Lean Certification

Lean for Government Certification is a week-long training on Lean Six Sigma tools and methods. With its focus on the public sector, it is designed to fit the needs of state agencies.

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Courtney Borders Operations Support Specialist Ohio Auditor of StateOhio Performance Team
Work Phone: 614-644-6727

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

Involved in Lean and Six Sigma improvement efforts in agency
Served as a member of a Kaizen team
Has facilitated 5S and process mapping
Presented informational sessions and served as a trainer on Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma at her agency
Has informally coached others on certain aspects of Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma

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Summer Boyer UC Administrator Ohio Department of MedicaidUnemployment Compensation
Work Phone: 614-752-3522

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LeanOhio Boot Camp

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Patti Clements Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Work Phone: 614-387-1245

Green Belt

Wave VI

Green Belt Project: Department of Aging Quality Review Process

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Marlene Delp Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Work Phone: 614-644-2349

Lean Certification, Wave II

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Randall Derrick Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Work Phone: 614-752-3159

Lean Certification

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Tamica Gardner Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Work Phone: 614-644-5278

Lean Certification, Wave II

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Sarah Johnson Title VI & ADA/504 Specialist Ohio Department of TransportationChief Legal and Equal Opportunity
Work Phone: 614-466-3979

Black Belt

Black Belt, November 2012

Led a Kaizen event for the restructuring of the ADA/504 Transition Plan Creation process. Event was internal to the Office of Equal Opportunity. (See results below)

Title: Title VI & ADA/504 Specialist for the Ohio Department of Transportation in the Division of Chief Legal Counsel and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity.

In December of 2012, Sarah completed a Master’s Degree in Business in Operational Excellence degree from the Max. M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. The MBOE program focuses on Operational Excellence in service and/or manufacturing, including concentration on value stream management, Lean initiatives, new products and innovation, material and information flow, tough problem solving, and leadership. She also earned Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification through Moresteam University/OSU Fisher College of Business.

Additional Education:
Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Bachelor of Business Administration, 2008
Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Master of Business Administration, 2010
The Ohio State University, Master of Business Operational Excellence, 2012 – Operational Excellence in Service and Manufacturing, Value Stream Management, Stabilizing Operations, Creating and Managing Flow, Leadership and Managing Change, Solving Tough Problems; Six Sigma Black Belt, Managing Change and Innovation, Managing the Extended Value Stream.

Facilitation Experience:
Kaizen event facilitation
Kaizen scoping process in advance of a Kaizen event
5S
Pareto analysis
Root cause analysis
Control chart
Measurement-related efforts
Process mapping

Teaching & Mentoring:
Has presented informational sessions about Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma
Has served as a trainer in classes on Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma
Informally coached on certain aspects of Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma

Kaizen Event:
Sarah led a Kaizen event to improve the Ohio Department of Transportation’s ADA/504 Transition Plan Creation Process
Before Kaizen event: 16-week processing time, late submissions, and a 70% 1st time defect rate rate caused late submissions and increased scrutiny in our ADA/504 program from our Federal oversight authority.
After event: Publish a 100% accurate ADA/504 Transition Plan biennially.
Current status: Completed, but ongoing as the goal is continuous improcement.
More results: overall rework reduction of 79%, 1st time quality improvement from 30% to 82%, 65% reduction of SME utilization (from 75-26), reduced processing time by 60% (from 5 weeks to no more than 2 weeks), and reduced data collection time by 60% (from 10 weeks to no more than 4 weeks).

 

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Pamela Mitchell Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
Work Phone: 614-466-4399

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

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Scott Powell Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
Work Phone: 614-728-6125

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

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Aaron Shaw Ohio Auditor of State
Work Phone: 614-728-3472

Green Belt
Wave VIII — May 2014

Green Belt Project: Ohio Performance Team (OPT) Report Content Review

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Amy Smith Administrative Professional 4 Ohio Department of Job and Family ServicesDirector's Office
Work 30 E Broad Street (32nd Floor) Columbus OH 43160
Work Phone: 614-728-6125

Green Belt

May2014

Kaizen Event team member

Experienced with 5S and process mapping

Served as a trainer in classes on Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma

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Karla Warren Ombudsman System Liaison Ohio Department of AgingOffice of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman
Work Phone: 614-466-1242

Green Belt

Green Belt, December 2013

Green Belt Project: Certification for Ombudsman Specialists

Has presented informational sessions on Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma
Has informally coached on certain aspects of Lean

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John Yoho Ohio Department of Administrative Services
Work Phone: 614-644-1103

Green Belt
Wave VIII — May 2014

Green Belt Project: P-Card Processing Time

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