Lean in Higher Education & Government with Dagmar Vlahos & Tom Lencki
On this special episode, we’ve got TWO guests!
Dagmar Vlahos is a Six Sigma Black Belt and a Lean Black Belt; receiving her Six Sigma Black Belt training from Fidelity Investments focusing on operational excellence and customer quality. She continued her Lean training with the State of New Hampshire and in 2015 she received her Lean Black Belt through the State of NH Bureau of Education. Dagmar is a member of the Lean Executive Committee (LEC) at the State of NH, participates in the State of NH Lean Network and in partnership with the State of NH organized NH Lean Summit at UNH.
Thomas Lencki, Jr. was employed with the NH State Police for over 20 years. Tom worked on creating a positive Lean culture in the State Police and developed a staff engagement plan for all State Police employees with the Lean White Belt Course. Tom is passionate about Lean and what it brings to the workplace. He believes building teams are critical for a successful project outcome. Tom received his Lean Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt through the NH Bureau of Education and Training. Tom has also completed advanced trainings as both a Certified Public Supervisor and Certified Public Manager. Prior to the State Police, Tom was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years.
Tom & Dagmar are Senior Process Engineers for the University System of New Hampshire. They provide Lean services across the entire University System as well as instructs Lean for University employees.
Dagmar’s LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/dagmarvlahos/
Tom’s LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-lencki-jr/
UNH’s Lean Website – https://www.unh.edu/lean/
State of NH Lean Site – https://lean.nh.gov/
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Paul W. Critchley, President & Founder of New England Lean Consulting:
Company website: https://newenglandleanconsulting.com/
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Paul’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-critchley-lean-consultant/