An experienced Lean Enterprise Leader with a background built on lean education, respect for people and proven results. Adept at partnering with all stakeholders to identify, improve upon and drive compelling change across an organization. Proven team leader with exceptional abilities to connect and communicate across and with all levels of the organization. History of exceeding corporate goals through team development, challenging status quo and bringing out the best in people making the change truly sustainable.
• Led Kaizen effort at the University of Iowa Hospital on the “CT” scan process that resulted in a 31% throughput improvement, a 91% reduction in Radiology Tech travel and a 30% improvement in scan time. This eliminated a 2 week backlog for CT scans and resulted in an almost $1M revenue increase for the University of Iowa Hospital system. Work was cited in a recent book by the AME “Lean Administration”.
• Consultant/Team member for partnerships with the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC), Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), Pella Regional Hospital, IHC Healthcare “Hot” team and others.
• Championed Landscape Structures foray into competitive intelligence by researching competitors, visiting playground sites, testing equipment, developing an “engine” to record information, connecting that engine externally and leading an internal cross-functional group to help sustain the work.
• Through extensive training, Kaizen work and focus on the factory, helped to achieve the lowest level of customer issues (“CCN”) in 2010 while product complexities doubled in the same timeframe (Product lines that produced 1M or more in revenue went from 6 to 13). This was accomplished with staffing cuts of 33%.
Specialties: Leadership, Change Agent, Business Process, Continuous Improvement, Lean Processes, Kaizen Trainer,Enterprise Value Stream Mapping, Strategy Deployment, 5S, Root Cause Methodology, Visual Workplace
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