ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Executive Committee

Sermin Vanderbilt, Ph.D.
Conference Co-founder
American Quality Institute


Laura Martin-Samala, LSSBB
Global Project Management Office, IT Business Analyst
Conference Chair
Arrow Electronics


Marco Luzzatti, MBB
Conference Co-founder
Greenville Technical College


  Pauline Vanderbilt, MBA
Conference Co-founder

American Quality Institute

Korey Zawadzki
Conference Vice-Chair
VP, Operations Excellence Business Development
Competitive Solutions

Bonnie Stone, MBB, PMP
Immediate Past-Chair

Minitab, Inc.

 Joel Smith, MBB
Technical Program Chair
 Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Kimberly Watson-Hemphill, MBB
Firefly Consulting

Technical Committee


Tina Agustiady, MBB

Certified Lean Six Sigma MBB, Partner, Director of Continuous Improvement
InnovaNet

Brian Clark
Praxis 8, LLC


Bryan Collins, 
PMP, CBAP, MBB
Kaiser Permanente

Dennis Deas
Kaiser Permanente


Tim Decker
NICE


Jim Duarte, ASQ Fellow, LSSMBB, CSSBB, CQE
LJ Duarte & Associates, LLC


Michael Ford, M.S.I.S.E, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD, CSSGB, CQE, CRE, CQA, CPSM, ACPF
TQM Works Consulting

Adam Gilley, MBA, LSSBB
Intuit, Inc.


Jeffrey Steven Johnson, MBA, MBB
Director of Process Improvement
Lean Management / USG Production System,
USG Corporation


Marilyn Monda   
Monda Consulting

Tanya Pistawka
Post University

Tommy Van Eimeren
LSBB Arrow Electronics

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October 9, 2018

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Conference Chair's Message

Laura Martin-Samala

Continuous Process Improvement is not just something a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioner helps organizations achieve, but is also a fundamental core competency of their personal make up. That is why  innovative companies are looking for people that use the LSS way of thinking at every level. In this age of “Big Data”, “IOT” and “AI”, ... read more