Staff Listing

Ruth Archer

Ruth Archer

  • Director of Continuous Improvement
906-487-3180
raarcher@mtu.edu
136W Wadsworth Hall

Teaching Interests

  • Lean Culture, Processes, Methods, and Tools
  • Leadership Skills
  • Effective Teams
  • Positive Psychology

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
Stephen Butina

Stephen Butina

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
906-231-0618
136W Wadsworth Hall

Specialties

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Member of Leaders in Continuous Improvement (LCI) student organization
  • Pursuing a degree in Management with a concentration in Supply Chain and Operations
Rachel Chard

Rachel Chard

  • Teaching Assistant

Specialties

  • President of the Leaders in Continuous Improvement (LCI) student organization Teaching Assistant: ENT3982 Continuous Improvement using Lean Principles and ENT3983 Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain and Operations Management
Nate Chard

Nate Chard

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
mdchard@mtu.edu
136W Wadsworth Hall

Specialties

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
  • Pursing a duel degree in Engineering Management and Mechanical Engineering Technology
Arianna Laiho

Arianna Laiho

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
amlaiho@mtu.edu
136W Wadsworth Hall

Specialties

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • Professionally certified ski and snowboard instructor
Martine Loevaas

Martine Loevaas

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
906-275-8358
mhloevaa@mtu.edu
136W Wadsworth Hall

Links of Interest

About Martine

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Vice President of Leaders in Continuous Improvement (LCI) student organization
  • Second Year Geophysics major
Anita Paquin

Anita Paquin

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
adpaquin@mtu.edu
136W Wadsworth Hall

Specialties

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology
Rylie Store

Rylie Store

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator
ristore@mtu.edu
136W Wadsworth Hall

About Rylie

  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and facilitation of Kaizen Events
  • Pursuing a degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Secretary for Michigan Tech's Alpine Ski and Snowboarding Club
  • Professionally Certified Alpine Ski Instructor
  • Mentor for Michigan Tech's Young Women Leaders Program