April 9-11, 2014
Leading Through Excellence: COE Summit 2014
Feb. 14, 2014
Morning Session: John Lucot, President/COO, Giant Eagle
Afternoon Session: George McAfee, Marine Logistics Manager, Marathon Petroleum
Sept. 13, 2013
Morning Session: Mike O'Donnell, director of process excellence, Newport News Shipbuilding
Afternoon Session: Jamie Bonini, GM, Toyota Production System Support Center
April 10-12, 2013
Leading Through Excellence: COE Summit 2013
Keynote Speaker: Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer prize winner, author, The Power of Habit
Feb. 15, 2013
Morning Session: Steve Wall, deputy director results and effectiveness, LeanOhio
Afternoon Session: Pat Gallagher and Rich Wrona, NetJets
Dec. 7, 2012
Morning Session: Mark Russell, president/COO, Worthington Industries
Afternoon Session: Jeffrey Ford, prof. of management, Fisher College of Business
Sept. 14, 2012
Morning Session: Paul Doyle, President/CEO, GHSP
Afternoon Session: Rob Savage, COO, Taco Bell
May 18, 2012
Morning Session: Norbert Majerus, senior master Black Belt, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Afternoon Session: Jay Farner, president and chief marketing officer, Quicken Loans
Feb. 10, 2012
Morning Session: Rachel Lane, associate vice president of business excellence, Nationwide Insurance
Afternoon Session: Steven Hall, director of enterprise process excellence, Capital One
Dec. 2, 2011
Morning Session: Whitney Mantonya, VP of operational excellence, Cardinal Health Inc.
Afternoon Session: Scott Hasselbach, VP operations implementation, with Whitney Law and Amy Masterson of Starbucks
Sept. 30, 2011
Morning Session: Charlie Brown, ret. senior vice president and director of global manufacturing and logistics, Eastman Kodak Co.
May 6, 2011
Morning session: "Operational Excellence: Quality and Benchmarking"
Afternoon session: Dave Rife, Assistant Vice President, White Castle System, Inc.
February 18, 2011
Morning Session: Rob Pierson, Vice President, Enterprise Excellence, GrafTech International
December 3, 2010
Morning Session: George Walker, President, Aggreko
September 10, 2010
Morning Session: David Peterson, Vice President, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Afternoon Session: Steve Russell, Chief People Officer, McDonald's
May 7, 2010
Morning Session: Jan Santerre, Vice President Lean Business, Hillenbrand, Inc.
Afternoon Session: Amy Geiger, Enterprise Risk Manager, Cardinal Health
February 19, 2010
Morning Session: Alan Hoover, President & COO, Kahiki Foods
Afternoon Session: Tom Easterday, Senior Vice President of Subaru of Indiana (SIA)
December 4, 2009
Morning Session: Ajay Raikar, Director, Operational Excellence, The Coca-Cola Company
Afternoon Session: Scott Powell, Senior Manager, Ground Operations with Southwest Airlines
September 11, 2009
Morning Session: Panel Discussion, members include:
Afternoon Session: Nick Turk, Director of IQS & Six Sigma, Bridgestone Americas
May 15, 2009
Morning Session: Rich Valin, Corporate Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Home and Networks, Motorola
Afternoon Session: Netha Johnson, President and General Manager, Dyneon a 3M Company
February 13, 2009
Morning Session: Jim Franchville, Lean Sensi, Cessna
December 5, 2008
Morning Session: Doug Pontsler, Vice President, Global Sourcing; Marc Blanchard, Global Energy Demand Leader and John Hutchinson, Sourcing Leader, Owens Corning
Afternoon Session: Jeffrey Picard, Senior Vice President HR, Textron
September 19, 2008
Morning Session: Ted Nikolai, President; Gary Allen, Vice President Solutions, Automotive and Chemical/Industrial, Exel Americas and Craig Fitzpatrick, Senior Manager, Logistics Innovation, Savi with Exel
Afternoon Session: Thomas M. Egan, Vice President of Global Procurement Operations, Whirlpool
May 2, 2008
Morning Session: Sam Torrence, President and Mark McLaughlin, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Human Resources, Just Born Inc.
Afternoon Session: Paul Murray, Director of Environmental Affairs and Safety, Herman Miller, Inc.
February 22, 2008
Morning Session: Bill Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
Afternoon Session: Jack Hockema, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Aluminum
November 30, 2007
September 14, 2007
Morning Session: John Ginascol, Divisional Vice President, Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain
Afternoon Session: Michael P. Cramer, Director of Global Logistics and David Lepow, IS Director, Solutions Delivery, Owens Corning
May 4, 2007
Morning Session: Terry McGann, Director of Process Improvement, Coca-Cola North America
Afternoon Session: Jody Davids, Executive Vice President and CIO and Bill Owad, Senior Vice President Operational Excellence, Cardinal Health
February 16, 2007
Morning Session: Ken Elsbury, Vice President Global Operations, Scotts Miracle-Gro
Afternoon Session: Pam Kuryla, Director of Benefits, Scotts Miracle-Gro
December 1, 2006
Morning Session: Mike Vella, Global Director Operations Strategy for the Global Fluids Division, Cooper Standard Automotive
Afternoon Session: Leonard (Len) Schlesinger, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Limited Brands
August 18, 2006
Afternoon Session: B. K. John, Vice President of Six Sigma, Fidelity Investments
May 19, 2006
Morning Session: Lou LaRowe, RPh, Executive Director of Manufacturing and Packaging and Kim Kellermann, Manager Spiriva Packaging, BI Roxane Inc.
Afternoon Session: John Engler, President & CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
February 17, 2006
Morning Session: Gordon Tytler, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Rolls-Royce Energy Systems, Inc.
Afternoon Session: Miles Arnone, Operating Principal, American Capital Strategies
November 11, 2005
Morning Session: Jay Mortensen, Director of Target Costing and Cost Engineering, Maytag
Afternoon Session: Chris Jaromin, Executive Director of Manufacturing and Colleen Heacock, Director of Organizational Change, Communication & Development, The Longaberger Company
August 5, 2005
Morning Session: Bob Higgins, Vice President Manufacturing & Logistics, Candle-Lite Division, The Lancaster Colony Corp.
Afternoon Session: Donna Demerling, Vice President, Supply Chain Transformation, The Timken Company
May 13, 2005
Morning Session: Todd Manifold, General Manager and Rodger Jeffery, Business Development Manager, Mettler Toledo
Afternoon Session: Kent T. Sears, Vice President and General Manager, General Motors Corporation
February 4, 2005
Morning Session: Kathleen Smith, Director Diversity, Inclusions and Worklife, Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories
Afternoon Session: Mitch Kruegel, Senior Continuous Improvement Mentor and Jonathon H. Markey, President, North Jersey Media Group
November 12, 2004
Afternoon Session: Carol A. Christobek, Manager Business Process Redesign, Ashland Inc.
August 27, 2004
Morning Session: David S. Hoyte, Managing Director, TMB Industries
Afternoon Session: Garry Berryman, Corporate Vice President, Global Materials & Supply Chain Management Foundation Engineering and Operations, Applied Materials, Inc.
May 7, 2004
Morning Session: Joseph Fiskel, Principal, Eco-Nomics LLC and John Harris, formerly with Ashland
Afternoon Session: Beau Keyte, Branson, Inc. and Ron Fardell, Lean Enterprise Director - Textron, Inc.
Feburary 20, 2004
Morning Session: Mari Jo Cary, SPHR, ABB Inc.
Afternoon Session: Jan Santerre, Vice President of Lean Enterprise, Parker Hannifin Corporation
November 14, 2003
Morning Session: Paul Bedell, Director North American Blow Mold Operations, Lean Champion, OASIS Corporation
Afternoon Session: Thomas D'Amico, Senior Vice President Global Manufacturing & Quality, Diebold, Inc.
August 22, 2003
Morning Session: Tom Deschler, Vice President Manufacturing; Watts Patterson, Operations Vice President and Larry Noble, Recently Retired President, T. Marzetti, Division of Lancaster Colony
Afternoon Session: Roger Ellis, Vice President Manufacturing and Knute Hankins, General Manager Manufacturing, The Timken Company
May 16, 2003
Morning Session: Patricia Brown, Executive Director Human Resources, Bridgestone Firestone, Inc.
Afternoon Session: Robert Bauer, President, Liebert Corporation, Division of Emerson Electric
February 21, 2003
Morning Session: Marty Blazic, Deb Hoffman and Tom Ashbrook, Tosoh SMD, Inc.
Afternoon Session: Al Ver, Vice President Advanced & Manufacturing Engineering, Ford Motor Company, Inc.
November 15, 2002
Morning Session: John D. Striebich, Director of Flow Manufacturing and Materials/Refrigeration Division, Copeland Industries
Afternoon Session: Mike Kelty, Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President and Brian Belcher, Vice President, Global Information Systems, Scotts Miracle-Gro
August 23, 2002
Morning Session: Paul Mascuch, Director of Technology and Jerry Demott, Johns Manville
Afternoon Session: Russ Scaffede, Senior Vice President, Global Manufacturing, Donnelly Corporation
May 17, 2002
Morning Session: Bill Fotsch, Great Game of Business, Springfield Remanufacturing
Afternoon Session: Mike Tanner, Group Plant Manager, TI Group Automotives Systems
February 15, 2002
Morning Session: David S. Hoyte, President and Chief Executive Officer, J. L. French
Afternoon Session: David Kirk, VP Operations and Marketing and Bill Bosway, Copeland Corporation
November 30, 2001
Morning Session: Laura Blum, Production and Inventory Control Manager, Tosoh SMD, Inc.
Afternoon Session: Harland Sarbacker, Plant Operations Manager, Dana Corporation
September 7, 2001
Morning Session: Joe Phelan, General Manager/Manufacturing, GE Superabrasives
Afternoon Session: Roger Blackwell
May 18, 2001
Morning Session: Deb Liefer, Donnelly Corporation
Afternoon Session: Larry Pike, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
February 16, 2001
Morning Session: Dan Hagedorn, Midway Products
Afternoon Session: Steven Brunner, Plant Manager and John Pigg, Sec. AFGM Local 347, Quaker Oats
December 1, 2000
Morning Session: William S. Marras, PhD, CPE, The Ohio State University
Afternoon Session: Paul D. Ericksen, Manager, Materials Resources of Lawn and Garden Products, John Deere's Worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment Division
February 12, 2000
Morning Session: Carol Newcomb, Fisher College of Business
Afternoon Session: James Wiebe and Frank Gastrich, American Showa
May 19, 2000
Session: Mark Hogan, Vice President of Manufacturing, Southland Technologies
August 25, 2000
Morning Session: David S. Hoyte, President, Arvin Ride and Motion Control Products
Afternoon Session: David S. Hoyte, President, Arvin Ride and Motion Control Products
November 12, 1999
Morning Session: Jatin Shah, Managing Director and Founding Member of Business Risk Solutions, Inc.
Afternoon Session: C.L. "Jerry" Henry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Johns Manville Corporation
February 19, 1999
Session: Al Herold, Kyle Thomas, Tom Rice and Jeff Siefker, Mettler Toledo, Inc.
May 14, 1999
Morning Session: John Adams, Senior Vice President, Honda of America Manufacturing
Afternoon Session: John Adams, Senior Vice President, Honda of America Manufacturing
August 27, 1999
Session: Pamela Vosmik, Human Resources Vice President, Lucent Technologies
Session: Edward L. Gubman, Global Organizational Effectiveness Practice Leader, Hewitt Associates
August 28, 1998
Session: William Woodburn, GE Superabrasives
June 5, 1998
Session: R. David Nelson, Deere & Company and David A. Curry, Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.
Session: Tom Wallace, Distinguished Fellow 1994-1997, Ross Bushman and Chandler Stevens, Cast-Fab Technologies, Inc.
Session: George Taninecz, Associate Editor, Industry Week; David Shardelow, Cincinnati Milacron and Mark Twinem, The Lord Corporation
Session: Steve Barnes, John Dieterle, Rick Peters, and Judy Thiel, The Timken Company
Session: Rafael Menda, McNeil Consumer Products Co.
Session: Prof. Rob Heneman, OSU; Tim Gardner, The Longaberger Company and Tim Reynolds, Ross Products.
Session: John Thornton, Manager Quality; Bill Soller, Quality Engineer and Karina Magaziner, Quality Engineer, ABB Industrial Systems, Inc.
Session: Fred Wilking, Vice President Operations/General Manager, Valves and Fittings Products and Tom Niehaus, President of Engineered Systems Division, Dover Corporation
Session: Dean Ruwe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Copeland Corporation
Session: Phil Sheehy, Product Supply Manager, Global Logistics Center, Procter and Gamble Corp.
Session: Russell Maier, Chief Executive Officer, Republic Engineered Steel Co.
Session: Prof. Ron Matthews, Cornell University Engineering School and Prof. Joe Bowman, Kansas University College of Business
Session: Roger Campbell, Director of Training, Worthington Industries
Session: Chris Aschinger, Chief Executive Officer, Columbus Show Case Co. and Terry McGann, Director of Process Improvement, Coca-Cola North America