Coaching Leadership Team

Eric Jogun

Eric Jogun

Straus Family Creamery, Palmer Candy, Roskam Baking, Palermo's Pizza

Favorite Results:

$525k line optimization Kaizen, 54% productivity uplift in 24mths

Lee Goff

Lee Goff

Michael Foods, Noosa Yoghurt, Oregon Freeze Dry (OFD)

Favorite Results:

45% productivity uplift in 6mths, 41% productivity uplift in 8mths, 63% reduction sanitation process

Mitch Sroka

Mitch Sroka

Taylor Farms, AmeriQual, Grecian Delight

Favorite Results:

$1,562k Kaizen event saving, 29% productivity improvement, 60% reduction in changeover times

Charlene Jaehne

Charlene Jaehne

Clover Sonoma, Bridgetown Natural Foods, Sweet Earth Natural Foods

Favorite Results:

$525k Kaizen savings, 100% paperless system, 31% OEE uplift

Mark Sinnott

Mark Sinnott

Bongards' Creameries, Super Store Industries, InHarvest

Favorite Results:

21% productivity uplift, 65% reduction in changeover times

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Capstone Nutrition, Giant Snacks, Mana Products

Favorite Results:

50% productivity uplift, 100% paperless deployments, 50% changeover time reductions

Marc Pelletier

Marc Pelletier

Bridgetown Natural Foods, Renaissance Food Group, Crunch Pak, Plats du Chef

Favorite Results:

$389k savings on shift hand-off downtime, $534k savings on case packer bottle jams Kaizen


Coaches - Large Enterprise

James Cope

James Cope

Lyons Magnus, CTI Foods, Apio

Favorite Results:

34% productivity improvement. Taken 10 sites fully paperless in SQF, BRC, FDA, and USDA environments

Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia

Café Valley, Oregon Ice Cream, King's Hawaiian, Nichols Farms, Growers Exp

Favorite Results:

$867k changeover Kaizen savings, $1.2m base settings compliance savings, $227k SMED Kaizen savings

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Ed Miniat, Fresh from Texas, Land O'Frost

Favorite Results:

30% productivity improvement in 70 days, $415,000 savings overfill reduction

Karl Morris

Karl Morris

Swaggerty's Sausage, Cafe Valley, Nomacorc

Favorite Results:

$375,000 give away reduction, 40% OEE gain, Took a company paperless within a week

John McKeon

John McKeon

Schwans, Utz Snacks, King Nut

Favorite Results:

$570k Kaizen savings in line optimization, $242k savings in annual scrap reduction

Matt Knox

Matt Knox

Snack King, Sandridge Food Corp, CCB Packaging

Favorite Results:

40% sustained OEE improvement in 90 days. $450,000 savings in product bottleneck Kaizen

Nikhil Thomas

Nikhil Thomas

Festida Foods, Oxygen Development, Merrick Pet Care

Favorite Results:

26% OEE uplift, 50% reduction in changeover time


Coaches - Medium Enterprise

Juarez Jackson

Juarez Jackson

Blue Diamond Almonds, CF Sauer, Lyons Magnus

Favorite Results:

$764k savings on giveaway reductions, $693k savings on start-ups, $375k savings on changeovers

Nigel Peck

Nigel Peck

Crunch Pak, Trinchero Estate Wines, Lundberg Family Farms, Tillamook

Favorite Results:

Sustained uplifts of +25% OEE & +58% productivity, Company went paperless 2 weeks after go live

Chris Paulsen

Chris Paulsen

American Beverage Company, Land O' Frost, Mana Products

Favorite Results:

50% productivity improvement, $2 million savings, 10 million units capacity increase

Michael Myers

Michael Myers

Fresca, Noosa, Beer Nuts, CSB

Favorite Results:

48% productivity uplift in 90 days, 100% paperless quality deployment, driving change on shop floor

Zach Tanghetti

Zach Tanghetti

Pharmatech Labs, DrVita, Threshold Enterprises

Favorite Results:

31% productivity uplift, 48% set-up time reduction Kaizen, 54% cleaning time reduction Kaizen

Anaïs Belda

Anaïs Belda

Canyon Bakehouse, TMF Foods, Chudleigh's

Favorite Results:

$414k annual savings, 37% productivity uplift in 9 months

Grant Ford

Grant Ford

The Fillo Factory, Country Fresh, SK Food Group

Favorite Results:

Kaizen result produced extra 9600 cases per year, 100% paperless in 90 days, 42% productivity uplift

Andrew Lansinger

Andrew Lansinger

LiDestri Foods, Companion Baking, Volpi Foods

Favorite Results:

Identified 1.6 million annual savings opportunity, 800k Kaizen on startup times

Dave Mehrer

Dave Mehrer

Honeyville, Olde Thompson, Tribe 9 Foods

Favorite Results:

70% productivity increase in 90 days, 50% reduction in changeovers, 100% paperless quality

Ryan Sanislo

Ryan Sanislo

Honeyville, Fresh Innovations

Favorite Results:

32% productivity uplift in 90 days, 50% reduction in changeover time, 1 week site relocation launch

Remington Brown

Remington Brown

Allegro Coffee, Baker Boy

Favorite Results:

20% productivity uplift, 50% changeover reduction, $100K in savings in giveaway reduction

Amberley Babbage

Amberley Babbage

SK Foods, McKee Foods, Deli Star

Favorite Results:

62% reduction in changeover times, 15% productivity improvement in 90 days

Gary Fraser

Gary Fraser

Merrick Pet Care, Tribe 9 Foods

Favorite Results:

48.3% productivity uplift, 14.5% OEE uplift

Ian Hilderbrandt

Ian Hilderbrandt

Kar's Nuts, Deli Star

Favorite Results:

13% productivity uplift in 30 days, shop floor paperless in 2 weeks

Michael Montgomery

Michael Montgomery

McKee Foods, Taylor Farms, Brucepac

Favorite Results:

37% productivity uplift, 57% improvement in units p/man hour, $268k savings in changeover reduction

George Johnson

George Johnson

Michael Foods, Kar’s Nuts, Canyon Bakehouse

Favorite Results:

27% productivity uplift in 90 days, $400K saved on changeovers, 100% paperless and audit ready

Mohamed Azim

Mohamed Azim

SK Food Group, Bowman Andros

Favorite Results:

33% productivity uplift in 90 days, $124k savings opportunity uncovered in Kaizen event

Keith Parks

Keith Parks

Frick’s Quality Meats, Dakota Growers Pasta, Blommer Chocolate

Favorite Results:

55% reduction in downtime, 43% productivity uplift, 50% reduction in changeover time

Matt Snider

Matt Snider

Azteca, Surlean Foods, King Arthur Flour

Favorite Results:

1.5M capacity Kaizen, 32% productivity uplift, 700k annual labor savings

Austin Anderson

Austin Anderson

Ocean Mist Farms, Ornua Ingredientes (Spain), Bar Bakers

Favorite Results:

33% Productivity Uplift in 90 days, $361K in Changeover Kaizen Savings, 21% Reduction in Downtime


Coaches - UK

Claire Nimmo

Claire Nimmo

Bardsley Farms, Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, PBS Beauty

Favorite Results:

28% productivity improvement in 90 days, implemented paperless quality assurance.

Tim Fox

Tim Fox

Greenyard Fresh UK, Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, PBS Beauty Systems

Favorite Results:

Uplift from 20% OEE to over 70% OEE, Sustained productivity uplifts