Director -- IISE Operational Excellence Division.
Experienced Lean Six Sigma Champion, Black Belt, Six Sigma Instructor, US Naval Officer, Naval Aviator, change agent and Project Manager. PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), Triple accreditation as Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) from ASQ, Rolls-Royce and Northrop Grumman and a SME Lean Bronze Certified (LBC). Currently leading Process Whisperer® Consultants offering specialized business process analysis and project management consulting services. Former Lean Six Sigma Instructor for TMG LLC. Former Toyota Kata instructor and Six Sigma Trainer for University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT-CIS). Dedicated volunteer to many organizations including ASQ. PMI, and IISE. Formerly Continuous Process Improvement Commercial Black Belt. lean instructor, and internal auditor with Rolls-Royce Energy Systems in Mount Vernon, OH. Also DoD Black Belt and instructor with US Joint Forces Command and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) software engineer and a Cost Benefit Analyst for US Government programs. Progressively responsible broad program management experience as Naval Officer and defense contractor. Multiple Masters-Level degrees (Management, Systems Management and Foreign Affairs).
Specialties: Lean Six Sigma Champion, Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Instructor, Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), Rolls-Royce, Northrop Grumman and American Society for Quality Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB). Toyota Kata instructor and Six Sigma Trainer for University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT-CIS). Kaizen Event Leader. International Team Excellence Award (ITEA) Judge, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Certified Lean Facilitator, Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) Software engineer, Internal ISO 9001 Auditor