Mark Ryan

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Mark Ryan has a demonstrated track record of training, mentoring and inspiring individuals to work as members of productive and cohesive teams. Mark is passionate about helping others achieve peak performance and exceed goals by means of implementing cutting edge business strategies and evoking associate engagement.

With over eight years of professional experience in Lean Six Sigma, Mark has been instrumental in implementing over 130 Kaizen events to help small and large companies yield higher production and efficiencies while maintaining or improving quality. Mark began his Lean journey when he was selected for the unique opportunity to be trained and coached by Toyota Senseis. From there, he went on to implement Lean on the ground level in two national organizations. Additionally, Mark holds a Black Belt certification from Purdue University and has formal training in the tools and strategies of Lean Six Sigma including: DMAIC, DMADV, DFSS, visual management, 5S, continuous improvement (Kaizen), go and see (Genchi Genbutsu), built-in quality (Jidoka), load-leveling (Hijunka), and eliminating wastes (Muda).

Mark has been contracted to facilitate workshops about Lean Six Sigma and offers a Yellow and Green Belt workshop courses with certification. His unique approach to course materials, hands-on exercises, and the ability to convey complex principles in a simple manner is what makes his solution stand out.

Selected Career Highlights

  • ~$30MM reduction in expenditures in 2 years by waste reduction efforts
  • ~$10MM reduction in 3rd party sublet expenditures
  • Led over 130 Kaizen events for organizational continuous improvements
  • Spearheaded transition to centralized reconditioning utilizing lean principles

 

Gerald Pflugh, PMP® Certified IT Project Manager November 7, 2014

"I recently completed the Certified Lean Six-Sigma Yellow Belt workshop offered through WorkOne in Fishers. Mark Ryan did a superb job of organizing and leading us through the material for the 4-day duration of the course. His verbal and visual presentation was top-notch, professional, and very easily understood. Mark is an excellent instructor who knows LSS and communicated the course material to the team with insight and humor. Thanks Mark!"

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