Continuous Improvement

Campus Lean Implementation Leaders

Michigan Tech has a special group of Lean practitioners who are responsible for leading a Lean transformation in their areas. These individuals have been through many hours of training, learning Lean tools and concepts along with strategy deployment and leadership skills. These individuals have volunteered to make a commitment to bringing Lean and continuous improvement into their areas and help to cultivate a Lean culture at Michigan Tech.

Karla Aho
Office of Advancement
Jarrod Karau
Information Technology
Rick Berkey
Pavlis Honors College
Ann Kitalong-Will
Office of Administration
Catherine Burns
Human Resources
Tammy LaBissoniere
Sponsored Programs Office

Traci Bishop

Financial Services & Operations

Amie Ledgerwood
Provost and Vice President for Academica Affairs

Theresa Coleman-Kaiser

Gregg Richards

Facilities Management


Heather Powers
University Marking & Communications

Julie Ross
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gina Goudge

Cognitive & Learning Sciences

Megan Ross
University Marketing and Communications

Tim Griffin
Facilities Management

Julie Seppala

Vice President for Finance

Renee Hiller

Human Resources

Kerri Sleeman

Facilities Management

Robert Hiltunen
Auxiliary Services

Shane Sullivan

Merchandising Operations

Lisa Hitch

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Maryann Wilcox

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Cayce Will

Office of Administration