Mike Roth will present “Jump Starting Your Lean Journey,” a talk that unpacks the 8 steps of Value stream Management and includes some success stories.

Roth says his talk will be relevant to woodworking businesses big or small, no matter where they are on their lean journey.

Roth is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with a Lean Manufacturing Certification from the University of Michigan. As CEO / President, Mike provides strategic leadership and "on site" mentoring for the Go-Lean-Six deployment team.
A motivated, results-driven leader who has trained and mentored many teams who continuously improved customer satisfaction by reducing the cost and time to safely produce high-quality products and services.
Roth is effective in partnering with management to solve complex business problems and influencing employees towards the achievement of organizational goals. He has over twenty years of experience in the process improvement field with organizations such as Harley-Davidson, Johnson Controls, Mack Trucks, BAE Systems and Volvo.
Wood Pro Expo is the regional show that brings education, equipment, and supplies close to cabinetmakers and custom woodworking businesses around the country. It will include a strong educational program on best practices for shop production, and as well as an expo oriented to equipment and supplies geared to the small and medium size shops, including CNC basics, employee recruitment, finishing, lean manufacturing, business management, software, and shop safety.
Launched in 2014 in Baltimore, the show moves this year to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and will appear in multiple cities in 2018, including Charlotte, North Carolina on February15-16, 2018. www.woodproexpo.com 

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