As the Director of Engineering and Quality, David is responsible for driving change in manufacturing and optimizing the manufacturing process to achieve market advantage and the profits that follow. Industries supported as a contract manufacturer are the Agricultural, Construction and Forestry, and Hydraulics industries. David has a proven executive management track record and over 30 years of experience driving performance in P&L, supply chain, quality and high-tech operations through best practices, team building and employee engagement. Prior to his current position, David was Director of Quality for a leading privately held custom job shop that includes tooling, stamping, fabricating, and CNC machining services to the Aerospace, Telecommunications, Computer, and Automotive industries. He is a certified Master Black Belt under the Pyzdek Institute, ISO/TS 16949 Lead Auditor, and past ASQ Chicago Section Advance Program Chair (1977-1998). He earned an MBA in Operations Management from Lewis University College of Business, and a BS in Industrial Engineering Technology from Southern Illinois University.
- Katsuhiko is a Pyzdek Institute certified Master Black Belt. He has been giving the training support since 2012.
- He is also IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF).
- He has abundant experiences in terms of:
- Corporate transformation program management
- Coaching/Training Lean and Six Sigma practitioners
- Delivering many kinds of projects by leveraging many advanced techniques of Lean Six Sigma
- Giving facilitation of many types of work shops, to be delivered in business, including Kaizen Event
Kevin was appointed as the Quality Assurance Manager and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), Australia in March 2016 following serving as the Lean Capability Manager for MTM since 2014.
Kevin has 10 years Six Sigma experience including leading continuous improvement teams in various sectors including manufacturing, financial, local government, transport, and energy utilities. In addition to his Lean Six Sigma qualifications Kevin has an MBA from Monash University and a double science degree from the University of Western Australia.
Mr. Dyer has over 30 years experience in Information Technology, ranging from programming to a member of senior management. His primary focus has been in three areas:
- Quality Assurance/Process Improvement/Six Sigma Consultant
- Strategic & Tactical Business Planning
- Organizational Development
Mr. Dyer has 13 years of software process improvement experience and has functioned as a Lean Six Sigma black belt for the past four years performing organizational process improvement. In 2008 Mr. Dyer studied with Thomas Pyzdek, author of The Six Sigma Handbook, to complete his Master Black Belt certification in Training and Coaching. His six sigma project experience has focused on Design for Six Sigma and DMAIC projects in software and healthcare environments. He has used Lean Kaizens extensively to quickly identify and solve process problems.
Peter L. Bersbach
Peter is a results oriented Master Black Belt with over 40 years “Drop in” experience in managing and execution of Six Sigma projects and programs. His major strengths are in statistical techniques, lean application, Critical Chain project, teaching and facilitation skills, listening, and working with diverse teams. Peter offers a wide variety of innovative coaching options that are priced competitively. His coaching style is relaxed, but very thorough.