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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.




(Examiners filtered alphabetically by first name.)

Name Title Company
Curtis Anderson Director of Continuous Improvement TIAA
Bill Baker President Speed To Excellence
Damon Baker CEO and President Lean Focus LLC
Alberto Baldi Partner infinitas SA
Bryan Bergsma Engineering Fellow Raytheon Missile Systems
Dominic Bria Marketing Manager Shingo Institute
Drew Butler Senior Advisor HKPO Lean Six Sigma Experts
Chris Butterworth Founder S A Partners Australia/NZ S A Partners LLP
Doug Carlberg President & CEO M2 Global Technology
Chung Chiu Halogen Assembly General Foreman OSRAM
Chad Christ Operational Excellence Competency Lead John Deere Power Products
Christopher D'Aiello Opex Leader Ingersoll Rand
Anthony DeCaria CI Strategy Group Manager DTE Energy
Brian Decker Sr. Process Engineer Moog Inc
Enrique Delgado Production Manager Arbomex
Angeles Dominguez Human Resources Manager POSEY S DE RL DE CV
Andy Edwards OE Manager NAFTA Osram Sylvania
Dan Fleming Director, Consulting Services GBMP
Chris Gaby CI Manager Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Edwin Garro Chief Executive Officer PXS
Abel Gomez Executive Director Opex Academy
David Green VP Reman Operations Edwards Vacuum Ltd
Bruce Hamilton President GBMP
Eilish Henry Director SISU Consulting Group
Brendan Hindle Manufacturing Excellence Director Jaguar Land Rover
Aaron Hoffert Production Manager Boston Scientific - Maple Grove, MN
David Humble System Director, Quality Analytics and Improvement Tower Health
Cassandra Johnson Manufacturing Planning Manager Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
DJ Johnson President/Director Transformation LLC
Bennett Keller Program Manager Space Dynamics Laboratory
Douglas Kiss STERIS Corporation
Chris Klasing Retired Principal JCK Associates, Inc
Erin Knauff Continuous Improvement Facilitator Wilson Tool Int'l
Eric Lail VP - Continuous Improvement, Quality & Product Development LEE Industries
Darrin Lee Manufacturing Engineering Manager Boston Scientific - Maple Grove, MN
Dominic Lenzini Supplier Performance Field Operations/Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Deborah Liefer President Deblean Manufacturing
Carlos Lopez Ingeniero de manufactura Arbomex
Dale Lucht Master Coach Discover Financial Services
Brent Lyon Sr Manager - Industrial Engineering Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Alejandro Maggi Production System Regional Coach GSK Consumer Healthcare
Colin McGookin Director of Distribution and Materials - Clonmel Boston Scientific Clonmel
Darcy McMickell Questar Gas Company
Carlos Monjaras Garcia CI Global Operations NCR Corporation
Brad Muir President Technical Change Associates, Inc.
Antonio Muza Value Stream Manager Olympus Surgical Technologies
Brad Nay Maintenance Foreman Osram Sylvania
Bill Nusbaum Northeast GA Regional Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Dermot O'Neill Project Manager Irish Centre for Excellence in Robotics Technologies
Bob Paquette Six Sigma Master Expert Raytheon Company
Darren Patterson Business Improvement Director BAE Systems - Head Office London
Eleazar Puente-Rivera Professor of Industrial Engineering ITESM Campus Queretaro
Bernadette Reynolds-Power Director of Op-Ex Medtronic – Europe & Asia
Diego Rodriguez Course Owner PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
Deanna Russell LSS Master Black Belt Fleet Readiness Center East
Colin Scott Principal Consultant S A Partners LLP
Armando Raul Serrano Felix Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Advisor Armando Serrano LLC
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 O.C. Tanner Company
Dwight Stewart Factory Product Manager Caterpillar Inc.
Alex Teoh Principal Consultant S A Partners LLP
Bruce Thompson President SLT Consulting
Arne Vogt VP of Operations & Supply Chain Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions
Carlos Waldo Industrial Lean Manager, Mexico & CA Mabe
Brendan Walsh President & CEO Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense - HQ - Simbury, CT
Bruce Watkins General Manager Karl Storz Endovision
Clay Wilker Director of Operations Northrop Grumman
Bob Yenkner President & Owner Practical Process Improvement