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
Daniel Amezquita-Perez Vice President of Operations Americas Pentair, Inc
Larry Anderson Certified Shingo Facilitator GBMP
Curtis Anderson Director of Continuous Improvement TIAA
Phil Astley Operations Director Horizon Platforms
J. Brian Atwater Associate Professor-Operations Mgmt. Indiana University Southeast
Sudarshan Bahl President & CEO Solutions Unlimited
Damon Baker Senior Corporate Director - Danaher Business System Danaher Corporation
Bill Baker President Speed To Excellence
Mark Baker Director, Leadership Excellence EFESO Consulting
Shaun Barker Assistant Executive Director Shingo Institute
Peter Barnett Sr. Director, Continuous Improvement Liberty Mutual Insurance
Jorge Barron Lean Expert McKinsey & Company
Terry Bates BES Practitioner Leader Barnes Group Inc.
Bryan Bergsma Lean, Innovation & Design Leader Raytheon Missile Systems
Gerald Best Federal Mogul Plant Quality Manager Whirlpool
Glenn Bodinson Chief Executive Officer BaldrigeCoach
Patrice Boutier Consultant Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC)
Robert Boykin III Principle Operations Engineer (Retired) Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Ricki Boyle Partner G2E Management Inc
Kevin Bradley Systrans
James Bratton Director, Engineering Quality Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Tolan Brown Vice President O.C. Tanner Company
Steve Brown QA/RA Manager Innovative Medical Device Solutions
Steven Brunson Production Operations Manager CAB Construction
Suzanne Burdge LMS Architect Liberty Mutual
Danilo Burgos President/Consultant Alphanova Consulting
Drew Butler Director of Operational Excellence Curtiss-Wright
Chris Butterworth Managing Director, Asia Pacific S A Partners LLP
Chris butterworth Managing Director S A Partners LLP
Fiona Buttrey Technical Manager Vale Europe Ltd, Clydach Refinery
Douglas Carlberg President & CEO M2 Global Technology
Rob Chitwood Process Improvement Specialist Rock Island Arsenal
Randy Cook Senior Expert McKinsey & Company
Michelle Cooper Business Transformation Sr. Manager MeadWestVaco
Timothy Costello Chairman & CEO Builder Homesite, Inc.
Joseph Coster Director; Operational Excellence USABlueBook
Robert Crotty Assistant VP Strategy and Capital Productivity Hospital Corporation of America
Eric Danielson Sr. Manufacturing Specialist IMEC
Brian Decker Director of Plant Engineering Boart Longyear HQ Salt Lake City
Virgilio Del Bosque Logistics Manager Grupo Cydsa - Quimobásicos S.A. de C.V.
Richard DeLappe Manager The Boeing Company
Joanne Deys VP Global Sales & Operations Planning Stanley Black and Decker
Roger Echeverria Senior Manager Engineering Baxter
Rick Edgeman Director of Research Shingo Institute
Bob Emiliani Associate Professor Central Connecticut State University (CCSU)
Jose Alfonso Felix Sanchez Director General Alfra Consulting del Bajio
Gloria Fernandez Martinez IMS & OPEX MANAGER Crown Equipment Corporation
Rick Fleming Senior Associate C. I. Associates
Luis Flores Medina Continuous Improvement Manager STERIS Corporation Mexico - Guadalupe NL
Steven Forrest Extension Specialist NC State University
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
Jim Garrick Manager, Operational Excellence FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, Inc.
Jose Miguel Garza Duran
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 Kaizen Manager America Novem
Simon Grogan Managing Consultant & Director S A Partners LLP
Abel Gómez Director Opex Academy
Bruce Hamilton President GBMP
Larry Hamilton Sr. Director Global Lean Six Sigma Jabil Circuit
Steve Hanks Assoc. Professor & Dir. of HR Graduate Studies Utah State University
Thomas G. Hartman Executive Coach Catalysis
Joe Healy Business Transformation Manager DePuySynthes Cork Ireland
Patricia Heatwole Lean Leader Advanced Atomization Technologies - Clyde, NY
Noel Hennessey CI Director Lake Region Medical-New Ross Ireland
Eilish Henry Director, SISU Europe SISU Consulting Group
Doug Hensler Dean of Business University of Wisconsin-Madison
Manuel Ruben Hernandez Manufacturing Specialist Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC)
Juan Hernandez Delgado GPS Regional Coach Latina GlaxoSmithKline
Richard Higley Sr. Plant Engineering Manager Dyno Nobel, Inc
Brendan Hindle Manufacturing Excellence Director Jaguar Land Rover
Susan Horvath Engineering Lean Change Agent Delphi Corporation
David Humble Director, Process Governance Baylor Scott & White Health
Rob Hunt Lean Manager Polaris Industries INC
Victoria Hurlock Senior Manager The Boeing Company
Juan Carlos Ituarte Zarza Consultant Opex Academy
Ted Iverson Expert McKinsey & Company
Michael Jackson Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Rory Johnson Master Black Belt Production Operations Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Morgan Jones Head of Group Productivity Commonwealth Bank of Australia - New South Wales
Danny Jones Senior Consultant Simpler Consulting
Vijay Kannan Professor of Operations Management Utah State University
John Kim President John Kim & Associates
Chris Klasing Retired Principal JCK Associates, Inc
Julie Kochert Self Employed N/A
Richard Kunkle Sr. Mentor/coach; Graduate Director,OE Saint Vincent College and Kennametal Center for Op
Eric Lail VP of Manufaturing VonDrehle Paper Corp.
Gregory Laufer Sr. Mgr. Operations Orbital ATK
Marian Lemne Director, Global S&OP Cameron International
Dominic Lenzini Supplier Performance Field Operations/Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Deborah Liefer President Deblean Manufacturing
Santiago Londono Danaher Business System Leader Danaher - Beckman Coulter
John Lorea Assembly Manager Brookfield Ametek
Mark Loscudo Vice President Operations Smith Midland
David Lowry Owner David Lowry Consulting
Dale Lucht Director SPPI Lehigh Valley Health Network
Michelle Lue-Reid General Manager, Group Operations Transformation Commonwealth Bank of Australia - New South Wales
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
Alejandro Maggi GSK Consumer Healthcare
Laszlo Magyar Executive Supply Chain Leader NAM F&M GE Water Process Technology
Donald Malbrough Manager, Mfg. Operations (Retired) Sandia National Laboratories
Charles Maldonado Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
David Mann Principal David Mann Lean Consulting
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 Global Leader - Focus Improvement Owens Corning
Ron Maynard Human Resource & Continuous Improvement Manager The Bold Companies
Travis McNett Continuous Improvement Specialist Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Jorge F. Mejia Coba Managing Director CEC Corporation
Robert Miller Founder Arches Leadership LLC
Wayne Mills Lead Process Improvement Specialist Supply Chain Rock Island Arsenal
Carlos Monjaras Garcia CI Global Operations NCR Corporation
Brad Muir President Technical Change Associates, Inc.
Stephen Newlon Lean Manager St. Louis University Hospital
Jacob Nielsen Professor Aarhus University
Kieran Noonan VP Global Business Excellence Merit Medical Systems, Inc
Bill Nusbaum Northeast GA Regional Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Bonnie O'Brien Manager, Corporate Security O.C. Tanner Company
Michael O'Connor Director PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Danny Ohler Director of Engineering Baxter International Inc. - Deerfield, IL
Teodoro Ortiz Opex Consultant Opex Academy
Michael Orzen President GBMP
Susan Osterhout C/I Manager Dyno Nobel, Inc
Dustin Ott Executive Vice President Product Fulfillment VMI Nutrition
Jo Ann Pabst Lean Sensei Carolinas Healthcare System
Bob Paquette Six Sigma Master Expert Raytheon Company
Gary Peterson Executive Vice President of Supply Chain O.C. Tanner Company
Timothy Pettry Senior Process Improvement Specialist Cleveland Clinic
Gerhard Plenert Director of Executive Education Shingo Institute
Alejandro Ponce Director of Operations Opex Academy
Eleazar Puente-Rivera Professor of Industrial Engineering ITESM Campus Queretaro
J. Francisco Ramirez Executive Director LENSYS Consultoria, S.A. de C.V.
Rachel Regan Director, Events & Payment Initiatives Catalysis
John Remsey Senior Manufacturing Specialist IMEC
Bernadette Reynolds Director of Op-Ex Medtronic – Europe & Asia
Mark Romney Operations CPI Engineer L-3 Communication Systems-West
David Rowlands Lean Expert McKinsey & Company
Deanna Russell LSS Master Black Belt Fleet Readiness Center East
Neil Sandy the Service Design group
Michael Santarelli Director, Process Improvement Brooks Automation
Stephen Savage Chief Operating Officer Affordable Interior Systems
John Schmitzer Process Excellence Manager MeadWestVaco
Armando Raul Serrano Felix Armando Serrano LLC
Mark Sessumes TMAC
Bill Shoop Quality and Continuous Improvement Director GSC
David Siebert Vice President O.C. Tanner Company
Thomas Smith OpX Facilitator - HR Team Presto Products Company
Dewey Smith Mgr, Colfax Bus. Sys., Richmond, VA Colfax Corporation
Kenneth Snyder Executive Director Shingo Institute
Jerry Solomon Vice President Operations Marquip Ward United
Conrad Soltero Field Agent Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC)
Matthew Spahn Senior Vice President The TCW Group, Inc.
Terry Spalding Plant Manager JD Norman Industries
Paul Spitzer Lean Deployment Director Royal Dutch Shell
Ayeshanill Spring C-130 Mult Func Manufacturing Sr Mgr Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Skip Steward Chief Improvement Officer Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
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 VP Supply Chain O.C. Tanner Company
Bruce Thompson President SLT Consulting
Paul Todd Project Manager Georgia Tech - Enterprise Innovation Institute
Hung Tran Plant Manager Orchid Orthopedic Solutions
Nathan Trone Manufacturing Engineer Blount, Inc.
Joel Turney Retired Operations Engineer Principle Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Roman Valera Mota Chemical Engineer Mission Hills, S.A. de C.V.
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
Patricia Wardwell Director of Continuous Improvement, Americas GBMP
Paul Waterman Consultant Self Employed
Donald Wells Field Quality Engineer Honeywell Aerospace
Michael Whisman Corporate Director MedImmune, LLC
M.R. Wilhelm Associate Dean of Engineering University of Lousiville
Clay Wilker Director, Orbital-ATK Operations Orbital ATK
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 Corporation
Jerry Wright President LEANwRIGHT, Inc.
Ken Wrobel Manager Lean Deployment SMC Ltd
Howard Wu Lean Manager Sunny Delight Beverage Co.
Bob Yenkner Practical Process Improvement
Helen Zak President and COO Catalysis

Get our Monthly Newsletter!