Work History

Work History
Oct 2012 - Present

Quality Improvement Specialist

Spectrum Health - Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Regional Continuous Improvement Manager

Johnson Controls

Responsible for implementing a Six Sigma and Lean culture to a ten billion dollar segment of the world leader in design and manufacturing of automotive interiors for over 40 of the top automobile manufacturers.

Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Regional Continuous Improvement Manager

Johnson Controls

Responsible for implementing a Six Sigma and Lean culture to a ten billion dollar segment of the world leader in design and manufacturing of automotive interiors for over 40 of the top automobile manufacturers.

Jun 2010 - Apr 2012

Six Sigma Master Black Belt (Improvement Coach / Instructor)

St. Mary's Medical Center

Lead Projects for ARRA Meaningful Use, for entire Hospital, as well as CPOE implementation.

Jun 2010 - Apr 2011

Six Sigma Master Black Belt (Improvement Coach / Instructor)

St. Mary's Medical Center

Lead Projects for ARRA Meaningful Use, for entire Hospital, as well as CPOE implementation.

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

Lean Six Sigma Quality Systems Consultant

G2 Engineering

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt - Customized Training for all levels of Quality, as well as preparation for ISO 9000 Registration, and Process Optimization.

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

Lean Six Sigma Quality Systems Consultant

G2 Engineering

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt - Customized Training for all levels of Quality, as well as preparation for ISO 9000 Registration, and Process Optimization.

Sep 2006 - Mar 2009

Lean Quality Supervisor and Diesel Engine Testing Manager

John Deere

Managed product and systems auditing, as well as Gage Calibration, and Metrology departments.

Sep 2006 - Mar 2009

Lean Quality Supervisor and Diesel Engine Testing Manager

John Deere

Managed product and systems auditing, as well as Gage Calibration, and Metrology departments.

Oct 1999 - Sep 2005

Quality Manager

Case New Holland

Functioned as primary Quality Leader in the plant for all machining, assembly, supplier, and final product processes and procedures. Maintained ISO 9000-2000 Certification and the Quality Management System.

Oct 1999 - Sep 2005

Quality Manager

Case New Holland

Functioned as primary Quality Leader in the plant for all machining, assembly, supplier, and final product processes and procedures. Maintained ISO 9000-2000 Certification and the Quality Management System.

Mar 1996 - Oct 1999

Plant Manager

Safety Line Corporation

Complete P&L Responsibility

Jan 1987 - Jan 1992

Senior Quality Program Manager

McDonnell Douglas Aircraft / Boeing Aircraft

Wrote very complex CNC 5 Axis programs for aircraft wings and landing gear systems.

Jan 1987 - Jan 1992

Senior Quality Program Manager

McDonnell Douglas Aircraft / Boeing Aircraft

Wrote very complex CNC 5 Axis programs for aircraft wings and landing gear systems.

Jan 1987 - Jan 1992

Senior Quality Program Manager

McDonnell Douglas Aircraft / Boeing Aircraft

Wrote very complex CNC 5 Axis programs for aircraft wings and landing gear systems.

Education

Education
Aug 2002 - May 2004

MBA

Loyola University of Chicago - Graduate School of Business
Jan 1994 - Dec 2001

MSQA

California State University-Dominguez Hills
Jan 1994 - Dec 2001

MSQA

California State University-Dominguez Hills
Jan 1992 - Mar 1994

BS

California State University-Los Angeles
Jan 1992 - Mar 1994

BS

California State University-Los Angeles
Jan 1991 - May 1993

AS

Long Beach City College
Jan 1991 - May 1993

AS

Long Beach City College