Steve Sashihara founded Princeton Consultants in 1980 after graduating from Princeton University, where he majored in Philosophy. He recruited his lifelong friend, Jon Crumiller, to join him to create a unique consulting firm that would combine "Information Technology and Management Consulting." More than 30 years later, Steve and Jon are still the best of friends and enthusiastically co-manage the firm.
Jon Crumiller serves as Chief Operating Officer of Princeton Consultants. As a co-founder of the firm, Jon brings more than 30 years of consulting expertise and experience to our client base, having served leaders in many of the nation's most successful businesses.
Patrick Simon has over 20 years of consulting experience with Princeton Consultants, where he has specialized in software development, and rail and truck transportation operations and systems. Patrick led the Princeton Consultants team which designed and implemented Pegasus, the market leading software application for managing intermodal transportation and intermodal equipment, and he continues to play an active leadership role in Pegasus implementation projects today.
Dinesh Maneyapanda has been with Princeton Consultants for 20 years. He helps lead the optimization practice, and also has broad experience in the design and development of workflow and technology solutions and HR best practices. Dinesh graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He is also currently Chairman of his undergraduate "eating club," a channel that allows him to pursue academic interests and reconnect with alumni.
Since joining Princeton Consultants in 1998, Shem has helped the leadership of transportation companies transform operations and processes to substantially improve asset utilization and increase network efficiency. He has built custom systems and applications for highly complex business environments, interfacing with client executives in different lines of business, Operations and IT, and working with teams of consultants and developers.
Building on over 10 years of experience in the transportation industry, including many years of Pegasus development, Leah leads the rail transportation segment of the transportation practice area, leveraging her extensive knowledge of signaling and traffic control systems. Leah graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Computer Science and Engineering, and minored in Philosophy and Cognitive Science.
Greg Wold joined Princeton Consultants in 1995. Balancing strategic concerns with tactical project delivery approaches, Greg leads teams in implementing mission-critical processes and systems. He has successfully managed a series of major business transformation and technology initiatives in dynamic corporate environments, including the transportation/supply chain sector, financial services, and human resources.
Bob Steen has been with Princeton Consultants since 1998, where he leads segments of the transportation, financial services, and optimization practice areas. He is also a skilled facilitator and educator. Bob holds a Ph.D. in Space Physics and Astronomy from Rice University, where he modeled the dynamics of planetary atmospheres. He and his family reside in the historic town of Rocky Hill, New Jersey, where he serves as an elected member of the borough council.
Yioula leads the railcar management practice area at Princeton Consultants, which she joined in 1999. An engineer who has always been passionate about mechanics and materials, she is equally comfortable in the rail yard, the programmers’ lab and the boardroom. Yioula brings deep expertise in function, strategic vision and industry insight to the complex projects she designs and leads.
Attila works with railroad executives and engineers to architect and implement transformative solutions in the areas of communications, systems management and monitoring, railroad signal design and testing. Since joining Princeton Consultants in 2005, he has managed software development teams to implement and deliver custom applications that enable railroads to integrate and leverage new communication technologies, automate and improve testing processes and to collect and analyze asset monitoring data.
Gene leads enterprise-level data and business intelligence initiatives to success on a foundation of stakeholder consensus, superior design and budgeting, and effective executive oversight. Since joining Princeton Consultants in 2000, Gene has partnered with diverse business leaders and built a record of results in several verticals, including insurance and related financial services.