Agency Lean Liaisons

The Lean Liaison serves as an agency’s point person for sharing information about Lean, promoting its use, and coordinating agency Lean activities. Liaisons are a key communication link between each agency and the LeanOhio Office.

Col. Michael Anderson Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and CorrectionCentral Office
Work Phone: 614-752-0800

Green Belt

Wave VI

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

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Betsy Bashore Ohio Office of Budget and Management
Work Phone: 614-466-2581

Black Belt

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Office of Budget and Management

Kaizen Event Team Leader: Commodities Purchasing Process (July-August 2013)

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Andrew Cochran Ohio Department of Administrative Services
Work Phone: 614-644-5907

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed November 2015

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Administrative Services

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Wendi Faulkner Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Youth ServicesOffice of Quality Assurance and Improvement
Work Phone: 614-387-2557

Green Belt

Green Belt, Wave VI

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Youth Services

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Jonathon Field Ohio Department of Veterans Services
Work Phone: 614-466-7635

Black Belt

Black Belt – November 2016

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Veterans Services

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Tom Flynn Interim Lean Liaison for the PUCO Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Work Phone: 614-387-1003
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Beth Gersper Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Work Phone: 614-644-2182

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Boot Camp — July 2016

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

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Deauna Gibbs Ohio Development Services Agency
Work Phone: 614-752-9556

Green Belt

Green Belt – August 2016

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Development Services Agency

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Daveen Goodman Administrator, Office of Employee Development & Lean Ohio Department of Transportation
Work Phone: 614-466-4018

Black Belt

Black Belt Gov Wave IB

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Transportation

Daveen has twenty years’ experience in state government and an M.S. in Business Psychology. She has worked in several areas of government including Human Resources, Chief Legal, Communications, and Director’s Office. She is currently at the Ohio Department of Transportation where she serves as the Administrator of the Office of Employee Development and Lean. This office is responsible for the development and training of over 4,900 ODOT employees as well as process improvement efforts of the organization. Daveen is also trained as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is involved in many improvement initiatives within the department.

Experience includes:
• Facilitating Kaizen events
• Scoping Kaizen events
• Delivering presentations on Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma
• Conducting training on Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma
• Coaching on certain aspects of Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma

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Akil Hardy Ohio Department of Commerce
Work Phone: 614-728-1930

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Yellow Belt — January 2017

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Commerce

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Holly Holtzen Ohio Housing Finance Agency
Work Phone: 614-752-9429

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

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Melissa Huffman Ohio Department of Education
Work Phone: 614-387-2272

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Boot Camp — March 2017

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Education

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Anita Jennings Lean Six Sigma Manager, Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Job and Family ServicesDirector's Office
Work Phone: 614-466-8409

Black Belt

Black Belt Wave F

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Involved in Lean and Six Sigma improvement efforts in agency
Served as a team member on a Kaizen team
Led a Kaizen team

Black Belt Certification
Lean Certification

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Joseph Kemerley Ohio Industrial Commission
Work Phone: 614-752-8173

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Boot Camp — December 2016

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Industrial Commission

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George McNab Legislative Liaison Ohio Department of AgricultureDirector's Office
Work Phone: 614-728-4213

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

Agency Lean Liaison

Education: The Ohio State University, BA; Columbus State Community College, Associates Arts

Facilitation Expertise: Control charts, measurement, process mapping, SIPOC

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Loretta Medved Agency Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Insurance
Work Phone: 614-644-0239

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Boot Camp — May 2016

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Sara Molski Ohio Department of Higher Education
Work Phone: 614-728-8335

Green Belt

Green Belt – August 2015

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Higher Education

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Cindy Money Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Work Phone: 614-902-4227

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

Lean Liaison for Ohio EPA

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Kim Mowry Agency Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
Work Phone: 614-387-3292

Black Belt

Black Belt Gov Wave IB

BlackBelt Project: Developmental Center Individual Income and Cost of Care Process

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Raivo Murnieks Program Intergrity and Evaluation (IC) Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Work Phone: 614-438-1254

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed November 2015

Lean Liaison for Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Black Belt Project: Investing in Quality Outcomes

Green Belt Project: Help Desk Ticket Resolution

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Stuart Nealis Project Manager State Medical Board of Ohio
Work Phone: 614-644-9087

Black Belt

Lean Liaison for the State Medical Board

Education:
• BA in Anthropology (University of Akron)
• MA in Anthropology (Kent State University)

Experience:

• Served as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt facilitator in the private sector for three years on projects in healthcare, financial, and industrial fields

• Came to the State Medical Board of Ohio in June 2015 to be a dedicated internal resource for continuous improvement projects aimed at improving customer service, efficiency, and quality

• Experienced in 5S, DMAIC, Capability Analysis, Process and Value Stream Mapping, univariate and multivariate statistics, and interfacing with all levels of an organization

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Alan Ohman Administrative Officer, Lean Liaison Ohio Supreme CourtOffice of the Administrative Director
Work Phone: 614-387-9521

Black Belt

Black Belt – November 2016

Lean Liaison for the Supreme Court of Ohio

Alan is involved with improvement of administrative processes including working with LeanOhio; facilitating cross-functional collaboration between operational units of the Court with other offices; assisting with report-writing, survey drafting, and grant preparation; assisting with updating Administrative Policies; and working with the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center Commission.

Education: Bachelor of Arts degree with high distinction from Ohio Northern University (ONU)

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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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Mark Robertson Ohio Adjutant General's Department
Work Phone: 614-336-7460

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed November 2015

Lean Liaison for the Adjutant General’s Department

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Brandi Robinson Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Health
Work Phone: 614-728-0301
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Joe Rust Lean Liaison Ohio Auditor of StateOhio Performance Team
Work Phone: 614-387-6291

Black Belt

Black Belt Gov Wave IB

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Auditor of State

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Felicia Sherman Ohio Department of Medicaid
Work Phone: 614-752-3858

Black Belt

Black Belt Gov Wave IB

Lean Liaison for the Department of Medicaid

Black Belt Project: Grants Management, Ohio Department of Aging

Felicia Sherman holds an MBA and MPM from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a BBA from the University of Cincinnati. She plans to use her Black Belt to help her agency meet its ultimate outcome of being on the leading edge of innovation and responsiveness to the growing and changing aging population.

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Theresa Slaminko Ohio Department of Taxation

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Boot Camp — March 2017

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Taxation

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Hilary Stai Ombudsman, Quality Improvement Coordinator Ohio Department of AgingElder Rights Division
Work Phone: 614-466-5002

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Aging

A Long-Term Care Ombudsman for nearly 20 years, with the Department of Aging for 18. An advocate for consumers and quality. Certified public manager with bachelor’s degree in administrative management.

Participant in Kaizen and Lean events, facilitated brainstorming and process mapping for several projects including the Enterprise Grants Management project, assisted with action registers and implementation of completed projects.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Administrative Management, University of Cincinnati; Black Belt (June 2015); Certified Public Manager (May 2009)

Has served as a Kaizen Event team member

Served as a Lean resource in Enterprise Grants Management project (2014-2015)

Expertise include 5S, root-cause analysis, and process mapping

Has presented informational sessions about Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma

Informally coached another person or people on certain aspects of Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma

Formally mentoring/coaching an individual, helping them expand and use their Lean-related know-how and skills

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Stephanie Starr Lean Liaison Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and CorrectionCentral Office
Work Phone: 614-995-0178

Black Belt

Black Belt training completed January 2015

Lean Liaison

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Rita Stincer Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Work Phone: 614-265-6817

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Boot Camp — December 2016

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

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Matthew Weber Ohio Department of Taxation
Work Phone: 614-728-8341

Black Belt

Black Belt – November 2016

Lean Liaison for the Ohio Department of Taxation

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