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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
Daniel Amezquita-Perez Vice President of Operations Americas Pentair, 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.
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
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 Vice President O.C. Tanner Company
Suzanne Burdge LMS Architect Liberty Mutual Insurance - Tukwila, WA
Danilo Burgos President/Consultant Alphanova Consulting
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
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
Robert Crotty Assistant VP Strategy and Capital Productivity Hospital Corporation of America
Eric Danielson Sr. Manufacturing Specialist IMEC
Brian Decker Sr. Process Engineer Moog Inc
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
George Donaldson Enterprise Excellence Manager Devro (Scotland) Limited
Roger Echeverria Senior Manager Engineering Baxter
Rick Edgeman Professor & Chair, Management Dept. Fort Hays State University
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
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.
Edwin Garro President PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
Jose Miguel Garza Duran Engineering Manager Summit Servicios para la industria SA de CBVSummit Servicios para la industria SA de CV
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
Abel Gómez Executive Director Opex Academy
Larry Hamilton Sr. Director Global Lean Six Sigma Jabil Circuit
Bruce Hamilton President GBMP
Steve Hanks Assoc. Professor & Dir. of HR Graduate Studies Utah State University
Joe Healy Business Process Excellence Leader Johnson & Johnson
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
Manuel Ruben Hernandez Manufacturing Specialist Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC)
Juan Victor Hernandez Sr Production Manager, LIXIL Water Technology American Standard Brands
Richard Higley Sr. Plant Engineering Manager Dyno Nobel, Inc
Brendan Hindle Manufacturing Excellence Director Jaguar Land Rover
Peter Hines Founder S A Partners LLP
Susan Horvath Engineering Lean Change Agent Delphi Corporation
David Humble Director, Process Governance Baylor Scott & White Health
Rob Hunt Lean Manager Polaris Industries INC
Juan Carlos Ituarte Zarza Consultant Opex Academy
Ted Iverson Expert McKinsey & Company
Michael Jackson Retired Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Rory Johnson Master Black Belt Production Operations Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Danny Jones Senior Consultant Simpler Consulting
Morgan Jones Head of Group Productivity Origin Energy
Vijay Kannan Professor of Operations Management Utah State University
Seán Kelly Global Program Manager Abbott Diagnostics Division
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
Eric Lail VP of Manufaturing VonDrehle Paper Corp.
Gregory Laufer Sr. Mgr. Operations Orbital ATK
Marian Lemne Supply Chain Manager Surface System
Dominic Lenzini Supplier Performance Field Operations/Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
Santiago Londono Danaher Business System Leader Danaher - Beckman Coulter
Mark Loscudo Vice President Operations Smith Midland
David Lowry Owner David Lowry Consulting
Dale Lucht Director SPPI Retired
Michelle Lue-Reid General Manager, Transformation Coles Group
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
Donald Malbrough Manager, Mfg. Operations (Retired) Sandia National Laboratories
Charles Maldonado Lean Practitioner The Boeing Company
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 Human Resource & Continuous Improvement Manager The Bold Companies
Travis McNett Plant Manager LKQ Self Service
Robert Miller Founder Arches Leadership LLC
Carlos Monjaras Garcia CI Global Operations NCR Corporation
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
Michael O'Connor Director KPMG
Teodoro Ortiz Opex Consultant Opex Academy
Mike Orzen President Mike Orzen & Associates, Inc.
Dustin Ott Chief Operations Officer Genysis Brand Solutions
Bob Paquette Six Sigma Master Expert Raytheon Company
Gary Peterson Executive VP of Supply Chain & Production O.C. Tanner Company
Timothy Pettry Senior Process Improvement Specialist Cleveland Clinic
Gerhard Plenert Director of Executive Education Shingo Institute, USU
Eleazar Puente-Rivera Professor of Industrial Engineering ITESM Campus Queretaro
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
Michael Santarelli Director, Process Improvement Thermo Fisher Scientific
Stephen Savage Chief Operating Officer Affordable Interior Systems
John Schmitzer Process Excellence Manager WestRock
Richard J. Schonberger President Schonberger & Associates, Inc.
Armando Raul Serrano Felix Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Advisor Armando Serrano LLC
Mark Sessumes Regional Director TMAC
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
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
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.
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 Continuous Improvement Manager GBMP
Paul Waterman Director, International OPEX Karl Storz Endoscopy
Donald Wells Lean and Six Sigma Consultant Self Employed
Michael Whisman Corporate Director MedImmune, LLC
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
John Wilson Sr. Solutions Development Manager Boston Scientific - St. Paul, MN
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
Helen Zak President, Europe Catalysis