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Shingo Research & Publication 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 Master Coach Discover Financial Services
Mike Martyn Founder SISU Consulting Group
Paul Terry VP Supply Chain O.C. Tanner Company
Examiner Position Company
Larry Anderson Facilitator GBMP
J. Brian Atwater Associate Professor-Operations Mgmt. Indiana University Southeast
Sudarshan Bahl President & CEO Solutions Unlimited
Mark Baker Master Coach Discover Financial
Bill Baker President Speed To Excellence
Shaun Barker Assistant Executive Director Shingo Institute
Peter Barnett Master Coach Discover Financial
Jorge Barron VP MetLife Way CoE, MetLife Way MetLife
Bryan Bergsma Engineering Fellow Raytheon Missile Systems
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
James Bratton Director, Engineering Quality Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Steve Brown QA/RA Manager CoorsTek Medical
Tolan Brown VP OC Tanner
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, Ltd.
Michelle Cooper Business Transformation Sr. Manager MeadWestVaco
Timothy Costello Chairman & CEO Builder Homesite, Inc.
Joseph Coster Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement Leader Smith & Nephew
Robert Crotty Assistant VP Strategy and Capital Productivity Hospital Corporation of America
Richard DeLappe Manager The Boeing Company
Rick Edgeman Professor & Chair, Management Dept. Fort Hays State University
Bob Emiliani Associate Professor Connecticut State University
Rick Fleming Senior Associate C. I. Associates
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
Chris Gaby CI Manager Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Jim Garrick Strategic Project Management Principal FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, Inc.
Edwin Garro Chief Executive Officer PXS Performance Excellence Solutions
Travis Gerritsen Change Management Specialist Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Alan Glazer Sr. Director, Operational Excellence Baxter Healthcare, BioScience
Ron Godfrey Ex. Professor & Sr Career Exc. Utah State University
Abel Gomez Executive Director Opex Academy
Kayhan (Kai) Guceli Director of CI Allstate Insurance
Lawrence Hamilton Chief Executive Officer LP4 Enterprises, LLC
Bruce Hamilton President GBMP
Steve Hanks Assoc. Professor & Dir. of HR Graduate Studies Utah State University
Joe Healy Business Process Excellence Leader Johnson & Johnson
Tyson Heaton Director, Manufacturing OC Tanner
Doug Hensler Dean of Business University of Wisconsin-Madison
Juan Victor Hernandez Sr Production Manager, LIXIL Water Technology American Standard Brands
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 System Director, Quality Analytics and Improvement Tower Health
Rob Hunt Lean Manager Polaris Industries INC
Juan Carlos Ituarte Managing Partner IEXOP Instituto de Excelencia Operacional
Ted Iverson Expert Mckinsey & 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
John Kim Vice President Lean/Continuous Improvement PerkinElmer Corporation
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 - Continuous Improvement, Quality & Product Development LEE Industries
Mark Loscudo Vice President Operations Smith-Midland
David Lowry Owner David Lowry Consulting
Dale Lucht Master Coach Discover Financial
Sam MacPherson Founder and Executive Director Lean Leadership Academy
Jeffrey Madsen Plant Manager (Retired) The Toro Company
Donald Malbrough Manager, Mfg. Operations (Retired) Sandia National Laboratories
John Martino Retired Director of Manufacturing Baxter International Inc. - Deerfield, IL
John Marushin Chief Operating Officer Clear Path Solutions
Oscar Mayet Director, Global Continuous Improvement & I.E. Hanesbrands, Inc.
Robert Miller Founder Arches Leadership LLC
Stephen Newlon Lean Manager St. Louis University Hospital
Stephen Nicoll Business Excellence Coach The Lean Orange Ltd
Jacob Nielsen Professor Aarhus University
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
Dustin Ott Chief Operations Officer Moto United
Gary Peterson EVP, Supply Chain & Production OC Tanner
Tim Pettry Program Director, Continuous Improvement Cleveland Clinic
Gerhard Plenert Former Director of Executive Education Shingo Institute, USU
Eleazar Puente-Rivera Professor of Industrial Engineering ITESM Campus Queretaro
Richard Schonberger Independent Researcher and Author Schonberger & Associates, Inc.
Mark Sessumes Regional Director TMAC
David Siebert VP OC Tanner
Thom Smith Operational Excellence Coach/Mentor Reynolds Consumer Products
Dewey Smith Mgr, Colfax Bus. Sys., Richmond, VA Colfax Corporation
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
Frank Stroscio Director, Lean Operations STERIS Corporation
Theodore Stutz Operations and Quality Manager EMCOR, Mesa Energy Systems Inc.
Timothy Suydam Director of Continuous Improvement Altek Electronics Inc.
Paul Terry Owner Paul Terry Lean Consulting LLC
Bruce Thompson President SLT Consulting
John Vitellaro Master Blackbelt Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
M.R. Wilhelm Associate Dean of Engineering University of Lousiville
Clay Wilker Director of OPerations Northrop Grumman
Helen Zak Senior Advisor Partnerships Value Capture LLC