Protean Performance Solutions assists companies to better execute their Strategies to deliver improvements in Performance, Profitability, and, ultimately, Shareholder Value.
More About Protean Performance Solutions

Kitty L. Coleman

Co-Founder, President & CEO


Kitty is a Professional Business Solutions Specialist and Entrepreneur. Ms. Coleman has over 15 years of successful experience working with organizations headquartered throughout the world; helping each to identify and implement performance improvement opportunities. Ms. Coleman has experience in and has conducted numerous engagements in construction, mining, oil and gas, railroads, transportation and utilities.


Ms. Coleman co-­founded the Protean Performance Solutions team in 2008 and currently holds the positions of President and CEO. Prior to 2008, Ms. Coleman served in numerous capacities, including:


  • Managing Partner of Coleman & Coleman Construction
  • Research & Strategy Analyst for Costner & Greene, Attorneys
  • President/CEO of AJ Johnson and Company, Inc.
  • Operations Specialist for other Management Consulting firms


Since her involvement with Protean Performance Solutions, Ms. Coleman has been active in investigating, acquiring and managing the execution of performance improvement opportunities throughout the energy sector worldwide.

Randall J. McCroskey

Co-Founder, COO and VP of Validation & Solution Delivery


Randy is a  Professional Business Analyst, Entrepreneur and Investor with over 35 years of successful experience working with organizations headquartered throughout the world. He has helped each to identify and exploit performance improvement opportunities through:


  • Strategy development
  • Structural expansion & contraction
  • Technology transfer
  • Human development
  • Process improvement
  • Application of state-of-the-art tools & techniques


Some of the most utilized tools and techniques include: Lean Enterprise Development, Value Engineering, Outsourcing, Benchmarking, Business Process Re-engineering and Supply Chain Optimization.


In his professional career, Randy has worked in over 225 engagements in a variety of industries, including: aerospace, agriculture, automotive, chemicals, commercial graphics, construction, consumer products, electronics, employer services, energy, financial services, food and beverage products, government services, healthcare, hospitality, insurance, metals, mining, paper, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, railroads, retail, transportation, telecommunications, textiles, utilities, etc.


About Us

Protean Performance Solutions is a  small, hard-working consulting firm based in Houston, Texas. Established in 2008, we hit the ground running with our direct approach to finding success. With the diverse background of our team, we are able to offer our clients the total package.

Phone: 865.250.0802




P.O. Box 6452

Maryville, TN 37802-6452

Protean Performance Solutions is a  unique and growing business solutions deployment firm headquartered in the USA. Established in 2008, we hit the ground running with our direct and pragmatic approach to helping leaders achieve their goals.