement. With a rich background encompassing over a decade of diverse supply chain experience, Casey holds dual master’s degrees in Supply Chain Management and Project Management, accompanied by a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. She adeptly combines her educational prowess and hands-on experience to navigate and resolve intricate supply chain challenges, consistently achieving maximum results and operational excellence.
A demonstrated track record in the strategic execution of various project types across numerous industries serves to highlight Casey’s expertise. Notably, she has successfully generated approximately $15 million through key initiatives and the completion of over 20 projects throughout her career.
In the ever-evolving landscape of the supply chain industry, Casey remains committed to staying ahead of emerging trends and technologies. Her pursuit of a Doctor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, which will begin in January 2024, exemplifies her commitment to lifelong learning. Casey thrives on collaboration and actively engages in networking to enhance her knowledge.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Casey is an active community member in Savannah, GA, participating in volunteer work and church activities. A fitness enthusiast, she commits to twice-daily gym sessions. Casey shares her life with two Mini-Aussiedoodles, Skye and Enzo, whom she cherishes spending time with when not immersed in her professional pursuits.
Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting LLC
With a mission to propel businesses and supply chains forward, Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting is your strategic partner in supply chain and process improvement. Employing a distinctive blend of execution-style methodology, strategic expertise, and elevated interactions, solutions are crafted with a forward-thinking mindset.
Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting transcends beyond a one-time transaction; it’s about lasting support and tailored solutions that enhance your core capabilities. Drawing on over a decade of experience and a rich educational background, forward-thinking solutions are delivered that are easy to implement, sustainable through company growth, and evolve seamlessly with industry changes.
As a catalyst for success, Eight Twenty-Eight Consulting challenges the status quo, recognizing the uniqueness of every organization.
Reach out today to find out how to Take Your Company to the Summit.
Topics Discussed in this Episode
00:06 Introduction to Family Business Radio
00:29 Meet the Guest: Casey Jenkins
00:42 Casey’s Journey into Supply Chain Management
02:33 Demystifying Supply Chain
04:25 The Intersection of Meteorology and Supply Chain
06:14 The Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chain
07:27 Understanding ‘Just in Time’ and ‘Just in Case’
09:53 How 828 Consulting Helps Businesses
15:48 The Importance of Risk Management
32:21 Managing Stress in the Supply Chain Industry
37:18 When to Seek Help for Your Business
39:49 Conclusion and Contact Information
Anthony Chen, Host of Family Business Radio
This show is sponsored and brought to you by Anthony Chen with Lighthouse Financial Network. Securities and advisory services are offered through Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. (RAA), member FINRA/SIPC. RAA is separately owned, and other entities and/or marketing names, products, or services referenced here are independent of RAA. The main office address is 575 Broadhollow Rd., Melville, NY 11747. You can reach Anthony at 631-465-9090, ext. 5075, or by email at email@example.com.
Anthony Chen started his career in financial services with MetLife in Buffalo, NY, in 2008. Born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, he considers himself a full-blooded New Yorker while now enjoying his Atlanta, GA, home. Specializing in family businesses and their owners, Anthony works to protect what is most important to them. From preserving to creating wealth, Anthony partners with CPAs and attorneys to help address all of the concerns and help clients achieve their goals. By using a combination of financial products ranging from life, disability, and long-term care insurance to many investment options through Royal Alliance, Anthony looks to be the eyes and ears for his client’s financial foundation. In his spare time, Anthony is an avid long-distance runner.