Products & Services

Our Teams – Experience is the Difference

Crean & Associates’ team of experts have deep aerospace industry experience available to help our clients design complex systems, win new business, select & manage supplier partners, and to design, analyze, integrate, and test space, launch, & aviation hardware.  Every member of the C&A team brings decades of direct personal experience before joining our team or walking in your door.  Don’t learn from mistakes, avoid those mistakes by partnering with highly experienced C&A experts.  Get done faster, grow your business, and lower costs with our help.  It is not always rocket science, but sometimes it actually is and either way, we have you covered.


Our Products & Services:

Technical Subject Matter Experts

Technically Trained Leaders. Managing challenging projects to a successful conclusion begins with managers that are comfortable with the complexities they face.  Before holding the leadership positions they achieved in their careers, they grew their technical backgrounds in their respective areas of expertise. Experienced managers see around corners, avoid pitfalls and have learned from the successes and challenges of the past.  Our management team brings broad skills to support you in:

  • Strategic Management
  • Worldwide Management Experience
  • Organizational Structures
  • Mergers & Acquistitions Planning & Support
  • Program Managers $100M to $1B+ projects
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Supplier Program Managers
  • Proposals / Business Development
  • Process-based Management Systems
  • Risk, Cost, Schedule, & Performance Management

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Program & Supplier Management

Our international program & supplier managers each have at least 25 years of aerospace experience successfully delivering complex systems, some in excess of $1B.  Our Project Engineering Managers and our supplier managers each have decades of experience managing projects and vendor contracts, cost, schedule, and performance.  We use  proprietary methods to ensure peak supplier performance or to turn around challenging projects.

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Business Operations Solutions

Operations Expertise. The C&A Operations Improvement Team coupled with our methods & technologies deliver rapid transformations that improve lead times, reduce cost, and improve quality.  Our success stories are significant – cycle time reductions of over 80%, doubling capacity while eliminating overtime, improving operating margins by double digits. We can do a rapid assessment for you and develop an improvement roadmap.

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If you don’t see the specialty you need, give us a call or drop us a note and ask. We are always finding new outstanding experts to grow our breadth of capabilities.

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Voice Of Our Clients

“C&A established an excellent rapport with engineering, ops, admin & test functions and were not seen as outsiders but rather, clearly part of the team.  In all aspects of the engagement, C&A made sure to educate and train our team.”

“The investment in Crean and Associates significantly elevated our capabilities as a space products company and contributed to future success in the execution of complex programs.“

“C&A’s improvements eliminated 81% of our overtime. That’s a 250% ROI on our C&A investment. Where else can you get that return?”