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Shingo Examiners

Examiners serve as a members of a diverse team and provide valuable feedback to the organization or research submission being assessed. An examiner’s expertise is a function of experience and training with the Shingo Model™ and assessment criteria and their years of implementation and management.

Shingo Examiners Committee
Shaun Barker (Chair) Assistant Director Shingo Institute
Joanne Deys President Brightside Alliance, LLC
Bruce Hamilton President Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership
Dale Lucht Director of SPPI Lehigh Valley Health Network
Mike Martyn Founder SISU Consulting Group
Paul Terry VP Supply Chain O.C. Tanner Company
Examiner Position Company
Timothy Agin Regional Lean/Quality Leader Steelcase, Inc
Robert Ancheta TBM Consulting Group, Inc.
Larry Anderson Certified Shingo Facilitator GBMP
J. Brian Atwater Associate Professor-Operations Mgmt. Indiana University Southeast
Sudarshan Bahl President & CEO Solutions Unlimited
Mark Baker Expert McKinsey & Company
Damon Baker CEO and President Lean Focus LLC
Bill Baker President Speed To Excellence
Shaun Barker Assistant Executive Director Shingo Institute
Peter Barnett Sr. Director, Continuous Improvement Discover
Jorge Barron VP Regional Enterprise COE Latam MetLife
Terry Bates BES Practitioner Leader Barnes Group Inc.
Paul Benedetti Director Purchasing CPI Plastics Group Ltd
Marion Bentley Professor Utah State University
Bryan Bergsma Engineering Fellow Raytheon Missile Systems
Gerald Best Vice President of Industrial IoT Aunalytics
John Bicheno Professor of Lean Enterprise Buckingham Lean Enterprise Unit
J.T. Black Professor Auburn University
Glenn Bodinson Chief Executive Officer BaldrigeCoach
Robert Boykin III Principle Operations Engineer (Retired) Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Ricki Boyle Partner G2E Management Inc
Kevin Bradley Consultant Facilitator Systrans
James Bratton Director, Engineering Quality Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Steve Brown QA/RA Manager CoorsTek Medical
Tolan Brown VP O.C. Tanner Company
John Buchan COO, North American Operations Autocam Corporation
Al Bunge Program Manager Jostens
Suzanne Burdge LMS Architect Liberty Mutual Insurance - Tukwila, WA
Drew Butler Director of Operational Excellence Curtiss-Wright
Chris Butterworth Managing Director, Asia Pacific S A Partners LLP
Fiona Buttrey Partner S A Partners LLP
Douglas Carlberg President & CEO M2 Global Technology
Satya Chakravorty Caraustar Professor of Operations Management Kennesaw State University
S.S. (Cheri) Cherukuri President Cherukuri & Associates
Jerry Clarke IT Specialist, GS-12 309 SMXG Hill AFB
Gary Cobert RCI Manager The HON Company
Randy Cook Master Coach Discover Financial
Michelle Cooper Business Transformation Sr. Manager MeadWestVaco
Timothy Costello Chairman & CEO Builder Homesite, Inc.
Joseph Coster Director, Process Engineering; Operational Excellence Target
Chris Crawford Production Manager Merillat Industries
Robert Crotty Assistant VP Strategy and Capital Productivity Hospital Corporation of America
Michael Darr Operations Manager Bridgestone BATO Shared Services Center
Brian Decker Sr. Process Engineer Moog Inc
Gene DeGasperis Wiremold Lean Champion The Wiremold Co.
Virgilio Del Bosque Logistics Manager Grupo Cydsa - Quimobásicos S.A. de C.V.
Richard DeLappe Manager The Boeing Company
Joanne Deys Executive VP Strategic Partnering Ozgene Pty Ltd
Julie Ditmore SCM Manager Eaton Hydraulics
George Donaldson Enterprise Excellence Manager Devro (Scotland) Limited
Paul Dowden Sr. Director, Scholastic Operations Jostens
Nora Duran Manufacturing Superintendent Seatbelts Delphi Rimir
Roger Echeverria Senior Manager Engineering Baxter
Rick Edgeman Professor & Chair, Management Dept. Fort Hays State University
Scott Eisen Product Manager Autocam Corporation
Bob Emiliani Associate Professor Connecticut State University
Steve Fecht Vice President of Operations/Cont. Improvement PMC, LLC
Dave Fenton Sales and Marketing Woodland Furniture
Gloria Fernandez Martinez Biochemical Engineer Crown Equipment Corporation
Rick Fleming Senior Associate C. I. Associates
Luis Flores Medina Continuous Improvement Manager STERIS Corporation Mexico - Guadalupe NL
Devin Foster Business Unit Manager Parker Aerospace Control Systems Division - California
Jeff Fuchs Executive Director Maryland World Class Consortia
Glenn Fujimoto Lean Manager Pentair Valves & Controls, Mansfield, MA
Rosemary Fullerton Professor Emeritus USU School of Accountancy
Ivan Gabino Operations Manager London Consulting Group
Christopher Gaby Former Director, Operational Excellence Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Gwendolyn Galsworth President Visual Thinking Inc.
Jim Garrick Manager, Operational Excellence FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, Inc.
Edwin Garro President PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
Travis Gerritsen Change Management Specialist Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Alan Glazer Sr. Director, Operational Excellence Baxter BioScience
Ron Godfrey Ex. Professor & Sr Career Exc. Utah State University
Oscar Gonzalez Perez Continuous Improvement ElringKlinger
Simon Grogan Managing Consultant & Director S A Partners LLP
Kayhan (Kai) Guceli Director of CI Allstate Insurance Company
John Gugliotta Principal Operations Excellence
Abel Gómez Executive Director Opex Academy
Paul Hafer Plant Manager TI Group Automotive Systems, LLC
Robert Hall Planning Manager Vicor Corp.
Robert Hall Editor-in-Chief, Target AME/Target Magazine
Robert Hall F-16 Squadron Director Hill Air Force Base
Robert Hall V.P. Operations & Lean Mfg. Rexnord Corporation
Bruce Hamilton President GBMP
Larry Hamilton Chief Executive Officer LP4 Enterprises, LLC
Lawrence Hamilton Managing Partner Innovate to Excel, LLC
Steve Hanks Assoc. Professor & Dir. of HR Graduate Studies Utah State University
Karina Hauser Assistant Professor Utah State University
John Hayden Lean Manufacturing Manager Romech
Joe Healy Business Process Excellence Leader Johnson & Johnson
Tyson Heaton Manager, Lean Continuous Improvement O.C. Tanner Company
Patricia Heatwole Lean Leader Advanced Atomization Technologies - Clyde, NY
Eilish Henry Director, SISU Europe SISU Consulting Group
Doug Hensler Dean of Business University of Wisconsin-Madison
Juan Victor Hernandez Sr Production Manager, LIXIL Water Technology American Standard Brands
juan hernandez Operational Excellence
Juan Hernandez Operational Excellence Regional Manager
Brendan Hindle Manufacturing Excellence Director Jaguar Land Rover
Peter Hines Founder S A Partners LLP
John Holden Manager, Materials-Supplier Quality Whirlpool
John Horton JAH Associates, LLC
Susan Horvath Engineering Lean Change Agent Delphi Corporation
Paul Hubacher General Manager The Timken Company
David Humble Director, Process Governance Baylor Scott & White Health
Rob Hunt Lean Manager Polaris Industries INC
R. Inman Bank of Ruston Professor of Management College of Business, Louisiana Tech University
R. Inman Associate Professor of Operations Management Louisiana Tech University
Juan Carlos Ituarte Zarza Consultant IEXOP Instituto de Excelencia Operacional
Ted Iverson Expert McKinsey & Company
Michael Jackson Retired Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Richard Jenson Professor, College of Business Utah State University
Tony Johnson Plant Manager Baxter International Inc. - Deerfield, IL
Rory Johnson Master Black Belt Production Operations Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Morgan Jones Head of Group Productivity Origin Energy
Danny Jones Senior Consultant Simpler Consulting
Rajan Kamath Associate Professor University of Cincinnati
Vijay Kannan Professor of Operations Management Utah State University
Chalon Keller Professor USU Huntsman School
Seán Kelly Global Program Manager Abbott Diagnostics Division
Tony Kerwin Chief Operating Office Alumicor
John Kim President John Kim & Associates
Chris Klasing Retired Principal JCK Associates, Inc
Richard Kunkle Sr. Mentor/coach; Graduate Director,OE Saint Vincent College and Kennametal Center for Op
Michael Kuta Partner Productivity, Inc.
Eric Lail VP of Manufaturing VonDrehle Paper Corp.
Gregory Laufer Sr. Mgr. Operations Orbital ATK
Terry Lee Professor Brigham Young University
Terry Lee
Dominic Lenzini Supplier Performance Field Operations/Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Dave Leyk Union President International Paper
David Libby Human Resources Manager International Paper
Santiago Londono Danaher Business System Leader Danaher - Beckman Coulter
Mark Loscudo Vice President Operations Smith Midland
David Lowry Owner David Lowry Consulting
Dale Lucht DMS Master Coach Discover Financial Services
Michelle Lue-Reid General Manager, Transformation Coles Group
Todd Lundgren ERP Program Manager American Medical Systems
David Luthy Sr. Associate Dean Utah State University
Doug Lyon Professor Fort Lewis College
Brent Lyon Sr Manager, Industrial Engineering System Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Samuel MacPherson Founder and Executive Director Lean Leadership Academy
Jeffrey Madsen Plant Manager (Retired) The Toro Company
Laszlo Magyar Manufacturing Operations Manager SUEZ
Mark Makwinski Product Line Support Engineering Team Leader The Wiremold Co.
Donald Malbrough Manager, Mfg. Operations (Retired) Sandia National Laboratories
John Martino Retired Director of Manufacturing Baxter International Inc. - Deerfield, IL
Mike Martyn Founder SISU Consulting Group
John Marushin Chief Operating Officer Clear Path Solutions
Oscar Mayet Director, Global Continuous Improvement & I.E. Hanesbrands Inc
Ron Maynard Division Human Resources Manager Pace Industries
Daniel McCleary Principal Associate Institute for Quality Management, Inc.
Janice McDougall HR Manager Johnson Controls Inc.
Glenn McEvoy Professor Management & Human Resources Utah State University
Travis McNett Plant Manager ATK Transmissions
Satish Mehra Palmer Research Professor,Prod. Oper. Mgmt The University of Memphis
Jorge F. Mejia Coba Managing Director CEC Corporation
Spencer Merrill Senior Logistic Analyst Intel Corporation
Todd Middleton Sr. Consultant Simpler Consulting
Robert Miller Founder Arches Leadership LLC
Glenn Milligan Profesor & Chair Management Sciences The Ohio State University
Carlos Monjaras Garcia CI Global Operations NCR Corporation
Chuck Moritz Director, Material Operations Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Stephen Newlon Lean Manager St. Louis University Hospital
Jacob Nielsen Professor Aarhus University
Kevin Nielsen Manager, Business Process Mgmt Blue Cross of Idaho
Kieran Noonan Site Director of Operations & Lead of Business Excellence Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals
Bill Nusbaum Northeast GA Regional Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Michael O'Connor Director KPMG
Teodoro Ortiz Opex Consultant Opex Academy
Mike Orzen President Mike Orzen & Associates, Inc.
Dustin Ott Chief Operations Officer Moto United
Bob Paquette Six Sigma Master Expert Raytheon Company
Kevin Pavack Director - MPS Merck & Co., Inc.
Chris Payne Director Flow Improvement The HON Company
Barbara Pelat Plant Lean Mfg. Coordinator Nemak of Canada-Windsor Aluminum
Gary Peterson Clinnical Collaboration Lead Intermountain Healthcare
Gary Peterson Exec VP O.C. Tanner Company
Gary Peterson Executive V.P., Supply Chain & Production
Timothy Pettry Senior Process Improvement Specialist Cleveland Clinic
Rod Pipinich Lean Deployment Material Mgmt. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Gerhard Plenert Director of Executive Education Shingo Institute, USU
Leon Powers Manager of System Reliability SECO Energy
James Prendergast VP of Manufacturing Cook Compression
John Puckett Visions of Excellence
Eleazar Puente-Rivera Professor of Industrial Engineering ITESM Campus Queretaro
Bonnie Rafuse
Rachel Regan Director, Events & Payment Initiatives Catalysis
John Remsey Senior Manufacturing Specialist IMEC
Alan Robinson Professor University of Massachusetts
Trent Robson Buyer BackCountry.Com
Rafael Rodriguez Manufacturing Manager Cardanes
Rafael Rodriguez R&D Manager Medtronic Merocel
Mark Romney Operations CPI Engineer L-3 Communication Systems-West
Bill Rozea Executive Director - Mission Assurance Aerojet Rocketdyne
Deanna Russell LSS Master Black Belt Fleet Readiness Center East
John Saathoff President Saathoff & Associates
Michael Santarelli Director, Process Improvement Thermo Fisher Scientific
Stephen Savage Chief Operating Officer Affordable Interior Systems
John Schmitzer Process Excellence Manager WestRock
Richard Schonberger President Schonberger & Associates, Inc.
Dean Schroeder Director of MBA Valparaiso University
Paul Schulz President Imagination Development
Shane Schvaneveldt Associate Professor Weber State University
Darrell Schwartz Director e-Supply Chain Management Metaldyne
Kristie Seawright Associate Professor Brigham Young University
Armando Raul Serrano Felix Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Advisor Armando Serrano LLC
Mark Sessumes Regional Director TMAC
Satya Sharma Stony Brook University
Jo Ann Sharp Director of Performance Solutions Total Insight
Bill Shoop Quality and Continuous Improvement Director GSC
David Siebert Vice President O.C. Tanner Company
Dewey Smith Mgr, Colfax Bus. Sys., Richmond, VA Colfax Corporation
Thomas Smith OpX Facilitator - HR Team Presto Products Company
Kenneth Snyder Executive Director Shingo Institute
Jerry Solomon Retired VP Operations MarquipWardUnited, a Barry-Wehmiller Co.
Conrad Soltero Field Agent Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC)
Terry Spalding Plant Manager JD Norman Industries
Michael Spencer Area Manager Ford Motor Company
Paul Spitzer Process Leadership Consultant Shell
Kris Steelman Lean Implementation Baxter International Inc. - Deerfield, IL
Louis Stephenson LGS Consulting Inc.
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
Theodore Stutz Operations and Quality Manager EMCOR, Mesa Energy Systems Inc.
Timothy Suydam Sr. Architect Liberty Mutual Insurance
Paul Terry Lean Consultant Paul Terry Lean Consulting LLC
John Thoma Kaiser Production System Mgr. Tennalum, Div. of Kaiser Aluminum
Bruce Thompson President SLT Consulting
Paul Todd Project Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Rosalinda Torres Plant Manager CMM
Hung Tran Plant Manager Orchid Orthopedic Solutions
Nathan Trone Lean Office Manager Capstone Nutrition
Joel Turney Retired Operations Engineer Principle Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Roman Valera Mota Chemical Engineer Mission Hills, S.A. de C.V.
Gary VanWambeke General Manager Global Automotive Oil Seals Lead Center Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
John Vitellaro Master Blackbelt Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Arne Vogt Electronic Surveillance Value Stream Manager Cobham Defense Electronics - Lansdale PA
Carlos Waldo Industrial Lean Manager, Mexico & CA Mabe
Mike Wall Chief Executive Officer
Mike Wall President RadioLean
Patricia Wardwell Continuous Improvement Manager GBMP
Alan Warnick Management & Human Resources Utah State University
Bruce Warren Magna Donnelly Corporation
Lawrence Warren Product Marketing Manager Builder Homesite, Inc.
Paul Waterman Director, International OPEX Karl Storz Endoscopy
Steve Wells President & CEO JSW Brands Inc
David Wickwire Director, LM21 Customer Prog. Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers
M.R. Wilhelm Associate Dean of Engineering University of Lousiville
Clay Wilker Director, Nozzle 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
Don Wilson Former Industrial Engineer Consultant Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
John Wilson Sr. Solutions Development Manager Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
Brenda Womack Center Manager PharMEDium Services, LLC
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
Monica Young CPI Manager Continental Tire North America (General Tire)
Helen Zak President, Europe Catalysis
Rosa Zamorano Continuous Improvement Lean Leader Rio Bravo Electricos Planta XX