Jim is currently the Managing Director for the Demmer Center for Business Transformation at The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University in Lansing, MI. He has worked for General Motors, Delphi and Faurecia and had the rare opportunity to study with Dr. W. Edwards Deming and learn lean “hands on”. He also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Eastern Michigan University, teaching courses on lean manufacturing and statistical process control. During his career with Delphi, Jim coached teams in 29 countries as they implemented lean into their plant operating system. Jim received the Delphi Corporate Lifetime Lean Achievement Award in 2005.