In his role with Expense Reduction Analysts, (ERA), Don’s focus is on client satisfaction, building strong business relationships, enhancing client and project implementations while delivering comprehensive cost containment solutions. Don, along with the ERA team of analysts has helped his clients finding savings in overhead expense categories including office consumables, merchant card fees, telecommunications, printing, energy, employee leasing, fleet and waste management in such diverse industries as banking, healthcare, retail, construction, distribution and local government.
With 35 years of business experience in progressive leadership roles, Don has enjoyed a successful career assisting his clients in better managing their business, improving their profitability, increasing their efficiencies, and reducing their risk. He has successfully implemented hundreds of projects that enabled his clients to benefit from solutions that reduced costs and helped improve profitability while maintaining quality and service.
Prior to Joining ERA, Don led major, award-winning marketing initiatives for two of the nation’s largest financial software and services companies. He has helped companies of all sizes, scope, and industries to better achieve their objectives through specific strategies designed to out-market, out-sell and out-service the competition – all with an eye towards achieving highly responsible and effective cost management. Harris has broad and deep industry experience in the financial services, healthcare, education, local government, and distribution industries.
Don earned degrees in Mathematics, Finance and General Business from Missouri State University has completed a multitude of post-graduate professional improvement courses. He was recently named as a Certified Board Advisor by the Center for Strategic Business Integrity.