Continuous Improvement

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Ruth Archer Read Full Bio

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Ruth Archer

  • Director of Continuous Improvement
  • PhD, Business Administration with a specialization in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Northcentral University
  • MBA, St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • Lean Systems Certification, University of Kentucky

Specialties

  • Continuous Improvement using Lean Principles
  • Developing Lean Leaders
  • Facilitating Continuous Improvement Events
  • Advisor for Leaders in Continuous Improvement (LCI) and Silver Wings student organizations

Professional Affiliations

  • Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner,¬†National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Lean Higher Ed Global Steering Committee, Americas Division
  • Board of Directors, Michigan Lean Consortium
  • Michigan Performance Excellence (MIPEx) Examiner

Teaching Interests

  • Lean Culture, . . .

Alexandra Holmstrom

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Alexandra Holmstrom

  • Office Assistant
  • MS, Nutrition, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • BS, Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Specialties

  • Office management and logistics
  • Scheduling Events

Links of Interests

Lean Certification

Rachel Chard

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Rachel Chard

  • Teaching Assistant

Specialties

  • Teaching Assistant: ENT3982 Continuous Improvement using Lean Principles and ENT3983 Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Pursuing degrees in Supply Chain and Operations Management and an accelerated MBA

Links of Interest

Rachel Chard LinkedIn Profile

Dominique Aleo

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Dominique Aleo

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Dominique

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Pursuing a degree in Biological Sciences; Concentration Pre-Medicine
  • President of MEDLIFE
  • Member of Pre-Health Association at Tech and Alpha Epsilon Delta

Mitchell Carpenter

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Mitchell Carpenter

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Mitchell

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and organization, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Pursuing degree in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Member of Materials United student professional society

Rylie Kostreva

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Rylie Kostreva

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Rylie

  • Lead student trainer in the office of continuous improvement
  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Pursuing a degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Alumnus Mentor of Michigan Tech's Young Women's Leadership Program
  • Part-time Business Owner
  • Professionally Certified Alpine Ski Instructor

Sophie Pawloski

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Sophie Pawloski

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Sophie

  • Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Member of the Dance Team at Michigan Tech

Links of Interest

MLS