Bob's direct experience includes process engineering, new product development, and project management. As a process engineer his personal work resulted in five patent disclosures. In new product development he surpassed original design goals in three areas: product specification, time to completion, and budget. As a project manager one of his projects received the first place award at a national professional conference.
Sales & Marketing
He received a number of significant awards as an individual salesperson. In management positions he greatly increased group performance levels and output.
Manufacturing / Corporate Staff
Bob's experience includes Engineering Management, Operations Management, and General Management for manufacturing companies. He served from 1983-86 as an Internal Quality Consultant for a Fortune 500 company.
Beginning in 1970 Bob periodically received requests to provide management consulting to a variety of organizations. In 1990 he began devoting full time to serving organizations. Clients have ranged from very small manufacturing organizations to Fortune 500 high-tech firms, from small service and retail organizations to large insurance companies and government agencies.
Today Bob continues to share his tradition of personal excellence with other organizations. He has a wide variety of associates available to provide specialized strengths when appropriate. Because of the diversity of strength represented by his experience, just about any organizational need can be met.
In recognition of his proven performance Bob was granted the "Certified Professional Consultant to Management" appellation from the National Bureau of Professional Management Consultants in 1995.
Bob's undergraduate studies were at the University of Washington while on a full engineering scholarship.
Management & Leadership
In 1978 Bob received a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Portland. Because of his personal values and a strong conviction regarding the need for high ethics and integrity in business, he attended Western Seminary and in 1986 received a Master of Christian Leadership Degree.
Bob has studied and applied the concepts of a number of business excellence and management experts including Tom Peters, Dr. Kenneth Blanchard, and Stephen Covey.
Bob has been a student of many quality gurus including Dr. Joseph Juran and Philip Crosby. He is a graduate of the QualityCollege in Winterpark, Florida. In 1984 he became a Certified Instructor of the Crosby "Quality Education System" for productivity improvement in business and industry. In 1988 he became certified to teach the advanced "QES - II" program for prevention of defects throughout organizations. He has studied the most effective implementation techniques of ISO 9000 and assisted organizations in preparation for registering their Quality Systems.