CEO and Founder, ASQ, Pottstown, PA, USA
JR is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Sensei and designed and implemented the MBB program at Lockheed Martin and has trained more than 30,000 Green Belts, 10,000 Black Belts, and certified 73 Master Black Belts. He has facilitated and coached more than 700 Lean Six Sigma projects world-wide. As Program Manager at “Top Gun” ranges world-wide, J.R. specialized in operations, training, and development of Fighter Pilots, Special Forces, Combat Field Engineering, and providing operational support to Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism operations around the world. He authors an Executive Coaching column for Quality Forum Magazine. He was awarded the ASQ Roger Berger Award for outstanding leadership support for Quality Knowledge and Operational Excellence to the Global Quality Community. He is the 2017 Chairman for Professional Development for the ASQ Lean Enterprise Division and a Voting Member of the Board of Directors. He sits on the Board of Directors for the ASQ NextGen Program for Future Leadership Development for Quality Management. He holds a Degree in Electronic Technology from Troy State University (European Div); a Degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland; He completed the Strategic Studies Program at the Tepper Carnegie Mellon Business Institute; and the Strategic Leadership Program at the Goizueta Business School, Emory University. He is currently the CEO of X-Stream Leadership Group.