Highly motivated, results oriented self starter, whose drive and sense of urgency are tempered and disciplined by my concern for continuous improvement and quality of work.
*Creative person, capable of developing new ideas, systems, plans or technology, or of analyzing and improving old ones.
*Utilize the tools of Lean and Continuous Improvement to drive growth, improve productivity, improve profitability and reduce waste for my company, my team, and myself.
Quality Process Development & Implementation
Cross Functional Team Leadership
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Implemented Lean Six Sigma deployment guiding a cultural shift for the organization.
Mentored and coached employees resulting in a $430,000 first year cost savings.
Managed 5 state, six location, manufacturing operation.
Handled all functions related to sales, production, and logistics.
Vice President Organizational Development03/2014 to 02/2016WYO-BEN, IncBillings, MT
Lean / Six Sigma - The Vice President will oversee the implementation of companywide Lean Six-Sigma (termed Organizational Excellence) culture and process that enables the company to improve the customer experience while increasing profitability.
Strategic Planning - Oversee and manage the strategic linkage of resources and projects to achieve financial, quality, safety, and operational improvement goals and identified by the Strategic Plan.
Human Resources - Executive accountability for all aspects of the Human Resources Department and its functions companywide.
Vice President Culvert and Bridge09/2011 to 03/2014TrueNorth SteelFargo, ND
Vice President for $92MM in annual revenue in 3 product lines including corrugated steel pipe, steel modular bridges and structural steel Executive responsibility for all aspects of the operations in six locations: Fargo, North Dakota, Blaine, Minnesota, Huron, South Dakota, Casper, Wyoming, Billings and Missoula, Montana including production, sales, and logistics Staff development and training Lean implementation Contract management and financial accountability P&L Capital Projects Contract Management.
Vice President / General Manager 03/1994 to 09/2011ROSCOE STEEL & CULVERTBillings, MT
Multi State Steel Fabrication Company.
Purchased by TrueNorth Steel in 2011 for $22MM in annual revenue Executive responsibility for all aspects of the operations in three locations: Casper, Wyoming, Billings and Missoula, Montana including production, sales, logistics Successfully integrated a former competitor into our company culture 500% profitability improvement in 2011 20% annual productivity improvement in 2009, 2010 and 2011 Staff development and training Lean implementation Contract management and financial accountability.
Business Administration Project Management and Human RelationsCalifornia State UniversityBusiness Administration Project Management and Human Relations
President of the National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association 3/09 - 4/11
Board of Directors National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association 3/04 - 3/14
Member of AASHTO (American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials) 2/99 - 3/14
Member of ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) 2/99 - 3/14
Member of the Senior Executive Network 11/09 - present
Member of Rotary International 2/99 - 2/16
Casper Community Meth Task Force 1/06 - 6/07
Multi-million - dollar P&L Management
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
American Petroleum Institutes Q1 Practitioner Certification
Fully Certified Safety / Environmental Professional in regards to: OSHA Regulatory Management (OSHA 501 course), EPA - SARA 313 compliance and auditing, EPA - Storm Water Pollution Prevention Planning