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

  • Administrative Aide
  • 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

Sydney Dankert

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Sydney Dankert

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Sydney

  • Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and organization, and facilitation of Kaizen Events

Paul Rayment

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Paul Rayment

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Paul

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science
  • Assists with coordination, data collection, and organization, and facilitation of Kaizen Events

Jon Sturm

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Jon Sturm

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Jon

  • Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Assists  with coordination, data collection, and organization, and facilitation of Kaizen Events

Nathan Weeden

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Nathan Weeden

  • Student Process Improvement Coordinator

About Nathan

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