About

Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor

Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor

Welcome to the (beta) site, which aims to be a resource hub for all things Lean Healthcare and blog of my journey from nonprofit manager to Healthcare Black Belt.

I am a Lean Healthcare consultant, Michigan Ross MBA, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. My background is actually in B2B financial services and nonprofit management, seemingly unrelated. While not the typical track for healthcare process improvement manager, the skills gained from such diverse experiences — front line, line management, leadership development, coaching, facilitation, change management — are all critically important in the new career. Yet

Huron River, Ann Arbor

Huron River, Ann Arbor

it was still a monumental career change and here I must thank the MBA, Black Belt certification, family, and especially my wife for making it possible.

I live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, one of the best small towns in America, with said lovely wife and our captivating one-year-old boy.