Cindy Bratel

Cindy M. Bratel

Cindy Bratel is a principal with Baker Tilly and is located in the Milwaukee office. She is a leader within the enterprise solutions team and has over 25 years of experience helping clients leverage technology to transform and grow their business.

Cindy’s experience includes project management, materials and operations management, ERP software implementation, process improvement, organizational restructuring and information technology. She has served clients in multiple industries including automotive, HVAC, consumer products, recreational equipment, food service manufacturing, and not-for-profit organizations. She also serves as the technology leader for Baker Tilly’s Center for the Return of Manufacturing which guides and directly assists manufacturing companies looking to competitively return manufacturing jobs to the US.

  • Specializes in project management for clients in manufacturing/ distribution industries
  • Leads business teams in the justification, selection, and implementation of ERP systems
  • Initiates operational changes to create efficiencies and generate measurable results
  • Works with and assists client management to assess opportunities to meet corporate goals
  • Reviews and participates in client quality reviews and assessments to ensure exceptional client service
  • Establishes materials management process improvements to meet customer service goals and expectations
  • Develops strategic sourcing solutions to improve product cost and reduce complexity
  • Manages client and consulting relationships to ensure client goals and expectations are met
  • Association for Operations Management
  • Institute for Supply Management
  • National Association of Female Executives


Milwaukee, WI


Masters in Business Administration in management
Bachelor of Business Administration in management computer systems
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater