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You value the relationships that enrich your life: your spouse, your partner, your children, your parents, your peers, your friends.
You juggle dual-careers, day care schedules, reminiscing about days gone by, friendly
competitions, wine-tasting parties and game nights.
You value the investment you have made in your education and your career. You give your all to get real results for your efforts, your team, your company.
We see you. We are you. We want to help you navigate your personal and professional journey.
Kathy Miller is a Senior Operations Executive who has held numerous global vice president and director roles both in manufacturing and lean enterprise leadership. Kathy is a Shingo Prize Recipient for Large Businesses as a Plant Manager. She started her career in Operations as a 17 year old co-op student at a vehicle assembly plant, and progressed through engineering, marketing, lean and operations leadership roles, working for four large publicly traded corporations in executive roles. Kathy is a transformational leader who consistently delivers impressive business results through team development, process discipline and continuous improvement. Kathy is known for creation of inclusive culture based on trust, respect and accountability.
Shannon Karels is a Sr. Operations Manager who has lead multiple lean transformations and run operations for two large publicly traded corporations across various industries and business models. She started her career in supply chain management and progressed through lean and operations leadership roles. Through this journey, Shannon has improved cultures in numerous manufacturing facilities by leading employee empowerment and engagement, and building highly successful teams, with a focus on business results. Shannon is known for leading accountable organizations built on trusting relationships that improve the companies’ profitability and customer experience.