With 25 years of experience in lean continuous business improvement, Russ knows all too well how quickly the business environment changes.
More importantly, he recognizes the need for manufacturers to adapt to those changes through innovation and continuous improvement. Russ believes that these days, it’s not about how good you are. It’s about being able to reinvent yourself in a fast-paced marketplace.
As Director of Innovation, Russ works to educate business leaders, companies and inventors on turning their organizations into innovative enterprises. He uses the Innovation Engineering Management System to guide companies through the process and give them the organizational confidence they need to be successful. The greatest joy for Russ is getting clients enthused about innovation. He knows that when a manufacturer is successful, the entire community reaps the benefits.
Russ has certifications in Lean Leadership, is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is also an Innovation Engineering Black Belt.