Who is David Mahalak?

Dr. Mahalak believes in analyzing projects from a fully integrated or holistic point of view in order to provide a thorough analysis for our clients, which incorporates the second and third ordered effects that may occur.

In 2008, he worked as an operations analysis consultant where he led and executed a wide variety of supply chain management and process improvement projects, ranging from demand forecasting to delivery route optimization to pricing strategy. In 2013, he worked as a lead logistics analyst supporting several Joint Department of Defense programs. His primary responsibilities were to develop and execute Cost-Benefit Analyses and Analyses of Alternatives, which are used to determine if a materiel solution is financially feasible for procurement and then analyze the vendors’ alternatives to determine which solution best meets the identified requirements.

Education and continuous improvement are a passion of his, which is why ALI Consulting continuously executes independent research, reviews the latest publications to be cognizant of advances in the analytical fields, and participates in numerous forums and conferences. Dr. Mahalak received his B.A. in Mathematics from Wilkes University, M.S. in Operations Research with a supply chain management and optimization concentration from Northeastern University, and a Doctorate of Engineering in Engineering Management from The George Washington University. His doctoral research developed an easy-to-use Decision Support System that applied advanced mathematical algorithms to analyze trade-offs among alternatives for Department of Defense acquisition programs. He also received his Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt from Villanova University and a Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Operations from Michigan State University. In 2011 and 2015, Dr. Mahalak was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success and the Worldwide Who’s Who organization, respectively.