Senior Consultant - Operational Excellence, Certification Services, Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Jen brings over fifteen years manufacturing experience in the paper industry (R&D then plant shift supervisor, process engineer, area coordinator, cell manager, and operational excellence leader), one year in the flexible food packaging industry as a Quality Manager, and two years in the water-activated tape industry as a Continuous Improvement Leader.   Jen has been heavily involved in Lean, Six Sigma, and Certifications since 2005.

Skill Set

  • ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 gap analysis, implementation, internal audits, and internal auditor training
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt classes and projects, 8-D, FMEA, A-3
  • Process Improvement Teams
  • MDI (Manage for Daily Improvement) / Visual Management
  • TWI-Job Relations and Job Instruction Training
  • Lean Tools – Value Stream Mapping, Quick Changeover, Lean Overview, 5S, TPM
  • Change Readiness/Management
  • Continuous Improvement / Lean Transformation
  • Safety – Hazard Mapping, Lock-out/Tag-out
  • Time Management
  • Project Prioritization/Management


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Paper Science & Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry
  • Six Sigma Black Belt from MSOE, Six Sigma Master Black Belt from Villanova
  • Lean Manufacturing Certificate Series at FVTC
  • Shop Floor Kaizen Breakthrough Instructor Training at TBM Consulting
  • Strategic Workforce Planning Certification from Human Capital Institute
  • ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor from QAI Training with competency achieved to Exemplar Global TPECS Certification Numbers EM868, AU849, and TL858
  • Integrated Management Systems (9001/14001/18000) Lead Auditor (RABQSA-QM, RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-TL) from Omnex
  • ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Transition Training from AQS Management Systems

She, her husband and two kids live on a small farm north of Appleton. In her free time She enjoys spending time traveling, with a goal of visiting all 50 states and as many National Parks as possible.