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About Us

Intelligent. Efficient. Intelligently Efficient.

Tactegra is a process-based management consulting firm that helps companies improve the way they do business. We’re experts in Integrated Process Solutions, Project and Operations Support, Lean Six Sigma, and Organizational Change Management. Our people are experienced consultants focused on creating value for your business. That’s why we have savvy people and smart solutions working together to help you reach your goals. Our process-based solutions help organizations improve operational efficiency, eliminate waste, and manage risks. We learn about your people, become experts on your process and technology, and create a solution that works for you. Once we solve a problem, it’s solved for good.

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Our unique vision, mission and values capture the essence of who we are and how we interact with one another. In addition, it speaks to how we go to market and our commitment to delivering excellence to our clients, shareholders, and the community.


To be the most trusted and respected professional services firm recognized by our clients for delivering efficiency through process based solutions.


To serve our clients by providing the highest quality professional services that address their business issues.


Integrity | We do the right thing regardless of the consequences.
Pursuit of Excellence | We continually strive to exceed the expectations of our people and our clients.
Accountability | We take responsibility for individual and collective actions.
Collaboration | We work together to achieve collective and individual goals.
Passion | Our energy and enthusiasm are contagious. We are inspired to make a lasting impact.
Results Driven | We are driven to maximize the value for our clients


Most leading companies recognize the important role that process transformation initiatives can play in improving an organization’s operating efficiency and effectiveness but often struggle to identify gaps and implement improvement measures. Tactegra’s comprehensive Process Transformation Consulting Services assist companies with their process transformation efforts, helping them maximize the performance of their processes while reducing operational costs. Our deep expertise in Process Excellence, Lean Six Sigma, Program Management, and Change Enablement ensure that we provide our client with an end to end suite of solutions from advisory and gap assessment to implementation, training, and value realization.

Why Tactegra

Ian Cato
Managing Partner

Ian Profile

As Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Tactegra, Ian Cato is a seasoned leader in Process Program Design and Team Effectiveness. With a passion for creating a customer centric experience, Ian has a proven track record of delivering profitable results focused on cost optimization and revenue generation. Cato now brings over 27 years of military and corporate experience as a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. His true strength is in understanding the practical aspects of making changes to a company’s way of doing business. Cato’s passion and integrity, combined with education and experience, make him a sought after consultant by companies wishing to align their priorities for success.In addition to his professional accolades, Ian also believes in giving back and being a voice for the future of effective business practices. As a key member of the Advisory Board for the University of Charlotte Center for Lean Logistics and Engineered Systems, Ian contributes to the continuous improvement of training programs that will produce our future leaders.

Industry Experience: Financial Services, Credit Card, Mortgage, Technology, Telecom, Real Estate, Government, Military, Healthcare, Insurance, Hospital Systems, Manufacturing, and more.

The impact of Ian’s passion for improvement has benefited organizations in all industries and geographies, such as: American Broadcasting Corporation, Bank of America, General Electric, Johnson Controls, United States Marine Corps, United States Postal Service, Viacom, WellPoint, Inc. and more.

Ismael “Izzy” Sanchez
Managing Partner

Izzy ProfileIsmael Sanchez, better known to his clients as Izzy, approaches every problem with the dual intellect of an experienced businessman and highly-qualified engineer. As Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Tactegra, Izzy has more than 24 years of experience leading and implementing business improvements and has deployed hundreds of continuous improvement initiatives. The depth of Sanchez’s knowledge comes from having worked extensively with a wide variety of National and International Corporations. During his tenure at American Standard, Sanchez created and delivered a customized Lean Six Sigma program that encompassed 16 plants in 9 different countries from Canada to Brazil. He then spent the better part of a decade at Bank of America, where the institution benefited from the dual effect of multi-million dollar savings and multi-million dollars in increased productivity. In one instance alone, the certifiable results amounted to $253 million in increased performance and efficiencies.

Industry Experience: Financial Services, Mortgage, Real Estate, Technology, Telecom, Manufacturing, Engineering, Government, and more.

Izzy’s optimization of resources (technical, human and facility) has benefited many companies around the globe, such as: American Standard, Bank of America, Wachovia, Wells Fargo, United States Postal Service, Xerox, and more.

A Small Business With A Global Reach

Since 2008, we have generated $1B + in results for our clients all across the globe.

Accenture Credit Services                                Morehouse College
Aramark                                                              National Life Insurance
Bank of America                                                North Carolina National Guard
Blue Cross Blue Shield                                      Regions Bank
Capital Bank                                                       Steritech
City of Houston                                                  TD Bank
Duke Energy                                                       Tenneco
Experian                                                              TIAA
Fiserv                                                                   United States Marine Corps
Hitachi Data Systems                                         United States Postal Service
Jack Henry Associates, Inc.                                Wells Fargo
Johnson Controls

NMSDC-Logo-NATIONAL-CMYKSince 2009, Tactegra has been certified by the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). As a certified MBE, Tactegra is in the unique position to promote and market our services to prospective corporate buyers who are looking to build relationships with trusted minority-owned businesses. Tactegra is an asset particularly to these companies as we provide unique end-to-end process-based solutions while fulfilling important supplier diversity requirements.
We consider that a win-win for our clients.