Gator ISEs Venture Forth with Five Fifths.

Gainesville, FL (November, 2010): ISE alumni Aloiye Abu (BS ISE 2002), Walwin Metzger (BS ISE 2002) and Lloyd McKenzie (BS ISE 2005) shared their experiences with starting their own consulting firm, Five Fifths LLC. With undergraduate ISEs They, with fellow Gator ISE Azimeye Abu (BS ISE 2005), launched the venture in 2008 in an effort to bring traditional industrial engineering skills and process improvement methodologies to small and medium sized companies that are generally not served by large consulting firms. They shared tips on raising initial capital and bringing in new clients , stressing that they have to have an idea that is unique and will bring value at the right time for their client base. They are currently based in Orlando and serve a number of industries in the Southeast.