Get our Monthly Newsletter!

Shingo Institute - Shingo Institute Alumni

The Shingo Alumni consists of individuals from a wide variety of organizations and industries around the world who have attended the Shingo workshop series.


These individuals have distinguished themselves by applying what they learned in the workshops and implementing systems that help to drive their cultural transformation. A Shingo Alum’s cultural transformation is highlighted by measured improvement in key performance indicators driven by the appropriate behaviors.

Benefits for Shingo Alumni


If you are interested in joining this elite group, please click on the red button below to submit your application. Be prepared to share dates and locations of the required workshops, as well as information relating to any projects you have completed as a result of your workshop learnings.




Shingo Alumni Recipients

Name Title Company
Timothy Agin Regional Lean/Quality Leader Steelcase, Inc
Víctor Manuel Aguilar Transportation manager Distribuidora Kroma s.a de c.v.
Javier Alfaro Zamora Gerente de Ingenieria OSRAM
Josh Andersen VP of Partnering Genysis Brand Solutions
Curtis Anderson Director of Continuous Improvement TIAA
Larry Anderson Facilitator GBMP
Ramses Arriaga Aguilar Operations Engineer Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
John Asay Operations Consultant Zennoa
Damon Baker CEO and President Lean Focus LLC
Bill Baker President Speed To Excellence
Mark Baker Master Coach Discover Financial
Alberto Baldi Partner infinitas SA
Shaun Barker Assistant Executive Director Shingo Institute
Peter Barnett Master Coach Discover Financial
Terry Bates BArnes Enterprise system director Barnes Group
ALEJANDRO BAUTISTA CARLOS GERENTE DE OPERACIONES MINATITLÁN Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Simon Beck STERIS Corporation
Bryan Bergsma Engineering Fellow Raytheon Missile Systems
Gerald Best Vice President of Industrial IoT Aunalytics
Jon Bingham Project Manager Strata Networks
Mark Bodhaine Vice President of Operations Alpha Guardian
Glenn Bodinson Chief Executive Officer BaldrigeCoach
Trevor Bosen Value Stream Manager CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense
Kevin Bradley Consultant Facilitator Systrans
James Bratton Director, Engineering Quality Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Dominic Bria Marketing Manager Shingo Institute
Max Brown Partner Institute for Enterprise Excellence
Tolan Brown VP OC Tanner
Steve Brown QA/RA Manager CoorsTek Medical
Suzanne Burdge VP, Process Excellence Liberty Mutual
Regan Burton Business Development Manager US Synthetic Corp.
Drew Butler Senior Advisor HKPO Lean Six Sigma Experts
Chris Butterworth Founder S A Partners Australia/NZ S A Partners LLP
Fiona Buttrey Partner S A Partners LLP
Doug Carlberg President & CEO M2 Global Technology, Ltd.
Chung Chiu Halogen Assembly General Foreman OSRAM
Chad Christ Operational Excellence Competency Lead John Deere Power Products
Randy Cook Master Coach Discover Financial
Mitcheal Cooksey Jr. Project Manager Space Dynamics Laboratory
Michelle Cooper Business Transformation Sr. Manager MeadWestVaco
Guillermo Cornejo Gutierrez Operational Excellence Manager Bridgestone BATO Shared Services Center
Dulce nancy Cortes mendez Ing Ppg
Joseph Coster Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement Leader Smith & Nephew
Robert Crotty Assistant VP Strategy and Capital Productivity Hospital Corporation of America
Víctor Alberto Cruz Jefatura Almacén DISTRIBUIDORA KROMA
Christopher D'Aiello Opex Leader Ingersoll Rand
Grant Daniels Manufacturing Process Engineer Ancestry.com, Inc
Tom Davis Assessment Manager Shingo Institute
Peter De Clerck Consultant Möbius Business Redesign
Anthony DeCaria CI Strategy Group Manager DTE ENERGY
Brian Decker Sr. Process Engineer Moog Inc
Richard DeLappe Manager The Boeing Company
Roberto Delgado Global Logistics Manager Alpha Guardian
Enrique Delgado Production Manager Arbomex
Joanne Deys Executive VP Strategic Partnering Ozgene Pty Ltd
Sid Dickerson VP OPEX Development and Deployment IR
Angeles Dominguez Human Resources Manager POSEY S DE RL DE CV
Jose Dominguez Hernandez Jefe de almacen Distribuidora Kroma Minatitlan
George Donaldson Leadership & Enterprise Excellence Coach The Manufacturing Institute
Shannon Eberle RT Manager Alberta Health Services - CancerControl
Roger Echeverria Senior Manager Engineering Baxter Ltd.
Rick Edgeman Professor & Chair, Management Dept. Fort Hays State University
Andy Edwards OE Manager NAFTA Osram Sylvania
Omar Encinas Amavizca Engineering Manager Posey
Jose Esquivel Training & Development Manager Merit Medical
Randall Fedie Lean Project Manager, RPS Operations & Engineering Services Rockwell Automation
Jorge Felix General Manager Mercury Marine, Plant 3
Gloria Fernandez Martinez Biochemical Engineer Crown Equipment Corporation
Dan Fleming Director of Consulting Services GBMP
Rick Fleming Senior Associate C. I. Associates
RAQUEL FLORES HERNÁNDEZ JEFE DE LOGÍSTICA Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Luis Flores Medina Continuous Improvement Manager STERIS Corporation Mexico - Guadalupe NL
Malcolm Forrest VP of Quality Edwards Vacuum Ltd
Victor Franco Manufacturing Manager TIDI Products, LLC
Karen Friederich Operational Excellence Engineer Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Jeff Fuchs Executive Director Maryland World Class Consortia
Rosemary Fullerton Professor Emeritus USU School of Accountancy
Ivan Gabino Operations Manager London Consulting Group
Chris Gaby CI Manager Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Sheila Gallagher Senior Manufacturing Engineer Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
Igor Garcia Materials Manager Bell
Jose Manuel Garcia Sanchez Jefatura de Transporte PPG COMEX
Jim Garrick Strategic Project Management Principal FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, Inc.
Edwin Garro Chief Executive Officer PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
MARIO ALBERTO GARZA GONZÁLEZ GERENTE CEDIS CHIHUAHUA Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Travis Gerritsen Change Management Specialist Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Abel Gomez Executive Director Opex Academy
Jorge Gonzalez Quality Assurance Manager OSRAM
Javier Gonzalez External Consultant PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
IRVING A GONZALEZ C JEFE PLANEACION DE DISTRIBUCION PPG COMEX
Oscar Gonzalez Perez Continuous Improvement ElringKlinger
Kirstin Graham Productivity Maturity Program Owner Commonwealth Bank of Australia - New South Wales
Ana Lilia Granados Avila JEFE DE EXCELENCIA OPERATIVA PPG COMEX
Sebastien Grebonval Gentex Optics Inc.
David Green VP Reman Operations Edwards Vacuum Ltd
Simon Grogan Managing Consultant & Director S A Partners LLP
Kayhan (Kai) Guceli Director of CI Allstate Insurance
Jose Francisco Gutierrez Gallegos Lean Manager Industrias OSRAM de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Lawrence Hamilton Chief Executive Officer LP4 Enterprises, LLC
Bruce Hamilton President GBMP
Abdelhakeem HAMMAD Chief Executive Officer Xi Horizons Consulting
Gregory Hatch Sr Sales & Marketing Executive Intermountain Homecare & Hospice
Tony Hayes Director, Operations Excellence Wabash National Corporation
Joe Healy Business Process Excellence Leader Johnson & Johnson
Tyson Heaton Director, Manufacturing OC Tanner
Patricia Heatwole Site Lean Leader Electrochem Solutions Inc
Shaun Hegsted SVP Director Deposit, Treasury Operations, & Customer Care Zions Bancorporation
Noel Hennessey CI Director Retired
Eilish Henry Director SISU Consulting Group
Juan Victor Hernandez Sr Production Manager, LIXIL Water Technology American Standard Brands
Marcos Hernandez Ramirez Lic. Administración de empresas Distribuidora Kroma S.a de C.v
Ryan Hicks Lean Coninuous Improvement Accountant US Synthetic Corp.
Brendan Hindle Manufacturing Excellence Director Jaguar Land Rover
Peter Hines Founder S A Partners LLP
Steven Hirt President Optima Associates Inc
Aaron Hoffert Production Manager Boston Scientific - Maple Grove, MN
David Humble System Director, Quality Analytics and Improvement Tower Health
Rob Hunt Lean Manager Polaris Industries INC
Jose Ibarra Gerente Operaciones Ppg
Patricia Ibarra San Juan Coordinador Administrativo DISTRIBUIDORA KROMA
Jesus Alejandro Isaias Barboza Gernete de Operaciones Logísticas Distribuidora Kroma S. A. de C. V.
Juan Carlos Ituarte Managing Partner IEXOP Instituto de Excelencia Operacional
Ted Iverson Expert McKinsey & Company
Michael Jackson Retired Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Sylvie Jacques Continuous Improvement Manager Corporation STERIS Canada - Quebec
Martin Jalomo CI Manager TIDI Tijuana (Posey)
Tony Jardines Director of Operations Cannon Safe Inc
Cassandra Johnson Manufacturing Planning Manager Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
Sabrina Johnson OSRAM
DJ Johnson President/Director Transformation LLC
Morgan Jones Head of Group Productivity Origin Energy
GERARDO JUÁREZ ALDANA JEFE DE TRÁFICO Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Bennett Keller Program Manager Space Dynamics Laboratory
Seán Kelly Global Program Manager Abbott Diagnostics Division
Hugh Kelly Director- Global Procurement Edwards Vacuum Ltd
John Kim Vice President Lean/Continuous Improvement PerkinElmer Corporation
Douglas Kiss STERIS Corporation
Chris Klasing Retired Principal JCK Associates, Inc
Erin Knauff Continuous Improvement Facilitator Wilson Tool Int'l
Ryan Koch Continuous Improvement Manager STERIS Corporation
Michon Kolendar Director of Operations Enclude
Michael Krebs Continuous Improvement Leader Quest Diagnostics
Günther Krohn Director, Global Fiber Production Lenzing Group
Gary Kusnierz Vice President Affinity Health System
Eric Lail VP - Continuous Improvement, Quality & Product Development LEE Industries
Seth Larson Emblematic Fulfillment Director O.C. Tanner Company
Gregory Laufer Sr. Mgr. Operations Orbital ATK
Darrin Lee Manufacturing Engineering Manager Boston Scientific - Maple Grove, MN
Stephen LeGrand VP of Operational Excellence Valmont Industries, Inc.
Dominic Lenzini Supplier Performance Field Operations/Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Rommel I. Leyva Rojo Sr. Operations & Maintenance Manager Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Deborah Liefer President Deblean Manufacturing
Gert Linthout Industry Team Lead Möbius Business Redesign
Santiago Londono Consulting Leader Londono Consulting Group
Francisco Lopez Sr Operational Excellence Manager Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Manuel Lopez Product Line Manager OSRAM
Carlos Lopez Ingeniero de manufactura Arbomex
Saul Lopez Materials Manager Posey
JOSÉ LOPEZ BLAS JEFE DE ALMACÉN Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Dale Lucht Master Coach Discover Financial
Michelle Lue-Reid General Manager, Transformation Coles Group
Brent Lyon Sr Manager - Industrial Engineering Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Scott MacGregor Value Stream Coach IR -Vidalia
Fernando Magaña Sr. ICT Manager Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Alejandro Maggi Sr. Global Production System Manager Hollister Inc
Laszlo Magyar Manufacturing Operations Manager SUEZ
Jose Orlando Marquez Mendez Projects Engineering Manager Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Julio Martinez R&D Manager OSRAM
Karla Cecilia Martinez Labrada Quality Manager Posey
ERIKA YADIRA MARTINEZ VALENCIA COORDINADOR KPO PPG COMEX
Mike Martyn Founder SISU Consulting Group
Enrique Martínez Guerrero Gerente KROMA CDMX
ELIZABETH MARTÍNEZ MELO COORDINADOR MEJORA CONTINUA FPU Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Oscar Mayet Director, Global Continuous Improvement & I.E. Hanesbrands, Inc.
Ron Maynard Division Human Resources Manager Pace Industries
Colin McGookin Director of Distribution and Materials - Clonmel Boston Scientific, Clonmel
Mark McKenzie Lean Coach University of Washington
Darcy McMickell Questar Gas Company
Jeff McNamara Executive Director of Operations Olympus Surgical Technologies
Travis McNett Plant Manager LKQ Corp
Jorge F. Mejia Coba Managing Director CEC Corporation
Martin Michaud Strategic Advisor - Lean Industrial Alliance Auto and Home Insurance Inc..
Robert Miller Founder Arches Leadership LLC
Carlos Monjaras Garcia CI Global Operations NCR Corporation
Cecilia Montes Rabell Distribuidora Kroma, S.A. de C.V.
Matt Moulton Vice President of Quality American Woodmark Corporation
Brad Muir President Technical Change Associates, Inc.
Sergio Murguia PE & CI Manager Bell Mexico
Antonio Muza Value Stream Manager Olympus Surgical Technologies
Russ Myers Managing Director US Synthetic Corp.
Jason Myers Site Leader / OLC Ingersoll Rand
Brad Nay Maintenance Foreman Osram Sylvania
Stephen Newlon Lean Manager St. Louis University Hospital
Stephen Nicoll Business Excellence Coach The Lean Orange Ltd
Kieran Noonan Site Director of Operations & Lead of Business Excellence Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals
Farshad Nozary Operational Excellence Manager OSRAM
Bill Nusbaum Northeast GA Regional Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Luis Ulises Nuñez Pantoja Kroma
Dermot O'Neill Project Manager Irish Centre for Excellence in Robotics Technologies
Mara Olvera García Coordinador de Inventarios PPG Industries
Jose Luis Ordorica Hodgers Senior Consultant CEP CBS Continental
Teodoro Ortiz Senior Consultant Opex Academy
Malena Ortiz Finance Director Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Mike Orzen President Mike Orzen & Associates, Inc.
Jo Ann Pabst Lean Sensei Carolinas Healthcare System
Shana Padgett Client Advisor Value Capture LLC
Bob Paquette Six Sigma Master Expert Raytheon Company
Darren Patterson Business Improvement Director BAE Systems - Head Office London
JOSE REGINO PERALTA OBE MAESTRIA DISTRIBUIDORA KROMA
Jahaziel Perez Licenciatura. Kroma
Ruben Perez Bayer Healthcare
Gary Peterson EVP, Supply Chain & Production OC Tanner
Tim Pettry Program Director, Continuous Improvement Cleveland Clinic
Robert Pineault STERIS Corporation
Gerhard Plenert Doctor HKPO Lean Six Sigma Experts
Mary Price Events Manager Shingo Institute
Eleazar Puente-Rivera Professor of Industrial Engineering ITESM Campus Queretaro
Roberto Miguel Pérez Rodríguez Taller Build Kroma Tultitlan
Omar Quezada Avalos Subdirector Regional de Distribución PPG COMEX
John Quirke Global Lifescience Sector Lead S A Partners LLP
Jennifer Ralston Chief Executive Officer HKPO Lean Six Sigma Experts
Francisco Ramirez Executive Director and Facilitator Lensys Training Center
Tyler Rasmussen Marketing & Public Relations Manager Strata Networks
Jacob Raymer Founder Institute for Enterprise Excellence
Rachel Regan Director, Events & Payment Initiatives Catalysis
John Remsey Senior Manufacturing Specialist IMEC
Fernando Rentería Operational Excellence Arbomex
Bernadette Reynolds-Power Director of Op-Ex Medtronic – Europe & Asia
Kurt Richards Lean Coordinator Uponor
Ma Iliana Rivera UAG Manager Alpha Guardian
Isis Robles Ingeniero de Manufactura Posey
Vicente Rodriguez Operation Manager Mercury Marine, Plant 3
Diego Rodriguez Consultant PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
Victor Hugo Rodriguez Design Enginner Manager OSRAM
Juana Obdulia Rodriguez Sanchez Sr. HR Manager Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Mark Romney Business Process Analyst L-3 Communication Systems-West
LUIS FERNANDO RUIZ SEGOVIA JEFE DE ALMACÉN TIJUANA Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Deanna Russell LSS Master Black Belt Fleet Readiness Center East
Amy Sadler Client & Affiliate Relations Manager Shingo Institute
MONICA SALAZAR Continuous improvement corporate coordination Radiall
Valerie Salera Value Stream Coach Ingersoll Rand
Michael Santarelli Director, Process Improvement Thermo Fisher Scientific
Steve Savage Chief Operations Officer Affordable Interior Systems
John Schmitzer Process Excellence Manager WestRock
Colin Scott President & CEO S A Partners LLP
Ken Segel Managing Director Value Capture LLC
CAROLINA SEGURA GOMEZ COORDINADOR ADMINISTRATIVO MINATITLÁN Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Armando Raul Serrano Felix Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Advisor Armando Serrano LLC
Mark Sessumes Regional Director TMAC
Diane Severin Interim Director Department of Radiation Oncology Cross Cancer Institute
Colm Sheils Manufacturing Engineering Director Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
Bill Shoop Quality and Continuous Improvement Director GSC
David Siebert VP OC Tanner
Julio Sierra R&D Manager OSRAM
Rajinder Singh Country Manager & Chief Mentor EFESO Consulting
Louise Slavin Program Manager, Executive Education in Operational Excellence Edwards Vacuum Ltd
Thom Smith Operational Excellence Coach/Mentor Reynolds Consumer Products
Ken Snyder Executive Director Shingo Institute
Matthew Spahn Senior Vice President The TCW Group, Inc.
Robert Spears Director of Lean STERIS Corporation
Paul Spitzer Process Leadership Consultant Shell
Skip Steward Chief Improvement Officer Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation - TN
Dwight Stewart Factory Product Manager Caterpillar Inc.
Frank Stroscio Director, Lean Operations STERIS Corporation
Morten Stub Project Director LEO Pharma
Theodore Stutz Operations and Quality Manager EMCOR, Mesa Energy Systems Inc.
Peter Sussex Principal Practitioner The Manufacturing Institute
Timothy Suydam Director of Continuous Improvement Altek Electronics Inc.
Alex Teoh Principal Consultant S A Partners LLP
Paul Terry Owner Paul Terry Lean Consulting LLC
Richard Thomas Director, Continuous Improvement KARL STORZ
Bruce Thompson President SLT Consulting
Paul Todd Project Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Hung Tran Senior Value by Design Facilitator Scripps Health
Ludivina Tristan Human Resources Manager OSRAM
Nathan Trone Manager of Production & LEAN Office Capstone Nutrition
Roman Valera Mota Chemical Engineer Mission Hills, S.A. de C.V.
Lotte Van Meirvenne Consultant Möbius Business Redesign
Marco Vega Sr. Engineering Manager Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Angel Velázquez Mr. Distribuidora Kroma, S.A. de C.V.
HUGO VELÁZQUEZ PINEDA JEFE DE ALMACÉN CUAUTITLÁN Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Rory Verner Global Controller Sales, Marketing & Technology Edwards Vacuum Ltd
Arne Vogt VP of Operations & Supply Chain Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions
Jan Vymazal General Manager, Korea Operations Edwards Vacuum Ltd
DIEGO MATEO VÍQUEZ RINCÓN JEFE DE DISTRIBUCIÓN CUAUTITLÁN Distribuidora Kroma SA. DE CV.
Carlos Waldo Industrial Lean Manager, Mexico & CA Mabe
Brendan Walsh President & CEO Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense - HQ - Simbury, CT
Pat Wardwell Certified Facilitator GBMP
Paul Waterman Director, International OPEX Karl Storz Endoscopy
Bruce Watkins General Manager KARL STORZ
Clay Wilker Director of OPerations Northrop Grumman
Jeremy Williams Service Center Manager GE Energy Management Global Headquarters
John Wilmoth Manager, Global Operations Excellence (retired) Alcon Laboratories, Inc. - Fort Worth TX
John Wilson Sr. Solutions Development Manager Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
Julian Winn Principal Practitioner The Manufacturing Institute
John Woodburn Owner The Woodburn Group
Ken Wrobel Operational Excellence Director, North America & Ireland Medical Phillips-Medisize
Howard Wu Director - Performance Improvement L'Oréal
Bob Yenkner President & Owner Practical Process Improvement
Paulo Yida Executive Director ARGOS Consultoria
Richard Young Principal Consultant S A Partners LLP
Helen Zak Senior Advisor Partnerships Value Capture LLC
César Zarraga Senior PPG COMEX
Viridiana Ángeles Lugo Supervisor UAG Alpha Guardian