Sr. Consultant, Quality Support Group, Ave Maria, FL, USA
Jim Leonard is a consultant who specializes in teaching the principles of W. Edwards Deming. He is a Senior Consultant for Quality Support Group and for 29 years taught courses for Corporate and Professional Education at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he was also an Adjunct Professor in graduate Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. Jim’s clients come from a wide variety of industries, including power generation, electronics, health care, chemicals, robotics, biotech, automotive, medical devices and consumer products. He has also worked with service organizations, schools and government agencies. Jim serves clients in China as an instructor for the China Institute for Innovation in Shanghai. He is an alumnus of the U.S. Naval Academy, George Washington University, and Clark University. Jim resides in Ave Maria, FL, with his wife Kate. They have six wonderful children and ten beautiful grandchildren.