Evolve Client Partner Darius Ostrowski thrives on consulting work because it allows him to collaborate with interesting people to help overcome client challenges ranging from start-up efforts to global improvement programs. His steady, confident leadership style is perhaps best summed up by his motto, “Keep calm and carry on.” Since joining Evolve Partners in 2010, Darius has led several of the firm’s implementation efforts with a number of notable accounts.
Before coming to Evolve, Darius worked in a range of consulting roles, including Senior Consultant for Management Alternatives, Ltd; Management Consultant with Day & Zimmermann; Management Consultant for Fluor Daniel; He started his career as a Manufacturing Consultant/Project Engineer at Ispat Inland Steel Company. His accomplishments include the establishment of a joint venture with a Japanese steel company to build a galvanizing facility and several years spent improving efficiency and reducing costs in automotive stamping plants. He has also managed improvement programs in a variety of industries, including mining concerns, missile production facilities and even slaughterhouses.
The proud son of Polish immigrants, Darius is fluent in the Polish language and has been active in the Polish community and culture his entire life. A voracious reader who owns more than 2,000 books, he holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University. Darius enjoys fine dining, cooking, travel and spending time with his wife and daughter.