We bring experienced industry professionals who are nimble, smart and focus on your business challenges. You’ll work with team members who have big firm experience combined with a “get it done” attitude. We offer tangible results and real outcomes, not just plans that gather dust on your shelf.

Jim Wadella

Owner, Founder

Jim has more than 30 years of professional experience in multiple industries.  He has significant experience in business process improvement, program/project management, financial analysis, technology planning, communication network design/engineering, business plan development and risk management.  Jim is a Managing Member for Core Catalysts’ Kansas City office.

Greg Wallman

Client Service and Delivery

Greg has over 15 years of experience with a strong emphasis in professional services and financial institutions stemming from Big 4 accounting roots.  Greg’s experience also encompasses other industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, and aerospace.  Greg has extensive experience related to project management, process improvement, financial analysis, regulatory reporting, and leadership.

Jo Anne Gabbert

Corporate Development

Jo Anne provides Corporate Development direction for Core Catalysts.  She has many years of consulting experiences that range from software development to operational improvement to program management to business strategy development.  She is very active with community groups such as the Boys and Girls Club, United Way and the Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation.

Andrew Miller

Alliance Management, Business Development

Andy is involved with alliance management as well as business development.  His career spans large company experiences with GE Capital to startup companies that he founded.  His Lean Six Sigma background helps to define potential issues with our clients and help craft individualized solutions for them.  Oh yes, he was a professional golfer in his past as well.