Our Consultants

T. Alan Claypool, MA, PMP – Owner, President, Founder

Mr. T. Alan Claypool is the Owner/President/Founder of TAC4 Solutions.  He works directly with business owners and helps them eliminate workplace drama so they get the most out of their people.  TAC4 Solutions hasa step-by-step process that everyone can buy into so that the team now drives itself rather than having to be driven.  The upshot is that the business gets easier to manage, and the bottom line shows it because everyone is moving in the same direction.

 Mr. Claypool matches his relational skill of building trust and conflict resolution with his technical skill of project management, data flow, software architecture, and continuous improvement.  He developed the Nine Ground Rules for Cohesive Team Behavior™ and the Sound of Clarity TM that the company uses on all culture change and project management projects to help clients work in the same direction toward common goals.

Prior to starting TAC4, Mr. Claypool was a Principal Consultant for 13 years at Utilities International Inc., a Chicago consulting company specializing in financial software for utility companies. Mr. Claypool managed multiple large, complex implementations of budgeting and allocations software.  Also at Utilities International, he served as Sales Lead for the budgeting system; as a Technical Lead for allocations software; and as a Developer. Prior to 1997, Mr. Claypool was a consultant for the EDS Utilities Division in Atlanta, GA.

Mr. Claypool is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and served on the board for the Kentuckiana chapter of PMI.  He holds a Masters degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois (1994) and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Furman University (1989).

Donna Grant, CFM, CMA, PMP - Consultant

Ms. Grant is a consultant with TAC4 Solutions.   Donna has led both small organizations as well as Fortune 500 companies through new system implementations, core process redesign, realignment of policies and procedures to support organizational changes, and numerous other projects that reduced costs, improved efficiencies, and maintained compliance.  

Donna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Louisville (1991) and several professional designations (Certified Financial Manager, Certified Management Accountant, and Project Management Professional).