"Q" started his
career at the fountainhead of Lean Manufacturing,
Ford Motor Company. He has worked in foundries,
paper mills and a window manufacturing plant in
positions from Engineer to Plant Manager. Since 1977
he has been consulting, training and writing. Mr.
Lee has authored two books and hundreds of articles
and programs. "Q" also restores classic cars and is
President of Strategos.
Ed is Vice-President of Strategos, Inc. His career has included lean manufacturing and distribution, plant relocation and consolidation, process improvement, site selection,
industrial and manufacturing engineering, materials handling mechanization, industrial facilities planning and optimization, plant and warehouse layout, and logistics.
Mr. Phillips is also past chairman of the Materials Handling Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the author of the book "Manufacturing Plant Layout".
Brad is an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He is also an
experienced consultant in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
and has worked as an employee in both manufacturing and
staff positions. Brad is an enthusiastic and energetic
trainer who always gets top evaluations. Brad has held
positions in information systems management and has both his
Bachelor's and Master's degrees.
Lourdes is our expert in Socio-Technical Systems-the integration of technical processes with human performance.
She is an enthusiastic and dynamic trainer in Five-S, Team Development, Quality, Leadership and Lean Manufacturing. Ms. Menendez has held management positions in manufacturing firms. She holds
a BS in Communication with a major in Industrial Engineering. Lourdes has assisted many firms to improve quality and productivity in commercial baking, construction equipment, plastics,
textiles, service and other industries.
A native of Puebla, Mexico she has resided in Boston and Dallas for many years and is fluent in Spanish and English.
William N. Nelson
Will has over 20 years of experience in Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Human Factors and Product Development. Past work includes training for
injury prevention; ergonomic job analysis, human factors, CTD analysis and workstation design. Will has an M.B.A from Rockhurst University and
M.S. and B.S.M.E. degrees from Purdue University.
He was on the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team in 1978 and has been a U.S. Olympic Committee Sports Science Consultant. He has worked with Olympic athletes to optimize body dynamics.
Practical" is the word for Peter Ellis. He
has designed manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide for
more than 25 years. Based in Sidney, Australia, Peter is the founder
of Peter J. Ellis Associates, a Strategos-International Affiliate. Bio>>