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Work experience

Oct 2012Present

Quality Improvement Specialist

Spectrum Health - Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Jun 2011Jun 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 2011Jun 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 2010Apr 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 2010Apr 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 2009Sep 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 2009Sep 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 2006Mar 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 2006Mar 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 1999Sep 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 1999Sep 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 1996Oct 1999

Plant Manager

Safety Line Corporation

Complete P&L Responsibility

Jan 1987Jan 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 1987Jan 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 1987Jan 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

Aug 2002May 2004

MBA

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

MSQA

California State University-Dominguez Hills
Jan 1994Dec 2001

MSQA

California State University-Dominguez Hills
Jan 1992Mar 1994

BS

California State University-Los Angeles
Jan 1992Mar 1994

BS

California State University-Los Angeles
Jan 1991May 1993

AS

Long Beach City College
Jan 1991May 1993

AS

Long Beach City College